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  Paisley, Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paisley (Pàislig in Scottish Gaelic) is a large town, and former royal burgh in the Central Lowlands of Scotland.
Paisley is still very well-known for the Paisley Shawl and its distinctive pattern, which originated around this time.
Paisley folk, or 'Buddies', as they refer to themselves, are very proud of their town and are fiercely loyal to it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paisley,_Scotland   (730 words)

  
 paisley, scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Paisley is a large town and the administrative centre of Renfrewshire, Scotland.
Paisley is also still very well known for the Paisley Shawl and its distinctive pattern which originated around this time.
Paisley's evoloution has been healthy, its gradual expansion throughout the dark days of the great wars has been quiet and steady, the Mills have come and gone and the town centre now resembles most other town centres in Scotland, but if you look closely you can see pockets of interest and outstanding beauty.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Paisley,_Scotland.html   (356 words)

  
 History of Paisley, Scotland
Paisley men and soldiers had proved their first loyalty was to the Hanoverian king.
Paisley owed a debt of gratitude to Colonel William McDowall of Castle Semple, for he was the rich merchant behind the scenes, who had lent Paisley Town Council the sum of £500, in their hour of need, to pay the fine.
After this, Paisley appealed to the Lords of the Treasury for compensation, on the grounds that they had been "subjected to the exaction on account of their loyalty".
www.paisley.org.uk /history/panic.php   (896 words)

  
 Paisley Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
McLachlan worked as a Church of Scotland minister for all his adult life and is perhaps best remembered as minister at Sherwood Church in Paisley, where he...
Paisley is a large town, and former royal burgh in the Central Lowlands of Scotland.
It is also said to have been the site of a Roman encampment in the Kingdom of Strathclyde, but the priory prevailed and in 1219, it was promoted to Abbey status.
paisley-scotland.wikiverse.org   (544 words)

  
 Paisley, Scotland, 18th-19th c.
[8] Paisley Abbey, a magnificent structure founded in 1160, was badly mauled in the religious wars of the period, but is still a major feature of the town.
At the Union of Scotland with England in 1707, the area was noted for a coarse linen checks and striped cloth called "Bengals" produced on a limited scale.
Life in Paisley in the latter part of the 18c was exciting and pleasant.
www.geocities.com /mjjodoin/paisley.htm   (1839 words)

  
 Barr family tree in Paisley Scotland
Robert Barr was born on 15 Nov 1801 in Paisley Scotland.
Martha Glen on 19 Jun 1829 in Paisley Scotland.
Martha Glen was born on 16 Nov 1802 in Paisley Scotland.
genforum.genealogy.com /barr/messages/3075.html   (210 words)

  
 History of Paisley, Scotland
Paisley ice rink brought a fresh breath of air to the East End of the town.
The main attraction of Paisley ice rink, to young and old, was the Paisley Pirates ice hockey team.
Paisley Buddies were delighted that the Pirates were relaunched in the 1990's with the opening of the new ice rink and are living up to past glories.
www.paisley.org.uk /history/icerink.php   (762 words)

  
 Glasgow Features | Fodor's Online Travel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The internationally recognized paisley pattern is based on the shape of a palm shoot, an ancient Babylonian fertility symbol brought to Britain by way of Kashmir.
Paisley Abbey is today a busy parish church; if you're visiting with a large group you should call ahead.
At Biggar you are near the headwaters of the Clyde, on the moors in the center of southern Scotland.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=glasgow@67&cur_section=fea&feature=30002   (3928 words)

  
 History of Paisley, Scotland
Paisley is a large town situated 7 miles (11 km) W of Glasgow, and 53 miles (85 km) W of Edinburgh, Paisley is the largest town in Scotland.
Its growth in the early 19th century was primarily through textiles (printing, bleaching, cotton thread) and the name 'Paisley' was given to the Kashmiri pattern of curving shapes found on silk and cotton fabric.
Notable buildings include the Paisley Town Hall (1879-82), Paisley Museum and Art Gallery, the Coats Observatory (1883), the John Neilson Institution (1849-52), Stanley Castle (15th century, in the Stanley Reservoir to the south of the town), the Sma' Shot Cottages, and St Mirin's Roman Catholic Cathedral.
www.paisley.org.uk /history/index.php   (209 words)

  
 Church of St Barnabas, Paisley, Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At the time St Barnabas came into being the town of Paisley provided employment for many people in the thread mills situated at each end of the town.
The church building, which has stood in its original position in Castle Street in Paisley since being built, was erected in 1894 and consecrated in the following year.
The Rev L E Luscombe, afterwards Primus of the Scottish Church, was Rector from 1966-71, and during his incumbency the Catholic Apostolic windows were installed at the east end above the altar, the Church pews were restored and the choir vestry was extended.
www.episcopalglasgow.org.uk /paisleystbarnabas   (149 words)

