Keith Modern


Also recorded in Wilson's of Bannockburn, 1819 pattern book as No. 75 or Austin. D W Stewart writes in 'Old and Rare..'in 1893, "that it is included in every early collection." The Keiths were a powerful Celtic family, who held the hereditary office of Great Marischal of Scotland. They are associated with Dunottar Castle, near Stonehaven. Wilsons of Bannockburn a weaving firm founded c1770 near Stirling.