History Articles


The History of Paisley and Renfrewshire is vast, and plays an interesting and important part in the development of Scotland.

From the arrival of the wandering preacher Mirin in the 6th Century to the arrival of Walter Fitz Alan and the establishment of the Priory of Paisley in 1163, through to the latest developments in Paisley and Refrewshire, the County has a wealth of heritage to explore.

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