17th Century Rentals of the Burgh of Paisley

This new volume is a transcription of 4 rentals published by the Rev W. M Metcalfe in 1902 from original documents. Throughout the document, original language and spelling has been retained.… More 17th Century Rentals of the Burgh of Paisley

Genealogy Surprises

Every so often something unexpected turns up when doing your family history. … More Genealogy Surprises

Walk & Talk Vouchers 2020

During this period of uncertainty we would like to remind you that you can buy vouchers for our heritage walks and talks. Any vouchers bought between 16th March and the 28th June 2020 will be valid for use until the 31st June 2021. Each voucher costs £6 Buy 1 Voucher Buy 2 Voucher Buy 4… More Walk & Talk Vouchers 2020

Covid-19 Update – 23 March 2020

Due to the current situation with the Covid-19 virus, all face to face activities of the Urban historian have been cancelled. We are currently working on content for out online courses website (courses.theurbanhistorianh.co.uk) where will be adding some Virtual Walking Tours and some online courses. If you do feel you have the symptomos of Covid-19,… More Covid-19 Update – 23 March 2020

History Talks 2020

Our History Talks for March and May 2020 are now available for booking.… More History Talks 2020

Heritage Walks March to May 2020

Our Heritage Walks for the period March to May 2020 are now listed on our Heritge Walk Page Bookings ar now being taken for the March and early April walks at https://www.totaltickets.org/o/374… More Heritage Walks March to May 2020

Vouchers for Christmas… and beyond

Heritage Walk/ History Talk Vouchers and Genealogy Research Vouchers are now available. They make a great christmas present for anyone interested in History or researching their family tree. The History Talk/ Heritage Walk vouchers can be purchased separately or in packs of 2/ 4/ 6 or 8.Single voucher is £6. 2 cost £11, 4 cost… More Vouchers for Christmas… and beyond

A Taste of Paisley Heritage Walk: The West End

Join is on our 2nd A Taste of Paisley Heritage Walk as we explore the West End of the Town. This walk is being run in association with the Tannahill Arts Festival and will explore areas connected to Robert Tannahill in the West End of Paisley, along with many other aspects of the areas history.… More A Taste of Paisley Heritage Walk: The West End

Maps workshop Wed 25th Sept: Paisley’s Textile Industry

Join us at 7pm in the Mile End Mill, reception meeting room, for workshop exploring Paisley’s Textile Heritage through maps. We will also refer to the Ordnace Survey Name Books which give some information on properites shown on the maps. Book online at https://www.totaltickets.org/e/100050 ticket sales stop at 5pm on day of event.

Renfrewshire Weavers Talk

Tuesday 20th August 2019 1.30 to 3.30pm Book here Come and join our penultimate talk of Augst as we look at Paisley & Renfrewshire Weavers – who were they?  where did they live?  What did they weave?  This talk will explore the life of  Weavers, looking at their influence on the town over time, their… More Renfrewshire Weavers Talk