Spring 2011 Society Newsletter

The Spring 2011 newsletter from Scotland is now available. Some of this issue’s features include: Information about Captain Cook’s Second Voyage, A Memoir by Lieutenant John Elliott. A rough definition of “the Clan” as it existed in the 15th century. An update on the Clan Genealogy Database. An unusual account of hunting in South Carolina. […]

Continue Reading

St. Andrews Day 2010

November 30th is St Andrew’s Day in Scotland, and Scots and Scots descendants around the world celebrate their Scottish roots on this day. The patronage of the saint whose name means ‘manly’ also covers fishmongers, gout, singers, sore throats, spinsters, maidens, old maids and women wishing to become mothers. But just who was Saint Andrew […]

Continue Reading

Site Upgrade

Since its early beginnings in 1996, the Elliot Clan Society website has undergone a few different overhauls. The latest overhaul was a major upgrade, migrating content into a new content management system which will allow for more dynamic features, easier content maintenance and more timely news. There are also some new social features that have […]

Continue Reading 1

Chief Margaret’s address to the Clans

The 2009 International Gathering of the Clans gave people the opportunity to visit with many different clans. As chief of Clan Elliot, Margaret Eliott stood out at the great Gathering of the clans in Edinburgh as one of only seven lady chiefs in attendance, and gave the following speech to her kin.

Continue Reading 8

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.

Continue Reading