Clan Lamont

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Welcome to Clan Lamont

Clan Lamont Team
Team Leader David Urquhart
Team MembersKeith Schindler, Mark Lemen
Clan Chief: Rev. Peter Noel Lamont of that Ilk. 29th Chief of the Name and Arms of Clan Lamont. Hereditary Baron of Inveryne. Succeeded in 1972. Lives New South Wales, Australia.
Crest: A dexter hand couped at the wrist; all proper
Motto: Ne Parcus nec Spernas (Neither Spare nor Dispose)
Slogan/War Cry:
Region: Highlands
Historic Seat:
Plant badge: Crab-apple tree, Trefoil, or Dryas
Pipe music:
Gaelic name:

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 Lamont together with members bearing the name Lamont, the related families and those recognised as septs of Clan Lamont.

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 Lamont on Wikitree.
  • ensuring entries appearing on Wikitree are as accurate as possible, correcting mistakes once spotted.
  • encouraging interest in and study of Clan Lamont.


Clan History

The Lamont Clan were early proprietors of Cowall in Argyleshire. Apparently a cadet line from the ancestor of Clan Rory. Their original name was MacErachar and adopted the surname from Laumanus, grandson of Duncan MacErachar. Source: Clanship and the Clans by M.H. Towry, Edinburgh Press.

Clan Branches

  • Lamonts of Ardlamont
  • McSorley Lamonts of Monydrain
  • McPhadrick Lamonts of Coustoun
  • Lamonts of Stallaig
  • Lamonts of Rudhbodach
  • Lamonts of Auchinshelloch
  • Lamonts of Ascog
  • Lamonts of Stronalbanach
  • Lamonts of Silvercraigs
  • McGorrie Lamonts of Knockdow
  • Lamonts of Auchagoyl
  • Lamont-Campbells of Possil

Other Names Associated with the Clan

Aldownie, (and Aldowny) Bearden Black Blackie Blaik Blaikie Blake Blaker Blakey Broun Brown Bordon Burden Burdon Burton Clement, (and Clements) Devers Lamb Lamant Lambie Lamm Lammie Lammon Lammond Lamon Lamond Lamondson Lamons Lamont Lander, (and Landers)

Learmonth Leeman Leemon Lemmon, (and Lemmons) Lemon, (and Lemons) Lemond Limon Limond Limont Lhomond Lomond Lucas Luck Luckie, (and Lucky) Luke MacAldowie MacAlduie MacClammie, (and MacClammy) MacClement, (and MacClements) MacCluckie, (and MacClucky) MacClymont MacEaracher MacErcher MacErracher MacFarquhar MacGilledow

MacGillegowie MacGorie, (and MacGory) MacGorrie Mackquein (Aliased as Lamont) MacIldowie MacIlwham (and Wham) MacIlwhom MacInturner MacKerchar MacKerracher MacLammie, (and MacLammy) MacLamond MacLaren McLellan MacLemmon MacLemon MacLimans MacLucas MacLuckie, (and MacLucky) MacLugash MacLuke MacLusa MacLymont MacMunn MacPatrick MacPhunn MacSorley

MacSurely Mecklem Meickleam Meickleham Meikle Meikleham, (and Meiklehem) Meiklejohn Meiklem Munn Munt Paterson, (and Patersson) Patrick Phorich Sorlie, (and Sorly) Toward Towart Turner White Whyte Young

Allied Clans

  • Clan MacDougall
  • Clan Gregor
  • Clan Graham
  • Clan Donald
  • Clan MacLeod
  • Clan MacLean
  • Clan Stewart

Rival Clans

  • Clan Wallace
  • Clan Bruce
  • Clan Campbell

Clan Research and Free Space Pages

Source Material

Image Credits and Acknowledgements

Information below this line should be moved to an additional Clan page.

Chiefs of Clan Lamont

  1. Chief Laumon (1235 – 93)
Chief Malcolm (1295)
Chief John (1296 – 1353)
Chief Duncan (1356 – 81)
Chief Robert (1396 – 1433)
Chief Celestin (1402 [never succeeded])
Chief Duncan (1431 – 1448)
Chief John (1437 – 1488)
Chief Duncan (1466 – 1498)
Chief John (1498-1568) [Entertained Mary, Queen of Scots]
Chief Duncan (d.1576-9)
Chief James (m. 1565-1614)
Chief Coll (1600-1634)
Chief James (1612-1670) [Fought in the English Civil War, Charles I]
Chief Archibald (1646-1712)
Chief Dugald (m. 1684 – d. 1729)
Chief Archibald (1707-1767)
Chief John (1741-1816)
Chief John (1773-1829)
Chief Archibald James (1818-1835)
Chief John Henry (1854-1929)
Chief Edward Louis (1846-1934) [First one in Australia]
Chief Andrew (1848-1935)
Chief Ronald Coll
Chief ?
Chief ?
Chief Alfred Granville
  1. Chief Noel Brian (1972)

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Lamont tartan
Lamont tartan

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