Descendants of Alexander Wallace


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1. Old Father Wallace .

Old married.

His child was:

+ 2 M    i. Alexander Wallace was born est 1680 and died in 1735 about age 55.


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2. Alexander Wallace was born est 1680 and died in 1735 about age 55.

General Notes: 5th generation in Ross-shire

Alexander married Mary Monase Of Kiltearn about 1705.

Their children were:

+ 3 M    i. Lachlan Wallace was born in 1709 and died in 1751 at age 42.

+ 4 M    ii. John Wallace .

   5 F    iii. Christy Wallace .

Christy married John Macdonald.

   6 F    iv. Janet Wallace .

   7 F    v. Jean Wallace .

   8 M    vi. Thomas Wallace .

Alexander next married Ann Munroe of Ball Ross.

Their children were:

+ 9 M    i. Alexander Wallace .

   10 F    ii. Christy Wallace .

   11 F    iii. Janet Wallace .

   12 F    iv. Anne Wallace .

Anne married Donald Sutherland.

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3. Lachlan Wallace was born in 1709 and died in 1751 at age 42.


Residence: Auchnacloich, 2M N Of Nonikiln.

Lachlan married Elizabeth Ross about 1735.

Their children were:

   13 F    i. Elizabeth Wallace .

Elizabeth married Alexander Grant.

   14 F    ii. Mary Wallace .

Mary married Alexander Fr...

   15 F    iii. Janet Wallace .

   16 F    iv. Margaret Wallace .

+ 17 M    v. Alexander Wallace was born in 1736 and died in 1764 at age 28.

   18 F    vi. Christy Wallace was born in 1738.

Christy married George Urquhart?.

+ 19 M    vii. John Wallace was born in Oct 1739 and died on 1 Oct 1810 at age 71.

4. John Wallace .

John married.

His child was:

   20 M    i. Donald Wallace .

9. Alexander Wallace .

Alexander married Catherine.

Their children were:

   21 M    i. Hugh Wallace .

   22 F    ii. Anne Wallace died in 1823.

+ 23 M    iii. Alexander Wallace was born in 1761 and died on 30 Aug 1838 at age 77.


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17. Alexander Wallace was born in 1736 and died in 1764 at age 28.

Alexander married Anne Innes?.

Their child was:

   24 M    i. Baillie Alexander Wallace Of Tain .

19. John Wallace was born in Oct 1739 and died on 1 Oct 1810 at age 71.


My father, John Wallace, had the farms of Culrain and Gushack for 13 years from 1779-1792 at a rent of 140 bolls part barley part meal and duties of money, peats and hens. At that time he had no coup carts nor pick and spade. For driving the manure to the land he had a kind of cart and a basket of wicker work. The wheels of the cart were constructed of three sticks 6” in diameter which were crossed and fixed in the centre by an axle that turned with the wheels on tum'lers as they were called. Stones as well as manure were carried in these carts and they would carry a heavy load. The wicker basket cost a shilling and would last for two years. For carrying home peats and leading corn he made a very simple cart of two long shafts with cross sticks in the bottom and standing rungs with top rails. As soon as the crop was put in the carts were taken off the tum'lers and put in some shed until the peats were ready for carrying home. All the carriage of corn, meal and potatoes was done in bags on horseback. Going to the mill seven or eight horses would be tied in a row, the one to the other with halters made of horse hair. A boy had the first horse while two men were employed to keep the bags from falling. My father had three ploughs and six oxen to each plough. The ploughs were made by himself almost entirely of wood, all the iron used being a strong culter, a sock and a large hook fired at the point of the beam with a staple and a few nails which were required to fix the mouldboard of deals.. Then the oxen were strong, the ploughs would work as well as any made for years after. The harrows were made of birch, with five rungs across through the bills. He had no graips only two large forks, and in place of a mattock he had a croman or half mattock. For a spade he had a large wooden shovel mounted with iron at the point and up both sides. The thing was allowed to lie in the byres for a week and then it was carted to the midden on the wheelbarrow, or sometimes on a two handed barrow such as was used by the masons. Women took part in all the farm, except ploughing, threshing and carrying bags. Neither clover or turnips were grown, but there would be about sixteen bolls potatoes. The work in summer after sowing the barley about the 20th May was to cut the peats, and then to make middens for next year's barley. These middens were made of soil from outlying land mixed with the manure of horses and cattle. Horses and cattle got very little corn, but when any of the cattle were weak in spring they got sheaves of oats in the morning. At that time there were very few large farms. On the farm of Millcraig, (Mr. Wallace occupied Millcraig and Nonikiln till 1851) about 1760 there were eight tenants and ten ploughs with 60 animals, three ploughs are now sufficient. In my young days the large farm of Newmore was occupied by Alexander Rossor MacFinlay and his two sons, the rent being £80 and 80 bolls of grain. He and his sons were altogether of the old school. He had eight horses to carry home his peats using the rung carts with the tumblers. There was not so much as a pin of iron about the harness of the eight horses. For shoulder chains and hames birch wands were used instead of iron. I remember well seeing a pair of horses passing Nonikiln from Strathcarron to Inverness with furniture and there was not a single link or pin of iron about the horses or cart. The traces were made of deer skin and were tough and strong. The collars were made of ropes of straw twined threefold. These would last about a year but when made of loch rushes 4 ft. in length would last two years. The farmers made the harness themselves; in short they made everything. There was no need for saddlers, but weavers were numerous, and they got plenty of work to do. There was only one merchant in the parish of Rosskeen and it was from him my father bought his first spade. I wondered much at it, as it was the first spade I had ever seen.


Married men for twelve months got £4, six bolls of meal, two days to cut peats, straw for a stirk, land for potatoes for their own manure land for sowing two pints of linseed. Shearers got (corn?) eighteen pecks of oatmeal by measure.


At breakfast “brochan” and pease meal bread; at dinner in Summer whey and bread; at supper sowens or “brochan”. There was cabbage for dinner once a week and next day porridge made of what remained of the cabbage was taken with butter at breakfast. My father always fed a cow to be killed in winter, and as long as it lasted the servants got broth and sometimes beef. During winter and spring there was always plenty of home made ale and the servants occasionally got ale, butter and curds, but porridge was seldom seen. The servants got three feasts in the year, one on Old New Years Day, another when the barley was sown and another when the shearing was finished.


The clothing was very simple and plain. The men wore black knee breeches and bright blue coats made by their wives. The young men generally wore similar attire but some had kilts. Even the larger farmers wore broad blue bonnets and no hats were to be seen. About 1792 some favourite sons began to get trousers, and by 1850 breeches had almost disappeared. In my father's time no farmers' wives had prints or cotton gowns. Their gowns were of their own making, chiefly wincey. The wives wore a small tartan shoulder plaid, and it was considered decent for a farmer's wife to have a clean white towel on her head above the mutch or cap. No young ladies covered their head until married. Their hair was their pride. It was all combed down their shoulders and when at work was tied at their back with tape. At the marriage ceremony, the bride was always covered with a scarlet plaid, and if she had not one of her own got the loan of one. The gatherings at marriages were usually very large, and there was music and. dancing on four nights, on Thursday night at the feet washing; on Friday night after the marriage; on Saturday evening and part of the day and again on Tuesday at what was called the home wedding.


