This category is comprised of national and international societies in which membership is limited to those blood descendants of a particular country or culture, including the Clan Societies. It may also include hybrid societies in which regular membership is restricted to certain nationalities or culture, but where an auxiliary membership is offered to outsiders. It does not, however, include family surname groups or associations.
Open only to the state, national, and international Clan Societies. Local societies are asked to submit their site to the Regional categories.
This category is composed of national and international Clan Societies in which membership is based upon descent from the ancient Scottish, Irish, Manx, and Welsh clans through the clan surname.
Open only to the state, national, and international Clan Societies. Local societies are asked to submit their site to the Regional categories.
Organized to perpetuate Scottish traditions and culture, and open open to all persons of the age of eighteen or over who descends from a Scottish ancestor. The name of the society derives from St. Andrew, the brother of St. Peter is the Patron Saint of Scotland, and according to Scottish legend, the bones of the disciple were being taken to Scotland in the 4th century by St. Regulus when the ship was wrecked on the shore near the present town of St. Andrew's. Thus, through tradition, St. Andrew became the Patron Saint of Scotland.