Boyd Modern Tartan
Tartan date: 1930s?
Springweight, Lightweight, Mediumweight and Heavyweight.
Registration notes: Designed in 1956 by James Scarlett for Lord Kilmarnock and recorded with Lord Lyon (LCB 3. Dated 7th March 1956). The Lords Kilmarnock are descended from both the Hays (the Earls of Errol), and the Stewarts and the design incorporates elements from the Hay-Leith tartan (the red section) and the Hunting Stewart (the green section) with minor alterations to each. The Boyd family are closely associated with the town of Kilmarnock in the South West of the Scottish Lowlands. July 2014: Interesting alternative source found on P224 of Sinclair/Brown scrapbook which was started in the 1930s: "Designed about 1930 for Lord Boyd by a Mr Thomas of Dundee (Kiltmaker & Weaver).
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