Clan Carruthers

CLAN CARRUTHERS: Carruthers at the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs: June 2022

Dr Simon Peter Carruthers, hereditary Chief of the Name and Arms of Carruthers, Honorary President of the Clan Carruthers Society (International) The Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs is to meet in Broomhall House in Fife this weekend. Well over 100 chiefs are expected to be in attendance representing clans and families from the Highlands and… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Carruthers at the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs: June 2022

Clan Carruthers

CLAN CARRUTHERS: Scottish Clan & Family Encyclopaedia, 3rd Edition

If you only buy one book to cover Scottish clans and Families, this is it and it comes highly recommended. It has been published by a team of experts and researchers commissioned by St Kilda Publications based in Scotland and is full of information, and colourful plates that brings the history of Scotland and its… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Scottish Clan & Family Encyclopaedia, 3rd Edition

Clan Carruthers

CLAN CARRUTHERS: R.C. Reid, co-author of the ‘Records of the Carruthers Family’, but who was he?

Most Carruthers will be aware of the family tome; 'The Records of the Carruthers Family' written by A Stanley Carruthers FSA Scot and R. C. Reid and although other books have been published relating to the family this still remains the go to reference for Carruthers history to this day. Rev Arthur Stanley Carruthers FSA… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: R.C. Reid, co-author of the ‘Records of the Carruthers Family’, but who was he?

Clan Carruthers

CLAN CARRUTHERS: Canadian Society has new banner.

Carruthers Banner Clan Carruthers Society (Canada) have unveiled their Society banner, proudly announcing who and what they are. This will be used to represent our name at gatherings and festivals. It clearly shows the Carruthers clan badge accurately portrayed on the Carruthers tartan, adopted as the official clan tartan in 2019 after the confirmation by… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Canadian Society has new banner.

Clan Carruthers

CLAN CARRUTHERS: The passing of Zelda M. Carruthers, Canada.

Zelda M Carruthers, Dr Joe Morrow Lord Lyon and Graham Carruthers at the Fergus Festival 2019. It is with great personal sadness that I share the news of the passing of one of our own.   Zelda M Carruthers, after a long and debilitating illness, passed peacefully today, Monday, June 13 at 4:30 EST in  Mississuga, Canada. … Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: The passing of Zelda M. Carruthers, Canada.

Clan Carruthers

CLAN CARRUTHERS: Royal Celtic Society No.25

Our Convenor is a member of the Society and has pleasure in sharing its newsletter with you. Although the content on the whole is superb, there is a particularily interesting article on the Black Watch Museum by Elizabeth Roads, LVO FSA former Lyon Clerk, whom the society had the pleasure in interviewing for our website.… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Royal Celtic Society No.25

Clan Carruthers

CLAN CARRUTHERS: Carruthers Ex Libres.

Examples of Carruthers Bookplates through the ages Book Plate: Sir Charles Philip Huntington (1912) Firstly, what is a book plate? A bookplate is a small printed label which is adhered/attached to a book, usually inside the front cover. The term “ex libris,” meaning “from the books/library of” denoted the purpose of the bookplate itself and as… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Carruthers Ex Libres.

Clan Carruthers

CLAN CARRUTHERS: The Carruthers fleurs de lis.

This blog post was stimulated by a conversation on a heraldry page which offered confirmation of what we as a society believed to be true regarding the Carruthers use of the fleurs de lis on our shields. Scottish Clans and the fleurs de lis To our knowledge, there are only two recognised Scottish Clans/Families that… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: The Carruthers fleurs de lis.

Clan Carruthers

CLAN CARRUTHERS: The family, the Templars, Hospitillers and Trailtrow – the facts.

Records within our family suggests that Carruthers were Keepers of the Trailtrow Preceptory. This has caused us to speculate that we are linked to either the Order of the Knights Templars or the Knights Hospitallers. As such and accepting the intrique these orders stimulate has set out a romantic picture and allowed the imagination of… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: The family, the Templars, Hospitillers and Trailtrow – the facts.