Clan Matheson

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Welcome to Clan Matheson

Clan Matheson Team
Team Leader
Team Members Andrew Ross, Lori Smith, Bobbie Hall
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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 Matheson together with members bearing the name Matheson, the related families and those recognised as septs of Clan Matheson.

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


Clan History

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Information below this line should be summarized and incorporated into this Team page. Detailed information should be moved to additional Clan pages.

Clan Chief: Sir Alexander Fergus Matheson, 8th Baronet. Clan Chief of Clan Matheson.

Crest: From a crown, a hand holding a scimitar.

Motto: Fac et spera (Do and hope)
Region: Highlands
District: Lochalsh, Sutherland (Shiness)
Plant badge: Broom
Pipe music:
Gaelic name: MacMhathain, has two meanings: Son of the Bear (Highland), or Son of Matthew (Lowland).


Bairnson, MacBirnie, MacBurnie, McBurnie, McBurney, MacMahon, MacMath, MacMathon, MacMhathain, Massey, Massie, Matheson, Mathewson, Mathie, Mathieson, Mathison, Mathyson, Matthews, Matthewson, Moannach

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Allied clans:

  • Clan Donald
  • Clan Mackenzie
  • Clan Sutherland
  • Clan MacRae

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