Monday 19 September 2011

Scottish weavers - Robin Gibb, and Dundee!

Robin Gibb's Who Do You Think You Are? episode will feature the story of the collapse of the Scottish weaving industry - of particular interest to me as I've been looking at Perth's weavers resources for last couple of years (see

For more details on the forthcoming episode see

For my talk on the records of the handloom weavers of Perth, come to the Tayroots Family History Day at Dundee's Discovery Point this coming Saturday 24th September - more details at The talk will look at the records generated by a trade incorporation or guild, and how these can help with research.


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