The Incorporation of Cordiners in Glasgow
                            Scottish Charity no: SC016220

Deacons of the Incorporation of Cordiners in Glasgow 1604- present

1604 Ninian Anderson                  1605 Matthew Ballantyne 1606 Ninian  Anderson 1607 Gabriel Liston 1608 Gabriel Liston 1609 Gabriel Liston 1610 Gabriel Liston 1611 Robert Hodzyard 1612 Gabriel Liston 1613 Ninian  Hamilton 1614 Thomas Ritchie 1615 Thomas Ritchie 1616 Gabriel Liston 1617 Gabriel Liston 1618 James Ritchie 1619 Mungo Hamilton 1620 Andrew Kerr 1621 William Anderson 1622 William Anderson 1623 William Anderson 1624 Richard Allan 1625 William Anderson 1626 John Wilson 1627 John Anderson 1628 John Wilson 1629 John Anderson 1630 John Wilson 1631 John Anderson 1632 Richard Allan 1633 John Liston 1634 Richard Allan 1635 William Coats 1636 John Liston 1637 Robert Finlay 1638 John Wilson 1639 John Liston 1640 John Wilson 1641 Robert Hodzyard 1642 John Wilson 1643 Robert Hodzyard 1644 Henry Marshall 1645 John Caldwell 1646 John Wilson 1647 John Wallace 1648 John Wilson 1649 Walter McAulay 1650 William Coats 1651 William Coats 1652 Gabriel Corbett 1653 Gabriel Corbett 1654 Archibald Anderson 1655 William Coats 1656 Walter McAulay 1657 Walter McAulay 1658 Walter McAulay 1659 Walter McAulay 1660 John Liston 1661 James Mitchell 1662 James Mitchell 1663 Robert M'Humphry 1664 William Coats 1665 James Mitchell 1666 John Wood 1667 James Mitchell 1668 John Wood 1669 John Wood 1670 James Thomson 1671 John Liston 1672 John Wood 1673 James Hutchison 1674 John Wardrop 1675 James Thomson 1676 John Wardrop 1677 - 1685 none 1686 Hugh Mitchell 1687 Hugh Mitchell 1688 Hugh Mitchell 1689 Hugh Mitchell 1690 Robert Allan 1691 Robert Allan 1692 Andrew Menzies 1693 Andrew Menzies 1694 Robert Allan 1695 Robert Allan 1696 Robert Allan 1697 James Hutchison 1698 James Hutchison 1699 Robert Allan
1700 Robert Allan          1701 William Peacock 1702 John Brown 1703 John Brown 1704 John Brown 1705 John Stevenson 1706 John Stevenson 1707 Robert Wotherspoon 1708 Robert Lang 1709 John Stevenson 1710 John Stevenson 1711 William Peacock 1712 Robert Wotherspoon 1713 Robert Wotherspoon 1714 James Graham 1715 James Graham 1716 James Clark 1717 James Clark 1718 James Clark 1719 James Graham 1720 James Graham 1721 William Peacock 1722 William Peacock 1723 James Graham 1724 James Peacock 1725 James Peacock 1726 Robert Wotherspoon 1727 Robert Peacock 1728 Robert Peacock 1729 Archibald Gray 1730 Archibald Gray 1731 James Wylie 1732 James Wylie 1733 William Martin 1734 Archibald Scott 1735 James Hunter 1736 James Hunter 1737 John Wylie 1738 John Wylie 1739 James Ballantyne 1740 James Thomson 1741 William Christie 1742 Archibald Gray 1743 John Alexander 1744 James Ballantyne 1745 James Wylie 1746 Robert Alexander 1747 John Alexander 1748 Robert Freebairn 1749 James Ballantyne 1750 Robert Gray 1751 John Alexander 1752 John Ballantyne 1753 Archibald Gray 1754 Andrew Ralston 1755 John Scott 1756 John Forsyth 1757 Robert Gray 1758 John Scott 1759 John Ballantyne 1760 James Wardrop 1761 Andrew Hunter 