March 13, 2017
Call for Attendees of a Family Meeting, or Derbhfine
The Clan Currie Society has called for Representers; those who believe that they have the qualifications and interest to be considered as a candidate for interim Commander. The interim Commander must be approved by Family Convention (once called a Derbhfine), and recognized by the Lyon Court.
The Family Convention will be held at the Trades Hall of Glasgow (85 Glassford Street, Glasgow, G1 1UH) on 15 August 2017 at 2:00 PM on the basis if Currie being a West Coast family.
Qualifications for potential Attendees to the Family Convention: Men and Women must be born a Currie, MacMhurich etc. (or variant or derivative thereof) and in good standing (e.g. no felony convictions) and fit one or more of the following:
1. Scottish Armigers properly granted or having matriculated Armorial Bearings in Scotland.
2. Current and past members of the Clan Currie Society (but this is not a restriction).
3. Copies of a birth certificate are suitable for demonstrating that born a Currie etc.
Overseas participants outside Scotland may be able to observe the proceedings by video link or similar if unable to attend in person. NOTE: Attendees may be required to provide documentation supporting any claims by the Court of the Lord Lyon. Decisions are to be determined by Liam Devlin, Unicorn Pursuivant, appointed by the Court of the Lord Lyon.
Dr. Bruce Durie will be present for advice on technical, genealogical and historical matters, but will not take part in the discussions or determinations, unless invited to comment or advise.
Those who believe that they are interested in being a member of the Family Convention please contact the Society Chaplain, the Revd. Dr. David A. Currie: [email protected], and a formal invitation will follow.
In Kinship,The Revd. David A. Currie, Ph.D.
Chaplain, Clan Currie Society