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Surnames of Co. Down: Ross

. . Name . Parish Information Reference
. . ROSS family . over over from Ayrshire, Scotland with James Hamilton in 1607 as part of the Plantation of Ulster; see http://www.northdowntourism.com/Documents/Biographies.aspx PE
Mrs. . ROSS . Ballywalter of Ballywalter; a grocer & spirit dealer c. 1889 SBTS p28
Major . ROSS . Bangor of Royal Tyrone Fusiliers; father of a son b. 11 May 1859 in Bangor Irish Times
Mr. ROSS Comber gave lecture on education 12 Aug 1843 DR
Mrs. . ROSS . Holywood of Farmhill in 1852 POD
Mrs.Col. . ROSS . Holywood a resident in 1852 POD
. ROSS of Bladensburg Kilbroney of Rostrevor ; a magistrate in 1910 POD
Brig. Gen. . ROSS . Kilcoo member of Ratepayer's Association who attended Newcastle Urban Council 9 Aug 1924 DR*
Mrs. . ROSS . Kilkeel of The Square , Kilkeel; a publican in 1910 POD
Nurse . ROSS . Kilmore worked for Crossgar Nursing Society 7 Feb 1939 DR*
Mr. . ROSS . Knockbreda of Mountpottinger; of Ross, O'Connor & Co. glass works with waretrooms in High Street in 1852 POD
Miss Agnes ROSS . Kilkeel wife of Richard Lowry ; mother of William b. 24 Dec 1840 & bpt. 26 Jan 1841 at Mourne Presbyterian Church PR
. Alexander ROSS . Comber of High St, Comber ; leased a house , yard & small garden in 1863 from rep Alex Murray GV
. Alexander ROSS . Comber husband of Eliza Kane; father of female child b. 18 Feb 1869 & Nancy b. 28 Jan 1871 CR
. Alexander ROSS . Donaghadee son of John Ross ; married Mrs. Eliza Taylor (nee Nevin) 13 Mar 1850 CR
.
Alexander
ROSS . Donaghadee of Main St, Donaghadee ; a publican in 1852 POD
. Alexander ROSS . Donaghadee of Mount St, Donaghadee; leased a house, yard & small garden in 1863 from William Clanny GV
. Alexander ROSS x 2 Donaghadee of Mount St, Donaghadee; leased a house, office, yard & small garden in 1863 from Daniel Delacherois GV
. Alexander ROSS . Donaghadee in Hunter's Lane, Donaghadee, leased offices & yard in 1863 from Daniel Delacherois GV
. Alexander ROSS . Donaghadee in Ballynoe, leased 4 acres in 1863 from Daniel Delacherois GV
. Alexander ROSS . Donaghadee in School House Brae, Donaghadee; leased out 2 houses in 1863 GV
. Alexander ROSS . Knockbreda & Donaghadee of Lisnabreeny; died at Donaghadee 25 Apr 1898 aged 84; husband of Mary who d. 9 Oct 1887 aged 72; buried Castlereagh Presbyterian graveyard MIs
. Alexander ROSS . Knockbreda b. 1888 in Belfast; card cutter; could read & write; Church of Ireland; husband of Annie b. 1889 in Liverpool UK (a smoother); married 4 years with 1 child born & alive; father of William A. b. 1909 in Belfast; living at 28 fraser St, Belfast in 1911 with father-in-law, William Jamison & his stepson, William Jamison 1911 census
. Alexander ROSS . Moira son of James Ross ;married Sarah Higgins 23 Aug 1850; father of Mary b. 26 Nov 1867 BVA; CR
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Alexander
ROSS . Newtownards witness at the marriage of Francis Black & Jane McCartney 22 May 1872 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church PR
.
Alexander
ROSS . Saintfield died 13 Nov 1892 aged 48; husband of Susanna (nee Jordan) who died 6 Jul 1920 aged 81; father of Elizabeth (d. 12 Jun 1911 aged 32); buried Balmoral graveyard, Belfast but mentioned on Jordan stone in Saintfield 2nd Presbyterian graveyard MIs
Miss
Alice
ROSS . Newtownards wife of James Finlay ; mother of Agnes b. 5 Oct & bpt. 27 Nov 1872 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church PR
Mrs. Amanda McKittrick ROS . Maghaerdrool b. 8 Dec 1861 in Drumaness; wife of Andrew Ross, station master at Larne Co. Antrim ( aged 35 a widower); eccentric novelist admired by Mark Twain EDA 03; LR 2008 p75-81
. Andrew ROSS . Drumbo father of John bpt. 9 May 1714 & Andrew bpt. 12 Oct 1719 & Samuel bpt. 4 Apr 1722 at Drumbo Presbyterian Church PR
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Andrew
ROSS . Drumgath married Jane McKee at the Rathfriland Presbyterian Church in 1787 PR; LDS Film # 824282
. Andrew ROSS . Knockbreda b. 1871 in England; an iron founder; Church of England; married 16 years; a boarder with Peter & Annie Toman at 32 Gawn St, Belfast in 1911 1911 census
. Andrew ROSS . Seapatrick a Protestant of Banbridge in 1766 SHPR
Miss Annabella ROSS . Newtownards wife of William Roddy; mother of Robert b. 1869 & William b. 1871 CR
Miss Anne ROSS . Drumbo rgt. Ballylesson; wife of John Currie; mother of Maria b. 1868 CR
Miss Anne ROSS . Greyabbey wife of Francis Beggs; mother of Margaret b. 1868 CR
. Ann ROSS . Tullylish of Clare; will probated 1743 IIW V4 p133
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Anthony
ROSS . Donaghcloney son of David Ross ; aged 20 married Emily Nesbit 20 Dec 1860 CR
Capt.  Arthur John ROSS Ballyculter owner of Old Court; magistrate in Portaferry 4 Nov 1911; joined 1st Battalion, East Down Regiment, Royal Irish Rifles; held Battalion Parade 11 Apr 1914 at Finnebrogue; husband of Lady Una de Ros; missing believed dead in 1st World War Aug 1917 LM 1994 p357 ;JUAHS 2012 p31;LR 2012 p56; Inv 2001 p 41; plaque in Church of Ireland
 . Augustin ROSS Esq. Kilbroney of Ardnalea, Rostrevor, marriage to Harriet Ross of Bladensburg 17 May 1873 DR
Mrs. Bridget ROSS . Holywood mother of Mrs. Dinah Roseman; died 12 Sep 1863 aged 82; buried Holywood graveyard MIs
. Buster ROSS . ? b. Co. Down; unmarried aged 14 ; an apothecary, living in Ballyscolly townland, Ballinderry parish, Co. Antrim in 1851 with William Ross aged 12 & Dr. William Milford & family 1851 census fragments
Miss Catherine ROSS . Knockbreda regd. Ballymacarrett; daughter of William Ross ; married Christopher Lonsdale 28 Nov 1856 CR
. Charles ROSS . Aghaderg of Loughbrickland in 1910 POD
.
