Clan Nesbitt

Privacy Level: Public (Green)
Date: [unknown] [unknown]
Location: [unknown]
Surnames/tags: Scottish_Clans Nesbitt
This page has been accessed 532 times.

Scotland Project > Scottish Clans > Clan Nesbitt


Welcome to Clan Nesbitt

Clan Nesbitt Team
Team Leader Jean Skar
Team Members
Chief: Mark Nesbitt of that Ilk, succeeding his father, Anthony Nesbitt of that Ilk, in the year 2000.
Crest: A boar passant Sable, armed Argent, langued Gules
Motto: I Byd It (I endure)
Slogan/War Cry:
Region: Borders, Berwickshire
Historic Seat:
Plant badge: Oak
Pipe music:
Gaelic name:

Clan Team

Team Goals

The goal of this project is to ... offer a focal point for all members interested in the Lairds and Chiefs of Clan Nesbitt together with members bearing the name Nesbitt, the related families and those recognised as septs of Clan Nesbitt.

Team To Do List

See WikiTree NN Name Study 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 Nisbet(t)/Nesbit(t) on Wikitree.
  • ensuring entries appearing on Wikitree are as accurate as possible, correcting mistakes once spotted.
  • encouraging interest in and study of Family Nisbet/Nesbitt.


Clan History

"Family of Nesbitt (or Nisbet)" actual Nisbet/Nesbitt family (equivalent to a Highland clan). The concept of chiefship is perhaps less well-developed in the Lowlands of Scotland, than in the Highlands, but bears the same significance in Scottish law.

Clan Branches

Allied Clans

Clan Research and Free Space Pages

Source Material

Nesbitt/Nisbet Societies

See also:

Image Credits and Acknowledgements

Images: 1
Nisbet tartan
Nisbet tartan

  • Login to request to the join the Trusted List so that you can edit and add images.
  • Private Messages: Contact the Profile Managers privately: Jean Skar and Scotland Project WikiTree. (Best when privacy is an issue.)
  • Public Comments: Login to post. (Best for messages specifically directed to those editing this profile. Limit 20 per day.)
  • Public Q&A: These will appear above and in the Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum. (Best for anything directed to the wider genealogy community.)


Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.