Clan Grierson

Basic Info.

Grierson Clan Crest

Grierson Clan Crest

Grierson

Motto: Hoc Securior (More secure by this)
Badge: Bluebell
Origin of Name: from Gregor
Lands: Dumfriesshire
Historic Seat: Lag Castle, Dumfries
Clan Chief: Sarah Grierson of Lag

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Tartan

Grierson Tartan

MacGregor Modern

MacGregor Modern

MacGregor Clan tartan (There is no registered tartan for this clan)

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Clan History

Lag Tower

Lag Tower

Grierson History

It was thought the the name Grierson was derived from Gregor, or MacGregor however no relationship has been found to support this.
The family are first recorded to have settled on the lands of Lag around 1408. Gilbert Grierson was recorded as ‘armour bearer’ to the Earl of Douglas in 1420.

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Clan Lands

Grierson Lands

Grierson Map

Grierson Map – from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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