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Minutes from the 1st Meeting of the Clan Cameron Association
April 27, 1889

At Edinburgh, and within the Clarendon Hotel,
104 Princes Street there, on Saturday the 27th
day of April 1889, there assembled the following
persons viz:

Mrs. Mary Mackellar nee Cameron
Mr. Pat Cameron (Corrychoillie), Merchant, Leith
Mr. John Cameron, S.S.C., Edinburgh
Mr. John Cameron, Solicitor, Greenock
Dr. I.A. Cameron, 10 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh
Mr. Daniel Cameron, 12 Elder Street, Edinburgh
Mr. William Cameron, 12 Elder Street, Edinburgh
Mr. Duncan Cameron, Glencourse
Mr. John Cameron, Forth Street, Edinburgh
Mr. Duncan Cameron, Artist, 149 Warrender Park Road, Edinburgh
Mr. Ewen Cameron, 10 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh
Mr. Donald Cameron, Paisley
Mr. Cosmo Gordon Cameron, 7 York Place, Edinburgh
Mr. Alexander Cameron, 7 Grindlay Street, Edinburgh

The Circular calling the meeting was in the following terms:

"40 Castle Street

13th April, 1889
Clan Cameron

Dear Sir,

You are requested to attend a meeting of members of the clan to be held in the Clarendon Hotel, 104 Princes Street, Edinburgh, on Saturday 27th April, 1889, at 2 pm., for the purpose of considering and - if so resolved - adopting certain resolutions with reference to the formation of a Clan Union.

Yours Faithfully,

Mary Mackellar nee Cameron
Pat Cameron (Corrychoillie)
John Cameron, S.S.C."


On the motion of Mr. John Cameron, S.S.C., Mr. Pat Cameron (Corrychoillie) was called to the chair.

Mr. John Cameron, S.S.C., read to the meeting letters from Locheil (sic); Mr. I. Macdonald Cameron, M.P.; Mr. D. Cameron, Craignevis; Mr. Allan Gordon Cameron of Barcaldine Castle, and various other clansmen all of whom warmly approved of the proposed Union and offered to assist in making it a success.

After addressing the meeting at some length the Chairman moved the following resolution: "That a Society, to be called 'Clan Cameron' be formed for the purpose of reviving, conserving and promoting the interests, associations and relations of the Clan, and of the individual members thereof," and the same having been seconded by Dr. I.A. Cameron, it was carried with acclamation.

The Chairman then moved, seconded by Mr. John Cameron of Greenock: "That the Society shall consist of Life and Ordinary members, who shall contribute the following sums, viz:

Life Members a single payment of 5.5/ Ladies 1.1
Ordinary Members an annual subscription of 5/"

The motion was unanimously carried.

Thereafter Mr. John Cameron, S.S.C., proposed the following resolution: "That the following Committee be appointed with power to add to their number, take steps for carrying out the resolutions which have just been proposed and carried, and to appoint office bearers, viz:

Mrs. Cameron Mackellar
Sir Charles Cameron, Dublin
Allan Cameron (Lundavra)
John Macdonald Cameron, M.P.
Pat Cameron (Corrychoillie)
John Cameron, S.S.C.
Dr. I.A. Cameron
Archibald Cowie Cameron, L.L.D., Fettercairn
John Cameron, Solicitor, Greenock
Councillor James Cameron, Glasgow
and Duncan Cameron, Glencourse."

The resolution was seconded by Mr. Duncan Cameron,Glencourse, and unanimously carried.

Notes of thanks to the Chairman for his conduct in the chair, and to Mrs. Mary Cameron (Mackellar) for her untiring and successful efforts in bringing about the present meeting having been passed, the meeting which was most enthusiastic throughout came to an end.

(Minutes submitted by)

Pat Cameron
Fear na Cathrach