Charles
ROSS . Down son of Findlay Ross ; a widower, married widow Catherine Smith or Orr 4 Jan 1865 in Downpatrick CR
Miss Charlotte ROSS . Loughinisland married Thomas Douglass 6 Aug 1826 at Seaforde Church of Ireland PR
 . Christopher ROSS Newry of North St, Newry; a leather seller & cutter & bellows maker in 1824; charity donation in 1836; a shopkeeper; will probated in 1836, executor was M.A. Ross of North Street POD; V3 p100, 104 OSM; IIW V4 p 175 ; IIW # 57865
. David Hampton ROSS . Bangor b. 1898; married Marion Hill (b. 1900 in New York City) in 1924; lived Bronxville , New York USA in 1930 Irish Gleanings
. David ROSS . Hillsborough head porter at railway stationin 1910 POD
. David ROSS . Inishargy son of James Ross ; aged 21 married Margaret Davidson 20 May 1854 CR
David Robert ROSS Esq. Kilbroney residence at The Lodge, Rostrevor ; magistrate; land proprietor in 1824 & 1836 ; member of Parliament in 1846 V3 p26,29,31,32, 34 OSM; POD
 . David ROSS Esq. Kilbroney of Bladensberg; a magistrate in 1852 & 1862; land proprietor; article on him & his tenantry 11 Jul 1868; died before 1873, his daughter Harriet Margaret married to Augustin Ross of Rostrevor 17 May 1873 POD; V3 p 29, 31, 2 OSM; DR; PNNI V3 p 180
Miss David ROSS . Saintfield of Saintfield; died 27 Oct 1844 aged 61; husband of Martha; buried 2nd Presbyterian graveyard MIs
. David ROSS Esq. Warrenpoint on a Railway Prospectus 1 Jul 1845 AG
Dr. David ROSS M.D. Warrenpoint & Kilbroney of Savilla Place ;a physician & surgeon in 1846; a local magistrate in Rostrevor, on committee to build a workhouse in Kilkeel 7 Sep 1839 POD; JMLSG 2010 p55
Miss. Diana ROSS . Holywood daughter of John Ross ; married William Roseman 2 Aug 1851 CR
Col. E. ROSS . Kilbroney of Fairyhill, Rostrevor in 1910 POD
Mrs. E. ROSS . Kilkeel grocer & spirit retailer in 1886 POD
Miss E. ROSS . Newry served in 1st World War 19141-1918 OFN p 116
Rev. E.F. Vesey ROSS Magherahamlet rector of the parish 1798 BH
Rev. E.F. Vesey ROSS Magherahamlet a resident in 1910 POD
. Eliza Jane ROSS . Ballywalter of Ballywalter village ; leased a house , office & yard & a separated garden & in Ballywalter townland leased 2 acres in 1863 from James B. Glover GV
. Eliza ROSS . Bangor of Ballymullan; leased a house in 1863 from Andrew Finlay GV
Miss Eliza ROSS . Knockbreda regd. Ballymacarrett; wife of Samuel Jeffrey; mother of Ann b. 1868 CR
. Elizabeth ROSS . Ballyhalbert of Ballyhalbert village ; leased a house & garden in 1863 from Hugh McKelvey & Co. GV
Miss Elizabeth ROSS
ROSE
. Drumgath regd. Rathfriland; wife of William Cromie ; mother of Thomas b. 1868 & Hamilton b. 1869 & Elizabeth b. 1871 CR
Mrs. Elizabeth Catherine ROSS . Kilbroney of CarrigBhan in 1846 POD
Miss Ellen ROSS . Magherally daughter of William Ross; married George Taylor 30 Jan 1856 CR
Miss Ellen ROSS . Seapatrick &
Dromore
wife of William Reid; mother of Margaret b. 1866 (regd. Banbridge) & Susanna b. 1868 & Thomas b. 1869 & Ellen b. 1871 CR
. Francis ROSS . Inishargy son of Samuel Ross ; aged 21 married Nancy Colwell 6 Jun 1851 CR
. Francis ROSS .
