In Ancient Times…

The Elliots were one of the most active, most powerful and most notorious of the Scottish Border clans. These days, Elliots can be found in almost every country in the world; we’ve also become a little less rambunctious. Travel this website to learn more about the Elliots and their colourful past.

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Autumn 2015 newsletter

The Autumn 2015 newsletter from Scotland is now available. Some of this issue’s features include: Elliot Variants – the latest findings from our Clan Historian Russell Eliott & Pitcairn Island The Very Model of a Modern Mansion House Conan Doyle’s Selkirk Story Making History – the first father and daughter flight crew And more…. To read […]

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Watch the South of Scotland on Border Life

Stay in touch with what’s happening in Elliot clan lands! Watch the news and views from the south of Scotland. ITV Border’s ‘Border Life’ programme covers all the interesting stories from the Scottish borderlands. Watch the Elliot Clan chief Margaret Eliott of Redheugh challenging the English to make marmalade. Discover the Scottish connection at the Battle […]

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Spring 2015 Newsletter

The Spring 2015 newsletter from Scotland is now available. Some of this issue’s features include: The Crew of the HMS Victory at Trafalgar The first ever Scotland-England football match? The Central Florida Highland Games And more…. To read this issue in detail or access back issues, visit the online newsletters.

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Autumn 2014 Newsletter

The Autumn 2014 newsletter from Scotland is now available. Some of this issue’s features include: The early history of the Elliots – a Scoto-Breton Border Clan The History of Redheugh A report from headquarters And more…. To read this issue in detail or access back issues, visit the online newsletters.

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Spring 2014 Newsletter

The Spring 2014 newsletter from Scotland is now available. Some of this issue’s features include: The Breton Story – Part II Minto House From the Air The Battle of Rattlin’ Roarin’ Willie Gibraltar Connections And more…. To read this issue in detail or access back issues, visit the online newsletters.

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Stone Mountain Park, courtesy Sylvia Elliott.

Chief Margaret Eliott to Visit Atlanta, USA

Chief Margaret Eliott will be GUEST OF HONOR at the 41st Stone Mountain Highland Games (SMHG), October 18-20, 2013 near Atlanta, Georgia, USA. There is a sense of history to the occasion as the Elliot Clan USA was founded at Stone Mountain in 1977 when Chief Margaret’s father, Sir Arthur Eliott, was Guest of Honor.

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The Curse of the Border Clans

The Elliots were one of the great border clans, also known as reivers. The reivers were such a problem throughout the Borders that even the church became involved in their bloody wrangles. In 1525 they had become such a nuisance that the then Archbishop of Glasgow, Gavin Dunbar, put a curse up all the reivers […]

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Spring 2013 Newsletter

The Spring 2013 newsletter from Scotland is now available. Some of this issue’s features include: Information on the 2013 Gathering. The Flowers of the Forest. The Battle of Flodden, 1513. The Cycling Elliotts musical act. And more…. To read this issue in detail or access back issues, visit the online newsletters.

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Autumn 2012 Newsletter

The Autumn 2012 newsletter from Scotland is now available. Some of this issue’s features include: The border reivers and their way of life. Some updated background on the ‘Elliot’ version of the name. The Minto War Memorial. A biography of Stephen Elliott, 1771-1830 And more…. To read this issue in detail or access back issues, visit the online […]

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