Looking for books about the family? The following are among the sources used in the upcoming fourth edition of The Hannays of Sorbie: Agnew, Andrew, Hereditary Sheriffs of Galloway, Edinburgh, 1893 (Vol. I)(Vol. II) Agnew, Robert Vans, Correspondence of Sir Patrick Vaus of Barnbarroch, Knight, Ayr and Galloway Archaeological Association, 1887 Anderson, William, Scottish Nation, Edinburgh, […]
The English language Hanna surname is derived from Hannay. Stewart Francis’s The Hannays of Sorbie shows a church record indicating that a Fynlaus A’Hanna was a priest at Whithorn in 1390, a very short distance from Sorbie. He also notes a Hannay letter indicating that the family was using the name Hanna in Northern Ireland in […]
A DNA project for people whose surname is potentially derived from Hannay is open to participants. Y-DNA, which exists only in men, allows a man to follow his connection to all other men up to a chromosomal “Adam” thought to have existed about 200,000 years ago. The project focuses on the Y-DNA of men with […]
The lands near Kirkdale House, where the lairds of the clan have resided since the 1700s, are home to two ancient stone cairns: Cairnholy I, a chambered cairn dating back to 3000-2000 BC, consisting of several uprights set in a semi-circle. StonePages.com has a great, interactive 360-degree view of it (may require you to install […]
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After climbing up the remaining structure of the main stairwell, you find yourself in what would have been the Tower’s Great Hall. Now, of course, it is completely open to the elements, including the floors above. [ipanorama id=”3389″]
Here’s a picture from a 1962 Gathering of the Clan Hanna, held at Castle Lauriston, Edinburgh, on September 8, 1962 (from L – R in small group) – (sitting) Mrs Dorothea Hannah (88L), Mrs Betty Hannah (304L). (standing) Robert Hanna Montgomery (8L Ulster), Robert Hannah (43L Edinburgh), Pat Hanna (1L Australia), John Hannah (47L Hon. […]
The Lane Fine Art Gallery in London listed an oil painting which seems to portray Sir Samuel Hannay in the foreground, along with Kirkdale House in the distance. The description of the work is as follows: Portrait of an officer with his dark bay charger, here identified as Sir Samuel Hannay of the 2nd Life Guards outside […]
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NOTE:The Society is currently selling a very limited range of products directly via mail order.
A wider range is available from convenor Stephen Hanna at Sorbie Tower : email@example.com or telephone 01988 600 652 ( mobile 07785544065 ).
Many Clan goods can also be purchased through the Hannay store at Scotclans . Be sure to use HANNAY 14 as a promotional code when checking out to receive the clan discount. Dismiss