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Research Centre Open Thurs and Sat


The Society is pleased to announce that Mansfield Street Research Centre will be open on Thursdays and Saturdays from 2pm till 4pm. There is no requirement to book in advance unless you wish to secure a PC, in which case, phone 0141 339 8303 during opening hours. If the society is told by NHS Scotland […]

Research Centre Open Thursday and Saturday


The Society is pleased to announce that Mansfield Street Research Centre will be open on Thursdays as well as Saturdays from 2pm till 4pm until further notice. The session must be booked in advance by phoning the centre on 0141 339 8303 during opening hours. The Centre will be manned on Thursdays and Saturdays between […]

Research Centre Open 19th Feb 22


The Society is pleased to announce that Mansfield Street Research Centre will reopen again on Saturdays from 2pm till 4pm until further notice. The session must be booked in advance by phoning the centre on 0141 339 8303 during opening hours. The Centre will be manned on Saturdays between 2pm and 4pm to take advance […]

Museums for Family Historians – Urban Life


The Industrial Revolution turned Scotland into a divided country, with agricultural districts to the north and south of the increasingly industrialised Central Belt that ran from Glasgow to Edinburgh and where, by 1900, most of the population were living. Already in the nineteenth century, urban overcrowding was a serious problem, with a dilapidated housing stock, […]