Clan Oliphant Kin

The purpose of this section is the description of the Oliphants intra-clan relations (relations within the Clan.) Please click on the sections below for more information.

Highland Chief

Head of the Clan,
Richard Oliphant of that Ilk,
entitled to the designation of wearing
three eagle feathers in the bonnet

Clan Chiefs

Highland Chieftain

Head of large Clan Branch such as,
Laurence Oliphant of Ardblair and Gask,
entitled to the designation of wearing
two eagle feathers in the bonnet

Clan Chieftains

Lesser Chieftain or Armigerous Clansman

Head of a small Branch of the Clan,
entitled to the designation of wearing
one eagle feather in the bonnet

Clan Branches

Highland Clansman

Member of the parent Clan, a
branch of the Parent Clan, or a sept
of the Clan, wears only the Clan's
Plant Badge

Clan Septs

Displaced Clansman

Still member of the Clan,
however moved from the Clan's
homeland

Clan Geneology

Pictures from RR MacIan's collection "The Clans of the Scottish Highlands", which can be viewed at www.rrmcian.com

Back to top