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7 July 2022
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Tartan Details - James of Glencarr (Personal)

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "James of Glencarr (Personal)" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 7542
STWR ref: none
Designer: Not Specified
Tartan date: Not Specified
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Name
Restrictions:
Registration notes: The James of Glencarr tartan was designed specifically and exclusively for this family and is a very traditional design in both colour and sett. The direct maternal descent of the family from 1 Kerr has lent the red to the design, whilst the other colours show the paternal descent through the Celts of Wales (green) and 1 Gunn (blue and green). The colours also reflect those of Scotland itself (blue and white). The red white and blue in the design also represent the colours of Russia, which is connected to the family by marriage. This tartan is restricted and can only be worn by the extended family directly connected to James of Glencarr. Silk sample.
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