There are a number of national (country level) and international Lindsay organizations, both past and present, that have significantly added to the celebration of the rich heritage of the Lindsay (how ever spelled) surname.

We hope to provide inks to the Lindsay organizations that are currently defined at this web site but with their names you should be able to find plenty of information on the web.. If you are aware of additional national (country level) or international Lindsay organizations, please e-mail the specifics to Joe Lindsey

The Clan Lindsay Association USA, Inc was founded in 1974 at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games at Linville, North Carolina and is represented at many of the hundreds of Scottish Highland Games and Festivals conducted annually throughout the United States. If you are interested in pursuing membership in Clan Lindsay USA, visit their website at Clan Lindsay USA
The acknowledged Chief of the Clan Lindsay Association USA, Inc., The Clan Lindsay Society of Australia and The Clan Lindsay Society is the Honorable Earl of Crawford. The current 29th Earl of Crawford also has the title of 12th Earl of Balcarres. The family seat is at the Balcarres estate located in Colinsburgh, Fife, Scotland. Lord Crawford’s ancestors have held this title since before 1143. Lord Crawford is the premier Earl of Scotland and a Life Peer in the House of Lords.
If you wish to become a member, click on Join Now

Although Clan Lindsay Association USA is featured at this web site, it should be noted that the Lindsay International web site does not officially represent this organization in any capacity

The Clan Lindsay Society was founded in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1897. Membership in this organization is open to the global Lindsay community.

The acknowledged Chief of The Clan Lindsay Society, Clan Lindsay Association USA, Inc., and The Clan Lindsay Society of Australia, is the Honorable Earl of Crawford. The current 29th Earl of Crawford also holds the title of 12th Earl of Balcarres. The family seat is at the Balcarres estate located in Colinsburgh, Fife, Scotland. Lord Crawford’s ancestors have held this title since 1398. Lord Crawford is the premier Earl of Scotland and a Life Peer in the House of Lords.

Although this web site does not officially represent The Clan Lindsay Society in any capacity, those individuals who qualify are encouraged to apply for membership in one or more of the Lindsay surname organizations that formally exists in the world today and solicits eligible new members.

The Clan Lindsay Society in Scotland can be reached at This Link . Membership in The Clan Lindsay Society can be explored by clicking on this LINK

On June 1, 2002, The Clan Lindsay Society of Australia (CLSA) published their new web site (see below). Check it out and give the webmaster & Management Board the much deserved feedback for a job well done.
Susan Cooke (nee Lindsay) is the current President of The Clan Lindsay Society of Australia (CLSA).

The Clan Lindsay Society of Australia (CLSA) provides the Scottish heritage fabric for those of the Lindsay (how ever spelled) surname and septs for the country of Australia.

The excellent web site for The Clan Lindsay Society of Australia can be found at http://www.clanlindsay.org.au Along with information on the the history and officers of CLSA, the webmaster has provided easy access to their application for membership which is all that is needed to join in with all the other Lindsays (how ever spelled) and affiliated families of Australia in celebrating their Scottish heritage.

Although this web site does not officially represent The Clan Lindsay Society of Australia, those individuals that qualify are encouraged to apply for membership in one of the Lindsay organizations that formally exists in the world today and actively solicits eligible new members.

The Clan Lindsay Society, Southland , New Zealand was first organized on 21 April 1960 and provides the Scottish heritage framework for those of the Lindsay (how ever spelled) surname for the country of New Zealand.. It is not yet an incorporated entity but functions with a set of Written Rules. They do not currently have a web site.

The Clan Lindsay Society, Southland , is located in the New Zealand province of Southland which is at the south end of the South Island. The main city in this agricultural province is Invercargill.

The Clan Lindsay Society, Southland currently solicits eligible membership from all of New Zealand. The annual subscription fee is $2.50 New Zealand dollars. They publish two newsletters per year to the membership. The organization hosts an annual gathering/luncheon and participates in all the combined clans functions that are held chiefly in the city of Invercargill.

If you are interested in learning more about membership in this Lindsay organization, you can communicate with Mrs. Elizabeth Beer, nee Lindsay who currently serves as President of the organization.

Although this web site does not officially represent this organization, those individuals that qualify are encouraged to apply for membership in one or more of the Lindsay organizations that formally exists in the world today and solicits eligible new members who wish to celebrate their Scottish heritage.

The Lindsay Family Association of America Inc. was an extension of the work initially started by Margaret Isabella Lindsay with her publication of the Lindsays of America in 1889.

The first Annual Meeting of this organization was held on the evening of October 27, 1904 at the Hotel Lenox in Boston Massachusetts. The 10th Annual Meeting was held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday evening, October 30, 1913, at the Hotel Lenox in Boston, Massachusetts. This is the last meeting which was documented with a formal Annual Report. It is not known if this organization ever met officially after this date. It is also not known when the organization ceased to function as a group.

Two of the charter members of The Lindsay Family Association of America, Inc. were Margaret Isabella Lindsay Atkinson and John William Linzee, Jr.

The ten Annual Reports issued by this organization are available via the link that will follow. A more detailed history of The Lindsay Family Association of America, Inc. is being developed and will be posted at a later date.

The founder of The Linzee Family Association of America was John William Linzee, Jr. Details on his autobiography can be found at http://www.clanlindsay.com/john_william_linzee.htm

The forerunner of this organization was The Lindsay Family Association of America. The official web site for The Linzee Family Association of America, Inc. was http://www.linzeefamilyassn.org/ . We are seeking the status on this organization since the web link appears to no longer be valid.

The Linzee Family Association of America, Inc can also be reached at the following e-mail address .

The defined DNA haplotype for the Linzee surname can be found DNA Group 6 . If there are other Linzees who would like to participate in the International Linzee Surname DNA Project, please contact Joe Lindsey at jflinds@yahoo.com for additional details.

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