Clan Abercromby

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Welcome to Clan Abercromby

Clan Abercromby an Armigerous Clan and is as old as the far distant days of King Malcolm III "Canmore" whose court was held at Dunfermline, the then capital of Scotland. During his reign from 1058 to 1093, it is tradition that the first John of Abercromby served as one of the great officers of the monarch's household.

Clan Abercromby Team
Team Leader TBA
Team Members

Clan Chief: None - Armigerous Clan:
Crest: A falcon rising belled, Proper
Motto: Petit Alta (He seeks high deeds)
Region: Lowlands
Historic Seat: Abercrombie, Fife
Plant badge:
Pipe music:
Gaelic name: Obar Chrombach

Clan Team

Team Goals

The focus of this team's work is to identify, improve and maintain profiles associated with the Lairds and Chiefs of Clan Abercromby, as well as Clan members bearing the name Abercromby, the related families and those recognised as septs of Clan Abercromby.

Team To Do List

This list will be developed by the Team. If you are working on a specific task, please list it here:

  • promoting the entries of those bearing the name Abercromby on Wikitree.
  • ensuring entries appearing on Wikitree are as accurate as possible, correcting mistakes once spotted.
  • encouraging interest in and study of Clan Abercromby.


Please add known Septs of this Clan, and link to associated Clan Pages, as needed.

Clan Abercromby History

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Clan Branches

This section contains known branches of the Clan.

Other Names Associated with the Clan

Most variant spellings of Abercromby, including but not limited to Abercrombie

Allied Clans

Clan Research and Free Space Pages

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Source Material

Image Credits and Acknowledgements

A special thank you to Judith (Drew) Brittingham for all the research she did for this Clan.

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