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Scottish referendum: Clan chiefs agree to stay neutral on independence

| June 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Jamie Macnab, the 24th chief of the Clan Macnab, is staying out of the Scottish independence debate for good reason. “The Macnab clan were on the English side at Bannockburn,” he says. “We were apparently a huge and very powerful clan prior to Bannockburn, but now we’re a very small clan, probably as a result […]

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The Canadian McNab and District Celtic Heritage Society about Tartan Day

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

This was sent to us by The MacNab Township in Canada. WHAT IS TARTAN DAY? Well here is one Canadians can be proud of. Tartan Day is a Canadian celebration started not in Scotland or any other country of the world, but on the east coast of Canada. Tartan Day originated in the late 1986 […]

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The Canadian McNab and District Celtic Heritage Society – What is Kirking the Tartan?

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

This was sent to us by The MacNab Township in Canada. What is Kirking of the Tartan Scots were very unhappy after being forced to give up wearing tartan of any kind. This anger towards Edward and his people was well shown in the movie “Brave Heart”. They were so upset that they created something […]

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Sandra & Bernard Mc Nab – Their Family History

| March 12, 2014 | 8 Comments

We have kindly been sent this information from Bernard Mc Nab. Bernard has sent us the following photos and information of his family. ——————————————————————————————————- I am Bernard Mc Nab. I live in Saint Charles, Minnesota USA, and I am age 77. My great-great grandfather was Finlay Mc Nab, who was a crofter at Glenrisdel in […]

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Greetings feom Australia

| February 3, 2014 | 4 Comments

An email we received from sunny Australia. Dear Jamie, May I call you Jamie? My cousin Allan Macnab says you are a very nice fellow so I am hoping that is OK. Allan sent me a copy of Scots Heritage Magazine featuring you on the cover and I enjoyed reading all the Clan news and […]

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Hello from Germany

| February 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

We are keen for our website to link Macnabs together from all over the world. Here is an email we received from Germany. Latha Math Macnab of Macnab Chief of Macnab, My name is David Mc Nabb and live in Berlin Germany. Since a couple years I am searching for my roots. I would like […]

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Burns Supper at The Masonic Lodge Ballina United 250

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

We just had a lovely email from Ina McNabb Le Bas. Ina kindly sent us these photos from The Masonic Lodge Ballina United 250 celebrating their Burn’s Supper.  Looks like a great night and I hear they enjoyed a taste of Athol Brose too. The three people together are Wor.Bro Bob le Bas, Master of the […]

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Clan Macnab in The Australian Scottish Banner

| November 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

This arrived in the post this morning. View the full article as a pdf >

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Macnab Gathering Announced

| October 28, 2013 | 6 Comments

We are excited to announced the dates and agenda for The Macnab Gathering 2014. It will be a series of events over 3 days – August 6-8th 2014. In the beautiful setting and Clan homeland of Killin, Perthshire, Scotland. If you are interested in attending please contact W.Lanny Macnab at Keep up to date […]

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