The Buchanan Society
The Buchanan Society

Crest and Motto

The Buchanan Clan Crest

In Gaelic the name of the clan is Canonaich.


The motto of the Clan is Clarior Hinc Honos - "Henceforth forward the honour shall grow ever brighter".


The motto of the Society is Audaces Juvo - "I Help the Brave".


The Clan war cry is "Clar Innes".

The Buchanan Society Shield

The Shield of Arms of The Buchanan Society is in gold, bearing a black Scottish Lion Rampant, an open book (signifying learning) and a purse (signifying money).  The crest includes a Ducal Cap of Maintenance held in the right fist and surmounted by a rose.  The foliage on the crest comprises Bilberry and Oak, both of which flourish on Clairinch, the island in Loch Lomond which belongs to the Buchanan Society.

Contact by post:

The Buchanan Society

c/o Mr. Ian D. Buchanan

The Secretary

14 Farndale

East Kilbride

G74 4QS



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Or contact the secretary by telephone:


  +44 (0)1355 243437


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