ROSE, Hugh (1781-1827), of Kilravock, Nairn.
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Family and Education
b. 8 Feb. 1781, 2nd and posth. s. of Capt. Hugh Rose, MD, of Brea and Broadley by 2nd w. and cos. Elizabeth, da. and event. h. of Hugh Rose of Kilravock. educ. ?Aberdeen Univ. 1793. m. (1) 5 Oct. 1805, Katherine, da. of Col. John Baillie of Dunain, Inverness, 3s. 4da.; (2) 22 Apr. 1819, Catherine Mackintosh of Farr, Inverness, 5s. 3da. suc. mother to Kilravock 1815.
Maj. Inverness militia 1802, lt.-col. 1803; lt.-col. commdt. Nairn vol. inf. 1806.
Rose was born three months after the death of his father, who had had a son, James, by his previous marriage. On the death of her brother in 1782 his mother became head of the Kilravock branch of the family, but her right of succession to the estate, which was ‘clogged with encumbrances’, was challenged in the courts by her stepson’s guardian. The dispute was settle