New Members are very welcome. Applicants may apply to join
At the Near Hand
if they are wives, husbands, sons,
daughters, sons-in-law or daughters-in-law of present or late
At the Far Hand
if they have no such previous
There are three stages to joining the Craft:
All Applicants must possess a Burgess Ticket from Glasgow City
Council and so be a Burgess and Guild Brother of the City of
Glasgow of Craft Rank. The cost of a Burgess Ticket is £20 for both
Near Hand and Far Hand Applications.
Members of other Crafts within the Trades House of Glasgow will
already have a Burgess Ticket and need not apply again.
Trades House Matriculation
All Applicants require to matriculate with the Trades House of
Glasgow, which costs £25.00.
All Applicants require to pay a one-off Membership Fee to the
Anyone who is interested in joining the Craft should contact the
Thomas W. Monteith,
Incorporation of Bonnetmakers and Dyers of Glasgow
45 Gordon Street
Glasgow G1 3PE
Tel: 0141 221 8888