Paisley is a town in the west of the Lowlands area of Scotland. It is home to the twelfth-century Paisley Abbey. In the nineteenth century, it became a center of the weaving industry and remains known for the Paisley pattern. Striking Paisley weavers played a key role in the Radical War, or “Scottish Insurrection,” of 1820.


Latitude: 55.847187698018
Longitude: -4.460728168488

Timeline of Events Associated with Paisley

Date Event Manage
15 Nov 1819

Simultaneous Scottish radical meetings

On 15 November 1819, simultaneous radical meetings occurred at Paisley, Glasgow, and other locations across Scotland.


James Chandler, “On Peterloo, 16 August 1819″