1762 John Forsyth 1763 John Gray 1764 John Cree 1765 Andrew Hunter 1766 John Cumming 1767 James McNair 1768 William Ralston 1769 John Cree 1770 David Matthie 1771 James Bryce 1772 John Ross 1773 John Yuill 1774 John Yuill 1775 John Yuill 1776 Henry Barton 1777 Thomas McCall 1778 James Burns 1779 William McCourty 1780 James Salmon 1781 James Salmon 1782 George Burns 1783 anon 1784 anon 1785 John Paul 1786 James Burns 1787 John Jenkin 1788 William Miller 1789 John Paul 1790 James Fergus 1791 Daniel McMillan 1792 John Paul Jnr 1793 James Bryce 1794 Robert Semple 1795 Robert Wilson 1796 James Bryce 1797 Robert Semple 1798 James Smith 1799 George Smith
1800 John Graham 1801 James McCulloch 1802 John Craig 1803 Andrew Sellars 1804 William Neasmith 1805 George Smith 1806 George Osbourn 1807 William Skinner 1808 John Gentles 1809 John Craig Jnr 1810 Andrew Miller 1811 William Lochore 1812 John Sommerville 1813 Peter Cumming 1814 John Craig Jnr 1815 Robert Lochore 1816 William McTyer 1817 Peter Grosart 1818 Matthew Miller 1819 William Scott Jnr 1820 Lachlan Muckart 1821 Andrew Watson 1822 Daniel McFarlane 1823 Robert Lochore 1824 Lachlan Muckart 1825 William Wood 1826 Thomas Williams 1827 Allan Campbell 1828 Peter Grosart 1829 William Wilson 1830 William Lochore 1831 John Gilchrist 1832 Alexander Murray 1833 Lachlan Muckart 1834 John Mackay 1835 James Birrell 1836 Alexander Murray 1837 Peter McGregor 1838 Robert Lochore Jnr 1839 John McKay 1840 William Glass 1841 Robert Hepburn 1842 Daniel Bell 1843 Peter McGregor 1844 John Muter Wilson 1845 George Smith 1846 Donald McNicol 1847 Thomas Blyth 1848 James Craig 1849 James Kerr 1850 Thomas Bell 1851 Robert Woodside 1852 James Craig 1853 James Gebbie 1854 James McFarlane 1855 Duncan McGregor 1856 James Simpson 1857 Matthew Paterson 1858 Thomas Gebbie 1859 James Wilson 1860 anon 1861 James Brown 1862 James Paterson 1863 Robert Lochore Jnr 1864 Walker Henry Eben 1865 James Craig 1866 James Gilchrist 1867 William Morrison 1868 James Simpson 1869 Matthew Paterson 1870 Robert Lochore tertius 1871 William Gibson 1872 William Morrison 1873 David Aitken 1874 John Burt 1875 Andrew Mitchell 1876 David French 1877 Robert Bishop 1878 John Anderson 1879 Thomas Mitchell 1880 William Campbell 1881 Robert Anderson 1882 Robert Paterson 1883 Samuel Marks 1884 James Macgregor 1885 William Veitch Orr 1886 James Young Merry 1887 Archibald McLaren Lindsay 1888 Andrew McBride 1889 John Macdonald 1890 George Ogilvie 1891 John Wallace 1892 Archibald Hunter Ewing 1893 William Aitken Davidson 1894 James Scott Crawford 1895 James Scott Crawford 1896 Robert Motherwell 1897 Thomas McBride 1898 William Miller 1899 James Crookston
