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Govan Graving Docks, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on a relic of Scottish industrial history.

From the 19th century through to the 1950s Glasgow and the River Clyde was a powerhouse of shipping and shipbuilding which generated demand for a dry dock facility to facilitate the inspection and repair of the bottom of ships. This demand was satisfied by construction of the Govan Graving Docks (Dry Docks) which were built between 1860 and 1875 by Clyde Navigation Trust.

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Tour Guest at Paisley Abbey

This morning, I collected guest from central Glasgow and embarked on an ancestry themed tour covering Glasgow, Paisley, Oort Glasgow, and Govan.

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Tour Guide at Govan Carved Stones.

This evening, I am reporting on the stunning collection of early medieval carved stones at Govan Old Church, Glasgow. This collection ranks as one of Scotland’s top historic treasures.

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