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Names and Addresses of Scottish Clan Chiefs

NOTE: Since this page was created (in 2011) some of the names and addresses will have changed. The Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs list of clan chief or representative is another source of names. It provides no addresses although there is a pro forma "enquiry" option which may (or may not) provide such information . Their site also has some links to clan societies but there is a more comprehensive listing (including clans not represented on the Standing Council) at Rampant Scotland - Clan Links.


AGNEW - Sir Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw, Bt.,QC, 6 Palmerston Road, Edinburgh EH9 1TN

ANSTRUTHER - Tobias Anstruther of that Ilk, Balcaskie, Pittenweem, Fife KY10 1RD

ARBUTHNOTT - The Viscount of Arbuthnott, KT, Arbuthnott House, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire AB30 1PA

BANNERMAN - Sir David Bannerman of Elsick, Bt., 3 St George's Road, St Margarets, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 1QS

BARCLAY - Peter Barclay of that Ilk, 124 Highlever Road, London W10 6PJ

BORTHWICK - The Lord Borthwick, Crookston, Heriot, Midlothian EH38 5YS

BOYD - The Lord Kilmarnock, 194 Regentís Park Road, London NW1 8XP

BOYLE - The Earl of Glasgow, Kelburn, Fairlie, .Ayrshire KA29 0BE

BRODIE - Alexander Brodie of Brodie, Post Restante, c/o Forres MSPO, 172 High Street, Forres, Moray, IV36 1QQ

BROUN - Sir Wayne Broun of Coulston, Bt., 112 Narrabeen Park Parade, Warriewood Beach, New South Wales 2102, Australia

BRUCE - The Rt Hon Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, KT, Broomhall, Dunfermline, Fife KY11 3DU

BUCHAN - Captain David Buchan of Auchmacoy, Auchmacoy House, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 3RB

BURNETT - James Burnett of Leys, House of Crathes, Banchory, Kincardineshire

CAMERON - Donald Cameron of Lochiel, Achnacarry, Spean Bridge, Inverness-shire

CAMPBELL - His Grace The Duke of Argyll, Inveraray Castle, Inveraray, Argyll PA32 8XF

CARMICHAEL - Richard Carmichael of Carmichael, Carmichael, Thankerton, Biggar, Lanarkshire, ML12 6PG

CARNEGIE - His Grace The Duke of Fife, Elsick House, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire AB3 2NT

CATHCART - The Rt. Hon. The Earl Cathcart, CB, DSO, MC, 15 Smith Terrace, London, SW3 4DL

CHARTERIS - The Earl of Wemyss and March, KT, Gosford House, Longniddry. East Lothian EH32 0PX

CLAN CHATTAN - Malcolm K. Mackintosh of Clan Chattan, Maxwell Park, Gwelo, Zimbabwe.

CHISHOLM - Hamish Chisholm of Chisholm (The Chisholm), Elmpine, Beck Row, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 8BT

COCHRANE - The Rt. Hon. the Earl of Dundonald, Lochnell Castle, Ledaig, Argyllshire

COLQUHOUN - Malcolm Colquhoun of Luss, Bt., Camstraddan, Luss, Dunbartonshire G83 8NX

COLVILLE -The Rt. Hon. The Viscount Colville of Culross, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW

CRANSTOUN - David Cranstoun of that Ilk, Corehouse, Lanark

CRICHTON - David Crichton of that Ilk, Monzie Castle, Crieff

CUMMING - Sir Alistair Cumming of Altyre, Bt., Altyre House, Forres, Moray, IV36 2SH

DARROCH - Capt. Duncan Darroch of Gourock, The Red House, Branksome Park Road, Camberley, Surrey

DAVIDSON - Alister Davidson of Davidston, 7 Kyle Road, North Shore Auckland, New Zealand

DEWAR - Michael Dewar of that Ilk and Vogrie, Recotory Farmhouse, Charlton Musgrove, Wincanton, BA9 8ET

DRUMMOND - The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Perth, 45A Evelyn Gardens, London, SW7 3BH

DUNBAR - Sir James Dunbar of Mochrum, Bt., 414 Belvedere Lane, Waxhaw, NC, USA, 28173-6581

DURIE - Andrew Durie of Durrie, CBE, Finnich Malise, Croftamie, Stirlingshire, G63 0HA

ELIOTT - Madam Margaret Eliott of Redheugh, Redheugh, Newcastleton, Roxburghshire

ELPHINSTONE - The Rt. Hon. The Lord Elphionstone, Whitberry House, Tyningheme, EH42 1XL

