Online History Cafes

We have a full schedule of Online History Cafes running from the 22nd of July through to the 5th August… More Online History Cafes

Online History Cafe 7 July 1pm / 8th July 7.30pm

Areas of Paisley during the 16th & 17th Century Using a map of Paisley, this online history cafe session will explore the landscape of Paisley from the 1500s through to around 1685. where was Gast Law, Murrais Malying or Kelso Land? We will look at these and much more. This Online Session will be held… More Online History Cafe 7 July 1pm / 8th July 7.30pm

Online History Cafe – 3rd July 2pm

Education in Paisley before 1800 This History Cafe Session will look at the pre 1800 schools in Paisley from ones organised by the Monastery of Paisley, to charity and sunday schools. The session will be held on Zoom, and can be booked by emailing info@theurbanhistorian.co.uk quoting “Schools History Cafe” by Thursday 2nd July at 5pm.… More Online History Cafe – 3rd July 2pm

Online History Cafe 2 – 26 June 2020: Paisley Rentals 1605 & 1685

The Paisley Rentals of 1605 & 1685. Recently published these rentals are a resource for any genealogist looking at Paisley Ancestors or the Paisley landscape. To request an invitation please use our Contact Form saying ‘History Cafe 2’ and provide your name and email. This History Cafe session will look at the people and areas… More Online History Cafe 2 – 26 June 2020: Paisley Rentals 1605 & 1685

Online History Cafe 19 June 2pm

Paisley’s Textile Heritage Through Maps. This 40 minute session will explore a few of the key areas of Paisley’s textile industries, followed by a question and answer/ discussion session. The session will be held on Zoom. To participate please register using our contact form An invitation to the zoom session will be emailed to you… More Online History Cafe 19 June 2pm

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History Cafe Tuesday 20th March 10am – Blend, Paisley

Our fourth History Cafe will be on History Cafe Tuesday 20th March at 10am in Blend, Paisley.  Our last session on the 6th March was limited by the snow, but we hope to see  a good turn out for this session.  No topic has been set – This time we will chat about anything Historical or… More History Cafe Tuesday 20th March 10am – Blend, Paisley