Under this heading Mr. Wallace refers to the remarkably wet year of 1782 which was called the Black Year. There was scarcely a dry day during the whole Spring, while summer and autumn were also very wet. The crop was late and miserably poor, in fact the greater portion of it never ripened at all. Mr. Calder, the minister in Roskeen, was paid in grain and all he got in that year was 16 bolls of barley from my father and these 16 bolls scarcely made 8 bolls of meal. Many cattle died in the spring but none of the inhabitants succumbed to the hardships of the famine. I was told, however, that many deaths would have occurred had it not been that cargoes of white pease which had been intended for the troops engaged in the American War, but which on the announce­ment of peace, were sent North and came to Ross-shire and the pease distributed among the more needful. My father was present at the distribution. The following year was as singularly dry as 1782 was exceptionally wet. The crop was very early, some of it being stored by the end of August, but owing to the inferior quality of much of the seed of the crop of 1782, the general yield was very poor. Many farmers fell in arrears and some of them never got over it. The year 1792 was quite as remarkable in Ross-shire. A few years before this sheep farming was begun in the County of Ross and the natives believing that this innovation would compromise their comforts and privileges begun about this year to display formidable opposition to the movement. The native farmers, tradesmen and labourers resolved to gather the whole stock of sheep in Sutherland and Ross and drive them over the southern borders into Inverness-shire. Accordingly arrangements for the outrage against sheep farmers was made by proclamation at the Church doors. A mob of people met and having collected above 10,000 sheep, they were proceeding with their flock along the heights of the parish of Alness, when they learned that Colonel Sir Hector Munro of Novar was on his way from Fort George with a company of the 42nd Highlanders to suppress their depredations. The sheep gatherers dispersed immediately, but a good many were apprehended and tried in the Circuit Court at Inverness. Two were transported but the others got off with imprisonment, The commencement of this affair was as follows:

Captain Allan Cameron and his brother Alexander Cameron took the farms of Fyrish and Culcraggie along with the grazings of Gildermorrie on the heights of Alness. The Ardross tenants had previously grazed their cattle all summer on Gildermorrie, and having wandered back to their old pastures, the Camerons pounded them and enclosed them in a large fank which they had built for the purpose. That day the Ardross tenants were hearty at a wedding in Strathrushdale, but on hearing what had happened to their cattle, they proceeded in a body to Gildermorrie where an ugly fight took place between them and the Camerons. The year 1800 was a very dry year scarcely a drop of rain fell during the Summer. The crop was not half average in bulk. I got 50 shillings for barley, 48 shillings for oatmeal and 40 shillings for potatoes. The year 1811 was very wet and the greater portion of the crop dreadfully damaged. I got 54 shillings for barley that year. The crops of 1816 and 1817 were also bad while in 1836 the whole crop would scarcely pay my rent.


Residence: Bonar Bridge, Tain.

John married Janet Grant in 1758. Janet was born in 1738 and died on 10 Oct 1814 at age 76.

Marriage Notes: A letter exists (JAL) from Catharine Young, dated Jan 29 1827, to her Uncle John Wallace, commenting on her poor brother John's death in Colombia, referring to Mr Young's description of it being in the 'Sun' newspaper.
She was probably nee Ross - both the two elder girls married Ross husbands

Their children were:

+ 25 F    i. Elizabeth Wallace was born in Nov 1760 and died in 1800 at age 40.

   26 F    ii. Janet Wallace was born in Aug 1762 and died on 1 Feb 1845 at age 82.

Janet married John Ross about 1788.

   27 M    iii. Lachlan Wallace was born in Jan 1766 and died on 19 Aug 1849 at age 83.

Lachlan married Margaret Ross of Masonachie in 1794.

   28 F    iv. Anne Wallace was born in 1767 and died in 1768 at age 1.

   29 M    v. Alexander Wallace was born in 1769 and died in 1835 at age 66.

+ 30 M    vi. Charles Wallace was born in Aug 1771 and died in 1847 at age 76.

   31 M    vii. George Wallace was born in 1774 and died in 1828 at age 54.

George married Unknown about 1800.

   32 F    viii. Mary Wallace was born in 1777 and died in 1836 at age 59.

Mary married J Munro.

+ 33 M    ix. John Wallace was born in Oct 1780, died on 19 Jun 1873 in Tain at age 92, and was buried in Nonikiln, Tain, In Overgrown Graveyard Nr Farm.

23. Alexander Wallace was born in 1761 and died on 30 Aug 1838 at age 77.

Alexander married Elizabeth Grant.

Their children were:

   34 F    i. Elizabeth Wallace .

Elizabeth married John Graham.

   35 F    ii. Isabel Wallace .

Isabel married Andrew Roy.

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25. Elizabeth Wallace was born in Nov 1760 and died in 1800 at age 40.

General Notes: The children could either be from Elizabeth or her sister

Elizabeth married Walter Ross about 1788. Walter died about 1800.

Marriage Notes: The children could either be from Elizabeth or her sister Janet, but John Ross's obituary states that his parents died young, so Elizabeth is the more likely candidate.
It also states that he had sisters, so there must have been more than one.

Their children were:

   36 M    i. Rev. John Ross was born est 1790 and died on 27 Jul 1826 about age 36.

General Notes: From: "The Sun" Dec 21 1826

Died at sea, on 27 July, on board the 'Eclipse', an American vessel bound from La Gunya to Philadelphia, the Rev. John Ross. He left this country last year as leader and pastor of an English colony which the Colombian Agricultural Association have planted in the Vale of Test(?) near La Gunya and on his return for England was sudenly carried off by an attack of apoplexy. Few men have led a more ... varied life. When at college, and in other situations, there were differences of opinion as to the propriety of some parts of his conduct. All agreed however in ascribing to him abilities of the very first class. He was a man of strong passions, capable of undergoing any fatigue of body or mind, of a noble and generous character, and ever more ready to serve his friends rather than himself. His uncompromising and fearless disposition raised him some bitter enemies. His goodness of heart and social qualities procured him the most sincere friends. A little more worldly prudence alone was wanting to have raised him to the first rank in any situation. In early years he was left by the death of his father and mother the only support of a young family. By his individual exertion he gave his brothers and sisters a liberal education, and got them respectably settled in life. His widow and three children are now left to trust to the same generosity and brotherly affection which the father so eminently displayed.

