Scottish and Irish Clans & Families Most of our material comes from
antiquarian books published in the 1800's. There are many references to
Scottish clans in our History section as well so do use
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Clans This is where we list recognized clans
along with their histories and where we also provide links to official
Clan societies where we know of them. These are all clans that are
recognized by the Lord Lyon Court.
Names and Spelling of
Names connected with Clans (329k) This is a huge list of names connected with clans as well as many
spelling variations. This is thus a good place to try to find your clan
connection. It's a large page and once loaded we recommend you use your
browsers Edit/Find search facility to search the page.
Earls and Earldoms of Scotland An account of the Earldom and Earls of Mar, Earldom and Earls of
Buchan, Earldom and Earls of Huntly, Earldom and Earls of Erroll, Keiths, Great Marischals
of Scotland, and Earl Marischals, Earldom and Earls of Findlater, and Seafield.
Roots Research This is our genealogy guide. In
here we tell you what we at Electric Scotland can and can't do to help and
we also provide pointers to other good research resources.
Tartans This is where we have a searchable database of tartans with thanks to the
Scottish Tartan Society.
An explanation of Clan Crests by Celtic Studio
The Highlanders of Scotland: their origin, history, and antiquities:
with a sketch of their manners and customs, and an account of the clans
into which they were divided, and of the state of society which existed
among them by William F. Skene (1837)
The Lord Lyon
and his Jurisdiction
Documents and analysis pertaining to the judicial powers of Lord Lyon in
Scotland, in particular relating to nobility, chiefs of clans, and
precedence. As by Scotland court of Session by Liam H.
Society of Scotland [External Link] The aim of
this website is to bring about a greater awareness of the Art, Law and
Science of Scotland's unique heraldry and also to provide a forum for the
Society's heraldry enthusiasts, the heraldic professionals and the public at
Standing Council of
Scottish Chiefs [External Link] The Standing
Council is the body which represents the interests of its members in all
matters pertaining to the use and protection of their armorial bearings.
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