Welcome to the official website for the Buchanan Clan Chief and his family

Welcome to the official website for the Buchanan clan chief & his family.

Please find information on upcoming events by searching the events tab in the menu bar above. For more information on the clan and more regular international events please see the CBSI website


John Michael Baillie-Hamilton Buchanan
of that Ilk is Chief of the Name and Arms of Buchanan

In 2018 Mike petitioned a change of title from the Buchanan of Leny and Arnprior to the Buchanan of Buchanan.

To claim this role, The Buchanan addressed every requirement in the heraldic court of law of the Lord Lyon: 

 His role as chief is now undisputed. 

The Buchanan is pictured here before the Seat of Clan Buchanan, holding the Lion Sword and White Rod of Clan Buchanan. Wearing a commemorative Tartan designed for the Inauguration


The Chief of Buchanan is patron to:


The Clan Buchanan Society International (CBSI) was formed in 1970 as the “Clan Buchanan Society in America” to promote and grow the Clan Buchanan. For more information regarding the CBSI click here

The Buchanan Society is the world’s oldest clan society and, today, it is purely a charitable body. Eligible members may apply for a Hardship Grant or an Education Grant. Click here to learn more

Crest of Clan Buchanan

For a detailed history of Clan Buchanan click here

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