ERSKINE - The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Mar and Kellie, Hilton Farm, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, SK10 2PS

FARQUHARSON - Capt. Alwyne Farquharson of Invercauld, MC, The Valley Farm, Brancaster Staithe, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 8DB

FERGUSSON - Sir Charles Fergusson of Kilkerran, Bt., Kilkerran, Maybole, Ayrshire

FORBES - The Lord Forbes, KBE, D.L. Balforbes, Alford, Aberdeenshire AB33 8DR

FORSYTH - Alistair Forsyth of that Ilk, Chateau de Monteleone, Condom, 32100 France

FRASER - The Rt. Hon. The Lady Saltoun, PO Box 18551, Ballater, Aberdeenshire AB35 5ZJ

FRASER (OF LOVAT) - The Lord Lovat, Beaufort Lodge, Beauly, Inverness-shire IV4 7AZ

GORDON - The Most Hon. Marquis of Huntly, Aboyne Castle, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5JP

GRAHAM - His Grace The Duke of Montrose, Buchanan Auld House, Auchmar, Drymen, Stirlingshire

GRANT - The Rt. Hon The Lord Strathspey, Schoolhouse, Loch Buie, Mull, PA62 6AA

GRIERSON - Sir Michael Grierson of Lag, Bt., 40c Palace Road, London SW2 3NJ

GUTHRIE - Alexander Guthrie of Guthrie, 26 Howards Lane, London, SW15

HAIG - The Rt. Hon. The Earl Haig, Bemersyde, Melrose, Roxburghshire TD6 9DP

HALDANE - Martin Haldane of Gleneagles, Gleneagles, Auchterarder, Perthshire

HAMILTON - His Grace The Duke of Hamilton, Lennoxlove, Haddington, East Lothian

HANNAY - Ramsey Hannay of Kirkdale and of that Ilk, Kirkdale, Carsluith, DG8 7EA

HAY - The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Erroll, Woodbury Hall, Sandy, Beds, SG19 2HR

HENDERSON - Alistair Henderson of Fordell, PO BOX 107, Paddington, Queensland, Australia 4064

HOPE - Sir John Hope of Craighall, Bt, 9 West Leigh Avenue, London, SW15 6RF

HUNTER - Madame Pauline Hunter of Hunterston, Plovers Ridge, Lon Cecrist, Treaddur Bay, Holyhead, Gwynedd, LL65 2AZ

IRVINE OF DRUM - David Irvine of Drum, Holyleaf Cottage, Inchmarlo, Banchory, AB31 4BR

JARDINE - Sir William Jardine of Applegirth, Bt., Ash House, Thwaites, Millom, Cumbria LA18 5HY

JOHNSTONE - The Earl of Annandale and Hartfell, Raehills, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshise, DG11 1HQ

KEITH - The Earl of Kintore, The Stables, Keith Hall, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 0LD

KENNEDY - The Marquess of Ailsa, Cassillis House, Maybole, Ayrshire, KA19 7JN

KERR - The Marquess of Lothian, KCVO, Ferniehurst Castle, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire TN8 6NX

KINCAID - Madame Arabella Kincaid of Kincaid, Stoneyeld, Downton, Nr Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 2HX

LAMONT - Peter N. Lamont of that Ilk, 309 Bungarribee Road, Blacktown, NSW 2148, Australia.

LEASK - Madam Leask of Leask, 1 Vincent Road, Sheringham, Norfolk

LENNOX - Edward J. H. Lennox of that Ilk, Tods Top Farm, Downton on the Rock, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 2LL

LESLIE - The Earl of Rothes, Tanglewood, West Tytherley, Salisbury, Wilts SP5 1LX

LINDSAY - The Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, KT, PC, Balcarres, Colinsburgh, Fife, KY9 1HL

LOCKHART - Angus H. Lockhart of the Lee, Newholme, Dunsyre, Lanark

LUMSDEN - Gillem Lumsden of that Ilk and Blanerne, Stapely House, Hoe Benham, Newbury, Berks, RG20 8PX

LYON - The Rt.Hon The Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorn, Glamis Castle, Angus

MACALISTER - William St J. S. McAlester of Loup and Kennox, Dun Skeig, 27 Burnham Road, Burton, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 7ND.

