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Back to our roots Tilly and me on the steps of Poltalloch House

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Click on the dogs photo's for their pedigrees

Photo Barbara Hands

Ch Birkfell Silver Thistle of Clanestar

DOB 15-1-1972

Sire Ch Birkfell Sea Squall

Dam Ch Birkfell Solitude

Breeder Miss S Cleland

Winner of 5 CC's, Res CC's

And a Terrier Group


My first litter consisted of three males

DOB 1973

Sire Kristajen Tom Thumb

Dam Ch Birkfell Silver Thistle of Clanestar

I showed one of them for a while but couldn't really keep a male.He went to Sweden and became Swedish and Nordic Ch Clanestar Cavalier

He was the model for the "westie sticker" you can still buy today


Ashgate Vaila of Clanestar

DOB 30-1-1976

Sire Ch Ashgate Stewart

Dam Lochbuie of Ashgate

Breeder Mrs S Thomson

Numerous wins at Championshipshows and BIS all breed open shows Dam ofClanestar Cracksman (sire Ch Birkfell Sea Squall) ,the twins Clanestar Charley Brown and Clementine (sire Ch Whitebriar Jimmick),  Clanestar Clarissa (sire Am Ch Clanestar County Tweed) and the twins Clanestar Carry On and Kleo of Kristajen (sire Kristajen Kleonard)

*SAM *

Clanestar Cracksman

DOB 28-10-1977-

Sire Ch Birkfell Sea Squall

Dam Ashgate Vaila Of Clanestar

Winner of 1 CC and 2 Res CC's


Clanestar Charley Brown JW & Clanestar Clementine

DOB 22-7-79

Sire Ch Whitebriar Jimmick

Dam Ashgate Vaila of Clanestar

Both had many Best Puppy awards, including the WHWT Club show and York

* MATTIE * & * KLEO *

Clanestar Carry On JW & Kleo of Kristajen JW

DOB 26-4-1981

Sire Kristajen Kleonard

Dam Ashgate Vaila Of Clanestar

Kleo owned by Mrs Jean Abbey

Both Winners of Best Puppy Awards,both gained their Junior Warrant, Kleo winner of a Res CC, Mattie BIS Winner, both placed at Crufts at 9 1/2 months.Photo of Mattie after winning Best Puppy In Show at the of England Championship Show


Ch Count of Kristajen

DOB 14-6-1983

Sire Ch Cregneash Candy Tuft of Rotella

Dam Clanestar Clarissa

Winner of 3 CC's

Owned by Mrs Jean Abbey


Ch Ballacoar Miss Muslin of Clanestar

DOB 21-7-1985

Sire Danelea Cradorre

Dam Ballacoar Miss Crystal

Breeder Mrs S Morgan

Winner of 6 CC's, 2 Res CC's BIS NIWHWT Club

Many Best Puppy awards

Top Winning Bitch for 1989

* ROXY *

Ch Kwickstep of Kristajen JW

DOB 2-8-1987

Sire Ch Kristajen Charterman

Dam Clanestar Carry On

   Winner of 6 CC's , 6 Res CC's

  Top Puppy 1988

Top Bitch 1990

BIS SouthernWHWT Club Ch Show

Owned by Mrs Jean Abbey

* LISA *

Ch Clanestar Careless Whisper

DOB 16-11-1989

Sire Ch Kristajen Charterman

Dam Clanestar Cagney (Res CC)

   Winner of 3 CC's & 2 Res CC's

  Best Bitch at Crufts

BIS The WHWT Club Ch Show

Click on names for pedigrees

Exports include:

Swedish & Nordic Ch Clanestar Cavalier *Scott*

Am Ch Ashgate Cuillin of Clanestar *Jody*

Am Ch Clanestar County Tweed *Ricky*

Ch.Clanestar Careless Chatter at Macwarren * Macy* - South Africa