Monday, July 25, 2011

The Tartans of Old Bo'ness

This tartan is for the use of the Stanners family who lived in Grangepans, Bo'ness, West Lothian, for 200 years. It is for family members, relatives and anyone linked to the family by marriage.

Gen up.

1 comment:

Dictionary Coarner said...

Stauners -
(1) local pronunciation of surname Stanners:- Recorded in several forms including Stanner, Stannah, Stenner, and the plural forms Stanners, Stannas, Stannis, Stannus, Stenners and Stennes, this is an English surname. There are a number of possible origins. Firstly it may be locational from a place called Stanhoe in the county of Norfolk, the derivation being from the Old English pre 7th century words "stan" meaning stone, plus "hoh", a ridge. A second possible origin is as a slang form of "stone house", to mean the dweller at the stone house, of which there are a number of villages so named. An early example is Robert de Stanhus of Northumberland in 1275. The third option is from the descriptive word "Stannary", itself a Latin word in origin. This was used to describe an area of land, where mining took place, a stanner or stamper, being one who worked the mines.

(2) a stiffy (plural)