The membership is open to anyone of good repute who bears the name of DAVIDSON or associated names (septs) and to all who can trace their descent from an ancestor bearing these names.

Septs and Associated Names:

Davison, Dawson, Deason, Dyson, Davie, Davis, Davy, Daw, Dey, Day, Dea, Dean, Deane, Deas, Deason, Dow, Dye, Kay, Keay, Key, Keys, MacDade, MacDaid, MacDavid, MacDavitt, McKeddie, MacKay (Moray only)

In addition we welcome all who have a family association with the Clan Davidson.

The Benefits
  • A member newsletter is sent out at least three times each year to all financial members
  • A clan gathering is held in various parts of New Zealand each year providing an opportunity to enjoy the camaraderie of other members. The AGM is held in conjunction with this.
  • Members can receive assistance with their genealogical research from our experienced genealogist who also maintains a database of New Zealand Davidsons and Davisons for genealogy purposes. This is very useful to link families looking for family both here and overseas.
  • Members are able to have their earliest Davidson ancestor included in the Genealogy section
    of the website as well as any other information or queries they may have

Subscription Options

The financial year runs from 1 January to 31 December.

You must be a financial member to be eligible to vote at the annual general meeting which is held around May each year.
Subscriptions are payable per household in NZ dollars.
Five Years
(5% discount)
Ten Years
(10% discount)


To apply for the membership please fill in the form below and provide payment via account details:
Society's Bank A/c 12-3025-0293456-00. NO CHEQUES PLEASE!

Alternatively, if you wish to print and post the form please click here to download a copy, print and return to:

Maureen Rogan (MacDonald),
Secretary, Clan Davidson Society in NZ Inc.
501 Waihaheke Road, Carterton, 5792

Brief outline of descent including names of ancestors who immigrated to New Zealand indicating place of origin in Scotland, England or Ireland.

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The Society

  • Encourages and maintains interest in the Clan worldwide
  • Preserves and promotes the traditions and history of the Clan
  • Fosters a spirit of Clanship
  • Represents the Clan at Highland gatherings wherever possible
  • Publishes a newsletter at least three times each year
  • Holds an annual Clan Gathering in New Zealand
  • Provides genealogical research assistance to members
  • Maintains a clan website and database of Davidsons & Davisons in New Zealand
  • Provides advertising space on its website for members owning a business