Our Chief proudly wearing Carruthers tartan (centre), at the Buchanan's inauguration with some of the other chiefs in attendance. Chief's Arms Our hereditary Chief, Peter Carruthers of Holmains, 22nd of his line has his Birthday today and we at the Society and the home of his clan and family wish to convey all our best… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Birthday wishes to the Chief
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
Wishing you all the very best of the Christmas season from both our Chief, Dr Peter Carruthers of Holmains and our Society worlwide. God Bless you all.
As a Member of the Royal Celtic Society our Convenor, Dr George Carruthers FSA Scot, has pleasure in sharing this newsletter with you. Please Enjoy !!!
Marion Mitchell Here is a personal note we received from Diane Carothers, herself a former Vietnam veteran, regarding the sad passing of her mother, Marian M. Mitchell who is seen to the left in the centre of the picture. She is seen with her daughter Diane (L) and her granddaughter Dana (R) and her granddaughter’s… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Another sad passing.
During the time of the British rule in India (1757-1947) and after, many Scots to include members of our own family saw India as the place for expats to go. Employment came in various guises; the East India Company or its regiments, the British Army in India, independent British interests such as the tea trade… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: Snippets from a Carruthers Diary in India – part 2. From India to Ceylon.
Dunscore is a small village of around 150 people which lies 9 miles (14 km) northwest of Dumfries. It is famous for its Lag Tower once owned by the Grierson family, a dominant family in the area The Tower sits on high ground above the Lagan Burn, just north/east of the village. Dating from the… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: November 2022, treasure hoard found near Dumfries: Bruce, Wallace and Edward I & II, did they play a role?
For those interested, here is updated information regarding the Chief of Carruthers which we hope you enjoy. Further, the history behind snippets of his parents lives, shows real Reiver spirit shining through. Proud of our chief, proud of our family, simply proud to be a Carruthers. CHIEF of the NAME and ARMS of CARRUTHERS… Continue reading CLAN CARRUTHERS: The honest legitimacy of the Chief of a Border Clan and Family.
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.
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.