Robert Boyd – calico printer

Robert Boyd was part of a family calico printing firm in Barrhead and Manchester which was run with his brother Thomas Boyd. Robert Boyd was a founding member of the Baths, being an original shareholder of the Glasgow Swimming Baths Co Ltd and on the first committee of management of the Arlington Swimming Club. The … Continue reading Robert Boyd – calico printer

William Graham – chartered accountant and city father

William Graham, son of grain merchant, member of a successful family of accountants and committed community member. He was a member of the first Committee of Management of the Arlington Swimming Club. William was born on 30 April 1838 to Patrick Graham, a grain merchant from Garnethill, Glasgow, and Mary Wright Lang. They had  married … Continue reading William Graham – chartered accountant and city father

Robert Dalglish Junior – calico printer and longtime Arlington chairman

Robert Dalglish Junior was from an eminent local family, including businessmen, a Lord Provost and an MP, and was chairman of the the Board at the Arlington Baths for its first 48 years. He was a director of the Glasgow Swimming Baths Company and secretary to the First Committee of Management of the Arlington Swimming … Continue reading Robert Dalglish Junior – calico printer and longtime Arlington chairman