SUPPORT 'YOUR' CLAN SOCIETY Dear Clan and Family Carruthers,After the confirmation of Dr S. Peter Carruthers of Holmains as Chief of the Name and Arms of Carruthers, and after consultation with him personally, the Society has now opened its door to both individual and family membership.Who do we represent?The Clan Carruthers Society, represents all our… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Society Membership is now Available!
Major John Carruthers, born January 21 1934, died April 13 2018 The bulk of this blog has been supplied by one of our senior genealogists; Gary John Carruthers from Australia. This piece looks at the line through Robert Carruthers to John Lawson Carruthers and is another fine example of robust genealogical investigation. It also follows… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: John L. Carruthers, Gurkha.
As a clan, our chiefly arms of Holmains, registered in 1672 by John Carruthers 9th of Holmains and recognised as those borne by our Chief through the centuries, have never to date been granted supporters. There are claims of arms with supporters on them, but they have no recognition nor official status as Carruthers arms.… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Supporters Granted.
We have pleasure in announcing that Mrs Dana Caruthers Norton was elected as a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland at their AGM on St Andrews Night, the 30th of November 2019. This entitles her to use the post-nominal FSA Scot. Dana was accepted for her strong background in Genealogy and Carruthers history… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Dana Caruthers Norton, FSA Scot.
As Scots, and to All our clan and family from wherever you may hail, here is wishing you a happy St Andrews Day, and we hope you enjoy it and for all those in Scotland, the national holiday that comes with it. We are further waiting, as a Society, on some great news regarding one… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: St Andrews Day
A warm welcome to the Clan Carruthers Y-DNA Project. Overview Since the turn of the millennium many Scottish Clans have launched surname studies. As a Clan, our priority has to date been to support a Chief being confirmed by the Lord Lyon. As of August 2019, our Chief, Dr Simon Peter Carruthers of Holmains was… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Y-DNA Project
Mr Graham Carruthers elected as Board Member of CASSOC We are pleased to announce that one of our Canadian stalwarts, Mr Graham Carruthers, Executive Secretary of Clan Carruthers Society International, has been elected to the Board of the Clans and Scottish Societies of Canada (CASSOC). Graham, has worked tirelessley for Carruthers in his home Country,… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: In CASSOC
Please find the December issue of this publication attached, with page 31 being of interest to our clan and family. This publication is celebrating over 40 years linking directly to Scotland’s diaspora through sales in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States of America. The piece may not be centre stage, but it seems… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The Scottish Banner
As a Society, and as many will be aware, we have been concentrating for over 12 years on taking the official path to have a Chief recognised through the Lord Lyon in Scotland. This has been achieved and we now have our first Chief in 210 years. Of course, this did not mean that we… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Legal in the U.S.A.
In the Court of the Lord Lyon in the PETITIONSbyJames Andrew Carruthers of Dormontclaiming to be entitled to recognition as Chief of the Name and Arms of Carruthers as “Carruthers of Holmains”andDr Simon Peter Carruthersclaiming to be entitled to recognition as Chief of the Name and Arms of Carruthers as “Carruthers of Holmains” FINDINGS AND REASONSIntroduction1.… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The Official Decision for Chief
This piece is reprinted by kind permission of Scottish Heritage Magazine. It is an article by the Shennachie of Durie, Dr Bruce Durie, who was hounoured by the appointment from the Chief of Durie himself; Andrew Durie, Chief of the Name and Arms of Durie. There is a persistent myth that the origin of the name… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The Shennachie