  
 International Undergraduate, postgraduate, exchange courses/ course at Paisley: Scotland, UK
The University of Paisley operates across campuses in Paisley, Ayr and Dumfries, serving west and south-west Scotland.
Paisley is seven miles west of Glasgow and, as such, is ideally located for access to some of Scotland's, and the world's, most beautiful and historic places such as Edinburgh, Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Scottish Highlands and Islands.
With Glasgow International Airport nearby, as well as some of Scotland's best shopping, eating and entertainment facilities, Paisley provides all the amenities of a large, cosmopolitan city yet remains small enough to be a friendly place to study and live.
www.paisley.ac.uk /international/index.asp   (393 words)

  
 Paisley Family Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The year 1988 was very significant, not only because the town of Paisley, Scotland, celebrated 500 years as a Burgh of Barony, but also because it marked the formation of The Paisley Family Society.
The Society is non-sectarian and non-political and seeks to attract anyone of the name of Paisley, Paisley, and other variants.
The Society extends an invitation to anyone of the name of Paisley, with all its variations, descended from, or having any connection by marriage, etc., to persons of the surname of Paisley/all variations.
www.electricscotland.com /webclans/stoz/paisley2.htm   (279 words)

  
 Scotland - Scotland
Registrar of births, marriages and deaths for Scotland.
The oldest university in Scotland, with international renown for both research and education of undergrad...
Scotland's train service including the West Highland Line, the Kyle Line and the North Line.
www.qwscotland.com   (568 words)

  
 Corinne Watt in Paisley, Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I have lived on the West Coast of Scotland all my life, so here is my town and beyond presented to you through the most useful official websites, so that a picture of our past and present culture can be gained.
And this little shoot appeared in Paisley Maternity.
And of course no Paisley page would be complete without our local football team.
website.lineone.net /~cmwatt/Scotland.html   (246 words)

  
 Overview of Paisley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A town situated 7 miles (11 km) west of Glasgow, and 53 miles (85 km) west of Edinburgh, Paisley is the largest town in Scotland outwith the six cities.
Paisley became a burgh in 1488 and was overseen by the Hamiltons, the Cochranes and finally, in 1658, the town's elected bailies.
Other notable buildings include the Paisley Town Hall (1879-82), Paisley Museum and Art Gallery, the Coats Observatory (1883), the John Neilson Institute (1849-52), Stanley Castle (15th century, in the Stanley Reservoir to the south of the town), the Sma' Shot Cottages, and St Mirin's Roman Catholic Cathedral.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /scotgaz/towns/townfirst383.html   (347 words)

  
 The Whiteford Almanac
She was married to Charles MCGIBBON on 21 Oct 1887 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.
She was married to Robert FERGUSON on 10 Aug 1882 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.
Thomas ELLIOTT was born on 17 Jun 1875 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.
whiteford.itgo.com /almanac/d10.htm   (1025 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Paisley is Scotland's largest town and could be described as 'Scotland in Microcosm'.
The aim, therefore, of Have a Heart Paisley's population approach is to complement interventions with individuals at high risk with activities that change the risk profile of the whole population.
As such, Have a Heart Paisley is the latest in a series of community based prevention interventions that have attempted to reduce CHD by combining 'population' and 'high risk' strategies.
www.show.scot.nhs.uk /demonstrationprojects/haveaheart.htm   (1459 words)

  
 Paisley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Paisley Consulting, a leading provider of businessaccountability software, today announced that Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC), a world leader in identification...
Country superstar Brad Paisley is at the top of our list of things to do this weekend.
Brad Paisley may incite folks to put lampshades on their heads, but he himself is not likely to make headlines with wild behavior.
www.wikiverse.org /paisley   (160 words)

  
 Paisley Hotels - Hotel in Paisley - accommodation and places to stay near Paisley Scotland
Whether you are looking for a luxury hotel in Paisley for a weekend break, business trip, or special occassion, or are simply looking for budget or discount hotels and accommodation for Paisley or lodging in Paisley, we are confident that you'll find a suitable place to stay in Paisley.
Some of our Paisley guesthouse and bed & breakfast suppliers can be contacted via email or where a link to the hotel is available, directly from their websites, some may offer discounts and special internet rates.
Or, to view a list of Cheap priced or low cost Hotels in Paisley please use the preceding 'Low Cost Hotels in Paisley' link where you will find that the hotels are categorised in order of price.
www.hotels-accommodation-europe.co.uk /town/Paisley   (531 words)

