The first Glasgow directory was published in 1783 by John Tait. This image is taken from a facsimile reprint published in 1871 by Robert Forrester. Page 39 includes surnames from Hatridge to Johnston.
William Ingram was the son of former provost, Archibald Ingram. He was a partner in the firm of Campbell & Ingram, merchants and insurance brokers, with John Campbell Jnr, who was later to become provost. Ingram was a founder member of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce in 1783 and was active in persuading other merchants to join.
Reference: Mitchell Library, GC 914.14351
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