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Hugh Ross, Solicitor
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1795
End Date:
27 Aug 1869
Hugh Ross was a solicitor born in Scotland who emigrated to Van Diemen's Land, arriving on the Regalia on 30 December 1822. He practiced privately and also worked for the government as Crown Solicitor from 1832 - 1841 after which he was prosecuted for misappropriation of government funds. He was found not guilty on a legal technicality and thereafter left for New Zealand where he died in 1869.
Information Sources:
Australian Dictionary of Biography
Functions Performed:
Tasmanian businesses
Series Created By Agency:
NS844 Letter Book of Hugh Ross, Solicitor07 Mar 183809 Jan 1841