Ross-shire (UK Parliament constituency)

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For the 1801–1885 constituency in Ireland, see New Ross (UK Parliament constituency). For the 1885–1918 constituency in Herefordshire, see Ross (UK Parliament constituency).
Ross-shire
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
Map of constituency
Subdivisions of Scotland Ross-shire
17081832
Number of members One
Replaced by Ross & Cromarty
Created from Ross-shire

Ross-shire was a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1708 to 1801 and of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1832. In 1832 it was merged with Cromartyshire to form Ross and Cromarty.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member [1] Party
1708 Hugh Rose
1709 Charles Rosse Independent Whig
1722 Alexander Urquhart
1727 Charles Rosse
1733 John Munro
1734 Hugh Rose
1741 Charles Ross
1746 Sir Harry Munro, 7th Baronet Whig
1747 Kenneth Mackenzie, Lord Fortrose
1761 James Stuart-Mackenzie
1780 John Mackenzie
1784 Francis Humberston Mackenzie
1790 William Adam Whig
1794 Francis Humberston Mackenzie
1796 Sir Charles Lockhart-Ross, 7th Baronet
1806 Alexander Mackenzie-Fraser
1809 Hugh Innes
1812 William Frederick Mackenzie
1814 Charles Mackenzie Fraser
1818 Thomas Mackenzie
1822 Sir James Wemyss Mackenzie, 5th Baronet Tory
1831 James Alexander Stewart-Mackenzie Whig
1832 constituency abolished

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