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Paisley’s Textile Heritage through Maps – Thursday 3rd Dec 7.30pm

Our second History talk of winter 2020/21 is looking at Paisley’s Textile Heritage looking at Paisley Town Plans. Since i first did this talk, the National Library of Scotland have digitised new plans of Paisley in addition to the OS First Edition Town Plans of the 1850s which help to show how dominant the textile industry was in Paisley. This revised talk will use both maps, introducing you texitle makers and industries you may not have heard of.

The talk will he held on zoom, on Thursday 3 Dec between 7.30 and 9.30pm. Cost is £7. 

Click the Buy Now button to get you ticket. An Invitation to the Zoom meeting will be sent out the day prior to the event.

Goad Map Paisley 1888-1946 NLS
Goad Map Paisley 1888-1946 NLS with a focus on Shuttle Street. https://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/#zoom=20&lat=55.84325&lon=-4.42556&layers=214&b=1