Clan Swinton

Basic Info.

Swinton Clan Crest

Swinton Clan Crest


Crest: A boar chained to a tree
Motto: J’espere (I Hope)
Lands: Berwickshire
Origin of Name: Placename, Scotland
Clan Chief: Rolfe Swinton Of That Ilk


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Swinton Tartan

Tweedside District

Tweedside District

Tweedside Hunting District Tartan (there is no registered Swinton tartan)

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Clan History

Malcolm III

Malcolm III

Swinton History

The surname Swinton is believed to be territorial in origin; deriving from the Barony of Swinton, which was granted to Eadulf Ros by Malcolm III around 1060.

The Swintons are Anglo-Saxon in origin, descending from the royal House of Bamburgh from the ancient Kingdom of Northumberland. They are widely accepted as being one of the oldest landed families in Britain.
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Clan Lands

Swinton Lands

Swinton Map

Swinton Map – from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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