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Tartan Details - Bird Family (Wales) (Personal)

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Bird Family (Wales) (Personal)" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 10350
Designer: Bird, Kalvin
Tartan date: 16/01/2011
Registration date: 27 January 2011
Category: Name
Restrictions: Yes. For use by the Bird family of Welsh lineage.

Registration notes: A Welsh tartan designed specifically for the Bird family. Created to celebrate the Celtic ancestry of the designer. Colours: black represents the coal mined by the designer's ancestors and which ultimately took their lives; yellow represents the 'black gold' which attracted the designer's paternal ancestors from the South Wales borders into Wales and the gold cross represents St David, the patron saint of Wales; magenta represents the designer's maternal lineage and the Williams family; white and green together represent the designer's father's maternal lineage, the Lloyd family; navy represents the Lewis family, part of the South Wales designer's maternal lineage and his connection to North Wales; green also represents the lush green fields of Wales (as depicted in the Welsh flag). Created using the tartan design software at
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