To the above correct description of character, little can be added; the portrait may, indeed, be enlarged, but cannot be improved. Of all men, Mr Ross was the best for depicting the character of others, while his own presents no ordinary difficulty, from its near approach to the extremes of passion in all its waywardness and fascinating influence over the mind. His abilities were as varied as the occasions which called them into action, and he was always superior to the task, whether it demanded personal exertions or mental energy - he was in both pre-eminent, and possessed the rare faculty of communicating his own enthusiasm to his compeers, while he excited the emulation of less gifted individuals, and commanded the applause of all. But we are not portraying an ordinary character - the public must recollect the Reporter of the Times at the far-famed inquest at Oldham. The stern integrity and fearless intrepidity displayed on that occasion were not more conspicuous than the singular ability and surprising memory with which the proceedings were reported, although the Coroner prohibited the reporter from taking any notes, and would scarcely allow him to be a passive spectator at the inquest, for he could not help betraying his alarm at Mr Ross's presence, and even designated him "a dangerous man". But his fame was not circumscribed to Oldham - the Northern circuit, and many public bodies, will bear ample testimony to his extraordinary talents and superior attainments.
In reporting the proceedings of Parliament he was deservedly conspicuous. His faithful adherence to the speaker, was not more felicitous than, from his extensive reading and ready apprehension, he was remarkable for catching the meaning of the orator when his ideas were obscurely expressed, and thereby clothed them, as if by intuition, in the speaker's own phraseology. On other occasions if a profuse orator required condensation, no man could do him more justice than Mr Ross, whose comprehensive genius would not give disjointed parts, but a luminous miniature of the original, and such as the speaker himself would be proud to admire.
One circumstance will do credit to Mr. Ross's accuracy in reporting, and reflect honour upon the first orator in the House of Commons. Some few years ago when a ticklish subject was agitated, and the conduct of Ministers was called into question, Mr. Canning in explaining the point said "that Ministers did not contemplate such an intention for a quarter of an hour," and as this unlucky word "contemplate" seemed to imply that Ministers had really entertained the idea, the Courier, in the plenitude of its official wisdom, at once denounced the correctness of the report, and charged the Times with a wilful misrepresentation. The Times felt indignant at the charge, and after referring to the reporter of the speech, flung back the accusation, with scorn, in the teeth of its sage assailant. Public attention was naturally directed at the circumstance, and the Courier, secure in its infallibility, reiterated the original charge with aggravated malignity - backing its assertion by the presumptive proof that no other paper had used the word contemplate in reporting the passage. Things had gone so far that the gentlemen of the stock exchange took up the question and betted freely upon the result of the dispute. In the meantime, Mr. Ross proceeded to Gloucester Lodge - his character was at stake, and though it was a delicate point on the other side, he requested an audience of Mr Canning. His reception was most flattering. He said that he differed in politics to the Right Hon. Gentleman, but he was an ardent admirer of his transcendant talents, and threw himself upon his justice, but asked for no favour - he had reported his speech in the Times, and might have misunderstood one word, which had unfortunately given rise to so much observation, but he felt almost certain it was contemplate. "Why", said the Right Honourable Gentleman, with a frankness peculiar to great minds, "I remember it perfectly - the word was unfortunate, but in the fervour of the debate, it rushed upon my mind, and feeling its import, I paused a moment, seeking for a correspondent but less significant epithet, and finding none, contemplate hung upon my tongue all the while, like a torrent on the brink of a precipice, and I gave it utterance, unconscious of the event." The Right Hon. Gentleman then complimented Mr Ross upon the fidelity of his report, and expressed his astonishment how, under all the difficulties of the occasion, reporters were able to do half the justice they did to the debates in Parliament. Mr Ross departed with tearful gratitude at the magnanimity of his illustrious host, who entertained him for upwards of an hour.
But he had scarcely reached home when an express arrived from Gloucester Lodge, bearing a letter from Mr. Canning, who said , that so great was the impression produced on his mind by the extraordinary abilities of his visitor, that he could not rest contented with the oral expression of his testimony to the correctness of Mr. Ross's report, and begged to confirm it by his own hand. The letter was couched in the most flattering terms. On the same evening the Courier appeared, adding personal insult to infallible assertion - its staunch supporters were in the zenith of their glory - and the proprietors of the Times were musing in their "doubts," when Mr Ross entered and confirmed the correctness of his report by the applauding letter of Mr. Canning, which Mr. Walter retains to this day as a trophy - not less creditable to the reporter than honourable to the distinguished orator.
No man had suffered more the vicissitudes of fortune than Mr. Ross, and no man could more patiently endure them. The temperament of his mind was always in the ascendant, and though adversity could not humble the elevation of his spirits, prosperity whirled them to a delirious ecstasy, that still threatened his destruction. He was imperiously happy - diffusing all his intoxicating joy around, and blind to all consequence but the exhilarating impulse of the moment. Yet no man could be more sedate on the proper occasion, or more learned in argument, or more happy in illustrating his own views, or more keen in defending particular points, or more provoking in shifting his position if the ice was too weak to support his argument, for such was the elasticity of his mind, that
"E'en tho' vanquish'd he could argue still;"
the ground was not lost while he could stand upon it.
He was for some time Editor of the British Press, after which he was connected with the Globe and Traveller, and subsequently with the Morning Herald, before his departure for America. In the latter journal his characters of the most distinguished men in both Houses of Parliament, signed Jonathan, were struck off with a masterly hand - displaying a graphic fidelity of expression, with an irresistible similitude to the original - at once elegant and striking.
He was the author of several works, emanating from the spur of the moment, and consequently tinged with the predominating bias of his mind, which did not often wait to weigh matters in the scales of prudence; if they ensured éclat, or conveyed the unquenchable hostility of his passion for the time being - it was sufficient. At College he was not more conspicuous for a certain waywardness of opinion, than for an enviable ability in maintaining the absurdity of his position. Of him it might be said, that
--------------- if himself deceived
He argued till his fees believed.
He was eminently learned in various languages, and deeply read, but dogmatic to a fault. His style was terse but elegant. His epithets were occasionally strained, but the effect of his writing was forcible - conclusive. He delighted in satire; - his sarcastic irony was unsparingly vehement and pointed - his tirade in print resembled Mr Brougham's in the Senate. But his mind was imbued with kindly sentiments, and enriched with storied beauty from the best authors. His imagination was wild, original and romantic, still best pleased with indulging the tender association of his youth, while roaming amid the varied and sublime scenery of his native mountains. His feelings were keenly alive to the beauties of composition, and he delighted in dreams of public good, till his sensibility frequently ran away with his judgement. Tacitus was his favourite author, and Cowper his holiday recreation. He was honoured with the friendship of Mr. Brougham, Sir James Mackintosh, the late Mr. Ricardo - and he enjoyed the confidence of other perhaps equally worthy, though less distinguished individuals. The goodness of his heart knew no bounds, his revenge no limit. Generous to profusion, he took to fits of prudence when economy was bankrupt. He was most eager to serve a friend and more eager to retaliate a supposed insult. The impetuosity of his passions frequently hurried him beyond the line of decorum - but his unruly temper was to blame, not his heart, which overflowed with kindness, and melted in being able to communicate to others a portion of that transporting joy which mocked utterance. His precipitate temper often defeated the best aim of his ardent ambition.
But there might be good reason for its acerbity - one false step in early life embittered his future destiny and destroyed the hope of comfortable or even respectable retirement, which, to a man of his sensibility, was worse than death. This secret feeling preyed upon his mind, and often urged him to drown his sorrows with more congenial spirits, but the elevation frequently consequent on this partiality for company occasioned him much grief when the excitement had subsided. He is gone! - let us not scan too harshly the failings of a man who might have been the first ornament as he was the master spirit of whatever society he honoured with his presence. Those who have known him, will bear testimony to the truth of this feeble delineation of his character; but perhaps the best proof of its sincerity will be found in the circumstances that the writer of this article, though glowing with brotherly affection, has laboured under the ban of his unaccountable displeasure for three years. As it is, he sincerely laments in having to perform an act of justice to the memory of a man whom he, for a time, so exclusively esteemed , and the generous qualities of whose heart so transcendently eclipsed the common failings of our nature.

