News & Announcements

For Sale

5 yards of Murray of Atholl medium weight tartan material cut to 56 inches width is available for purchase for $20 a yard. It is made by Strathmore Mills in Scotland. This would make an excellent gent's light weight kilt, or a ladies hostess skirt with sufficient for a waistcoat/vest for either. For more information contact Peter Fraser-Griffith at griffith33@gmail.com.

 

Calendar Highlights

  • May 22-23 Gallabrae - Greenville Scottish Games Website
  • May 23-24 Scottish Fest Website

 

Help Wanted

Commissioners
Several needed to set up and man tents at games and festivals and to recruit new members in their states.

Members
We need all we can get to celebrate the Murray heritage by helping man clan tents, marching in parades, attending Scottish events. Dressing Scottish is optional but fun!

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The Official Web Site of
The Murray Clan Society of North America
Recognized by His Grace, The Duke of Atholl, Chief of the Murrays
Society Arms granted by The Lord Lyon, King of Arms
Murray Clan Badge
Are you from one of these families?
Balneaves • Dinsmore • Dunsmore
Fleming • Moray • Murrie
Neaves • Piper • Pyper
Smail • Smale • Small
Smeal • Spaulding

If so, you are from one of Clan Murray's allied families are invited to join.

Welcome to the official Murray Clan Society of North America website. We sincerely hope you find your visit with us informative and enjoyable. Our community exists to draw together those who bear the name Murray, allied families (septs) or their descendants.  We hope to cultivate a spirit of kinship and pride, to collect historical and genealogical records, and to provide a gathering place at the various Highland Gatherings throughout North America. We'd like to extend an invitation to join us and share in our friendship and fellowship.

12th Duke of Atholl Bruce MurrayHis Grace,The 12th Duke of Atholl, Bruce Murray became Chief of Clan Murray in 2012. Not only is he the clan's Chief, but he commands Europe's only private army, the Atholl Highlanders.

Last year, he and the Atholl Highlanders visited the Massachusets town of Athol to help celebrate the 250th anniversary of its incorporation. One of its founders was the Second Duke of Atholl, who gave it its present name.

When not taking part in his ceremonial duties, he is a businessman in South Africa like his father, John Murray, The 11th Duke of Atholl. The Chief's wife is Duchess Charmaine and he has three children, Michael, David and Nicole.