Garngad and police violence in the 1930s

2:00pm - 4:00pm / Saturday 13th July 2019
Type: Other / Category: Research
  • Suitable for: Open to the general public.
  • Admission: Free. Booking essential, please call 0141 287 2999 or visit Glasgow City Archives’ Granville Street reception.
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In the 1930s Garngad witnessed a series of violent clashes between local people and the police. Glasgow newspapers supported the police, denouncing ‘mob violence’ in the Garngad. Dr Andrew Davies, University of Liverpool, will talk about the events, the men charged with riot in 1934 and the family stories handed down generations.