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Glasgow in the 1840s

Simpson, William

Glasgow in the 1840s

watercolours by William Simpson, 1823-1899.

by Simpson, William

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Published by Glasgow Museums with assistance from Glasgow Art Gallery and Museums Association in [Glasgow] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Simpson, William, -- 1823-1899.,
  • Glasgow (Scotland) -- Description and travel.

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    Pagination18 p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18213851M

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February's Book of the Month is concerned with public health. Robert Perry's Facts and Observations on the Sanitory State of Glasgow was published in and relates to the epidemic of fever which occurred in the city the previous year. With the aid of reports from local doctors, tables of statistics and a colour-coded map, Perry sought to demonstrate the connection between bad sanitation.

Further reading Published in the 18th century. John Tait's Directory for the City of Glasgow, Glasgow, ( reprint)Jones's Directory; or, Useful Pocket Companion for the year Form / genre: Written and printed matter > Books Dates / events: [Date/event in text] [Date printed] Places: Europe > United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow > Glasgow (inhabited place) [Place published] Subject / content.

Scottish Post Office Directories > Towns > Glasgow > - Post-Office annual Glasgow directory > [] Printer: John Graham & Co. (Glasgow, Scotland) Date printed: Scottish Post Office Directories > Towns > Glasgow > - Post-Office annual Glasgow directory > []. Covering the period of political reform at the beginning of the s to the great expansion of the city's boundaries init examines the adjustments which had to be made to cope with some of the fastest urban growth in Europe.

Particular attention is paid to the people, institutions and power structures as Glasgow's intricate class profile is unravelled and the pivotal role of politics.

Tenement blocks sprang up in s to provide homes for the city's growing population of industrial workers Thousands flocked from Italy, Ireland and areas of Scotland to work on Glasgow.

Many books have been published about Scottish emigrants to North America. Some of these are: Dobson, David. Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, (Family History Library book W2d.) This author has published several other books on Scottish emigrants to America.

TheGlasgowStory tells the story of Glasgow in words and pictures, told by some of Scotland's best writers, and illustrated with thousands of images from the collections of the city's world-famous libraries, museums and universities. From football to fashions, Auchenshuggle to Yoker, you'll find it all here.

21 July – first burial at the Southern Necropolis in Glasgow. 12 August – the Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway is opened throughout between Glasgow Bridge Street railway station and Ayr, the first inter-urban railway in Scotland.

15 August – foundation stone of the Scott Monument in Edinburgh is laid. Glasgow's civic leaders had not foreseen how soon industry would change the rural character of these neighbourhoods.

The arrival of major shipyards, such as Tod & MacGregor in Partick and Napier's in Govan, was the catalyst for population growth during the s and s.

Records Images Family Tree Genealogies Catalog Books Wiki. BACK TO SEARCH RESULTS. PRINT; Catalog Print List (0) Cemetery records for Southern Necropolis Cemetery, Glasgow, Authors: Southern Necropolis Cemetery (Glasgow, Lanarkshire) (Main Author) Format: Manuscript/Manuscript on Film Language: English.

The two books set in Glasgow feature many well-known places, such as The Art School. Alexander McArthur - 'No Mean City' A grim and unflinching read. Glasgow Peggy The Drowned Lovers This work was published before January 1,and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.

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Author: William Simpson. Immigrants from the Highlands in the s and later from Ireland in the s formed the workforce. Glasgow's population grew from a quarter of a million at the start of Victoria's reign to.

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Coalminer For over years, coalmining played a major part both in providing work and in dominating the landscape of certain areas. Coalmining initially was run by individual landowners, but during the s it. The account is also found in a book by R.

Norton published inMemoirs of James & George Macdonald of Port Glasgow. This account differs from the in an important way—one tells a story. Here is the account of Margaret Macdonald‘s revelation, after R.

Norton had become a member of the. Scotland and England. Edinburgh and Glasgow were linked in by English money and know-how, reducing the east - west travelling time to two-and-a-half hours, and both cities were linked with London in (the travelling time being twelve-and-a-half hours). However, it took until for Edinburgh and Glasgow to be linked with Aberdeen.

Only 45 miles from Glasgow it is in a different galaxy. Glasgow inhabitants are known as Weegies by snooty Edinburghers. In Fry stood as a Tory candidate in Maryhill, a Labour stronghold,in the first elections for the new Scottish Parliament.

He came, unsurprisingly, last. With this book he adds to the estimated other books about Glasgow. Glasgow was a burgh constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from to It returned two Member of Parliament (MPs) untiland then three from to Elections were held using the bloc vote system.A cholera epidemic in Glasgow in saw the first step taken to improve public health standards.

An Act of Parliament in allowed Glasgow to draw water from Loch Katrine at a cost of £m, which gave it the best public supply of water in the UK. As a result, when cholera struck again in only 53 people died in Glasgow.Includes: 4 Volumes of Staff Association Magazine, ; Account Book ; Bank Deposit book The Glasgow School of Art Staff Association .