Clan Baxter

Basic Info.

Baxter Clan Crest

Baxter Clan Crest


Crest: A lion rampant guardant, Sable
Motto: Vincit Veritas (Truth prevails)
Origin of Name: From ‘bakester’, meaning ‘woman baker’
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan


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Baxter Tartan

Baxter Modern

Baxter Modern

Baxter Clan tartan

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Clan History

Kilmaron Castle, Fife

Kilmaron Castle, Fife

Baxter History

The name originates from ‘bakester’, meaning ‘woman baker’

In Latin charters the name is written as ‘pistor’ and between 1153 and ’77 William Pistor witnessed a grant by David Olifard to the Hospital of Soltre. Also in 1188 – 1202, Alfred Pistor was one of the witnesses to a charter of the kirk of Haddington.

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Clan Lands

Baxter Lands


Baxter Clan

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