Accepting that all Scottish arms belong to an individual and not a family or clan, the Carruthers arms as we know them are proudly borne by the Chief of Carruthers, Peter Carruthers of Holmains. Therefore all Scottish heraldry ie arms/coats of arms come under the auspices of the Lord Lyon King of Arms in Edinburgh… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Can I get ‘CARRUTHERS’ Arms in America and Canada?
CARRUTHERS; A proud Scottish Reiver family, from Annandale in the ancient West March of the Scottish Borders. This we already know, but what makes ‘us’ as a Society claim to represent our worldwide Scottish family and clan and the right to call ourselves the 'official home’ of Carruthers. Further, are you wishing to keep the… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: The official home of Carruthers, but can we really make that claim?
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.
And the LLC/CCIS strike again The Rev Gary Robert Carruthers. NB As a member of the authorised and official group: Clan Carruthers Society (International), note the correct and official Carruthers clan badge on the jacket and hat and the Carruthers tartan tie proudly worn by a proud Canadian Carruthers. It is therefore truly sad when… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: The Rev. Gary Robert Carruthers – how to abuse the memory of a great and honourable man.
Clan Carruthers being a member of CASSOC, are please to share with you their newsletter - An Drochaid (the Bridge). Interestingly, on page 14, there is a piece on the recent inauguration of a new Buchanan Clan Chief. Some of the Clan Chiefs in attendance. Our chief, Carruthers Of Holmains is in the middle wearing… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: AN DROCHAID, newsletter of the Clans And Scottish Societies of Canada
The Council of Scottish Clans & Associations, in conjunction with the Clans And Scottish Societies of Canada, have placed on their websites a Find My Clan link to allow interested parties to locate information on their Scottish clan/family. As members of both organisations, we have access to this link, although so do the general public.… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Find my clan
Carruthers Banner Clan Carruthers Society (Canada) have unveiled their Society banner, proudly announcing who and what they are. This will be used to represent our name at gatherings and festivals. It clearly shows the Carruthers clan badge accurately portrayed on the Carruthers tartan, adopted as the official clan tartan in 2019 after the confirmation by… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Canadian Society has new banner.
Zelda M Carruthers, Dr Joe Morrow Lord Lyon and Graham Carruthers at the Fergus Festival 2019. It is with great personal sadness that I share the news of the passing of one of our own. Zelda M Carruthers, after a long and debilitating illness, passed peacefully today, Monday, June 13 at 4:30 EST in Mississuga, Canada. … Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: The passing of Zelda M. Carruthers, Canada.
An official tartan for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has been registered with the Scottish Register of Tartans in Edinburgh, Scotland. In a similar vein to the Carruthers tartan, the colours of this tartan were chosen to represent different aspects of what it represents ie the Royal Canadian Navy, where: black is their new uniform;… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Royal Canadian Navy: Official new tartan registered.
In an interesting piece taken from the Barrie Historical Archives and published in Barrie Today in 2017, it tells a sad tale of one James Carruthers of Ontario. The carpenters of Barrie were rarely idle in the 1870s. New businesses and homes were springing up everywhere, and buildings in the County’s seemingly most combustible town… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: The sad and strange tale of James Carruthers.