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Ross, George, of Cromarty (1708/9–1786), army agent and agricultural improver

David Alston

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/64091

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Ross, George, of Cromarty (1708/9–1786), army agent and agricultural improver, was probably born on the small estate of Pitkerrie, Ross-shire, the only son of Andrew Ross (fl. 1670–1710), proprietor of the estate. There is unresolved confusion as to the precise identity of his mother, a ...

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Subjects: Agriculture and Farming ; Military History ; Military Administration

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