  
 World Women's Curling Championship 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Continuing a long Curling tradition, Paisley was delighted to be the 2005 home of the Women's and Senior's World Curling Championships.
In 1541, the first curling challenge was written by a monk at the famous Paisley Abbey.
The Latin text is the first written record of the game and 464 years later Paisley was ready for its latest challenge.
www.womens2005worlds.com   (155 words)

  
 Paisley Arts Centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Paisley Arts Centre is one of Scotland's most vibrant and exciting venues, programmed all year round with a diverse range of drama, dance, physical theatre, comedy, jazz, popular music and family events.
Paisley Arts Centre has a range of spaces available for hire for events such as workshops, classes, exhibitions, meetings and presentations.
Paisley Arts Centre is part of the Scottish National Theatre Community.
www.renfrewshire.gov.uk /Web/Live/rc-weblive.nsf/LU-AllContent/SHEE-5D7H9J?OpenDocument   (147 words)

  
 The University of Paisley (Scotland) Order of Council 1993   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This Order makes new provision regarding the constitution, functions and powers of the Court of the University of Paisley, as governing body of that University, and thearrangements to be adopted by it in discharging its functions.
It replaces most of the provisions of the Paisley College of Technology Scheme 1954, and also the provisions of the Central Institutions (Scotland) Regulations 1988 so far as relating to the University of Paisley.
The University of Paisley is an institution designated by the Secretary of State as eligible to receive support from the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council and was formerly known as Paisley College of Technology.
www.legislation.hmso.gov.uk /si/si1993/Uksi_19930558_en_9.htm   (270 words)

  
 Paisley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
the name of a textile pattern or motif, often referred to as Paisley (design).
Famous people whose surname is Paisley include Pete Paisley, Bob Paisley, Ian Paisley, and Ian Paisley, Jr.
A style of music,where childish themes are sung with a punk undertone.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paisley   (123 words)

  
 ESPN.com Soccernet Scotland: News - Paisley piety is Sara's downfall
The latest in a long line of SFA androids intent on following the letter of the law to ludicrous extremes, Somers no doubt would claim he was merely performing the bidding of the Hampden authorities when he yellow-carded Sara for running to the opposition fans.
Yet to suggest that displaying a shirt designed to spread the religious word is inflammatory is to imply that Paisley folks - and football fans in general - are an ungodly rabble.
In truth, the Paisley side's fans were frustrated at that stage only by their own team's ineptitude.
www.soccernet.com /scotland/news/2001/0205/20010205dfcsstmfcsrep.html   (833 words)

  
 Illustrated Guide to Places to Visit - Paisley Abbey
The charter to establish the priory at Paisley, seven miles from Glasgow, was signed in 1163 by Walter FitzAlan, in Fotheringay Castle in England (the same place at which Mary Queen of Scots was to be beheaded, over 400 years later).
to Scotland and were given lands in Renfrewshire and Ayrshire.
Six generations of the family were the hereditary High Stewards of Scotland.
www.rampantscotland.com /visit/blvisitpaisley.htm   (543 words)

  
 Renfrewshire Paisley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Paisley on the web is a community website promoting the town.
Paisley Scotland Events A listing of IKF events around the world.
Paisley Christadelphians Location of meeting room, times of public meetings, and telephone number for "Bible Line", a recorded...
scotlanddirectory.co.uk /Renfrewshire/Paisley   (308 words)

  
 Paisley hotel list: Super Hotel Savings Paisley Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At Super Hotel Savings it is easy to find more hotels in Scotland at other destinations in Scotland.
Paisley hotel discounts at Super Hotel Savings offers you discounted hotels in Paisley.
Our Scotland guide gives you the ability to find out more about destinations and cities in Scotland.
www.superhotelsavings.com /paisley-scotland-hotel-list.phtml   (168 words)

  
 The University of Paisley (Scotland) Order of Council 1993   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Within section 2 for "The Governors of the Paisley College of Technology" there shall be substituted the words "the Court of the University of Paisley".
Within section 9 for "Paisley College of Technology" there shall be substituted the words "University of Paisley".
Within section 36 for the words "provisions of section 14 of this Scheme" there shall be substituted the words "financial powers of the governing body".
www.legislation.hmso.gov.uk /si/si1993/Uksi_19930558_en_8.htm   (130 words)

  
 Baby Names - Origin, Meaning of Paisley
Notes: The name of a patterned fabric that was at one time the principal product manufactured in Paisley, Scotland.
Popularity: The name Paisley was not ranked among 4275 first names for females of all ages in the 1990 U.S. Census.
The name Paisley ranked 12988 out of 88799 (Top 15%) as a surname for males and females of all ages in the 1990 U.S. Census.
www.thinkbabynames.com /name/0/Paisley   (73 words)

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