Mrs Isabella Elder: the greatest benefactor Glasgow ever had

When & Where

Monday, 3 April 2017 - 7:30pm
St Andrews Church, Park Road, Milngavie, G62 6PJ

Event Details

Dr. Joan McAlpine talks about Mrs. Elder who inherited her husband’s shipyard on his early death. She died herself in 1905 having left large sums of money to deserving causes e.g. the Fund for Indigent Widows among others. Her portrait hangs in Kelvingrove Art Gallery.



Event Location

St Andrews Church
Park Road
G62 6PJ


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