Burgh of Johnstone - Souvenir Brochure, Festival of Britain 1951

Scope and Content

Some notes on Johnstone, past and present, compiled on the occasion of the Festival of Britain 1951 Published by The McDonald Press, Johnstone for The Town Council of The Burgh of Johnstone. Gives historical background of the area, rise and progress of the town, rise of the cotton industry, engineering, grand industrial exhibition, social progress, important events in the town's history. Description of industries, Stoddard mentioned on page 63.