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  • Name of Tartan:
    Yorston (2014)
  • ITI Number: 10989
  • Category: Name
  • Designer / Source: Johnston, Betty J
  • Date: 2014
  • Notes: This tartan has been designed for the family name Yorston or Yorstoun, which appears in records from the 15th century. Colours: dark blue represents the blue background of the Norwegian flag and the dark Northern seas; light blue recalls the Scottish flag and family links to Scotland; red represents the Scandinavian or Nordic Cross, a symbol of liberty; white refers to the St Andrew Cross; black represents the historic border between Scotland and England; green and gold represent the family origins as tenant farmers and recorded references to artisans such as goldsmiths.
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