This page describes references to the Association that can be found on the World Wide Web.  The Association would be pleased to receive details of references to the Association on the Web, to expand the details published on this page.

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Goldsmiths'-Kress Library
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Comemmorative Stones
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World Wide Web

Google Book Search

The Google Books Library Project is working with several major libraries to include their collections in Google Book Search.
# It includes a digital copy of The Annals of Glasgow published in 1829.  An account of the principal Institutions, Benefit Societies and Charitable Foundations of the City records that "In 1815, the Managers (of the Brotherly Society) distributed to decayed Members; £49 10s.".
# It includes a digital copy of The History of Galloway: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time published in 1841.  An account of the population of Galloway records that "There are so many individuals connected with Galloway in the city of Glasgow, that they have formed themselves into a society, called "The Glasgow Galloway Brotherly Society," which has done much good work in affording relief to many of its members.".
# It includes the Post Office Glasgow Directory for 1866-67, which records the Office Bearers of The Society.  (Page Index)

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Wikipedia includes an article about The Association. (Page Index)


The Glasgow Digital Library is an online reference library, that seeks to create, collect and provide access to digital content that is about Glasgow, in Glasgow, or for Glasgow.  Who's Who in Glasgow in 1909 records a biographical dictionary of nearly five hundred living Glasgow citizens and of notable citizens who have died since 1st January, 1907.
It reports that Thomas Eaton Robinson "is a member of the Merchants' House, a Cordiner, President of the Galloway Brotherly Society of Glasgow, and has been for over 20 years Honorary Secretary of the Widows' Friend Society of Glasgow." (Page Index)

The Making of the Modern World : The Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature 1450-1850 is an online library that offers instant access to the theories, practices, and consequences of economic and business activity in the West, from the last half of the 15th century to the mid-19th century.
It includes a reference to the "Regulations of the Glasgow Galloway Brotherly Society, which commenced on 22nd August, 1791, as amended 3rd December, 1810, and confirmed 28th February, 1811". (Page Index)

The Goldsmiths'-Kress Library

Lindsay Burns & Company Auctioneers & Valuers

Taken from an on line catalogue for Lindsay Burns & Company Auctioneers & Valuers; Antique & Fine Art Sale on Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th December 2006.
It includes Lot number 57, a large electroplated serving tray, dated 1888, of rectangular form with canted angles and pierced gallery, with two mask and foliate scroll handles, raised on eight scroll feet, the centre inscribed 'Presented by the directors of the Glasgow Galloway Brotherly Society to Alexander A. Cuthebert Esq. president of the society on the occasion of his marriage 18th January 1888', within foliate and ribbon tie borders, makers mark of MH & Co. 64cm wide £200-400.  (Page Index)

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It includes an enquiry that "Hugh Laurie was a member of Glasgow Galloway Brotherly Society but moved to Prestwick ... where he died in 1943.".    (Page Index)

Roots Web

Burning Bush Sculpture in Dalry
Burning Bush Sculpture in Dalry

The Galloway Association of Glasgow has sponsored the erection of a number of memorial stones and plaques to commemorate significant people and events within Galloway.
# Twynholm Churchyard contains a stone erected by the Galloway Association of Glasgow in April 1946 to the memory of Hugh Pritchard, who is believed to be 'Wandering Willie' in Sir Walter Scott's story 'Redgauntlet'. More details can be found on "The Kirkyards Website", which provides an historical index for the parishes of the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.
# A monument to Alexander Murray is situated near his birthplace, Dunkitterick Cottage, Minnigaff. Murray was Minister of Urr 1806-1813, and Professor of Oriental Languages in the University of Edinburgh 1812-1813. The website of "British Listed Buildings" confirms that the cottage is commemorated by an inscribed boulder erected in 1975 by the Galloway Association of Glasgow.
# John Faed was a member of a remarkable family of talented artists from Barlay Mill, near Gatehouse. The website of "British Listed Buildings" confirms that there is a plaque attached to the building stating "Home of James Faed - millwright and Mary McGeoch, his wife. Birthplace of John Faed, engraver, Susan Walthew or Faed, artist. Erected by The Galloway Association of Glasgow 1982."
# In Dalry in September 2004, the Scottish Covenanter Memorials Association erected a sculpture depicting the burning bush to commemorate the Covenanters, with names of martyrs carved into the leaves. This project was supported by the Galloway Association of Glasgow. More details can be found on the website of the Scottish Covenanter Memorials Association.
# The 2005 Newsletter of the Clan Hannay Society (website removed 2011)reports that a grant from the Galloway Association of Glasgow enabled a plaque for the First Chief to be placed at Sorbie, and also to pay for a new picnic table there.
# Open Plaques is a community-based project started in 2009 which documents, catalogues and promotes commemorative plaques (often blue and round) installed on buildings and other public landmarks in the UK and beyond. It includes a tribute to the memory of Jeanie Donnan, The Galloway Poetess, erected by public subscription which was sponsored by J Kevan McDowall, president of the Galloway Association of Glasgow.  (Page Index)