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29 June 2022
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Tartan Details - Porteous

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

STA ref: 1264
STWR ref: 1264
Designer: Davidson, Capt T S
Tartan date: 01/01/1978
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Clan/Family
Restrictions:
Registration notes: Designed for the Porteous Family Association by Capt Stuart Davidson (founder of the Scottish Tartans Society) and submitted by Captain Barry Porteous, then President of the Porteus Family Association. Address was 19 Willow Ave, Montreal H3Y 1Y3.
Information notes: Woven sample supplied to the Register by Lochcarron, 2011. Scottish Tartans Society records show a slightly different count of K/2 Y2 B16 G20 AZ14 W/2. Woven sample also in the Scottish Tartans Authority's Dalgety Collection.
Woven Sample: A woven sample of this tartan has been received by the Scottish Register of Tartans for permanent preservation in the National Records of Scotland.
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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).

The registration criteria now applied by the Register conforms to the Scottish Register of Tartans Act 2008. These criteria are different to those previously applied by either the STA or the STWR. You may wish to refer to the STA website for further information on the original recording of this tartan.
 
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