Tuesday, 25 March 2008

Robert Gourlay Ancestry Tour of Scotland

Robert Gourlay Ancestry Tour of Scotland. This gravestone is in St Andrews Cathedral Graveyard, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. Sacred to the memory of Robert Gourlay, late convener of the Seven Trades of St Andrews, who died the 6th day of September 1811, in the 60th year of his age. Commercial life in medieval St Andrews was dominated by the Trade Guilds. St Andrews had the famous seven trades: Bakers, Fleshers, Shoemakers, Smiths, Tailors, Weavers, and Wrights. They set the quality standards to be expected and their terms of employment.

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