This conference drew together all sorts of organisations with different types of sporting heritage, including the Arlington Baths. The shared theme was finding ways to make the heritage accessible to the public and help the sport flourish.
The Arlington History Group is just at the start of our journey so it's been really exciting to make links with other people and organisations and share what we've done so far. This is our presentation to Scotland's Community Heritage Conference 2017.
A learning session led by Glasgow City Archives in the Mitchell Library introduced me to a range of resources that can be useful for researching individuals who lived in Glasgow. Here’s a round-up of what I learnt.
Our original building was constructed by John Burnet and opened on August 1st 1871. Here we 'reconstruct' what it must have looked like.
A lot of our older membership books are handwritten so they can be tricky to read. These are some free resources to help you practice palaeography - the study of ancient and historical handwriting.