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Tartan Details - Dalziel #2

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Dalziel #2" tartan is shown below. 

STA ref: 969
STWR ref: 969
Designer: Wilsons of Bannockburn
Tartan date: 01/01/1822
Registration date: This tartan was recorded prior to the launch of The Scottish Register of Tartans.
Category: Clan/Family
Restrictions:
Registration notes: The fact that Logan called this Dalzell seemed a surprise to Wilsons who wrote to him saying 'we are not aware that this is a Highland Clan - the pattern you have given as the Tartan is quite well known to us as the George 4th . . ' Dalziel or Dalzell tartan is similar to the Munro. The basic form of the design was used for a 'George IV' tartan produced in honour of the King's visit in 1822. The Barony of Dalzell in Lanarkshire is the origin of the name. In Old Scots it means 'I dare' and this is also the motto on the family coat of arms. A cadet branch of the family built the House of the Binns in West Lothian which is now owned by the National Trust for Scotland.
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