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Clan Carruthers: The Research of John Franklin Carothers.

The Genealogy of John Franklin Carothers and the fabled tale of a link to the line of Carruthers chiefs...or not as the case may be! In November 1937 John Franklin Carothers wrote his Genealogical Record of the Ancestors and Descendants of John Franklin Carothers, which in itself was a monumental task . However his claims and those using… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The Research of John Franklin Carothers.

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Clan Carruthers: The Origins of the Name and Family of Carruthers.

As we await the announcement of our chief by the Lord Lyon, which we expect in the weeks ahead, we will revisit the origin of our family and clan. In many cases when dealing with the origins of any large group, gathering the evidence can be difficult as we go back in time, but when… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The Origins of the Name and Family of Carruthers.

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Clan Carruthers: At the Fergus Festival

Highland games and gatherings occur throughout the world and not simply in Scotland. They are events where those of Scottish blood and heritage, celebrate their culture with pride, wherever they reside. In the same vein as other cultures, competitions to prove strength, endurance, skill and honour became a central hub to these events. However, they… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: At the Fergus Festival

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Clan Carruthers: The Secret Seat of the Templar.

Taken from the BBC website; BBC.com, here is an interesting piece by Addison Nugent. She writes this as part of a travelogue and it may be of interest to our members. Other information gleened from Knights Tempar International, UK. Genealogical Archives, electricscotland and the excellant research by AJ Carruthers is included. She writes: "It was… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The Secret Seat of the Templar.

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Clan Carruthers: Are the laws governing Scottish clans different, in different Countries?

Some for their own ends claim the laws governing a Scottish clan vary from country to country, however nothing could be further from the truth. The laws relating to a Scottish clan, its Chief, confirmation of the same and their Arms are governed, as one would suspect in dealings with a Scottish clan, by the… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Are the laws governing Scottish clans different, in different Countries?

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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: Dr Glenn Carruthers PhD, Australian Scientist.

"I enjoy finding out the very specific relationship between how we represent the world and what the brain is doing". Dr Glenn Carruthers Regularily we see members of our clan and family achieve academic degrees with great pride, many going on to greater things. We  therefore feel it more than appropriate to celebrate both our… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Dr Glenn Carruthers PhD, Australian Scientist.