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Tartan Details - Holmes

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

STA ref: 5729
STWR ref: none
Designer: Not Specified
Tartan date: 01/01/1830
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Clan/Family
Restrictions:
Registration notes: This sett appears in Paton's collection. The samples are undated but the collection is known to have been put together around the 1830's, with some additions during the Victorian period. This count has been halved for display purposes. See King Edward VII #502 (#1559, original Scottish Tartans Authority reference) which is the same sett but with an extra black line in the blue. Note in Dalgety Archives from Margaret McDougal of Inverness Museum - same as Holmes, Family. Thought to be this one that she was referring to.
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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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