Search for content in message boards

Pow Family Tartan

Replies: 2

Re: Pow Family Tartan

Posted: 1230016711000
Classification: Query
Hi there, I've looked into that myself as well, and the answer that I've gotten back from various sources is that the Pow name being predominantly from the Edinburgh area does not have it's own Tartan pattern. Traditionally tartan patterns were for highlanders (northern Scotland). As such even the city of Edinburgh does not have it's own traditional pattern. Although in modern times many "new" tartan patterns are created for all sorts of things.
If you want to research it with a tartan maker, I recommend They have a database of over 13,000 patterns from old traditional ones to newer modern ones. The Pow's did however have a family crest which I have a copy of.
As for Pow having to do with water, there is a creek in Scotland near Fife called Pow Burn, named after the family. You can look it up as well on google maps.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
MaryAnnPow92 1224621564000 
thunder457 1224712664000 
janetabe 1230016711000 
per page

Find a board about a specific topic