John married about 1815.

   37 M    ii. Dr. Walter Ross .

General Notes: Georgetown, Demerara.10th March 1819
Mr John Wallace,Tacksman of Nonikiln, Invergordon

My dear John,
I think I promised to write to you after my arrival in South America, but let that be as it may, I feel at this moment such a strong desire to hear of my friends in Ross-shire that I must write, and know of none to whom I have a greater pleasure in writing than to yourself. I never will forget the many happy moments I spent at Nonikiln.
I had a very stormy and tedious passage across the Atlantic. I left London in the end of October and arrived here about the end of December. I wrote to London and Liverpool immediately on my arrival but I have heard nothing yet from Britain.
This is a most delightful country; for the last ten or twelve years there have been no dangerous diseases, and it is at this moment as healthy as Roshkeen. I never enjoyed better health than I do at this moment. Newcomers have almost always a fever shortly after their arrival, but these fevers which formerly proved so fatal are for some years so very mild as to create no apprehension whatever. My friend Mr. Brown was seized with it yesterday week and he is now quite recovered and about to preach on Sunday. The manners and habits of this country are altogether new to me. I wish I had you here for a week! Nothing would surprise you so much as their profession of money. Their is no copper used at all: buy an egg and you pay a bit (5 shs) for it. When I arrived I employed a Negro to carry a Trunk a distance of about ¼ of a mile and he charged 5/-!! Everything else is in proportion. Dr. Brown's precentor has £100 stg. a year and the Kirk Officer £50. Doctors do very well here; many of them have £3000 a year, and I hope in a few years I shall have a very handsome income.
I had Letters to many of the most respectable Inhabitants in the Colony. I dine out almost every day since I arrived. The expense of their dinners here is most enormous: they have five or six varieties of wine every day, they drink Champaine, for which they pay £8 per dozen bottles, like small beer. I shall find horses the most expensive thing, and Doctors in good practices must keep four and they cost nearly £100 each. Great fortunes have been made here of late by the rise of the price of Negroes. A good Negro costs £300 and two or three years ago they were only worth £80. The hire of a slave is 5/- a day and a white man will work as much as three of them, but they can endure the heat of the sun better.
Mr. Brown is better circumstanced than any Clergyman in Ross-shire. A house and garden were bought for him last week for nearly £2000. He will be able to save nearly £400 a year. His Church is quite a grand one and the congregation very respectable. Their Morals here are very bad. Every white man almost has his Mistress and a swarm of Mulatto children. This is a system which I detest and which please God I am determined to avoid. You will be surprised to hear that I am accused of being over-religious. I hope the country will soon improve in this respect. I feel quite happy and I am confident if I live of doing well here but I shall be able to be more particular in my next.
I gasp for news from Britain. This is my first letter to Scotland and I hope you will not lose a day in answering it and be particular in your intelligence, Give my warmest remembrances to your honest spouse; give her a kiss from me, How is my esteemed uncle George and family. I will surprise him with a letter some of these days. You will mention me to Lachlin etc. etc. without mentioning .. ........ Call upon my friend the Minister of Killearn and tell him I will write to him soon. Who is schoolmaster there ? Give my compliments at Brigend. Is my Flame Miss Munro married or about to be married ? I would desire you to go to Strathpeffer but John would acquaint Mr. McKenzie with my welfare.
I have not met many acquaintances here from Ross-shire. I saw a son of Benjamin Ross the other day. Young men having no profession have great hardships to endure here for many years after their arrival, and after all, unless they have good Friends it is very precarious whether they can reaIise a fortune until (before ?) they are so reduced by effects of climate as to be unable to enjoy it. My excellent friends the Robertsons are well and I see them daily.
I regret putting you to the expence of Postage but I cannot pay it here otherwise I would do it at once for I hope never to feel the want of money more. Address "Dr. Ross, Georgetown, Demerara."
I hope your farm goes on well, Have you settled with Rose ? I hope to see you at Nonikiln some ten years hence. I shall always wish you, my dear John, long life and happiness, Be not over anxious about this world, but learn to be content, and believe me ever to be your most affectionate nephew

Walter Ross,

I am going on Wednesday to a great BaIl given by the sons of an A L Paterson which is calculated will cost £1000. I wish you had the sum.
This week you see me met with an accident but I have no time to transcribe it.

Dr W.Ross.1819, Demerara

+ 38 F    iii. Catharine Ross .

30. Charles Wallace was born in Aug 1771 and died in 1847 at age 76.

Charles married Elizabeth Ross in 1800.

Their children were:

   39 M    i. George Wallace died in Mar 1825.

   40 M    ii. John Wallace .

   41 M    iii. Lachlan Wallace .

   42 M    iv. Charles Wallace died on 13 Jun 1834.

   43 F    v. Janet Wallace died on 4 May 1849.

   44 M    vi. Robert Wallace was buried on 14 Oct 1840.

   45 F    vii. Elizabeth Wallace .

   46 F    viii. Mary Wallace died in Oct 1843.

   47 M    ix. Walter Wallace .

   48 M    x. Alexander Wallace .

33. John Wallace was born in Oct 1780, died on 19 Jun 1873 in Tain at age 92, and was buried in Nonikiln, Tain, In Overgrown Graveyard Nr Farm.

General Notes:


Occupation: Tacksman of Nonikiln & Milcraig, Nr. Alness, Bef 1851.

Occupation: Farmer, After 1851, Seafield.

Occupation: Farmer, Milcraig.

John married Catherine Duff, daughter of James Duff and Unknown, on 2 Jun 1835. Catherine was born in 1801, died in 1882 at age 81, and was buried in Nigg Churchyard, Nr Invergordon.

Marriage Notes: Said to have carried off his bride on the back of a horse against her father's wishes


Residence: Brucefield, Tarbat Ness.

