History

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.

Past Presidents

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

 

1884 – 1887

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