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?
Jaquelyne Carruthers, Author and Artist. Our family, having left their origins in Annandale in the Scottish Borders, have traversed and settled in many parts of the world. In a great many cases they have brought their own positive stamp to the neighbourhoods, regions and countries in which they live. It is therefore always a great… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Jacquelyn Carruthers, American author and artist
Another Scottish Chief is inaugurated this year, officiated by the Lord Lyon, without whose acceptance of the Chief's claims and his line, would not be recognised to bear the Arms of that clan and as such would not be recognised as a Scottish Clan Chief. MacBain/MacBean Chief On the death of the 21st Chief, Hughston… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Inaguration of the Chief of Clan MacBean/MacBain
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.
A member had cause to visit Savannah in Georgia and came across this very interesting plaque/marker commemerating Dr William Alexander Caruthers (1802-1846), who lived in the area. Interestingly, it seems the marker appeared a few times in the Holywood film, Forrest Gump with Tom Hanks Although his family were of Scottish Border descent, he himself… Continue reading CLANCARRUTHERS: Dr William A Caruthers (1802-1846).
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
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
HAPPY 4th of JULY Dr Peter Carruthers of Holmains Our Chief, Peter Carruthers of Holmains, 22nd of his line would like to wish all our American clan members and all Carruthers everywhere, a very happy 4th of July holiday. May your celebrations go safely and bring you and yours an abundance of health, prosperity and… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: A Message from our Chief.
STONE MOUNTAIN HIGHLAND GAMES, GEORGIA. http://smhg.org The Stone Mountain Highland Games took place on October 16-17, 2021 in picturesque grounds of the Stone Mountain Park meadow. The event is a short drive northeast of Atlanta, Georgia, which has resounded with the sounds of bagpipes, fiddles and harps during the third weekend in October since 1972.… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: At the Stone Mountain Highland Games, Georgia