The Veitch Historical Society submitted a formal
application to the Lord Lyon of Arms of Edinburgh in November 1981.
When members of the Society were in Scotland in 1983, the Society was
presented with its own offical coat-of-arms by Macolm Rognvald Innes
of Edingight, Baron of Yeochrie, Commander of the Royal Victorian
Order, Writer of Her Majesty's Signet, Lord Lyon King of Arms.
Purpose of the Society
The purpose for which the Veitch Historical Society is formed, as stated in the Articles of Association, are:
- To promote the study and preservation of information relative to people who bear, or whose ancestors bore, any of the surnames Veach, Veatch, Veech, or Veitch
- To promote genealogical research.
- To locate, mark and preserve historical landmarks that bar reference to the activities of the members of the families baring any of this surnames.
- To promote the dissemination of information relative to any of the above.