Entries by Frank Lawler

Improvements of Late (1977)

From the Clan West Archive – Originally published in 1977 and written by Maj. R.W. Hannay, [then] Chief of the Clan Hannay. This is part of a series of articles that were initially published by the now-inactive Clan Hannay Society West.  Many thanks to Gigi Hanna, Convenor Emerita. Note: Any hyperlinks and images that may […]

The Clan Hannay (Clan West Archive)

From the Clan West Archive – Originally published February 14, 2011.  This is part of a series of articles that were initially published by the now-inactive Clan Hannay Society West.  Many thanks to Gigi Hanna, Convenor Emerita. Note: The original article may have had external links, but these are now lost.  The links and notes […]

THE ARMS OF SORBIE (Clan West Archive)

From the Clan West Archive – Originally published December 9, 2011.  This is part of a series of articles that were initially published by the now-inactive Clan Hannay Society West.  Many thanks to Gigi Hanna, Convenor Emerita. Note: This article reflects the views of the author at the time it was written and may contain […]

John Buchan and the Hannay Name

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir (1875-1940) and Governor-General of Canada from 1935 to 1940, was a Scottish novelist and politician whose most famous creation was his hero Richard Hannay.  In fact, Robert Powell, who played the character in the 1980s television series based on Buchan’s books, was made an honorary member of the Clan Hannay […]

Clan Hannay Society West USA Archives

We were in touch last year with Gigi Hanna, from the now-dormant Clan Hannay Society West USA.  She gave her blessing for us to post archived articles from their old website, which has been offline for four or five years now. The Clan Hannay Society West USA encompassed, in their own words, the majority of […]

Job Notice: Part-Time Website Manager

The Clan Hannay Society is looking to hire, on a part-time basis, a manager for clanhannay.org, our organization’s website. Time Commitment Spread over the course of the year, such a position would require an average of 3 hours a week. Sometimes, several days can go by without an issue, but when one arises, it often […]