March 2012 Blog Posts (5)

Cameron Hunting Tartan

The website for the Scottish Register of Tartans lists two different Cameron hunting tartans. The first is called Cameron Hunting and the second Cameron of Lochiel (Hunting). Is the use of the Cameron of Lochiel (Hunting) tartan restricted to Lochiel and members of his immediate family as the standard Cameron of Lochiel tartan is? I ask because the tartan listed as Cameron of Lochiel (Hunting) is the one that I was already familiar with…

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Added by Stephen Michael Chalmers on March 26, 2012 at 18:53 — 2 Comments

Congratulations to Donald and Sarah

Congratulations to Donald Younger and Sarah on the birth of their son Finnian.

Added by Robert and Sandra Cameron on March 25, 2012 at 17:08 — No Comments

Chalmers Family in Virginia

I am a descendant of Charles Leven Chalmers, who was born in Virginia in 1825 and moved to Louisiana sometime before 1860. According to our family tradition, we are descended from Jacobites who were banished to America after Culloden, but I have not been able to find any records mentioning my great-great-grandfather or his ancestry prior to his relocation to Louisiana, so I have been unable to confirm this. If anyone has any advice or knowledge of the Chalmers family in Virginia, please…

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Added by Stephen Michael Chalmers on March 23, 2012 at 14:00 — No Comments

As we are approaching St Patricks Day I thought I may share some of my Irish connection as a Cameron. The Cameron participants in the "Ardachy" group show a strong relationship to several Ulster fami…

As we are approaching St Patricks Day I thought I may share some of my Irish connection as a Cameron. The Cameron participants in the "Ardachy" group show a strong relationship to several Ulster families. This could hint at residence in Argyll with some family members migrating to lands owned by a landlord with holdings in both Scotland and Ulster. Colla Uais was a high king of Ireland. Circa 325CE Colla Uais seized Ulster subsequently…
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Added by Robert and Sandra Cameron on March 11, 2012 at 21:38 — No Comments

corresponding

if there is any one on here that would correspond with me and help me get in touch with my roots that would be helpful. just inbox me with ur number so we can talk

Added by joseph daniel paul on March 9, 2012 at 17:39 — No Comments

Blog Posts

Lucy's Wedding to Richard Maundrell

Posted by Duncan A G Cameron on June 12, 2013 at 16:30

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Posted by Terrence J. Quandt on December 25, 2012 at 4:46

Lochiel's daughter Lucy announces engagement

Posted by Duncan A G Cameron on December 7, 2012 at 16:07

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Center for Scottish Studies Spring Colloquium

Taking place in Knox College on Saturday 5th April in Toronto.

The Scot in the Fur Trade

Another chapter from the book "The Scottish Tradition in Canada".

The Minister's Widow

Another story from The Book of Scottish Story.

Fencible Regiment Breadalbane

Added the Breadalbance Fencible Regiment from Sketches of The Character, Manners and Present State of the Highlanders of Scotland.

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