Their children were:

+ 49 F    i. Flora Wallace was born on 24 Apr 1836, died on 9 Jan 1926 in Contullich, Nr. Clashnabuiac at age 89, and was buried in Portmahomack.

   50 M    ii. John Duff Wallace was born in 1839 and died in 1923 at age 84.


Residence: New York.

+ 51 F    iii. Mary Wallace was born in 1839.

   52 F    iv. Janet Wallace was born in 1842 and died in 1886 at age 44.

+ 53 F    v. Williamina Wallace was born on 22 Aug 1844 and died in Nov 1932 in New Zealand at age 88.

John next married Catherine Munro in 1816. Catherine was born in 1794 and died on 19 Jun 1830 at age 36.

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38. Catharine Ross .

General Notes: Letter from Catherine Ross (by then married to Young) about the death of her brother John

To: John Wallace
Sun Office 112 Strand London
Jan 29 1827
My dear Uncle,
I fully intended to have written to you two months ago, in the first place I was waiting to hear more satisfactory accounts from Colombia and since I received the melancholy intelligence of my poor brother's death I felt little disposed for writing.
Mr Young has sent you a paper with an account of him in it written by Mr Young which he has copied into all the newspapers here.
I saw a gentleman yesterday that has just arrived from Lagunyea who gives a most dismal account of the people's distress, but I suppose you have heard from George all the particulars. Their chief wish is to come home, or to be sent to North America, but the Association will do nothing for them. It has proved a most unfortunate course and has brought impossible misfortune on our poor family. Mrs Ross and her family are left quite destitute. She has three children, two boys and a girl. The mother and the youngest have gone to live with her father in Edinburgh and we have taken the other two. It would be rather hard that his poor children would be left friendless after what he had done for his father's family. With all his failings he had a most affectionate warm heart.
All the accounts we have had of his illness and death are in the Sun. It is strange that we should have been so long without hearing of is the heard from the consol at Philadelphia who sent an inventory of all John's things. We have written to him to get all the particulars he can relate to his illness and of course you have heard that he paid Walter a visit in Demerara. He was just after parting with him a fortnight when he died. He was very unlucky in all his undertakings but in my opinion the Association have behaved most infamously.
I had a letter from Walter am Saturday dated 1st November the poor fellow did not then hear of his loss. He will feel it the more on account of so recently having seen him. Indeed I dread the consequence upon his health. He says he expects to hear from you shortly. I saw a gentleman who came from Charles last summer. He was in the enjoyment of very excellent health but has so of riches. But we must hope for the best. I must now conclude for I do not feel disposed to enter into long particulars of my own affairs at present.
The Sun is doing wonders I believe I wrote to you time the birth of my youngest daughter who was born 9th of last October and is a fine little girl called Catherine after her mother.
Give my compliments to all my relations and friends. Mr Young writes with me in fondest regards to you and Mrs Wallace and I remain, my dear uncle, your affectionate niece
Catharine Young
I shall be glad to hear from you as soon as possible as I am going to write to Charles and he will feel interest in all the Roshkeen news. Write fully and if George says anything of John let me know. C.Y.
I shall expect your answer in a fortnight.

Catharine married Young.


Occupation: Editor of 'The Sun' newspaper, London.

Their child was:

   54 F    i. Catherine Young was born on 9 Oct 1826.

49. Flora Wallace was born on 24 Apr 1836, died on 9 Jan 1926 in Contullich, Nr. Clashnabuiac at age 89, and was buried in Portmahomack.

General Notes: Possibly died 13 Jan 1926


Residence: Kinrara, Southside Rd. Inverness.

Residence: with Catherine after giving up her home 'Kinrara', Contullich, Nr. Clashnabuiac.

Flora married Robert Brown Turnbull, son of Thomas Turnbull and Janet Bell, in 1866. Robert was born on 26 Dec 1828, died on 29 May 1900 in Assynt Farm, Evanton, Easter Ross at age 71, and was buried in Portmahomack.

Family picture:


Occupation: Farmer, Assynt Farm, Evanton, Easter Ross.

Their children were:

   55 F    i. Catherine Turnbull was born on 18 Nov 1866 and died about 1925 in Contullich, Nr. Clashnabuiac about age 59.

Catherine married Rev. Daniel Munro.


Residence: Port Ellen, Islay.

Residence: Helmsdale.

Occupation: Free Church Minister.

   56 F    ii. Maria Turnbull was born in Aug 1868 and died on 2 Jul 1883 at age 14.

   57 M    iii. Thomas Turnbull was born on 1 Dec 1869.

General Notes: Reported by William Munro
"Tom was the black sheep of the family. He was often in trouble. Novar Station was burnt, and an article appeared in one of the papers accusing him of doing the fire raising. The paper eventually apologised. However, Assynt farmsteading was burnt, and he was sent to prison because of it while still very young. A brother of our grandmother from USA was staying at Assynt at tat time and kicked up a terrible fuss until he got him released.
The children at Assynt were made to keep a weelky journal, a much detested task, and after one of them wrote an account of the fire and trial the journal was discontinued.
Tom went to Canada and took up land. I think that from time to time pleas for financial help came to his mother and to Aunt K.


Residence: Canada.

+ 58 F    iv. Elizabeth Turnbull was born on 22 Oct 1872 in Assynt Farm, Evanton, Easter Ross and died on 25 Feb 1942 at age 69.

+ 59 M    v. Wallace Turnbull was born on 7 Sep 1873 and died on 29 Mar 1910 in Mangaweka, New Zealand at age 36.

+ 60 F    vi. Wilhelmina Turnbull was born on 23 Mar 1875 and died on 12 Jan 1969 at age 93.

+ 61 M    vii. Dr. Robert Brown Turnbull N.Z. was born on 18 Jan 1877.

   62 F    viii. Dr. Janet Bell Turnbull was born on 20 Sep 1878, died on 6 Oct 1929 in Ipswich at age 51, and was buried in Portmahomack.


Occupation: Obs & Gynae Consultant, S. London Hosp. for Women, Clapham.

   63 M    ix. John Turnbull N.Z. was born on 20 Apr 1882.


Occupation: Carpenter.

John married Nancy.

   64 M    x. William Turnbull was born in 1892 and died on 9 Feb 1924 in Sydney, Australia at age 32.

51. Mary Wallace was born in 1839.

Mary married John Ross Melbourne. John was born est 1835.


Residence: Melbourne, Australia.

Their child was:

   65 M    i. John Wallace Ross .

53. Williamina Wallace was born on 22 Aug 1844 and died in Nov 1932 in New Zealand at age 88.

Williamina married Rev. John Ross Caithness, son of Ross and Unknown, on 1 Jun 1866. John was born est 1842.


Residence: Caithness.

Ordained: 1866, Tain, Presbyterian.

Emigration: 1866, Wairarapa, New Zealand. or 1871

Residence: 1871, Tuakina, New Zealand.

