Clan Donnachaidh Society New South Wales, Inc.
Secretary/Treasurer: Richard Harvey
Clan Donnachaidh Society New South Wales, Inc
INC9886335, ABN72 935 485 467
100 Lushington St, East Gosford NSW 2250
Photo shows Gordon S. Robertson and Helen Robertson, maker of hand embroidered banner.
Clan Donnachaidh Society New South Wales, Inc., an incorporated Association in NSW, promotes the history, heritage, traditions and sentiments of Clan members in NSW, from Scotland and elsewhere in the world, through gatherings,education, research, publications, and maintaining records & sites (e.g. Cairn on Robertson Point, Sydney).
Clan Donnachaidh Society New South Wales, Inc. is related as a "Branch" of the Clan Donnachaidh Society in Scotland, which for over a hundred years has promoted the welfare of families scattered through the United Kingdom after Culloden, and later clearances in Scotland, throughout the world with migration to Canada, America, Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere where there are now branches.
The Clan name comes from Gaelic, the native language in the 19th century of families, and associated descendants, from Donnachaidh or Duncan, 7th C and an abbot of Iona, also 'Robert Kings', with principal names Robertson, Duncan and Reid, plus many sept names including: Collier, Connachie, Dobbie, Donachie, Duncanson, Hobson, Inches, MacConachie, MacInroy, MacIvor, MacRobert, Robbie, Robson, Roy, Stark and Tonnochy. English spelling did not become standardized until well into the 19 th century.
The Clan Donnachaidh Centre is in Scotland at Bruar, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH18 5TW, and is run by the Clan Donnachaidh society, now a British Guarantee Company.
Membership fees ($15 single & $25 family) - Download Application Form