Ross, William


Student United College 1832-1833 Gk. Jun. 1833-1834 Math. 1; Log. 1834-1835 Math. 2; Ethics. Part bursary, 1835.


Born 2.8.1802 eldest child of Robert Ross, Errol and Grace Keir.


Ploughman etc at Abernyte and elsewhere before University.

Also at Secession divinity hall and King’s College, London.

Licensed 1840. Ordained in London. Went in company of David Livingstone to South Africa 1840. Missionary Taung, Mamusa and Likatlong where he died 31.7.1863. [Minister]


Died at Likatlong [South Africa] 31.7.1863.


  • UYUC400:17.2.1835
  • Philip, Evangel in Gowrie p368f
  • R. F. Fisher, The story of the life, labours and triumphs of William Ross
  • Congregational Yearbook 1863
  • Monumental inscription, Abernyte