- Directors' minute book 1928-1933;
- Directors' annual reports and accounts to shareholders 1899-1926.
Records of Glasgow & District Licensed Trade Defence Association, trade association, Glasgow, Scotland
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- ReferenceGB 248 GDL
- Dates of Creation1899-1933
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.14 linear metres
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Around 1863 James McWilliam of Messrs J & J McWilliam, Queen St, Glasgow, Scotland, helped, with others, form the Association. The organisation did just as their title implied, and defended and represented the licensed trade, which included publicans , brewers , distillers , and those in licensed trades generally, both in court and out. The Association protested against taxes, laws regulating opening hours, and matters such as appealing for the reduction of assessed rental where a licence holder owned licensed premises. They also entered into a lengthy battle with the temperance movement. Many regions had their own Licensed Trade Defence Association. Although it is known the organisation was still in existence in 1933, very little else is known to date about the association's history.
The material is arranged according to the Scottish Brewing Archive classification scheme used within all SBA collections.
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The collection was purchased at the Barras Market in Glasgow, Scotland, and then donated to the Scottish Brewing Archive at Glasgow University. Custody of the Scottish Brewing Archive was transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 2008.
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