Their children were:

   66 F    i. Catherine Ross was born in 1867 and died in 1942 at age 75.


Residence: Ann Bank.

Catherine married Richard Lethbridge.

   67 M    ii. Dr. Murdoch William Ross was born in 1869 and died in 1919 at age 50.


Occupation: Doctor.

+ 68 F    iii. Mary Christina Ross was born in 1872 and died in 1955 at age 83.

   69 F    iv. Jane Wood Ross was born in 1874 and died in 1953 at age 79. Another name for Jane was Meen.

+ 70 F    v. Flora Duff Wallace Ross was born in 1876 and died about 1965 about age 89.

+ 71 M    vi. Charles Gordon Ross was born in 1878 and died in 1931 at age 53.

+ 72 F    vii. Janet Duff Ross was born in 1880 and died in 1968 at age 88.

+ 73 F    viii. Christina Mackay Ross was born in 1882 and died in 1971 at age 89.

   74 F    ix. Wilhelmina Wallace Ross was born in 1884 and died in 1945 at age 61.

+ 75 M    x. Rev. John Wallace Ross was born in 1886 and died in 1974 at age 88.

+ 76 F    xi. Frances Ross was born in 1888 and died about 1975 about age 87.


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58. Elizabeth Turnbull was born on 22 Oct 1872 in Assynt Farm, Evanton, Easter Ross and died on 25 Feb 1942 at age 69.

General Notes: Went to London as a young lady, and worked at the Post Office Savings bank, until she decided to go as a missionary to China, abt 1895, age 23. Married possibly in Swatow or Amoy.


Occupation: Worked At Amoy, China.

Alt. Birth: 22 Oct 1871.

Elizabeth married Rev. John Steele, son of Thomas Steele and Jessie Fraser Scott, on 20 Dec 1897 in Amoy, China. John was born on 13 Feb 1868 in 3 Audley Place, Cork, Ireland and died on 28 Aug 1960 at age 92.


Occupation: Presbyterian Missionary & Minister.

Died: Muswell Hill Cert. No. IX 566065.

Their children were:

+ 77 M    i. Gerald Hector Steele was born on 11 Jan 1903 in Swatow, China and died on 10 Nov 1946 at age 43.

+ 78 F    ii. Janet Doreen Steele was born on 15 Mar 1909 in Swatow, China and died on 22 Feb 2003 in Salisbury, Wiltshire at age 93.

+ 79 M    iii. Alastair Patrick Steele was born on 25 Jan 1906 and died on 5 Mar 1943 in Solomon Islands at age 37.

   80 M    iv. Diarmad Ronald Steele

Diarmad married Sheila McDonough.

59. Wallace Turnbull was born on 7 Sep 1873 and died on 29 Mar 1910 in Mangaweka, New Zealand at age 36.

General Notes: Went to South Africa, where he married. Underwent great privations in the Boer War; invalided out with TB, and went to New Zealand to stay with his half-brother Mackay, to recover - wife and daughter stayed in S.A.

Letter to his wife dated Oct 6th 1909 - 5 months before he died
"Lodge Hill, Mangaweka, NZ.
My Dear Little Wife,
I was so pleased you get your two letters yesterday & to know that you and Marie are both well. My Dear, I thought you were very brave at the parting. I nearly gave way. Marie's wee face was too much for me, and you were trying so bravely to keep back the tears. You will be pleased to know that I have been very well since coming here. I put on 1lb in weight the first week (?). Everyone is very kind to me. I am getting a good bit stronger & I hope soon to be able to ride round the farm. The farm is 1000 acres and carries 3000 sheep & 200 cattle. Mac does all the work with the help of one man, except when they dock the lambs tails and shear the sheep. The scenery round here is very fine. I like living in the tent first rate. I get tea at 6am, porridge & cream at 8, egg and milk at ten and get up at 11. Dinner at 12 & I don't know how much eggs and milk before tea.I go to bed at nine & have a cup of hot milk before I go.A good many visitors come here especially on Sunday. Mac plays the bagpipes & also the violin & played "The Cock of the North" & a lot of other tunes the night I arrived. I want only you and baby to make me happy. I must be content. I am doing my best to get well & taking every care of myself. It is warm enough to be ---- most of the time. I hope I will keep on putting on weight. I will be glad when I will be able to do some work again. Mac has a big garden & grows a lot of his vegetables. I am afraid I must finish now & Mrs Rhodes (the housekeeper) is going to Manganewa. The post closes tomorrow. Give my kind regards to all & fond love & many kisses to Marie & fond kisses to my own dear wife.
From your loving husband
I am glad that you are bearing up so bravely. Cheer up My Darling & God bless you

Letter from his mother, Flora Wallace, dated Jan 9, 1910
Kinrara, Southside Road, Inverness
My dear Wallace,
I am sorry to hear from Mackay that you were not so well when he wrote at the end of November. I hope you are not suffering much and that you are able to cast on God all your care for yourself and your wife and child, for time and for eternity. Of course you may recover but from the beginning I have felt hopelessand was sad to think you should be cut off in your prime. But our life is not ended here. Today I have read the following, and when Cathie and our maid to an afternoon service, I thought i would write you a line.
"The continuity of life lifts the shadow also from another mystery - tho lives that have been cut off in their prime. When one is richly endowed and carefully trained, and has come to the zenith of his power, his sudden removal seems a reflection on the economy of god's kingdom. Why call this man to the choir celestial when he is so much needed in active service? According to Jesus he had not sunk into inaction, so much subtracted from the forces of righteousness. He has gone where the fetters of this body of humiliation and embarassment of adverse circumstances shall no longer be felt. We must not think of him as withdrawn from the field; we must imagine him as in the van of battle. We must follow him, our friend with hope and a high heart".
I am glad that you are so comfortably situated and as long as I live I must feel grateful to Mackay and Mrs Rhodes for their constant kindness to you. You have everything to insure your recovery if care and attention could avail. You must sometimes think that you are not to recover, and in prospect of such an ?eacul? you must be pleased that your life is insured and I may add for your comfort that so far as I can see at present your share of my money will go to your child. I hope mother and child are keeping well. I have a letter from Jack in which he says that he hoped to see you on his way to the North Island and I hope he has done so.
With much love and sympathy.
I am, your affectionate mother
Flora Turnbull

Wallace married Maria Elizabeth Beukes in Sep 1907 in South Africa.

Their child was:

+ 81 F    i. Flora Marie Turnbull was born on 13 Jun 1908.

60. Wilhelmina Turnbull was born on 23 Mar 1875 and died on 12 Jan 1969 at age 93. Another name for Wilhelmina was Auntie Mena.

Wilhelmina married George Munro. George was born in 1862 and died in 1930 at age 68.


Residence: 1907, Clashnabuiac.

