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Tartan Details - Coats (New Zealand)

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Coats (New Zealand)" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 10871
Designer: Coats, D & W B
Tartan date: 20/06/2013
Registration date: 2 August 2013
Category: Name
Restrictions: Yes. This tartan is intended for those directly descended from James and Hellen Coats and other family members who migrated to New Zealand from Scotland between 1850 and 1900.

Registration notes: Created for and chosen by the descendants of James and Hellen Coats, who arrived at Port Chalmers, Dunedin, New Zealand on 6 July 1863. The tartan's design and colours depict the family's migration to New Zealand. Blue represents Scotland; green is for family roots in Lanarkshire; the voyage from Scotland to New Zealand is represented by two strips of grey representing the sea with a strip of brown through the middle for the ship; gold represents the city of Dunedin, and black represents New Zealand.
Registrant details: Mr William Brent Coats, 193 Scott Street, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand, 9812
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Tartan image: Coats (New Zealand). Click on this image to see a more detailed version.

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