Bruce or Not Bruce We really thought that this nonsense had been put to bed but obviously not. As always we wish to present the facts relating to both our name and our heritage. Therefore, we will deal with the comments on the post below, piece by piece. The individual statement taken from the post… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Bruce or not Bruce
The questions posed here are in response to some false information, which sadly vilifies the suppliers and manufacturers of our official Carruthers Red tartan that it is English, Acrylic and made in Pakistan?. These are of course, serious allegations and are causing offence to many. They therefore were investigated, addressed here and as we can… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The Mysterious case of the English acrylic tartan from Pakistan.
The Credibility of Nonsense. For many years, a great many of us have worked very hard to have our clan and family recognised and respected as a credible entity within Scottish culture internationally. Yet when we are continually bombarded and embarrassed by nonsense, posted by people who by accident or design, are putting up posts… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The Templar grave of Uileam Roibard and the Crescent Moon
It always bemuses us when people attempt to rationalise and promote the correctness of their actions by posting large amounts of text. This is usually done without a full insight or understanding of the subject at hand, in this case an issue of ownership and the process around it. Defence of a stance is always… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: You can’t defend what can’t be defended!
As a Society, we are always interested in delving into any research which might enhance the history of our family. Some of us are Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries based at the National Museum of Scotland, with links to the National Library of Scotland; some have access to old family archives; some are simply… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: The ‘famous’ Carruthers tartan pre 1746.
These arms have been posted before on our web-pages and appeared by consent of the individual concerned, after their granting by the Lord Lyon in 2017. They are the arms of the Clan Society Convenor and that of his immediate family. However, in order to try to prevent plagiarism (see left), we are posting them… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Even a woman remains open to abuse, it seems!
Is Carothers/Carrothers listed on the 'Nobility Roll' of the United Kingdom? Carruthers Nobility, or not? We received some very exciting news a few weeks ago, that Carruthers or rather Carrothers/Carothers, a derivation of our Scottish name, had been added to the Nobility Roll or British Nobility List of the United Kingdom. The statement posted on… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Nobility or Not? The Facts.
We are all aware of the bizarre and fake claims being made by some within our own family and their misuse of the Chief's arms, but it seems that even the Lyon Court has limits to his patience, even if they live outside of Scotland. At the end of the day, fraud is fraud, and… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: Another fraud: the Fake Lord of Lochaber
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.
It is the responsibility of any respectable organisation to inform and educate based on the facts and evidence available to them. For this reason, we need to respond to something we again have received from one of our members. The following information, initially posted on September… Continue reading Clan Carruthers: In Response to nonsense