Application Information

New members are very welcome. Applicants may apply to join either:

At the Near Hand if they are sons or sons-in-law, or daughters or daughters-in-law of present or late members,


At the Far Hand if they have no such previous connection.

There are three stages involved in joining:

1. Burgess Ticket

Applicants should have a Burgess Ticket from Glasgow City Council or any of its predecessors and so be a Burgess and Guild Brother of the City of Glasgow of Craft Rank. Members of any other Crafts forming The Trades House will already have a Burgess Ticket and need not apply again.

2. Trades House Matriculation

Applicants require to Matriculate with the Trades House.

3. Entry Money

The dues of membership of the Craft including Burgess Ticket and Matriculation fee are £100.

Application forms are available from the Clerk:-

Please send completed forms to:- The Clerk, Incorporation of Skinners, bto solicitors, 48 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5HS.