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The Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor in Paisley was formed at a meeting in the Court House in December 1878.

The Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor in Paisley has an entry in 1884 – 1885 Paisley Directory and General Advertiser.

P3 Paisley's
Past Presidents
1884 – 1887
STEWART CLARK M.P

A thread manufacturing entrepreneur of J & J Clark which amalgamated with JP Coats

1884 – 1887
JOHN POLSON

Brown & Polson

1884 – 1887
SIR THOMAS GLEN COATS M.P

Director of J&P Coats

Want to find out more?

Visit the Paisley Heritage Centre and ask to view the following Paisley Pamphlets:

Vol 55 p797 – 21 December 1878
Vol 55 p817 – 17 December 1878
Vol 59 p63 – 1879