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Renfrewshire Weavers Talk Wed 31 July 7.30pm

Renfrewshire Weavers Talk Wed 31 July 7.30pm

I shall be holding an online talk on Wednesday 31st July 2024 at 7.30pm UK time on the Renfrewshire Weavers….
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Glasgow, Paisley and Ardrossan Canal

Glasgow, Paisley and Ardrossan Canal

The 31st October 2010 marks the 200th anniversary of the opening of the Glasgow, Paisley and Ardrossan Canal. The initial…
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Annan to Paisley: The Carlile family of Paisley

Annan to Paisley: The Carlile family of Paisley

Over the last 8 to 10 years a lot of my research has focused on the introduction of fine Linen…
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Situation and Surrounding of Paisley Abbey

Situation and Surrounding of Paisley Abbey

Let us recall the beautiful situation and surroundings of the abbey in the palmy days of the Abbots. The river…
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There was a jovial beggar

There was a jovial beggar

I've just been reading the THE DIARY AND GENERAL EXPENDITURE BOOK OF WILLIAM CUNNINGHAM OF CRAIGENDS, Commissioner to the Convention…
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Paisley to Sarasota, Florida: The Browning’s

Paisley to Sarasota, Florida: The Browning’s

It’s late November 1885, around one 100 Scots are gathering at the docks in Glasgow to board Anchor Lines SS…
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A familiar building??

A familiar building??

So what is this building in the picture? It is on Paisley High Street, close to two Paisley landmarks, but…
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The Parish of Neilston

The Parish of Neilston

Today not many people think of Neilston as being part of Renfrewshire. It sits in the modern day council area…
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Weavers of Kilbarchan Project

Weavers of Kilbarchan Project

Weavers of Kilbarchan Project The Weavers of Kilbarchan project aims to investigate the weavers of Kilbarchan Parish from the 17th…
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