As we approach the 328th anniversary of one of Scotland’s most vile acts, although not linked to Carruthers, it was felt important enough to educate and inform our readers on what occurred that bleak winters night in Scotland, many years ago. What was to become the Massacre of Glencoe happened on February 13th, 1692. This is… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The Massacre of Glencoe
Here is an example of a Carruthers in far off places being successful in their communities. After a trip to Samoa last year, a friend contacted us about seeing a depiction of the Chiefly Arms of Carruthers. The crest was portrayed with a cherub crest and with chevrons, being wrongly depicted, rather than engrailed chevrons.… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Irving Carruthers, in Samoa
Is Carothers/Carrothers listed on the 'Nobility Roll' of the United Kingdom? The NewsWe received some very exciting news this last week, that Carruthers or rather Carrothers/Carothers, a derivation of our Scottish name, had been added to something that was being called the Nobility Roll or British Nobility List of the United Kingdom. The statement posted on… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Carruthers / Carrothers listed as British Nobility……….or was it?
-Carruthers: The Clan/Family Tartan - Clan and Family Tartan As a Society, we take or time, cross our t's and dot our i's to ensure that what we are building for the clan sits firmly on solid and long-lasting foundations. In the making and adding to Carruthers history, Clan Carruthers Society-International remains at the forefront.… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Our Clan/Family Tartan – 5th card in the ‘Royal Flush’ is achieved.
As our readers know, the Society will always publish informationbased on current evidence. We try to inform and educate on subjects directly involving or about or immediate family. We also like to publish items that have influenced Scottish society as a whole, which would reflect the lifestyle and hardship of our family in the past. Having… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The Myth of the Scottish Slave.
As we move to celebrate one of Scotland’s most famous sons on January 5th, it is apt that a blog on his international acclaim and worldwide appreciation is published by us.According to the Poetry foundation', Robert Burns was born in 1759, in Alloway, Ayrshire, Scotland, to William and Agnes Brown Burnes. (The Bard used the… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Robert Burns – World Writer.
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.