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Tartan Details - Hosey

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

STA ref: 7040
STWR ref: none
Designer: Hosey, Robert Boyd
Tartan date: 01/11/2006
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Clan/Family
Registration notes: Designed by Robert Hosey of Ohio as a family tartan which can be worn by anyone of the name. The design rationale was noted as follows: 'My family is made up of many nations which I tried to show in my colour choices . . . it has been impossible for us to prove our country of origin . . . stuck with family lore that we originiated in Ireland . . . I would like to think that this tartan will become accepted by all Hoseys.' Red crossing blue for the USA. White crossing blue for Scotland, yellow & green for Ireland and red crossing red red on blue for England.' Woven sample.
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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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