Kilmegan & Loughinisland
son of Francis Ross; married Jane Hamilton 1 May 1861 in Kilmegan ; father of Anne Jane b. 13 Feb 1868 & Mary Ellen b. 30 Jul 1870 & Francis b. 24 May 1873 (regd. Clough) CR
. Francis ROSS . Kilmegan of Clarkhill ; leased a house & 17 acres in 1863 from Earl Annesley GV
Mr. G.M. ROSS . Newry served in 1st World War OFN p 116
. George ROSS Esq. Bangor proprietor of land in Balloo in 1659 PNNI V2 p 144; SP
. George ROSS . Donaghadee of Carney; husband of Ursula Hamilton of Carnesure; father of Jane (who married Robert Gordon of Ballintaggart c. 1689 ) PRONI T/2462/3 p10
. George ROSS . Drumballyroney husband of Margaret Arderly/ Adderly ; father of Margaret b. 22 Nov & bpt. 24 Nov 1828 & John Adderly Ross bpt. 22 Jul 1832 & Mary Ann b. 13 Jan & bpt. 19 Feb 1840 at Ballyroney Presbyterian Church PR
. George ROSS . Drumgath a reedmaker & publican in Rathfriland in 1824 POD
. George ROSS . Knockbreda of 2 The Poplars , Barnetts Rd, Knock; a copper nmerchant in 1902 POD
. George ROSS . Magheradrool & Saintfield produced a Testimonial for himself & family from Rev Dickson of Saintfield for Ballynahinch Presbyterian Church 24 Oct 1718 BPCR
. George ROSS .
Newry
husband of Agnes Murry; father of Elizabeth b. 12 May 1871 CR
.
George
ROSS . Newry husband of Nancy McMurray ; father of William John b. 9 May 1873 CR
Mr. George ROSS Tullynakill bought Quinton Bay Castle from William Montgomery in c. 17th century V7 p126 OSM; O'L V1 p392; PNNI V2 p 138
. H. ROSS . Seapatrick Banbridge area; served with 'D' Company, 13th Battalion Royal Irish Rifle & died in 1st World War War Memorial ; RCDJB p35
Miss Hannah ROSS . Tullylish daughter of William Ross ; married John Mathers 21 Dec 1860 CR
Miss Harriet Margaret ROSS Kilbroney daughter of late David & Hon. Mrs. Ross of Bladensburg, Carrighban House to Augustin Ross of Ardnalea, Rostrevor 17 May 1873 DR
. Henry ROSS . Holywood of Marine Parade, Holywood ; leased a house & yard in 1863 from Jane Lennox GV
. Henry ROSS . Kilkeel a baker in Kilkeel in 1863 & 1876 POD
. Henry ROSS . Kilkeel husband of Ellen Fitzpatrick; father of William b. 11 Jun 1865 & James b. 27 Nov 1868 & Mary b. 16 Feb 1871 CR
. Henry ROS . Magherally of Corbett; will probated 1734 IIW V4 p133
. Hugh ROSS . Clonduff in Ballygorianmore , leased 2 acres in 1863 from Earl Annesley GV
. Hugh ROSS . Knockbreda of Lisnabreeny; executor in the will of Dabvid Young probated 1838 IIW # 70499
. Hugh ROSS . Knockbreda in Castlereagh, leased 14 acres in 1863 from Marquis of Downshire GV
. Hugh ROSS . Magherally son of Hugh Ross ; married Margaret Mackey 13 May 1853 CR
. Isaac ROSS . Moira married Eliza McCully 10 Feb 1832 at Moira Church of Ireland PR
Miss Isabella ROSS . Greyabbey wife of John Brown ; mother of Agnes b. 1873 CR
Miss Isabella (Bella) ROSS . Inishargy & Greyabbey daughter of Robert Ross; married Robert Savage 31 Oct 1854 in Inishargy ; mother of Eliza b. 1865 & Isabella b. 1968 & Thomas b. 1871 & James b. 1874 (regd. Greyabbey) CR
Miss
Isabella ROSS . Inishargy wife of Edward Allen of Inishargie; died 16 Dec 1885 aged 85; buried Kircubbin graveyard MIs
. Isabella ROSS . Newtownards of Ballyskeagh Low ; leased a house & small garden in 1863 from William Robb GV
Mr. J. Hamilton ROSS Esq. Comber of Ballyalloy House; part proprietor of Ballyregan townland Dundonald in 1836 V7 p41 ,65 OSM
Sir. J. ROSS . Kilbroney of Bladensburg & Rostrevor House; a magistrate in 1910 POD
. James ROSS . Ballyhalbert of Ballyhalbert village ; leased a house & small garden in 1863 from Adam Miller GV
. James ROSS . Ballyhalbert of Ballyhalbert townland ; leased a house & garden in 1863 from Margaret McKelvey GV
. James ROSS . Bangor originally from Irvine in Ayrshire, Scotland;part of James Hamilton's plantation before 1617; with Robert Ross LR 2004 p85
. James ROSS Esq. Bangor proprietor of land in Portavoe, Copeland Island & Ballyfotherly in 1659; signed lease for land in Killeen, Dundnald 2 Jul 1694 PNNI V2 p 144; SP; RSIA p20
Capt.
James
ROSS(E) . Bangor of Portavo; named in a deed with John Jackson for lands in Ballyregan 13 Dec 1714; held 12 farms in Dundonald in 1732; estate sold to meet debts Registry of Deeds, Dublin (book 25, p57, deed 13497); TMUOP p93
.