Their children were:

   82 M    i. William Munro was born in 1910 and died on 18 Nov 1994 at age 84.

+ 83 M    ii. Robert Munro

61. Dr. Robert Brown Turnbull N.Z. was born on 18 Jan 1877.

General Notes: Got the daughter of an important family pregnant, and had to leave the district.


Residence: New Zealand.

Robert married Jean Campbell. Jean was born est 1880.

Their children were:

+ 84 F    i. Tresta Turnbull was born est 1910.

+ 85 F    ii. Ellen Turnbull was born est 1910.

   86 F    iii. Jean Turnbull was born est 1910.

+ 87 F    iv. Flora Turnbull was born est 1910.

68. Mary Christina Ross was born in 1872 and died in 1955 at age 83.


Occupation: Schoolteacher.

Mary married James Murray Morice.

Their child was:

   88 F    i. Isabel Morice was born in 1909.

70. Flora Duff Wallace Ross was born in 1876 and died about 1965 about age 89.

Flora married Evan Macgregor in 1899.


Occupation: Greek Scholar.

Their children were:

   89 F    i. Wilhelmina Macgregor .

   90 M    ii. 9 Children Macgregor .

71. Charles Gordon Ross was born in 1878 and died in 1931 at age 53.

Charles married Ethel Bates.

Their child was:

   91 M    i. 4 Children Ross .

72. Janet Duff Ross was born in 1880 and died in 1968 at age 88.


Occupation: Very good pianist.

Janet married Charles Monro Hector.

Their children were:

   92 M    i. Philip/Philys Hector .

   93 F    ii. Joyce Hector .

   94 M    iii. John Hector .

   95 M    iv. Bruce Hector .

73. Christina Mackay Ross was born in 1882 and died in 1971 at age 89. Another name for Christina was Tina.

Christina married David Hogg, son of James Hogg and Helen Fergusson.

Their children were:

   96 M    i. Norman Hogg .

Norman married Irene Fitzpatrick.

   97 F    ii. Sheila Hogg .

   98 F    iii. Helen Hogg .

75. Rev. John Wallace Ross was born in 1886 and died in 1974 at age 88.


Occupation: Minister, Denholm, Hawick.

John married Ruth McGlashan in 1922.

Their children were:

+ 99 F    i. Jean Ross was born est 1925.

   100 M    ii. Murdoch Ross was born est 1925.

   101 M    iii. Peter Ross was born est 1925.

76. Frances Ross was born in 1888 and died about 1975 about age 87. Another name for Frances was Fanny.

Frances married William Hogg, son of James Hogg and Helen Fergusson.

Their children were:

   102 F    i. Patricia Hogg . Another name for Patricia was Pattie.

   103 F    ii. Jean Hogg .


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77. Gerald Hector Steele was born on 11 Jan 1903 in Swatow, China and died on 10 Nov 1946 at age 43.

General Notes: Educated Inverness Royal Academy, Tollington School, N London, & scholarship to Highgate School.
After qualifying Epsom Rd. Guildford & 93 Harley St.
MB BS Gold Medal 1928
FRCS 1928
MS Lond 1928
Bruce, Liston, Erickson, Aichison & Atkinson Morley medals & scholarships
Asst. UCH Surgical Unit (Trotter & Choyce).
Asst. Royal Ear Hosp.
Clin. Asst. St. Peter's Hosp. for Stone
Surgeon Royal Surrey County Hosp. Guildford
ENT Surgeon Aldershot & Fleet Hospitals
Author jointly "Carcinoma of the oesophagus - a method of treatment with radon seeds" BMJ 1934
"Retrograde oesophagoscopy & radon seed insertion" BMJ 1935
Pioneered transplantation of oesophagus for carcinoma
Consultant surgeon to Mount Alvernia Hospital, Guildford


Alt. Birth: 1905.

Gerald married Sylvia Walsh, daughter of Charles Woolard Walsh and Unknown, on 2 Jun 1931. Sylvia was born in 1904 and died on 31 May 1946 at age 42.

Family picture:

Their children were:

+ 104 M    i. John Michael Steele was born on 22 Aug 1932 and died on 21 Aug 1999 at age 66.

+ 105 M    ii. Peter Robert Steele

78. Janet Doreen Steele was born on 15 Mar 1909 in Swatow, China and died on 22 Feb 2003 in Salisbury, Wiltshire at age 93.


Occupation: Nurse.

Jenny married Professor Charles Hansard Lack, son of Rev. Charles Nedham Lack and Edna Sara Bavin, on 23 Oct 1939 in Muswell Hill, London. Charles was born on 27 Jun 1909 in Chi Kong Shan, China and died on 25 Nov 1991 in Coombe Bissett, Wiltshire at age 82.


Occupation: Professor of Pathology at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London. - a personal chair. Particularly interested in tuberculosis. Founder member of the Acid Fast Club.

Their children were:

+ 106 M    i. Dr. John Alastair Lack

   107 M    ii. Roderick Charles Lack was born on 29 Mar 1945 and died in 1969 in London at age 24.

General Notes: A very cultured and literary person. Educated at East Barnet Grammar school, Aldenham school and Clare College, Cambridge. Mellon scholarship to Yale, USA, to study architecture.

RODERICK CHARLES LACK died in his sleep early on New Year's day, 1969. Rod Lack made more impact on the College than most people do, even though he seemed almost cat-like in his self-sufficiency. This was because his strongest interests were essentially private ones which, nonetheless, were capable of taking public forms. Outside literature (which he studied professionally, as it were, in the English Faculty) he was an artist; a private artist in his oil paintings (done in a bold, dashing style) but a public one in his designs for stage sets and for the decor of the May Ball. People will remember his enthusiasm and his capacity for working himself to the bone on his current project. Something of the same idiosyncratic vigour showed in other ways. As a student of literature he was never tidy, because he would not, fortunately, subdue his interests to the prudential requirements of the Tripos. Where he was interested, he read, and the weekly essay took second place. In Part 11 he found a course that could accommodate him. Characteristically he increased his load by taking the difficult option of a Part 11 Modern Languages paper in French, but equally characteristically did well both in that subject and in the examination as a whole. His competence, versatility and personality won him a Mellon Fellowship to Yale.
Outside, as well as inside his work, Rod was a rover. He could always be counted on to have planned an unusual vacation. He was prepared to travel widely, hard and alone in pursuit of his interests; for example he slept rough in Turkey as a means of continuing a long-term investigation, begun while still at school, of the mosaics of the region. The Mellon Fellowship provided an opportunity for a radical change of direction and Rod took it. At Yale he acknowledged his true bent by entering the School of Architecture. Those of us who met him at Yale will remember not only the confidence and drive that thrust him on to meet the challenge of his new discipline, but the enthusiasm with which he put his knowledge to practical use as a member of a group that erected a community centre in a depressed area in the Kentucky hills.
Rod came back to Cambridge to continue his architectural studies with every sign of having found his niche. He was lively, enthusiastic and looked physically very well. News of his sudden death so soon afterwards came, to those who knew him, as a shock from which they are not likely yet to have recovered.J.R.N.

