Tracing your Glasgow Ancestors

Tracing your Glasgow Ancestors

A Guide for Family and Local Historians

Book - 2017
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Tracing Your Glasgow Ancestors is for readers and researchers who want to find out about life in Glasgow in the past and to know where the key sources for its history can be found. In vivid detail it describes the rise of Glasgow through tobacco, shipping, manufacturing and trade from a minor cathedral town to the cosmopolitan centre of the present day. It focuses on the lives of the local people both rich and poor and on their experience as Glasgow developed around them. It looks at their living conditions, at health and the ravages of disease, at the influence of religion and migration and education. It is the story of the Irish and Highland migrants, Quakers, Jews, Irish, Italians, and more recently people from the Caribbean, South-Asia and China who have made Glasgow their home.
Publisher: Barnsley : Pen & Sword Family History, 2017.
Barnsley, South Yorkshire :, Pen & Sword Family History,, 2017.
ISBN: 9781473867215
Characteristics: 202 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.

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