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Tait's Directory p40

Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection

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Tait's Directory p40

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 40 includes surnames from Jack to Kirkland.

George Kippen was a successful tobacco merchant. With the profits from his business, he invested in the Dalnotter Iron Co and bought Busby estate.

Reference: Mitchell Library, GC 914.14351

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
Dalnotter Iron Co, directories, family history, genealogy, John Tait's Directory, Tobacco Lords, tobacco merchants



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