1851 - High Street, Newburgh ,Fife - Census - age 6 - Scholar
1861 - High Street , Newburgh, Fife Census - age 16 -Black Smith Apprentice
1871 - Vessels Argyll - Census- age 26 - Master
1881 - High Street , Newburgh , Fife - Census - age 36 - Ship Master
1891 - Masonic Cottage , Newburgh - Census - age 46 - Ship Master
1901 - Mason St (Masonic Cottage) - Census - age 56 - Master of River Steamer
The photograph of the family is taken outside Masonic Cottage. The Cottage is still in the family today.
Thank you to Eddie Ross : great great grandson of Thomas Ross for the wonderful photographs