Added TheGlasgowStory: Total Abstinence Certificate


Skip Navigation / Jump to Content

Featured Images

Lobey Dosser
Lobey Dosser

High Street, 1955
High Street, 1955

Total Abstinence Certificate

Burrell Collection Photo Library

*Open in New Window
Total Abstinence Certificate

City of Glasgow Adult Total Temperance Association certificate.

This temperance society was founded in 1836. Robert McAlister joined the Cowcaddens branch two years later in July 1838, promising to abstain from "ale, porter, cider, wine, ardent spirits and all other intoxicating liquors" except in special circumstances.

The certificate bears Glasgow's coat of arms and images of well-known city landmarks.

Reference: OG.2831

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

certificates, City of Glasgow Adult Total Temperance Association, teetotalism, temperance pledges

Quick Search

Photo Album

You have 1 image in your photo album.

View Photo Album

Log-In (Optional)

Not a user? Register now for FREE!

Other Options