Sunday, 22 November 2009


The Scottish Temperance Society was founed in
Glasgow in 1830,supported by William Collins,
a publisher in the City,and John Dunlop,a Greenock
Lawyer.Their views,advocating temperate use,were
opposed by the total abstainers who believed in the
complete renunciation of all alcoholic drinks.The
temperance and teetotal movements gathered force
as the century progressed,joining with other campaigns
to improve the lot of the working classes,particularly 
saving societies such as the Good Templars.

We have a  first edition copy of the 
very first ''Temperance League of  Scotland''
onsite for our members.The book lists
all members and their addresses

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