Articles from Tain & District Museum

Heckie Ross

James Hector Ross or 'Heckie' as he was better known, was born in Tain in 1911 one of a family of eight. He ran a grocery shop on King Street and with his keen business sense and cheery manner soon built up a thriving business.

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Callum Oag at Amat House

An interesting letter, written by Miss Kathleen Lyon concerning Malcolm Ross of Pitcalnie hiding at Amat House in a secret room after the Battle of Little Ferry, 15th April 1746.

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Kingscauseway - What’s in a name?

Kingscauseway is now merely a name on a map of Tain parish. In this article, Liz Sutherland looks at who the King was and why a causeway was named after him.

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