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Tartan Details - Tennant (Yules)

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Tennant (Yules)" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 1656
STWR ref: 1656
Designer: Not Specified
Tartan date: 01/01/2002
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Clan/Family
Registration notes: No details of where this version originated except that it was seen in The Scotch House in Knightsbridge. Tartan Society notes state that a Mr Yule of Messrs Anderson's (now Kinloch Anderson) of Edinburgh said that a branch of the Tennants had adopted this sett and he thought it may well have been because the usual one is so like MacDuff. The head of the Tennant family is Lord Glenconner who descended from John Tennant of Blairston (1635), Ayr. Threadcount doubled here to see sett. Confusingly there is a third sett not here with the Slog RTG : RTG and the following notes 'This sett was taken from a piece of kilt material woven by Hunters of Brora. The kilt owner was a member of the Tennant family circa 1953. This sett may have been adopted because of the similarity of RTB : RTG (#1653, original Scottish Tartans Authority reference) to the MacDuff Hunting.' (NOMINDEX notes).
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