The Clan Matheson Society brings together many people interested in their Scottish origins. This area of the website is developing as a resource centre for members of the New Zealand branch who want to find out more about their Highland heritage.
How to start your family history
Read here for a guide to starting your genealogical journey, and for links to further resources.
The New Zealand branch has its own genealogist! She may be able to help you with family tree information provided by other branch members, or link you up with others researching the same family line.
Matheson DNA project
Find out more about how DNA analysis is unlocking the secrets of the clan’s origins.
The Waipu Museum has collected a wealth of information about the Highland Scots who migrated to Waipu in Northland, including many Mathesons. They can research family connections for a modest fee, and welcome support from museum friends who subscribe to their newsletter.