Designer: Griffiths, Sir Richard Waldie
Tartan date: 01/01/1908
Known as: Buccleuch Check (9 squares) as well as Haig and Gladstone/
Lightweight and Heavyweight.
Registration notes: Designed by the Colonel of the 4th Battalion Kings Own Scottish Borderers in 1908 and used for the pipers' plaids. Originally woven by Ballantynes of Walkerburn. Earl Haig's family adopted it since he was also a Colonel of the battalion. This, according to J Cant, is the correct version of the Buccleuch check with nine black squares between the blue. The black and white squares measure 5/16 inch and the blue 3/8 inch (about 2 threads more?). Also known as .
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