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Scotland’s First Minister with military escort at Govan.

Govan is now part of Glasgow in the West of Scotland although the district has a long history stretching back to the 8th century AD and probably much earlier.

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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.

Read more on Ancestry Tour Scotland…