What is community heritage? Who is working on community heritage projects? And where are these projects? These were just a few of the questions that arose at the Community Heritage Scotland: Going Forward conference.
We have a War Memorial in the Arlington Baths with the names of 72 members who died in the First World War. How can we do the research to find out more about them, their lives and their families? Here's a few useful sources.
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.