McBAIN - J. H. McBain of McBain, 7025 North Finger Rock Place, Tucson, Arizona, USA

MACCALLUM (MALCOLM) - Robin N. L. Malcolm of Poltalloch, Duntrune Castle, Lochgilphead, Argyll

MACDONALD OF MACDONALD -The Rt. Hon. The Lord Macdonald, Kinloch Lodge, Sleat, Isle of Skye

MACDONALD OF CLANRANALD - The Captain of Clanranald, Mornish House, Killin, Perthshire FK21 8TX

MACDONALD OF KEPPOCH -Ranald Alasdair MacDonald of Keppoch Chief of the Honourable Clan Ranald of Lochaber Mac Mhic Raonuill, Edinburgh

MACDONALD OF SLEAT (CLAN HUSTEAIN) - Sir lan Macdonald of Sleat, Bt., Thorpe Hall, Rudston, Driflleld, N. Humberside YO25 0JE

MACDONELL OF GLENGARRY - Ranald MacDonell of Glengarry, 2 Randal Crescent, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 8AG

MACDOUGALL - Morag MacDougall of MacDougall, Dunollie Castle, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5TT

MACDOWALL - Fergus Macdowall of Garthland, 9170 Ardmore Drive, North Saanich, British Columbia, Canada V8L 5G4

MACGREGOR - Sir Malcolm MacGregor of MacGregor, Bt., Irvine House, Canonbie, Dumfries, DG 14 0XF

MACINTYRE - James Maclntyre of Glenoe, 41 Temescal Terrace, San Francisco, USA

MACKAY - The Rt. Hon. The Lord Reay, 11 Wilton Crescent, London SW1

MACKENZIE - The Earl of Cromartie, Castle Leod, Strathpeffer, Ross-shire IV14 9AA

MACKINNON - Madam Anne Mackinnon of Mackinnon, 3 Anson Way, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3BT

MACKINTOSH - The Mackintosh of Mackintosh, Moy Hall, Inverness IV13 7VQ

MACLACHLAN - Euan John MacLachlan of MacLachlan, Castle Lachlan, Strathlachlan, Nr. Strachur, Argyll (not confirmed as the chief)

MACLAREN - Donald MacLaren of MacLaren and Achleskine, Achleskine, Kirkton, Balquidder, Lochearnhead

MACLAINE - Lorne MacLaine of Lochbuie, 4 Stormont Close, Kloof, 3630 Natal, South Africa.

MACLEA - Alastair Livingstone of Bachuil, Bachuil, Isle of Lismore, Argyll, PA34 5UL

MACLEAN - The Hon. Sir Lachlan Maclean of Duart and Morven, Bt., Arngask House, Glenfarg, Perthshire PH2 9QA

MACLENNAN - Ruairidh MacLennan of MacLennan, The Old Mill, Doors, Inverness-shire.

MACLEOD - Hugh MacLeod of MacLeod, Dunvegan Castle, Isle of Skye

MACLEOD OF THE LEWS - Torquil Macleod of the Lewes, 80 Grosvenor Street, Sandy Bay, Tasmania, 7005 Australia

MACMILLAN - George MacMillan of MacMillan, Finlaystone, Langbank, Renfrewshire

MACNAB - J. C. Macnab of Macnab (The Macnab), Leuchars Castle Farmhouse, Leuchars, Fife KY16 0EY

MACNAGHTEN - Sir Patrick Macnaghten of Macnaghten, Bt, Dundarave, Bushmills, Co. Antrim

MACNEACAIL - John Macneacail of Macneacail and Scorrybreac, PO BOX 1172, Ballina, NSW, Australia 2478

MACNEIL of BARRA - Professor Ian R. Macneil of Barra (The Macneil of Barra)

MACPHERSON - The Hon. Sir William Macpherson of Cluny, QC, Newtown Castle, Blairgowrie, Perthshire

MACTAVISH - Steven MacTavish of Dunardry, 1447 Pembroke Drive, Oakville, Ontario, L6H1V6

MACTHOMAS - Andrew P.C. MacThomas of Finegand, c/o Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs.

MAITLAND - Viscount Maitland, The Master of Lauderdale, 150 Tachbrook Street, London SWIV 2NE

MAKGILL - The Rt. Hon. The Viscount of Oxfuird, 28 B Prince of Wales Mansions, Prince of Wales Drive, London, SW11 4BQ

MALCOLM (MACCALLUM) - Robin N. L. Malcolm of Poltalloch, Duntrune Castle, Lochgilphead, Argyll

MAR - The Rt. Hon. The Countess of Mar, St Michaelís Farm, Great Witley, Worcs WR6 6JB

MARJORIBANKS - Andrew Marjoribanks of that Ilk, 10 Newark Street, Greenock

MATHESON - Maj. Sir Fergus Matheson of Matheson, Bt., Old Rectory, Hedenharn, Bungay, Suffolk NR35 2LD

