Shaws on the Net|
Clan Shaw Discussion Area
Clan Shaw Contacts
Alasdair's brother, Adam (Ay), of Tordarroch was founder of Clan Ay. Tordarroch acted for Clan Shaw and at Inverness in 1543 and Termit in 1609 signed the Clan Chatten Bands. They supported Montrose and raised the Shaw contingent in the Jacobite rising of 1715.
Alasdiar's second son, Alexander, was ancestor of Shaws of Dell; his third, James, of Shaws of Dalnavert; his fourth, Farquhar, was progenitor of the Clan Farquharson and the fifth, Iver, ancestor of the Shaws of Harris and the ilses.
A new chief of Clan Shaw (21st) matriculated in the 1970 after a vacancy of 400 years; Tordarroch in Strathnairn is stil held.