History Talk 8 Feb 2021 7.30pm – Renfrewshire Weavers

Code: UH-HT12

From pure weaving to weaving poets, this talk will explore the life of the humble Renfrewshire weaver during the late 17th Century through to the early 1800’s. Who were they? Where did they live? What were their lives like? How educated were they?

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Key Information: Date Monday 8th February 2021 at 7.30pm. Duration 2 hours. Cost £7.00 The Event will be held on Zoom. Zoom Invites will be sent out on the evening of Sunday 7th Feb.

I was the only boy in the shop, the other hands being plain silk weavers. Reid was a silk weaver also, but he wove a sewed bord and sprig with sewing frame, and required a boy. The others, who were elderly men, wrought a ‘turkey gauze,’ a rainbow and a gossamer

Paisley Weavers of Other Days, David Gilmour, 1876
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