Cranstoun Tartan & Clan

The Cranston name originates from Cranstoun and the area in Midlothian of this name.

Clan Cranstoun Crest & Motto

Cranston

"Thou Shalt Want Ere I Want"

OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Cranstoun TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Cranstoun NAME MEAN?
Cranstoun may have been names from the Anglo-Saxon 'place for the crane'. A crane features on both the clan crest and shield.

WHERE DOES THE Cranstoun CLAN HAIL FROM?
Edinburgh and Roxburghshire. Corehouse in Lanarkshire is home to the family seat.

Elfric de Cranston is the first recording of the name and the family faired well until the 16th Century when they were accused of treason in a attack of Holyrood carried out by the Earl of Bothwell.