Registration notes: District Tartans book states that this was designed about 1930 for Councillor John Hannay by Arthur Galt of Hugh Galt & Sons Ltd, of Barrhill, Girvan. The name Carrick has a Gaelic derivation ('rock') and may refer to the island of Ailsa Craig off the Ayrshire coast. See also Carrick Green. The Ayrshire Earldom of Carrick is associated with two major families, the Fergusons and the Kennedys. There is also a Carrick Green sett.