James
ROSS Esq. Bangor

of Portavo; father of James Ross of Portavo; mentioned in Deed dated 1743

Registry of Deeds, Dublin Vol 111 282
James ROSS . Bangor of 6 Eureka Terrace, Ballymagee St , Bangor in 1901 POD
. James ROSS Esq. Comber & Killinchy held a freehold lease on Raffrey, Ballycloghan, Edenslate, Ravarra, Tullygarvan & Ballyagherty townlands & paid Rectorial Tithes for 7 years to Mount Alexander Estate from 24 Jun 1679 PRONI D/654/R/2/1
. James ROSS . Comber of Moneyreagh; will probated 18 Mar 1854 IIW # 57810
. James ROSS . Donaghadee a publican in Donaghadee in 1824 POD
. James ROSS . Donaghadee a pawnbroker; will probated 2 Feb 1853 IIW # 57818
. James ROSSE . Drumbo bpt. 29 Dec 1705 at Drumbo Presbyterian Church- no parents listed PR
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James
ROSS junior Dundonald a major landlord in Dundonald c. 1653 TMUOP p74,76
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James

ROSS

. Holywood farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
. James ROSS . Holywood of 2 Edgecumbe Cottages , Sydenham Ave, Strandtown ; a labourer in 1902 POD
. James ROSS . Inch b. Sep 1862; married Annie Matthews of Terminin in 1881; father of Thomas James b.1882 & John Matthew b. 1884 & Annie b.1889 & Grace Justin b.1891; married his 2nd wife was Sarah Matthews b. Sep 1871( Annie's sister) in USA; father of Effie b. 17 Dec 1896 in Mass. US; married 3rd wife Ellen Ann Griffiths in April 1900 in USA Allan Johnston
. James ROSS . Inishargy son of Robert Ross ; aged 21 married Esther Filson 15 Jun 1852 CR
. James ROSS . Inishargy of Ballyobegan ; leased a house & 57 acres in 1863 from Robert Heron GV
.
James

ROSS

. Kilmegan farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
. James ROSS . Kilmegan of Clarkhill ; leased a house & 10 acres in 1863 from Earl Annesley GV
. James ROSS .
Knockbreda
regd. Castlereagh; husband of Matilda Spence ; father of William James b. 11 Mar 1872 CR
. James ROSS . Magheradrool father of William bpt. Sunday 28 Feb 1714 at Ballynahinch Presbyterian Churchby Rev. James Macalpine BPCR
. James ROSS . Moira of Ballyknock; will probated 1730 IIW V4 p133
Dr.
James
ROSS . Newtownards of Newtownards ; husband of Eliza(beth) Wallace ; father of Barbara b. 14 Nov & bpt. 23 Nov 1839 & Alexander W. b. 2 May & bpt. 21 May 1843 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church PR
. James ROSS . Newtownards son of James Ross ; married Rebecca Lawson 2 Feb 1850 CR
. James ROSS . Newtownards son of James Ross ; aged 44 married Mary Bell 8 Oct 1853 CR
.
James
ROSS . Newtownards of Newtownards ; husband of Ellen Jane Hatch ; father of Isabella b. 25 Dec 1872 & bpt. 27 Feb 1873 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church PR/ CR
. James ROSS . Saintfield a civil bill officer in 1852 POD
Miss Jane ROSS . Drumballyroney & Warrenpoint daughter of George Ross; married John Travers 1 Jul 1862 in Drumballyroney; mother of Sarah b. 1870 & Mark b. 1873 (regd. Warrenpoint) CR
Miss Jane ROSS . Inishargy daughter of Robert Ross ; aged 21 married James Hamilton 5 Nov 1851 CR
Miss Jane ROSS . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; wife of George Gordon ; mother of George b. 1872 CR
Miss Jane ROSS . Newtownards wife of Daniel Osburne; mother of John b. 1870 CR
Miss Jane ROSS . Newtownards wife of Patrick Drenin; mother of James b. 1871 CR
. John ROSS . Aghaderg son of George Ross ; aged 25 married Margaret Jane Stewart 25 Apr 1861 CR
. John ROSS . Aghaderg of Loughbrickland ; proprietor of a greyhound kennel in 1910 POD
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John

ROSS

. Clonduff farmed over one acre so granted a spinning wheel premium & the right to grow flax in 1796 Irish Flax Growers list
. John ROSS . Clonduff of Ballyweely ; leased a house & 5 acres in 1863 from Marquis of Downshire GV
. John ROSS . Donaghadee of New Row, Donaghadee; leased a house, yard & garden in 1863 from Daniel Delacherois & leased out next door to Catherine Brown GV
. John ROSS . Donaghcloney regd. Waringstown; husband of Margaret Campbell; father of Jane b. 26 Jul 1867 CR
Rev. John ROSS . Down Prior of St. Patrick's of Down then Archdeacon of Down in 1367 then Bishop of Down in 1387; died. 1394 O'L V1 p 302 & B p 189, 192; DAIPC p7
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John
ROSS . Drumgath married Agnes McKee at the Rathfriland Presbyterian Church in 1786 PR; LDS Film # 824282
. John ROSS . Drumgooland & Drumgath husband of Martha Jane Young; father of Margaret Anne b. 5 Oct 1869 (regd. Ballyward) & Elizabeth Jane b. 3 Nov 1872 (regd. Rathfriland) CR
.
