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Tartan Details - Hay

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Hay" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 1555
STWR ref: 1555
Designer: Unknown
Tartan date: 01/01/1842
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Clan/Family
Registration notes: Threadcount recorded by the Earl of Erroll, Chief of the Hays, in the Lyon Court Books (writs section), 129, 9 December 2002. This tartan is first recorded in 'Vestiarium Scoticum' (1842) by the Sobieski Stuart brothers, from which entry the threadcount has been recorded as R/12 G8 Y4 G72 R4 G4 R4 G24 R96 G8 R4 K2 R4 W/12.
Information notes: A woven sample is contained in the Scottish Tartans Authority's Dalgety Collection
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Where tartans were recorded before the establishment of the Scottish Register of Tartans (SRT) on 5 February 2009, the original Scottish Tartans Authority (STA) and the Scottish Tartans World Register (STWR) reference numbers have been retained. The new SRT reference number can be found in the address box on your browser (url).

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