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Scottish Tartans World Register: MacNeil (Barra) 
MacNeil (Barra)  WR1767

This version shows the narrow 'tramlines' about the yellow stripe, the usual modern form that differs from Logans earlier version. The MacNeils claim descent from Niall, King of Ireland, who came to Barra in 1049. The present chief, Professor Ian Roderick MacNeil of Barra, lives in Chicago, U.S.A. There is also a tartan for the MacNeils of Colonsay. MacNeils are hereditary pipers to the MacLeans of Duart.
The source of tartan 1767 was: J.Grant. 'Tartans of the Clans..'
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