John
ROSS . Dundonald of Killarn in 1663 ; member of Ross family of Portavo TMUOP p75, 234
Capt. John ROSS . Kilbroney of Bladensberg & Rostrevor House; a landed proprietor; appointed as a magistrate 21 Apr 1882; a magistrate & vice chairman of Kilkeel Board of Guardians in 1886 RNPHCPI;POD
. John ROSS . Kilcoo husband of Mary Gordon ; father of Mary bpt. 16 May 1803 & Ann bpt. 31 May 1805 & Charlotte bpt. 27 Aug 1807 & Robert bpt. 5 Jul 1809 & James bpt. 30 Jan 1812 & Jane bpt. 4 Mar 1814 & William bpt. 3 Sep 1816 at Bryansford Church of Ireland PR;FHL #823750
. John ROSS . Kilcoo leased 1 acre from Annesley Estate in Newcastle in 1849 & paid half year's rent of £1.1.4 WDG p261
. John ROSS . Kilkeel husband of Sarah Burns; fatherof Mary Jane b. 20 Oct 1870 & Sarah b. 3 Jun 1873 CR
. John ROSS Kilmegan special constable in Dundrum; wrote letters to Lord Lieutenant, Dublin Castle, requesting payment of compensation for injuries sustained whilst attempting to convey a prisioner to Ireland by ship 4 Aug -21 Nov 1820 & another letter to the Under Secretary reporting suspicious strangers in the area 24 Dec 1820 CSO
. John ROSS . Knockbreda son of James Ross ; married Margaret McCutcheon 26 Feb 1861 CR
Rev. John ROSS . Knockbreda of 238 Ravenhill Rd , East Belfast; minister at Ravenhill Presbyterian Church in 1902 POD
. John ROSS . Magheradrool received financial assistance of 2 pence from Ballynahinch Presbyterian Church 24 Apr 1709 BPCR
. John ROSS . Moira aged 56 , married Margaret Berry (aged 40) 24 Jul 1849 CR
. John ROSS . Newtownards of Newtownards ; a solicitor ; son of David Ross (a farmer); married Jeannie Rankin of Lughriscouse 22 Nov 1933 at Ballyblack Presbyterian Church, witnesses were David Gordon, Mary Isabel Rankin & Martha Moreland PR
. John ROSS . Seapatrick regd. Banbridge; husband of Mary Jane McConville; father of John b. 26 Feb 1866 CR
. John ROSS . Tullylish of Clare; will probated 1780 IIW V4 p133
. John ROSS . Tullylish born Clare; a merchant; went to live in Dromore as a young man & was instrumental in building Dromore Methodist church in 1815 MCIDM
. John Kerr ROSS . Tullylish of Moyallon; husband of Mary Jane Smyth who died 29 Nov 1870 aged 8 small children in New Zealand PPNZ
. Joseph ROSS . Tullylish of Ballydugan; will probated 1769 IIW V4 p133
. K. ROSS . Holywood served & died in World War 1 War Memorial
Miss Kathleen ROSS . Ardglass a student at St. Nicholas Primary School c. 1925; click here for a class photo .
Mr. L. ROSS . Newry served in 1st World War OFN p 116
. M. ROSS . Holywood served & died in World War 1 War Memorial
Miss Margaret ROSS . Annahilt wife of Robert Camblen; mother of Susanna b. 1871 CR
. Margaret ROSS . Donaghadee of School House Brae, Donaghadee; leased a house, yard & small garden in 1863 from Daniel Delacherois GV
. Margaret ROSS . Donaghadee of New Row, Donaghadee; leased a house & yard in 1863 from Daniel Delacherois GV
Miss Maggie ROSS . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; wife of Robert Taylor ; mother of John b. 1869 CR
Miss Margaret ROSS . Newtownards wife of William Harkness; mother of Margaret b. 1869 CR
Miss Margaret ROSS . Saintfield wife of John Ellison; mother of Mary Jane b. 1868 & John b. 1870 CR
Miss Margaret ROSS . Magherally daughter of Hugh Ross ; married William Mackey 20 Aug 1852 CR
Miss Maggie ROSS . Newtownards wife of Hector Peden ; mother of Eleanor b. 26 Dec 1887 & bpt. 5 Feb 1888 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church PR
Miss
Margaret
ROSS . Seapatrick daughter of Joseph Ross ; married John Lowry 7 Dec 1847 CR
Miss Maria ROSS . Kilkeel wife of James Sloan; mother of Hugh b. 1869 & Ellen b. 1872 CR
. Martha ROSS . Bangor witness at the marriage off William Wilson & Elizabeth Gray 30 Apr 1901 at Helen's Bay Presbyterian Church CR/EA
Miss Martha ROSS . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; wife of Andrew Alexander ; mother of Joseph b. 1875 CR
Mrs. Martha ROSS . Saintfield a widow; will probated 4 Apr 1853 IIW # 57820
Miss Mary ROSS . Ballywalter wife of John Lockard of Ballywalter; died 15 Dec 1850 aged 58; buried Whitechurch graveyard MIs
. Mary ROSS . Clonduff of Ballygorianmore ; leased a house & 10 acres in 1863 from Earl Annesley GV
Miss Mary ROSS . Comber mother of Mary Jane b. 15 Mar 1869 CR
. Mary ROSS . Donaghadee of Mount St, Donaghadee; leased a house, yard & small garden in 1863 from Daniel Delacherois & leased out 2 houses nearby to Sarah Tanner & Mary J. Nevin GV
Miss Mary ROSS . Donaghadee daughter of John Ross; aged 24 married John Pink 11 Aug 1862 ; mother of Jane b. 1869 CR
