Welcome to the website for The Clan Hope of Craighall Society

Officially Recognized by The Late Hereditary Chief of Clan Hope
Sir John Carl Alexander Hope, 18th Bt. of Craighall
and also by the

Current Chief: Sir Alexander Archibald Douglas Hope, OBE, 19th Bt. of Craighall, Chief of the Name and Arms of Hope, Chief of Clan Hope

                 

Craighall Seal and document from Sir John Hope, Sir Thomas Hope's son, and written in the year 1636



Annual Membership Renewals now calendar year based.

We have moved the anniversary date of all annual membership renewals to the 1st January each year.
To allow this to happen in an orderly fashion all existing ACTIVE annual memberships have been extended till 31st December 2022.
Annual members will receive a reminder to renew in December 2022 for payment by 1st January 2023.

If you are listed in the Inactive Members rosters under MEMBER menu at left you can renew your membership now until the end of 2022 or apply for New Membership at any time.

The Membership Secretary will email reminders to annual members in December each year.
Please keep your email address up to date so you don't miss renewal and continue receiving the Newsletter.



Clan Hope of Craighall Society Newsletter

Clan Hope of Craighall Society - Naidheachdan Ḍchas - Hope News recommenced publication on the 1st May 2021.
Ours Newsletter Editor, Allen Hope, is producing the newsletter which will be emailed to financial clan members as a PDF file on a bi-monthly basis.
We welcome contributions for the newsletter by clan members. This can be stories about your family line, events you may be planning or have recently held, announcement of Scottish and Celtic events, recipes, stories as well as photos that might illustrate your contribution.
Please make sure you don't miss out on receiving your copy of the newsletter. Just check your email address on the Active Members page and, if it isn't correct, email our Membership Secretary, Cynthia Hope Henderson via membership[at]clanhope.org but replace the [at] with an @ symbol.



New Clan Society Treasurer Appointed

Ourania Hope, having volunteered to take on the role of Treasurer for the clan, has been unamimously elected by the Clan Committee.
We welcome her to the role which has been so ably performed by the outgoing Treasurer, Richard Hope.
We wish her success in this important role and thank her for volunteering to take it on.



Special discount on kilts and kilted skirts for Clan Hope of Craighall Society members

We've reduced the price for our 13oz clan tartan material handled through Alexis Malcolm Kilts.
The price is $50.00USD per meter plus her fee plus shipping and handling.
Thus a kilt would be $200.00 for the material plus for $250.00 Alexis Malcolm Kilts for a total of $450.00USD plus shipping.
This matches the price of $600.00AUD + GST St. Kilda Retail in Australia charges for their kilts in our tartan.
Cost for small items will be prorated from the $50.00 per meter price.

We will be offering to Clan Hope of Craighall Society members in good standing i.e. dues paid, a one time 5% discount on the purchase of a kilt and/or kilted skirt, regardless of whether purchased through Alexis Malcolm Kilts or St. Kilda Retail.
The purchaser will just need to submit their receipt to the Clan board of directors.
This discount will apply for up to two items, kilts or kilted skirts, purchased at the same time by Clan Hope of Craighall Society members.
Non members will pay full price.
Purchases can be made directly at either of our kilt maker's websites please click on the links above or Kilt Makers in the side menu.



New Commissioner for England

Paul Robert Hope has been appointed as the Commissioner England.
This is the first time that Clan Hope of Craighall Society has had a Commissioner in England.
We welcome Paul stepping forward to take on this role for the clan.
We look forward to making new connections with Hope family and descendants
and widening the reach of Clan Hope of Craighall Society in the England


New Commissioner for Scotland

Colin Douglas Hope has been appointed as the Commissioner Scotland.
This is the first time that Clan Hope of Craighall Society has had a Commissioner in Scotland.
We welcome Colin stepping forward to take on this role for the clan.
We look forward to making new connections with Hope family and descendants in the land that is the original of our clan


New Commissioner for the state of Western Australia

Veronica Scott Killner has been appointed as the Commissioner for the state of Western Australia
This is the first time the Western Australia has had a Commissioner for Clan Hope of Craighall Society.
We welcome Veronica stepping forward to take on this role for the clan as she has already been instrumental in finding connections to Hope families in that state and we wish her well in her new role.