+ 108 F    iii. Diana Mary Lack de Lopez

+ 109 F    iv. Margaret Lack

79. Alastair Patrick Steele was born on 25 Jan 1906 and died on 5 Mar 1943 in Solomon Islands at age 37.

General Notes: Major Alastair Patrick Steele, R.A.

Friends of Dr. Steele will regret to learn that his second son, Major Alastair Patrick Steele, R.A., has been posted by the War Office as “Missing, presumed drowned.”

Alastair was born in Swatow, China, and was educated at the Royal Academy, Inverness and Tollington School, Tetherdown, London. From the University College Reading he took the B.Sc. at London University. Thereafter, he graduated at the Dick Veterinary College, Edinburgh, securing the Diploma of State Veterinary Medicine with many distinctions. His final appointment at home was that of Veterinary Inspector to the Orkney and Shetland Islands, with his headquarters at Kirkwall. During that period he shared the command of one of the vital defences of Scapa Flow with Eric Linklater, the novelist.

Having achieved his majority, he was then appointed Instructor of Gunnery to the Eas­tern Command. He was ordered to Hong Kong in 1942, but, when that fortress fell, the transport was directed to Singapore, where he arrived, only to be captured by the Japanese when the Malay Peninsula was finally occupied by the enemy. At Changi prison camp he was put in charge of the anti-Mosquito Cam­paign.

From Singapore, he and 600 other prisoners were shipped to New Britain in the Pacific, he being second in command of the group. In New Britain he was put in charge of the working parties, and “handled the Japanese” with much skill, to the advantage of the men under him.

From there, he and the men who could travel were sent to the Solomon Islands, and then back to New Britain. The final move was in a ship bound for New Guinea, and of that voyage nothing is known, nor has any news been re­ceived since.

Two of his friends, a Captain and Instructor in Gunnery in ,the R.A. (who died later from malnutrition) and a medical Orderly, bore testimony to him as “the straightest man they had ever known, a great man and a fine Christian.”
He leaves a wife, formerly Miss Candlish, and two children, Alastair Kenneth and Eileen Fiona, now living in Dumfries.

Alastair married Helen Candlish. Helen was born on 23 May 1905 and died on 11 Apr 2000 at age 94.

Their children were:

   110 F    i. Eileen Steele

+ 111 M    ii. Kenneth Steele was born in 1934.

81. Flora Marie Turnbull was born on 13 Jun 1908.

Flora married William Christoffel Uys on 2 Jul 1935.

Their children were:

+ 112 F    i. Mary Flora Uys was born on 24 Apr 1940 and died on 8 Jan 1998 at age 57.

   113 F    ii. Catherine Uys

83. Robert Munro

Robert married Margaret Nimmo.

Their children were:

   114 M    i. John Turnbull Munro

John married Rita Greenwood.

+ 115 F    ii. Dr. Sheila Margaret Munro

84. Tresta Turnbull was born est 1910.

Tresta married Eastwood Thompson. Eastwood was born est 1910.

Their children were:

   116 F    i. Noeline Thompson

   117 F    ii. Jean Thompson

85. Ellen Turnbull was born est 1910.

Ellen married Thompson. Thompson was born est 1910.

Their child was:

   118 F    i. Catherine Thompson

87. Flora Turnbull was born est 1910.

Flora married Cole. Cole was born est 1910.

Their children were:

   119 M    i. Robert Cole

   120 M    ii. John Cole

Flora next married Gould.

99. Jean Ross was born est 1925.

Jean married Dr. McAllister.

Their children were:

   121 F    i. Dr. Jillian McAllister

   122 F    ii. Dr. John McAllister

   123 F    iii. Marjory McAllister

   124 M    iv. Dr. Murdoch McAllister


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104. John Michael Steele was born on 22 Aug 1932 and died on 21 Aug 1999 at age 66.

J.M. married Jane Shereen Near, daughter of Isaac Elliston Near and Olive Vera Simpson.

Their children were:

   125 M    i. Christopher John Steele

+ 126 M    ii. Michael Gerald Steele

+ 127 F    iii. Sarah Jane Steele

+ 128 F    iv. Rosemary Ann Vera Steele

105. Peter Robert Steele

P.R. married Sarah Fleming. Sarah was born in 1940 and died on 5 Nov 1995 at age 55.

Their children were:

   129 M    i. Adam Steele

   130 F    ii. Judith Steele

   131 F    iii. Lucy Steele

106. Dr. John Alastair Lack

Alastair married Patricia Margaret Reynolds, daughter of Alec Reeve Reynolds and Mary Ellen Frost.

Their children were:

+ 132 F    i. Juliette Louise Lack

   133 F    ii. Katherine Olivia Lack

Katherine married Robert Iain Ogilvy.

   134 M    iii. Christopher Alec Lack

108. Diana Mary Lack de Lopez

D.M. married Mario Lopez Linde.

Their child was:

   135 F    i. Jenny Lopez Lack

109. Margaret Lack

Mag married David Jenkins.

Their children were:

   136 M    i. Alan Roderick Jenkins

Alan married Ezgi Emine Icelli.

   137 M    ii. Martin Charles Jenkins

   138 F    iii. Sarah Katherine Jenkins

111. Kenneth Steele was born in 1934.

Kenneth married Dorothy.

Their child was:

   139 F    i. Samantha Steele

112. Mary Flora Uys was born on 24 Apr 1940 and died on 8 Jan 1998 at age 57.

Mary married Clement Elnathan Van Der Walt.

Their children were:

   140 F    i. Elmarie Van Der Walt

   141 F    ii. Karrien Van Der Walt

   142 F    iii. Flora Van Der Walt

115. Dr. Sheila Margaret Munro

Sheila married Alastair George Mathewson.

Their children were:

   143 M    i. Alastair Munro Mathewson

   144 F    ii. Alison Clare Mathewson

   145 M    iii. Andrew John Mathewson


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126. Michael Gerald Steele

Gug married Linda Thorpe.

Their children were:

   146 F    i. Kelly Steele

   147 M    ii. Joshua Steele

Gug had a relationship with Katherine Jane Shrives.

Their children were:

   148 M    i. Charlie Steele

   149 F    ii. Lucy Steele

127. Sarah Jane Steele

Sarah married Sean David King.

Their children were:

   150 F    i. Sophie King

   151 M    ii. William Guy King

128. Rosemary Ann Vera Steele

Rosemary married Delalis.

Their children were:

   152 F    i. Lily Delalis

   153 M    ii. Harry Delalis

132. Juliette Louise Lack

Juliette married Patrick McCormack, son of Michael Anthony McCormack and Catherine Campbell.

Their children were:

   154 M    i. Thomas Alastair McCormack

   155 F    ii. Niamh Kathryn McCormack

   156 F    iii. Megan Louise McCormack

   157 F    iv. Mary McCormack

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