Tag: History

 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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Clan Macnab DNA Project

| May 10, 2016 | 6 Comments

Recent advances in DNA analysis now make it possible to learn things about our past that were impossible only a few short years ago. The Clan Macnab DNA Project will have its initial focus on yDNA , as we believe this has the most potential. Because YDNA is passed on unchanged and uncombined from fathers […]

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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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