The Labour History of Dumfries

DGNHAS member Ian Gasse has published a blog article on the Scottish Labour History Society website under the title

The Labour History of Dumfries; Uncovering Working Lives: A Dumfries Labour History Trail, 1771-1914

D&M Co-operative Society
Dumfries & Maxwelltown Co-operative Society shop in Queensberry Street, c1910.
[Courtesy: Dumfries Stamp & Postcard Club]

This was to have been launched, in conjunction with Dumfries Trades Union Council, with a guided walk around the town on May Day. The coronavirus lockdown prevented this, but Ian has made his booklet available. See Ian's article on the SLHS website on how to obtain a copy.