Clan Kelly

Basic Info.


Clan Crest


Origin of Name: Placename, Angus
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan



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Kelly Tartan

Kelly Dress

Kelly Dress

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Clan History

Arbroath harbour, Angus

Arbroath harbour, Angus

Kelly History

Originates in the lands of Kelly near Arboath in Angus and in some cases is a shortened form of MacKelly.

In 1278, a bailiff to Alexander III was a William de Kellaw, an early Scottish bearer of the name. Another early bearer was recorded in 1338. Richard de Kellow was witness to a charter in Roxburghshire.

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Clan Lands

Kelly Lands


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