List of Deans - The Merchants House of Glasgow

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John F MacLeod

Lord Dean of Guild

The list dates from the Letter of Guildry in 1605. The election of Deans of Guild took place in October until 1957, and in March thereafter. It has been usual from early days for Deans to be re-elected to serve a second year. The dates below correspond with those given on the boards in the Merchants' Hall, and give the full year after the October election: 1610 means October 1609 till October 1610; 2000 means March 2000 till March 2001. The Annual General Meeting is now held in May.

  1. Please click here to view the 1605- 1646 list of deans in PDF format
  2. Please click here to view the 1647- 1727 list of deans in PDF format
  3. Please click here to view the 1728- 1817 list of deans in PDF format
  4. Please click here to view the 1818-1894 list of deans in PDF format
  5. Please click here to view the 1895-1984 list of deans in PDF format
  6. Please click here to view the 1985- present list of deans in PDF format

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  • Annual General Meeting ~ Tuesday 30th May 2017

    April 5, 2017

    This year’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 30th May 2017 at 12 noon inside the Grand Hall at The Merchants House. We look forward to seeing many of you there. 

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  • Pitlochry Theatre Outing

    April 5, 2017

    Pitlochry Theatre Outing on Saturday 3rd June 2017 The price of £50 includes:  Matinee performance of High Society, lunch in the theatre restaurant and transport to and from Pitlochry. Spaces are limited so early booking is recommended.  Please note that the Allander Coach will depart at 9.15am sharp at North Hanover Street, Glasgow.  Return trip:…

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  • Members’ Dinner held on Friday 17th March

    January 18, 2017

    We were delighted to host the Annual Members’ Dinner which was held on Friday 17th March in the Grand Hall of the Merchants House. The speakers were The Rt Hon The Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow Sadie Docherty, Sir Michael Hirst, Past President of the International Diabetes Association, Mrs Janis Carson, Deputy Principal of…

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