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Nisbett of Cairnhill

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  • Arms—Argent, three boars' heads erased, sable.
  • Crest—A boar's head, erased, as in the arms.
  • Motto—Vis fortibus arma.
  • Seat—Cairnhill, in the parish of Old Monkland, co. Lanark, N.B

RELATED BRANCHES shares same motto as Greenholm and Carfin

PROPERTY and Early People The name " Cairnhill " became attached to the Nisbets through the marriage on June 18th, 1751, of George Nisbett with Margaret More, heiress of Cairnhill, Lanarkshire, only daughter of John More of Cairnhill. Burke's Landed Gentry 1849 gives the arms of the family as : Cairnhill The Drum https://www.rostronandedwards.com/Shop/Country_Life_Magazine/8108



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