During the time of the British rule in India (1757-1947) and after, many Scots to include members of our own family saw India as the place for expats to go. Employment came in various guises; the East India Company or its regiments, the British Army in India, independent British interests such as the tea trade… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Snippets from a Carruthers Diary in India – part 2
Dunscore is a small village of around 150 people which lies 9 miles (14 km) northwest of Dumfries. It is famous for its Lag Tower once owned by the Grierson family, a dominant family in the area The Tower sits on high ground above the Lagan Burn, just north/east of the village. Dating from the… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: November 2022, treasure hoard found near Dumfries: Bruce, Wallace and Edward I & II, did they play a role?
For those interested, here is updated information regarding the Chief of Carruthers which we hope you enjoy. Further, the history behind snippets of his parents lives, shows real Reiver spirit shining through. Proud of our chief, proud of our family, simply proud to be a Carruthers. CHIEF of the NAME and ARMS of CARRUTHERS… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: The honest legitimacy of the Chief of a Border Clan and Family.
As much as we celebrate the birth of a new family member, sadly the loss of one of our own is felt by us all. However, we choose not to harvest other people’s grief and only post when asked by a family member to do so. With this in mind, we therefore offer our deepest… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Joan Carruthers 1933-2022.
The Clan Carruthers Tent Over the weekend of October 20th - 22nd 2022, Clan Carruthers were again present at the Stone Mountain Highland Games. These members of our family proudly offered advice and information on our Border Clan's history, culture and position in Scottish Clan society. Carruthers of Holmains The Carruthers tent, see above proudly… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Clan Carruthers at Stone Mountain Highland Games.
LEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01 During the time of the British rule in India (1757-1947) and after, many Scots to include members of our own family saw India as the place for expats to go. Employment came in various guises; the East India Company or its regiments, the British Army in India, independent British interests such… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Snippets from a Carruthers Diary in India – part 1
Caratacus-Wiki In the first century AD there lived a Chieftain of a Celtic tribe called the Catuvellauni, whose name was Caratacus (The ancient Cumbric/Welsh form was Caradog/k). He was renowned as a brave and experienced warrior who fought hard against the Roman occupation of Brittannia, when his lands were invaded. So the question is why… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Caratacus of the Catuvellauni- was he a Carruthers?
Official Carruthers Clan Crest and Tartan In Scottish heraldry there is no such thing as a "family coat of arms", members of a family are assigned specific and relevant differences to the armorial bearings of an ancestor. This is to symbolise the personal identity of the owner of the armorial bearings granted to the individual to… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Our Society and its Journey so far.
As members of the Council of Scottish Clans & Associations (COSCA)in the US, our society, representing Carruthers internationally receives information directly from this highly reputable source. As such we are more than happy to reproduce their information here. Scottish Clan Map Many different maps claim to indicate the areas controlled by specific clans in Scotland.… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: COSCA and the Clan Map
GRAND Council & ARMIGERS Any chief recognised by the Lord Lyon as chief of a clan or family is chief of all who bear the name of the clan or family.... Lord Lyon, Edinburgh, Scotland, 16th December 2021 HISTORICAL SYNOPSIS There is only one Scottish clan and family of Carruthers and its origins are in… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Clan and Family Council – latest update.