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Tartan Details - Loch Laggan

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

STA ref: 796
STWR ref: 796
Designer: Not Specified
Tartan date: 01/01/1816
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: District
Registration notes: Original count from the Highland Society of London Collection. Loch Laggan lies on the historic route between Lochaber and the Great Glen and the Central Highlands of Badenoch at the head of Glen Spean. Dalgety Archives note: 'Miss McD says origin unknown but Sir Stewart MacPherson tells her that he has heard of a tartan being worn in that district long ago.' Date of that comment not known. Miss McD was Margaret MacDougall, curator of Inverness Museum back in the 1950s/1960s.
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