Miss Mary ROSS . Drumbo married Hugh McConnel 12 Jun 1707 at Drumbo Presbyterian Church PR
Miss Mary Ann ROSS . Inishargy daughter of Robert Ross ; aged 21 married Andrew Coffey 22 Mar 1853 CR
Miss Mary Ann ROSS . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; wife of Samuel Crooks ; mother of Isabella b. 1872 CR
Miss Mary ROSS . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; wife of George Cooper ; mother of Isabella b. 1872 CR
Miss Mary Jane ROSS . Knockbreda regd. Castlereagh; wife of Patrick Drennan; mother of James b. 1872 CR
Miss Mary ROSS . Magheradrool married John Johnston of Dromore church at Ballynahinch Presbyterian Church 13 Feb 1711 by Rev. Henry Livingston; also known as McClellan BPCR
Miss Mary ROSS . Magherally married David Gracey 20 Jan 1865 at Church of Ireland EA/CR
Miss
Mary ROSS . Newtownards wife of John Clark ; mother of Margaret b. 10 Oct & bpt. 3 Nov 1833 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church PR
Miss
Mary
ROSS . Newtownards wife of Richard Lockard ; mother of Mary b. 19 Dec 1844 & bpt. 9 Jan 1845 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church PR
Miss Mary ROSS . Tullylish daughter of William Ross ; married Robert Legget 22 Aug 1861 CR
Mrs. Matilda ROSS . Newry daughter of John Morrow ; a widow; aged 50 married William Fairfield 2 Mar 1856 CR
. Nathaniel ROSS . Aghaderg of Greenan; b.c. 1849; a farmer then rural postman; brother of Mrs. Rose McClory ; husband of Mary; father of Patrick James b.c. 1881 , William b.c. 1883 , John Francis b.c. 1886 & Joseph Nathaniel b.c. 1889 ; executor in the will of Peter McClory of Loughbrickland in 1907 PRONI wills; Sue McClory
. Philip ROSS . Down son of Philip Ross ; married Ellen Killips 12 Nov 1851 CR
Lieut. Col. R.H. ROSS . Kilcoo resident in Newcastle in 1884 POD
Mrs. Rebecca ROSS . Inishargy a widow; will probated 28 Jun 1853 IIW # 57822
. Richard ROSS . Kilkeel in 1690s & 1715, leased 1/2 of Maghereagh townland for £8 per annum from Lord Nicholas Bagenal BMR; MO 5/8/2009 p6
. Richard ROSS . Newry a merchant; will probated in 1805 IIW V4 p 175
. Richard ROSS . Seapatrick of Banbridge; a watch & clock maker in 1824 POD
. Richard ROSS . Tullylish of Lenaderg; will probated 1724 IIW V4 p133
. Richard ROSS . Tullylish will probated 1759 IIW V4 p133
. Robert ROSS Esq. Donaghadee & Slanes "Lord of the Ards"; owned 9 townlands in 1691 PNNI V2 p 52; SP
. Robert ROSS . Bangor family originally from Irvine in Scotland & of Norman descent; before 1617 leased 1500 aces at Portavo, Ballyfotherly & Copeland Islands; signed the 1644 Solemn League & Covenant; leased the Portavo estate from James Hamilton; proprietor of land in Portavoe, Copeland Island & Ballyfotherly in 1659 MO 17 Dec 03; PNNI V2 p 144; LR 2004 p85
Robert ROSS Bangor of Portavoe; 1st husband of Sara Trail who died 1712 aged 56 MID p 115
. Robert ROSS . Clonduff of Ballygorianmore ; leased a house & 6 acres in 1863 from Earl Annesley GV
. Robert ROSS . Comber of Ballycreely; paid Rectorial Tithes to William Dundass who holds the lease in fee farm from Mount Alexander Estate from 1682 for infant grandchild PRONI D/654/R/2/1
.
Robert ROSS . Drumbo of Ballydoloughan; deceased son of George Ross of Edinburgh, Scotland; husband of Mary Bawtie ; mentioned in Deeds dated 1719 Registry of Deeds, Dublin Vol 26 p503
.
Robert
ROSS . Drumgath married Anne McKee at the Rathfriland Presbyterian Church in 1792 PR; LDS Film # 824282
. Robert ROSS . Greyabbey husband of Anne Miller; father of James b. 19 Apr 1868 & Williamb. 22 Jun 1870 CR
. Robert ROSS . Inishargy of Glastry ; married Jane Rainey of Glastry 22 Feb 1839 at Glastry Presbyterian Church, witnesses were Robert Rainey & Mary Fowler PR
. Robert ROSS . Inishargy a farmer; will probated 1 Oct 1852 IIW # 57825
. Robert ROSS . Inishargy in Ballylimp, leased out 9 houses & 360 acres in 1863 GV
. Robert ROSS Esq. Kilbroney of Rostrevor; bought Ballymarter townland in 1716 ; leased quarter of Derrylough to Robert Gordon of Ballintaggart 25 Nov 1720; mentioned in Deed of 20 Nov 1728 O'L V1 p 392; PRONI T/2462/3 p10; Registry of Deeds, Dublin
. Robert ROSS Esq. senior Kilbroney of Rostrevor; will probated 1751 IIW # 57823
Major General & Mrs. Robert ROSS   Kilbroney born in this parish 1766, husband of Catherine Glascock; father of Daniel; captain in Men of Mourme Volunteer Corp 19 Jun 1779; commanded British forces in North America in 1812; wounded at Baltimore 1814 & soon died; residence ‘Carrickbawn’; photo of monument available V3 p 30, 31, 32, 34 OSM: MS WAG p 62;MO 8/03; MOA p321; HOTC p123
. Robert ROSS . Kilbroney of Bladensberg & Rostrevor House; a magistrate & deputy lieutenant in 1886 POD
