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Please renew your membership now.
Annual membership is from January to December each year. The easiest way to do it is here on the website. Contact the Secretary if you are not sure if you need to do or if you would like to set up a standing order or pay directly into our bank account.

You can now pay for your membership by PayPal.

If you are not a member and you are just browsing our website please join us - we welcome members from all over the world.  You can join here

Would you like to give someone a gift membership?  Email the secretary and she can arrange for a certificate .


Membership Certificate

Looking for a different present for a significant birthday, Stewart wedding or anniversary? Why not get a membership certificate?

You can order them here -Order your certificate here
Please note it can take our lovely calligrapher a little while to write them, so please be patient!

Office Closure

The office will  be closed from Monday 23 to Friday 27 October. 


St Andrews University Bursary

Are you are Stewart/Stuart  undergraduate at St Andrews University? Then you should get an email from the university very soon asking you to get in touch with us about your bursary  for this academic year. 


Are you coming to the Gathering?

You can now buy something in the online shop and select collect at the Gathering instead. 


We are looking for members who can attend events, welcome new people to the Society and recruit new members. 

Do you live in : - 

Oklahoma Arkansas Louisiana, Mississippi?

USA North West and Central?

Ohio-Pennsylvania & West Virginia?

We are looking for a Commissioner to represent the Society in those places - if you are interested please contact the Commissioner's secretary - email Sandy Stewart of Ardorvorlich  Sandy Stewart of Ardvorlich' s email

As events open back up in Scotland, we would also welcome members  to attend Higland Games and other events to represent the Society and  recruit new members.

Contact Jenn to discuss - email Jenn here


The Trustees of the Benevolent Fund are:-

Lord Stewart (2020) 

Earl of Moray (2021),

Annie Stewart (2021),

Jamie Stewart ygr of Ardvorlich (2022)

Geordie Burnett Stuart of Crichie (2022)


The Trustees of the Heritage Trust are:-

Earl of Moray (Chair, 2020),

Guthrie Stewart (2020),

Lachlan Stewart (2021),

Charles Steuart Fothringham (2022)

and Catherine Maxwell Stuart of Traquair 2021).


The 2021 Accounts are available on the members' downloads.


Email address

Has the Society got the correct email address for you?  Please check and let the Secretary know if you have changed your email address.


2023 Gathering in Edinburgh

Booking for the Annual Gathering 2023 has now closed.
We look forward to welcoming all of you to Edinburgh on 6-8 October.

The date and place for next year's Gathering will be announced soon.

Wanted - An Hon Editor of the Magazine

Responsible for the overall look and content of the magazine. The editor is ex-officio a member of the Council of the Society Council and can attend meetings. If you are interested expressions of interest please to the Secretary, Jenn Chamberlain

Library Visits

We are pleased to say that  we welcome visits to the Stewart Society again  by members, researchers and Stewarts/Stuarts on  Mondays and Wednesdays  Please email Jenn to check she is available. There is not normally anyone available on Friday.

You can also get in touch  with Jenn and ask her advice on your research or see if she can find a particular article or book via email. Please be patient as Jenn is not in the office all the time so it may take a few days to answer a query or find something you are looking for.
 Researchers if you have an urgent query do get in touch and Jenn will try to help you 

Council of the Stewart Society

The next meeting of the  Council of the Stewart Society  will be  Monday 6 November at 53 George St, Edinburgh.
The meetings of Benevolent Fund and Heritage Trust will also take place that day.
Papers will be sent to all members and trustees.

Useful Links

Want help looking for your Stewart ancestors?

Try these links first. All helpfully gathered together in one place.  Updated regularly so keep checking

Family Lines - useful links

Want to know more about the real history of tartan? Who wore what and when? How the Stuarts used tartan to help them with the Jacobite cause?

The history of tartan