Welcome to the official website of the Burnett family.
These pages are for all those associated with or interested in
the name of BURNETT, its origins in Great Britain, (Scotland in
particular), and its history and traditions throughout the world.
It will enable discovery of related matters and advice on
activities which may be of interest.
We now have a Burnett Forum which we hope that members
will use. For those of you unfamiliar with how a Forum works,
full instructions are provided.
The Burnett family is one of the most illustrious of Scottish
families, with a history going back to before the Norman
Conquest, an ancient coat-of-arms and a record of many
distinguished members in the church, in letters, in the law and
in the military.
The principal historical seat of the Burnetts is Crathes Castle
which is now in the possession of the National Trust for Scotland.
This website seeks to provide advice on matters such as genealogy, history, heraldry and tartan. It exists to assist with in the
organisation of Burnett gatherings and the provision of Burnett merchandise . I would hope that it facilitates communication
between Burnetts worldwide.
This website includes access to the details and activities of The House of Burnett. This society plays an important role in the
promotion of the name of Burnett throughout the world and to a large extent in the United States of America. There is a House
of Burnett presence at many of the leading Highland Games in the US and this is made possible by the support of its members.
Variant spellings of the name include but are not limited to the following: Burnett, Burnet, Burnette, Bernat, Burnat, Bernet,
Burnap, Burnard, Barnard, Barnett, Barnette, Barnet, Bornet, Bornat, Mac Burnet etc
This website is frequently being updated or subject to further construction. We welcome any relevant information which might
be included on the website or added to the family archive. We also welcome suggestions as to how the website might be
changed to accommodate the wishes of visitors.
The Official Website
Burnett of Leys
Banchory Business Centre
Burn O’Bennie Road, Banchory