MENZIES - David Menzies of Menzies, Unit 73, 42-52 Terrace Road, East Perth, WA6004, Australia

MOFFAT - Madam Moffat of that Ilk, St Jasual, Bullocks Farm Lane, Wheeler End Common, High Wycombe

MONCREIFFE -The Hon. Peregriene Moncrieffe of that Ilk, Easter Moncrieff, Perth, PH2 8QE

MONTGOMERIE - The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Eglinton and Winton, Balhomie, Cargill, Perth PH2 6DS

MORRISON - Dr Iain M. Morrison of Ruchdi, Magnolia Cottage, The Street, Walberton, Sussex

MUNRO - Hector Munro of Foulis, Fouhis Castle, Evanton, Ross-shire IV16 9UX

MURRAY - His Grace The Duke of Atholl, PO Box 137 Haenertsburg, Northern Province 0730, South Africa

NAPIER - The Rt. Hon. Lord Napier and Ettrick, Down House, Wyle, Wiltshire, BA12 0QN

NESBITT (or NISBET) - Mark Nesbitt of that Ilk, 114 Cambridge Road, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 8DJ

NICOLSON - The Rt. Hon. The Lord Carnock, 90 Whitehall Court, London SW1A 2EL

OGILVY - The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Airlie, KT, GCVO, PC, Cortachy Castle, Kirriemuir, Angus

OLIPHANT - Richard Oliphant of that Ilk, Pardy Cottage, Chilfrome, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0HA

PRIMROSE - The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Rosebery, Dalmeny House, South Queensferry, West Lothian

RAMSAY - The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Dalhousie, KT, GCVO, GbE, MC, Brechin Castle, Brechin, Angus DD7 6SH

RATTRAY - Lachlan Rattray of Rattray, Craighall, Rattray, Perthshire

RIDDELL - Sir John Riddell of that Ilk Bt., Hepple, Morpeth, Northumberland

ROBERTSON - Gilbert Robertson of Struan, The Breach Farm, Goudhurst Road, Cranbrook, Kent

ROLLO - The Rt. Hon. The Lord Rollo, Pitcairns House, Dunning, Perthshire

ROSE - Miss Elizabeth Rose of Kilravock, Kilravock Castle, Croy, Inverness

ROSS - David Ross of Ross and Balnegowan, Shandwick, Perth Road, Stanley, Perthshire

Sandilands - The Rt. Hon, The Lord Torpichen, Calder House, Mid Calder, West Lothian, EH53 0NH

SCOTT - His Grace The Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, KT, VRD, Bowhill, Selkirk

SCRYMGEOUR - The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Dundee, Birkhill, Cupar, Fife

SEMPILL - The Rt. Hon. The Lord Sempill, 3 Vanburgh Place, Edinburgh

SHAW - John Shaw of Tordarroch, East Craig, 22 Academy Street, Fortrose, IV10 8TW

SINCLAIR - The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Caithness, 137 Claxton Grove, London, W6 8HB

SKENE - Danus Skene of Skene, Orwell, Manse Road, Milnathort, Kinross, KY13 9YG

STIRLING - Fraser J. Stirling of Cader. 44A Oakley Street, London SW3 5HA

STRANGE - Maj. Timothy Strange of Balcaskie, Little Holme, Patton Road, Amesbury, Wilts

STUART OF BUTE -The Most Hon. The Marquess of Bute, Mount Stuart, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, PA20 9LR

SUTHERLAND - The Rt. Hon. The Countess of Sutherland, House of Tongue, Brora, Sutherland

SWINTON - John Swinton of that Ilk, 123 Superior Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

URQUHART - Kenneth T. Urquhart of Urquhart, 507 Jefferson Park Avenue, Jefferson. New Orleans, Louisiana 70121, USA

WALLACE - Ian F. Wallace of that Ilk, 5 Lennox Street, Edinburgh EH4 1QB

WEDDERBURN - Lord Scrymgeour, Birkhill, Cupar. Fife

WEMYSS - Michael Wemyss of Wemyss, Wemyss Castle, East Wemyss, Fife, KY1 4TE

WOOD - Timothy Wood, of Largo. Llwyn-y-Garreg, Churchstoke, Montgomery, SY15 6TL Wales.

Only chiefs of whole Names or Clans are included, except certain special instances who, though not chiefs of a whole name, were or are for some reason (e.g. the Macdonald forfeiture) independent. Under decision (Campbell-Gray, 1950) that a bearer of a double or triple-barrelled surname cannot be held chief of a part of such, several others cannot be included in the list at present.

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