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Clan Carruthers: Clan Gatherings and their Etiquette

Highland Games, Gatherings and Festivals are events usually held from the Spring to the Autumn (Fall). They are designed to celibrate our Scottish culture, heritage and traditions, not only in Scotland but in such places as Australia, Canada, the US and in fact anyplace where groups of expats Scots or their descendants gather. There are… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Clan Gatherings and their Etiquette

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Clan Carruthers: Prof. Donald Carruthers CBE

Eur Ing Professor - DONALD CARRUTHERS CBE CEng FICE FIHT Donald Carruthers was born and educated in Lancashire, England.  Upon completion of National Service with the Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, the Corp of the British Army that maintains military equipment, he spent two years with contractors prior to joining West Riding County Council in… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Prof. Donald Carruthers CBE

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Clan Carruthers: Films and Music produced by Bob Carruthers

Bob Carruthers is an award-winning Scottish film and music producer, screenwriter, author, publisher, film director and sports club owner. Born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, in 1960, Carruthers attended Kirkcaldy High School. After graduating from Edinburgh University in 1981 and working for Central Television (now ITV Central) Carruthers founded the documentary production company Cromwell Productions Ltd, based… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Films and Music produced by Bob Carruthers

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Clan Carruthers: Anglo-Scottish Border Law – A brief Synopsis

A great piece from Anglo-Scottish Borderlands History 500-1603, taken from "Border Reivers from the 13th to the 17th centuries". Shared by kind permission. All Pics are from the original Post WHY DID THEY NEED THE BORDER-LAW In the eleventh century the Border Line between England and Scotland was very different to that we know today.… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Anglo-Scottish Border Law – A brief Synopsis

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Clan Carruthers: The Mexican Revolution, Our Vital Role.

Since their beginnings in the south of Annandale in the West March of what is now Dumfriesshire, our family has played a role in many spheres of life and in many countries. We are represented in all strata of society, from generals, to politicians, to athletes, investors and artists. However, very occasionally, a story unfolds… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The Mexican Revolution, Our Vital Role.

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Clan Carruthers: Pele Towers & Mouswald Tower

Border Towers According to Alastair Maxwell-Irving FSA, FSA Scot in his paper on Tower Houses, these defensive strong- holds came in all shapes and sizes over a period of nearly 300 years. They ranged from the great tower-house castles of the late 14th and 15th centuries to the lesser towers of the 16th century and later,… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Pele Towers & Mouswald Tower