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    The Stewarts of Appin history in the Highlands of Scotland is as romantic as the Highland’s themselves are romantic to all Scottish Historians.

    The basic information about the Stewarts of Appin is;

    Clan Chief: Andrew Francis Stewart of Lorn, Appin and Ardsheal, 17th of Appin & 12th of Ardsheal

    Main Branches: Ardsheal, Achnacone, Fasnacloich, Invernahyle

    Clan Badge: A unicorn's head, crined and armed.

    Plant Badge: Darag (Oak)

    Motto: Quhidder Well Zie (Whiter will ye)

    War Cry: Creag an Sgairbh ("The Cormant's Rock")

    Designation of the Chief: MacIain Stiubhairt na h-Appunn

    Tartans: Stewart of Appin Red, Stewart of Appin Dress, Stewart of Appin Hunting, Stewart of Ardsheal, Stewart of Achnacone, Stewart Old (although not of Appin it is worn by the Chief)

    Primary Adherents: MacColl, MacLeay, MacClay, Livingstone, MacGillemichael, McIlmichael, Carmichael, MacCombich, Combich, MacInnes, MacRobb

    The Electric Scotland page is up at;

    This forum will be a great place to post histories or resources pertaining to the Stewarts of Appin as well as discussion points. I suggest membership to this Electric Scotland Community so you may post information, have your say and receive emails to alert you of postings to your thread.

    Alastair McIntyre, the owner of Electric Scotland has been generous enough to allow genealogists to upload their Gedcom files directly to the forum. This enables researchers and genealogists to see where and how a person is related to another person or what possible Clan or Family the person belongs to. Being a member will allow you to upload your Gedcom pages.

    As this is a public forum please be aware that any personal information you provide might compromise your privacy and security. Gedcom files should have all living individuals shown as private, especially children.

    Welcome to the Stewarts of Appin forum and we hope you will enjoy this forum and participate in it.

    Sincerely yours,

    Kelly d Whittaker