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 Macnab Pistols

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

        A clansman has acquired an interesting pair of flintlock belt pistols, which bear the Macnab crest and motto. They were made about 1770 by Joseph Adams of Birmingham and are very finely decorated with silver furniture. They have been adapted in contemporary times with the addition of a belt hook – […]

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Greenville Highland Games

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Just a reminder to everyone that the Greenville Highland Games are coming up soon – May 27 and 28 – in Greenville, South Carolina. Our Clan Chief, Jamie Macnab of Macnab has been invited to be the honored guest! Please see the games website  at         www.gallabrae.com                 […]

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WANTED : John NcNab of Callander

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

  John McNab of Callander was Historian for the first Clan Macnab Association in the UK, and wrote the first Clan History, published in 1907. I have several of his letters, which make it clear that he had a collection of Macnab family trees (mostly for the Cadet House of Innishewan), and that he carried […]

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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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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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Ryder Cup 2014

| August 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Patrick Elsmie, the grandson of the Rev. James F.Macnabb (de jure 20th Chief) and 1st cousin of the present Chief, is Managing Director of Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire (back left) and was present at the signing of the Ryder Cup agreement between the Scottish Minister of Sport, Shona Robison and the Assistant Managing Director of […]

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A Message from Jamie Macnab of Macnab, 24th Chief of Clan Macnab

| March 20, 2013 | 4 Comments

I was born on 22nd March 1963. My father was “younger of Macnab” at that time.  I can remember seeing a cutting from a newspaper saying that I was the “younger, younger of Macnab”. Apparently a pipe band greeted my return to Killin from the maternity hospital in Edinburgh. I had a very happy upbringing […]

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23rd Chief’s Message 10th August 2012

| August 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

It is some time since a Chief’s message has been published and I apologise. However, since Diana my wife became ill in October 2011 my time has been taken up with personal and family matters, and since her death on the 2nd January with her Executory and with my move from Leuchars to 9 Drumcarrow […]

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23rd Chief’s Message August 2010

| August 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

To: All Clansmen and Clanswomen Greetings wherever you may be! Diana and I send you our best wishes for what remains of 2010, a year which seems so far to have seen more than its fair share of disasters and troubles. Let us hope it will end on a happier note. My son Jamie and […]

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23rd Chief’s Message 1 November 2009

| November 1, 2009 | 0 Comments

My message of 2 August 2009 ended with the statement that you would hear more from us about the events that took place in Edinburgh on 25th and 26th July when we had collated everything. Those of you, who have received the “Dreadnaugh” summer 2009 edition of the newsletter of the Clan Macnab Society of […]

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