. Robert ROSS Esq. Kilkeel in 1690s & 1715, leased Ballinedein (?) & 3/4 Killowen Point for £14 per annum from Lord Nicholas Bagenal BMR; MO 5/8/2009 p6
. Robert ROSS . Kilmegan with Robert Smith, James Linton & Thomas Welsh, indicted for making an Orange Order procession at Clarkehill 1 Jul 1842 at midnight, they had firearms, bullets & gunpowder but no banners; found not gulty of unlawful procession BU 1/7/1842
Robert ROSS Newry member of parliament 1727 V3 p 74,75 OSM
. Robert ROSS . Newry member of parliament for Newry; wrote letters to Lord Downshire about progress of United Irishmen Rebellion of 1798 MOA p306
. Robert ROSS . Newry married Sarah Morrow 24 Aug 1809 at Newry 1st Non Subscribing Presbyterian Church, witness was Edward Branagan PR
. Robert Lee ROSS . Newry son of Robert Ross Rsq. of Bessbrook; died 21 Jan 1899 aged 46 in Auckland, New Zealand PPNZ
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Robert
ROSS . Newtownards of Court St, Newtownards then Ballyskeagh ; husband of Mary Ann Lyttle ; father of Alexander Perry Lyttle Ross b. 18 Feb & bpt. 2 Apr 1903 & Rebecca Martha b. 7 Dec 1894 & bpt. 18 Apr 1895 & Samuel b. 3 Apr & bpt. 6 Jul 1896 & Margaret Sophia Perry Ross b. 10 Jun & bpt. 11 Jul 1900 at 1st Newtownards Presbyterian Church PR
. Robert ROSS . Saintfield a commissioner for 1st saintfield Presbyterian Church at the Synod in 1691 HCPCI p227
. Robert ROSS . Seapatrick a yarn merchant in Banbridge in 1819 POD
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Robert ROSS . Tullylish son of George Ross ; married Eliza Smyth 6 Jul 1853 CR
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Robert
ROSS . Warrenpoint husband of Margaret Sinclair Irving ; father of Maggie Irving Ross b. 9 Nov 1872 CR
Miss
Rose Ellen
ROSS . Aghaderg wife of Peter McClory who died in 1907 ; proprietors of the McClory's Lake Hotel in Loughbrickland in 1900; died 1904; click here for a photo ; their children emigrated to USA , mostly Boston Sue McClory
Miss Rosie ROSS . Ardglass a student at St. Nicholas Primary School c. 1925; click here for a class photo .
. Rose ROSS . Magheradrool requested financial assistance of 1 shilling from Ballynahinch Presbyterian Church 19 Sep 1708 BPCR
. S. ROSS . Castleboy attended special service at Cloughey Presbyterian 27 Apr 1912 JUAHS 2012 p36
. Samuel ROSS . ? wrote 'Humorous Memoirs of a Country Pedagogue' 22 May 1793 NS
. Samuel ROSS . Ballyhalbert of Ballyhemlin ; leased a house, office & 43 acres in 1863 from John R. Allen & leased out a cottage next door to Robert Ross & leased 19 acres in Ballylimp from Robert Ross GV
. Samuel ROSS .
Bright
of Killough; husband of Eliza Curoe; father of Robert James b. 18 Feb 1874 (regd. Killough) & Samuel b. 12 Feb 1882 CR
. Samuel ROSS . Down area with 5 others tried & acquitted of murder of 2 people at Streull Wells in Jun 1802 BN 23/8/1803 p3
. Samuel ROSS .
Dromore
husband of Ellen Baird; father of Cameron b. 26 Apr 1869 & Sarah Anne b. 30 Sep 1871 CR
. Samuel ROSS . Drumbo in Hillhall; leased land from Lord Downshire in 1781 FR
. Samuel ROSS . Drumbo b. 12 Mar 1790 in Hillhall; a seaman in 1812 then Coastguard c. 1823; married (1) Jane Browne at Church of Ireland, Killybegs Upper, County Donegal 2 Nov 1823, children Eleanor 1824 at Muckross, Jane 1827 at Killybegs, and Elizabeth 1829 Lossiemouth, Scotland;married (2) Agnes Menzies at Moray,Scotland in 1833; father of Isabella b. 1834, Andrewb. 1841, Samuel b. 1845 & Agnes b. 1847 Peter J. Smith
. Samuel ROSS . Drumbo of Edenderry; burying ground in Drumbo Church of Ireland graveyard c. 1900 MIs
. Samuel ROSS . Greyabbey husband of Rebecca Johnston; father of Sarah b. 1 Mar 1869 & Martha b. 20 Dec 1870 & Francis b. 4 Aug 1874 CR
. Samuel ROSS . Inishargy a farmer; will probated 13 Oct 1852 IIW # 57824
. Samuel ROSS . Saul acquitted of murder at Struel Wells in Jun 1802 O'L V1 p 250
Miss Sarah ROSS . Seapatrick regd. Banbridge; wife of William Hampton; mother of male twins b. 1871 CR
. Sisen ROSS . Donaghmore died 1773 aged 33; husband of Jean who died 1799 aged 57; father of Christopher, William & John; buried Donaghmore parish graveyard AIPD
Miss Susanna ROSS . Holywood a servant; b. 1858, daughter of John Ross (farmer of Craigavad); married Alexander Cowan in 1880 at 1st Holywood Presbyterian Church PR
Miss Susan ROSS . Newry daughter of James Ross ; aged 18 married George Brown 15 Dec 1850 CR
Miss Susan ROSS . Newry daughter of George Ross ; aged 25 married William Martin 30 Nov 1862 CR
. T.L. ROSS . Holywood a student at Rockport School in 1910; photo available NDM p56
. Thomas ROSS .
