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The Diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingstone

Tue 12 Jun 2018| 2:00 pm- 3:30 pm

- Free

Join us for this talk about the author of the well-loved books, Tommy’s War
and Tommy’s Peace. The original diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingstone (1882
– 1964) were acquired for the city by Glasgow City Archives in autumn 2016.
Archivist Barbara Neilson will introduce the diaries and share their content
with you. Hear about Glasgow during the First World War and how rising rents,
the threat of air raids and the war economy affected the city.

Livingstone was originally born and brought up in Rutherglen, but moved to
Glasgow as an adult. He worked as a mercantile book-keeper and shipping
clerk for Paterson, Baxter and Company and was based at their headquarters in
the city centre. During the period of the diaries (1913 – 1918), Livingstone and
his family (wife Agnes and son Tommy) lived in Morgan Street in Govanhill.
Tea and coffee will be served. All welcome!

For more information please email: archive@govanhillbaths.com

Details

Date:
Tue 12 Jun 2018
Time:
2:00 pm- 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organiser

Govanhill Baths Community Trust
Phone
0141 4332999
Email
info@govanhillbaths.com

Venue

Govanhill Baths
99 Calder Street, Govanhill
Glasgow, G42 7RA United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Phone
0141 4332999

Details

Date:
Tue 12 Jun 2018
Time:
2:00 pm- 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organiser

Govanhill Baths Community Trust
Phone
0141 4332999
Email
info@govanhillbaths.com

Venue

Govanhill Baths
99 Calder Street, Govanhill
Glasgow, G42 7RA United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Phone
0141 4332999