Family History Glasgow Break



Description:

Those coming to the city to uncover their Glasgow family history will not be disappointed by the services available to help them or the accommodation and entertainment.

There is an abundance of great hotels but the Radisson offers a prime location for easily nipping around the city with the advantage of affordable luxury.

The family history centre at the Mitchel really does offer fantastic services at zero prices and will help you to uncover what you need to know or point you in the right direction. The Strathclyde Geneaology centre has a small daily fee, this is small considering the charges of private companies offering similar services. Also be sure to check out the useful links on the Mitchel website as there are a host of vital links to further assist you family history Glasgow research, with some freebies on offer too!.

Just don;t forget to stop off in the recommended restaurants and bars to refuel and unwind. The various museums included in the guide will give you an insight into Glasgow life over the decades. This may help you to better connect with your family roots. The last day has been left to allow you to enjoy spending time touring the city or further afield in Scotland...Enjoy!

Author: nile user


China Town

Location:

42 New City Road
G4 9JT Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 141 353 0037


Springburn Museum

Location:

Kay Street
G21 4BW Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 141 557 5878


Day 1 - Glasgow


You can use the hotel's free internet services to carry out more research using the Mitchel's virtual services


1

Radisson Blu SAS Hotel

expert pick

Location:

301 Argyle Street
G2 8DL Glasgow, GB

Contact:

tel: +44 141 204 3333
fax: +44 141 204 3344
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2

The Family History Centre at The Mitchell

expert pick

Location:

The Mitchell North Street Glasgow
G3 7DN Glasgow, Scotland

Contact:

tel: 0141 287 2988
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3

Gandolfi Fish

Location:

84 - 86 Albion Street
G1 1NY Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: 01415529475
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4

Spirit of Glasgow

Location:

25 Forth Rd
Bearsden
Glasgow, Scotland

Contact:

tel: 0141 586 5378
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5

Ristorante La Parmigiana

expert pick

Location:

447 Great Western Road
Kelvinbridge
G12 8HH Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 141 334 0686
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6

Blue Dog

Location:

151 West George Street
G2 2JJ Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 141 229 0707
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Day 2 - Glasgow


1

Strathclyde Area Genealogy Centre

Location:

22 Park Circus Glasgow
G3 6BE Glasgow, Scotland

Contact:

tel: 0141 287 8364
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2

Gamba

Location:

225a West George Street
G2 2ND Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: 01415720899
fax: +44 141 572 0896
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3

People's Palace and Winter Gardens

Location:

Glasgow Green
G40 1AT Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 141 276 0788
fax: +44 141 276 0787
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4

Tall Ship at Glasgow Harbour (The)

Location:

100 Stobcross Rd
G3 8QQ Glasgow, Scotland

Contact:

tel: +44 141 222 2513
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5

Ubiquitous Chip (The)

Location:

12 Ashton Lane
Off Byres Rd
G12 8SJ Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 141 334 5007
fax: +44 141 337 1302
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6

Blackfriars

Location:

36 Bell Street
G1 1LG Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 141 552 5924


Day 3 - Glasgow


1

Waverley & Balmoral Steamers

Location:

36 Lancefield Quay
Waverley Terminal
G3 8HA Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 141 221 8152
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2

Sixteen Byres Road

Location:

16 Byres Road
G11 5JY Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 141 339 2544
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3

October

expert pick

Location:

48 Buchanan Street
Princes Square Rooftop
G1 3JN Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 141 221 0303


Day 4 - Glasgow, Glasgow City


1

Scottish Jewish Archives Centre

Location:

129 Hill Street
Garnethill
G3 6UB Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 141 332 4911
fax: +44 141 332 4911
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2

Cameron's

expert pick

Location:

1 William Street
Hilton Glasgow Hotel
G3 8HT Glasgow City, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 141 204 5555
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3

Tenement House

Location:

145 Buccleuch St
G3 6QN Glasgow, Scotland

Contact:

tel: +44 844 493 2197
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4

Scotland Street School Museum

Location:

225 Scotland St
Glasgow, Scotland

Contact:

tel: 0141/287-0500
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5

Corinthian

Location:

191 Ingram Street
G1 1DA Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 141 552 1101 / +44 845 166 6030


Day 5 - Glasgow


Spend a day bus touring the city or go further afield and see more of Scotland!


1

Scotguide Tours

Location:

153 Queen Street
G1 3BJ Glasgow, United Kingdom

Contact:

tel: +44 141 204 0444
fax: +44 141 248 6582
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