Paul Bishop: Kirkintilloch and the Flax and Linen Industries: March 2021

Prof Paul Bishop, a member of the Society, is a geographer and retired academic from the University of Glasgow with interests in local  history and industrial archaeology. In this talk, he presents an overview of the linen industry in Kirkintilloch and district, including the various stages from the harvesting of flax through to the weaving of linen.

The video can be viewed directly by clicking on the above image of the first slide in Paul's presentation, or by going to the Society's YouTube channel which can be accessed by clicking here.