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Tartan Details - Watson

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

STA ref: 307
STWR ref: 307
Designer: Watson, Rev Mhuir
Tartan date: 01/01/1932
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Clan/Family
Registration notes: Now in general production as a Watson tartan. Watson website (Nov. 2004) says designed in 1932 by Rev. Mhuir Watson, minister at Glamis Church. Dalgety notes said 'Rev MacKien(sp??) of Glamis for family use.' Nomindex notes say 'For George Watson's former Pupil Club' The design is based on the Gordon and Hunting MacRae tartans. The name is associated in part with the Aberdeenshire area. The Clan Watson Society no longer appears to be active (2002).
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