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Tait's Directory p41

Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection

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Tait's Directory p41

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 41 includes surnames from Kennedy to Lightbody.

Leitch & Smith was a firm of West India merchants. One of the partners, John Leitch, acquired the estate of Kilmardinny in Dunbartonshire.

Reference: Mitchell Library, GC 914.14351

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

Keywords:
directories, family history, genealogy, John Tait's Directory, Leitch & Smith, merchants



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