Support 'YOUR' Clan Society at the link belowhttps://clancarrutherssociety.org/membership/ -ABOUT- 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… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Society Membership
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.
Carruthers are proud of both their heritage and their succeses. In the world of boxing one of our own became a World Champion in his own right. According to the Boxing Records: Name: Jimmy CarruthersBirth Name: James William CarruthersBorn: 1929-07-05Hometown: Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaBirthplace: Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDied: 1990-08-15 (Age:61)Stance: SouthpawHeight: 168cmReach: 171cmstatusinactivecareer1950-1962birth nameJames… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Boxing it’s way to the top
'Scots' is a spoken language with a number of different varieties, each with its own distinctive character. Scots is spoken in Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh and Aberdeen as well as in the Borders, Dumfries and Galloway, central Scotland, Fife, the Lothians, Tayside, Caithness, the North East and Orkney and Shetland. It is a language that has… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: ‘Lallans’, the ‘Tongue’ of our Ancestors.
When will our clan and family realise that the group: Ancient and Honourable Carruthers Clan Society Int LLC, also known as Clan Carruthers LLC-Promptus et Fidelis, also known as Clan Carruthers International Society, to name but a few, are offering information which simply does not stand up to scrutiny and sadly neither does their claims… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Legal Set up of a Clan Society and a Response to LLC claims.
As we are aware, the role of the Lord Lyon and his influence supersedes the boundaries of Scotland itself, extending to wherever the Scottish diaspora exits. This is clearly seen in the regions of Canada, the United States of America and Australia, where respectable organisations, Festivals, Games and Gatherings embrace the decisions of the Lyon… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Yankee Sorts out the Court of the Lord Lyon
As we approach the Scottish celebration of Hogmanay and 'the Bells', it is time for us Scots to reflect on the past and look positively towards the future. Many people are still not fully aware of the work that goes on behind the scenes by their Society. Although we have great support, some still retain… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: CCSI – 24 Months of Success.
Are we descended from the Irish?' It has already been proven that the name Carruthers is topographical in nature and Brythonic in origin, deriving originally from the area in what is now Annandale in Southwest Scotland. It was taken from Caer Rhydderch in the Brythonic lanquage of Cumbric (the fort of Ruthers), dating back to… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Gaelic or Brythonic (Irish or Scots)
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.However,… 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