Ballywalter
of ballywalter; died 2 Apr 1844 aged 83; husband of Sarah Richey who died 23 Nov 1794 aged 24 & Elizabeth baird who died 15 Sep 1833 aged 76; buried Whitechurch graveyard MIs
. Thomas ROSS .
Bangor
husband of Mary McGouran; father of Thomas John b. 8 Dec 1868 CR
. Thomas Henry ROSS . Donaghcloney regd. Waringstown; husband of Elizabeth Sands; father of Thomas Henry b. 18 Jan 1869 & Ellen b. 24 Dec 1870 & Edward b. 15 Jul 1872 CR
Rev. Thomas ROSS Kilbroney son of Major Ross; rector of parish until 1818; brother of Major General R. Ross V3 p32 OSM
. Thomas ROSS . Kilbroney of Rostrevor; will probated 1840 IIW V4 p133
Mr Thomas ROSS . Killinchy area arm amputated after boat accident 17 Sep 1937 DR*
. Thomas ROSS . Magheralin son of George Ross ; aged 22 married Ann Ross (aged 21, daughter of James Ross) 11 Oct 1853 CR
. Thomas ROSS . Seapatrick son of Joseph Ross ; married Mary Jane McKeye 15 May 1853 CR
. Thomas ROSS . Tullylish of Clare; will probated 1782 IIW V4 p133
. Thompson ROSS . Seapatrick regd. Banbridge; son of Richard Ross ; married Sarah Sloan 7 Oct 1853 CR
. W.H. ROSS . Castleboy attended special service at Cloughey Presbyterian 27 Apr 1912 JUAHS 2012 p36
. W. ROSS . Holywood served & died in World War 1 War Memorial
. William A. ROSS Esq. J.P. ? steward for Co. Down Hunt's Steeplechasers 25 Mar 1880 DR* 1967
. William ROSS . Aghaderg regd. Loughbrickland; husband of Mary Hawthorn; father of Lizzey b. 25 Jan 1868 CR
. William ROSS . Ballyhalbert of Ballyhemlin; leased land in 1783 FR
. William ROSS . Ballywalter leased land in 1815 from Arthur Lusk FR
. William ROSS .
Ballywalter & Greyabbey
son of William Ross; aged 21 married Eliza Robison/Robinson 16 Nov 1850 in Ballywalter ; father of James Douglas Ross b. 21 Feb 1866 & Thomas Henry b. 30 Jun 1868 & Margaret b. 22 Jul 1871 & John b. 19 Sep 1874 (regd. Greyabbey) CR
. William ROSS . Ballywalter of Ballywalter village ; leased a house & small garden in 1863 from Andrew Hamilton GV
Mr. William ROSS Blaris Lisburn Charitable Society subscriber in 1836 V12 p46,50 OSM
. William ROSS . Bright area accompanied Edward Clarke checking lobster pots in Dundrum Bay ; survived squall 16 Jun 1906 WDG p212
. William ROSS . Clonduff of Ballygorianmore ; leased a house & 8 acres in 1863 from Earl Annesley GV
. William ROSS . Clonduff in Ballygorianbeg ; leased 9 acres in 1863 from Earl Annesley GV
. William ROSS . Drumgath, Drumballyroney & Drumgooland son of George Ross; married Jane Cantly 13 Nov 1861 in Drumgath ; father of Margaret b. 6 Jun & bpt. 3 Aug 1866 at Ballyroney Presbyterian Church & Joseph Blakeley Ross b. 8 Mar 1869 (regd. Ballyward) CR
. William ROSS . Drumgooland regd. Ballyward; husband of Jane Rently; father of female child b. 3 Jun 1866 CR
. William ROSS . Greyabbey of Ballygrangee ; leased a house & 36 acres in 1863 from Lord Dufferin & Claneboye GV
. William ROSS . Holywood a resident in 1852 POD
. William ROSS . Holywood of Marine Parade, Holywood ; leased a house & yard in 1863 from Thomas McClure GV
. William ROSS . Inishargy of Inishargy townland ; leased a house & 27 acres in 1863 from Robert E. Ward GV
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William
ROSS . Kilkeel a draper in 1886 POD
. William ROSS . Kilmood husband of Susan Moorhead; father of Ann Mary Moorhead Ross b. 1 Dec 1867 CR
. William ROSS . Knockbreda of Lisnabreeny; leased land in 1789 from Lord Downshire FR
. William ROSS . Knockbreda of Lisnabreeny; leased land in 1815 from Earl of Hillsborough FR
. William ROSS . Knockbreda will probated 1837; executor was A.Ross of Lisnabreeny IIW # 57867
. William ROSS . Knockbreda son of Daniel Ross ;married Margaret Weeks 1 Jun 1867 CR
. William John ROSS . Knockbreda of Lisnabreeny; died 21 Sep 1892 aged 50; buried Castlereagh Presbyterian graveyard MIs
. William ROSS . Moira husband of Catherine Ross; father of James b. 1870 CR
. William ROSS . Tullylish of Madden Bridge in Kiughans townland; died 12 Jun 1834 aged 46; buried Tullylish graveyard MIs
. William ROSS . Tullylish of Loughans; will probated 1838; executor was J. Thompson of Gilford IIW V4 p133; IIW # 57849

Last Updated May 2014
By Ros Davies