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Tartan Details - Marjoribanks

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

STA ref: 2607
STWR ref: 2607
Designer: Marjoribanks, John Logan
Tartan date: 01/06/1999
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Clan/Family
Registration notes: Design by Mr. John Marjoribanks and adopted as the official clan tartan in 1999. Sept name of Johnston so that sett has been used (see #1063, original Scottish Tartans Authority reference) in conjuction with the colours in the Marjoribank's arms. Can be worn by anyone with the name however spelt. Marjoribanks is a pronounciation trap for the unwary - it is pronounced 'Marchbanks' just as Cholmondley is 'Chumly'. Weaver (February 2005) is D.C. Dalgliesh of Selkirk who usually keeps a supply of ties and scarves in stock.
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