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Leaders of Clan Henderson

Chief of the Arms and Names of Henderson

Alistair D. Henderson of Fordell

Alistair D. Henderson of Fordell, was recognized as Chief of the Name and Arms of the Baronial House of Henderson by the Lord Lyon in 2005. Alistair D. Henderson of Fordell was named chief following the passing of his father Dr. John William Philp Henderson of Fordell. Alistair currently resides in Torwood, a suburb of Brisbane, Australia. He is an electrical engineer, presently consulting in the field of air pollution control and travels throughout South East Asia.

He has two children. His daughter Claire, (Bachelors of Communications (Film & Television)) graduated from Griffith University with the Dean’s Award for high achievement and now works for BBC in London. His son, Iain, is working in Japan and is a graduate of the University of Queensland.

Alistair is interested in Scottish history, and is a member of the Heraldry Society of Scotland, the Scottish Genealogy Society, and the Genealogical Society of Queensland. He is also a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.


High Commissioner and Chieftain

David R. Henderson

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Wake Forest, NC

Counselor to the Chief

Fred Sanford

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