August 2011 Society Newsletter

The Autumn 2011 newsletter from Scotland is now available. Some of this issue’s features include: Thirlwall Castle, built in the early part of the 14th Century with stones plundered from Hadrian’s Wall. Launceston Elliot: Britain’s first Olympic champion. The Reivers Exhibition at Tullie House Museum, Carlisle. To read this issue in detail or access back […]

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Border Reivers Exhibition

TULLIE HOUSE MUSEUM, Carlisle 1st April 2011. Speech made by Margaret Eliott launching the new Reivers Exhibition. Ladies & Gentleman I am an Eliott. The 29th Chief of the Elliots to be exact and you have been kind enough to invite me here to Carlisle. I have a feeling that in the 15th & 16th […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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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