1900 Robert Gibb 1901 Henry Burt 1902 Matthew Barr Baird 1903 Duncan Graham 1904 William Hume Lithgow 1905 William Speirs 1906 William James Wood JP 1907 Hugh Blair 1908 Sir William Reid JP 1909 William Burns Cowan 1910 John Salton 1911 Robert Laing JP 1912 Alexander Rankin Brown JP 1913 George Brander 1914 James Gilchrist DL 1915 William Jamieson Logie JP 1916 James Fulton Martin 1917 Andrew Baird 1918 David Reid 1919 Sir Thomas Kelly DL 1920 James Whitton 1921 Walter Provan 1922 Robert George Millar 1923 Alexander Matthew Wylie 1924 Robert Angus Munro 1925 William Martin JP 1926 John Watson 1927 George Lang 1928 Alexander Walker CBE DL 1929 Thomas McBride 1930 Dr David McKail 1931 John Robert Mirrlees 1932 William Brown 1933 Robert Kessen Smith 1934 J. Osborne Martin 1935 Thomas Hart DL 1936 Thomas Hart DL 1937 John Donald Kelly CBE DL 1938 James Hendry 1939 John D. MacDonald 1940 Andrew R. Templeton 1941 Douglas M. Martin 1942 Rt. Hon. Lord Saltoun 1943 William C. Laing 1944 J. Martin Baxter 1945 David Stenhouse JP 1946 James S. McNeill JP 1947 Alexander R. McFadyen JP 1948 James H. Scott 1949 J.S.M. Grieve JP 1950 R. Gordon Laing JP 1951 J. Alastair Martin 1952 Andrew Lawson OStJ JP 1953 Hugh Brodie 1954 John McAslan OBE DL 1955 M. Stewart Fraser 1956 Dr. J.F.Kerr Grieve TD 1957 R.J.P. Cowan 1958 John T. Burns 1959 William W. Findlay 1960 Ronald M. Paterson dec in office 1960 William W. Findlay 1961 Lockhart W. Hutson OBE JP 1962 T.D. Childs MBE 1963 James Whitton MBE 1964 W. Rae  Glencross 1965 Alexander Robertson E.R.D., CdeG 1965 W. Rae  Glencross 1966 Andrew Laidlaw 1967 George H.E. Hall 1968 W.Grant Hilshelwood 1969 T.R.L. Fraser 1970 Andrew Hunter 1971 James Welsh 1972 G. Douglas Laing 1973 Ian T. Brown 1974 Thomas O.M. Cordiner 1975 Douglas Herbert Davis 1976 Roy A. Johnson 1977 Robert C. Brechin 1978 Malcolm McNeill 1979 Matthew Raeside 1980 J.F.Kerr Grieve 1981 Walter O. Hibberd 1982 R. Gowan Beloe 1983 R. Gowan Beloe 1984 Daniel Gilbert 1985 Robert I. Gloyer 1986 Alex. A.B. Milroy 1987 David H. Pirrett 1988 John McIntyre 1989 James P.S. McNeill 1990 Alexander J. Lang 1991 Dr. Robert Milroy 1992 Ralph M. Leishman 1993 W. Stewart Wright 1994 Hugh O'Neill 1995 Forbes M. Dunlop 1996 Dr. Alistair J. Dorward 1997 Donald W.W. Smith 1998 W. Stewart Wright 1999 Ronald A. Carswell
2000 David Dunbar 2001 James Y. Miller 2002 Kenneth E.L. Brown 2003 Hugh O'Neill 2004 Col. Robert L Steele 2005 David Hunt 2006 Trevor Paterson 2007 Simon Chiswell 2008 Sam MacKenzie 2009 Neil Munro 2010 James H. Roulston 2011 Dr. Adrian Pierotti 2012 Duncan Norman 2013 Dr. Christine Linnell 2014 Dr. Beverly Bergman 2015 Liam Devlin 2016 Dr Adrian Pierotti 2017 Dr Iain  Lennox 2018 Professor Ewan Macdonald OBE

Cordiner Deacons Convener

John Braidwood 1619 Ninian Anderson 1626 J Anderson 1630 Ninian Anderson 1632 John Wardrup 1688 John Wardrop 1691 John Wardrup 1698 John Brown 1708 Robert Finlay 1749 William McTyer 1823 James Craig 1853 Thomas Blyth 1865 James Gilchrist 1931 Thomas Hart 1941 Andrew Lawson 1958 James Whitton 1968 Roy A. Johnson 1990 W. Stewart Wright 2002 James Y. Miller 2010 Dr Alistair Dorward 2017

21st Century Deacons

17th Century                 18th Century                   19th century                       20th century

                    © The Incorporation of Cordiners in Glasgow MMXVIII
John Stevenson, Deacon in 1705, 1706, 1709 and 1710 Portrait in the Great Hall
William McTyer, Deacon in 1816 Deacon Convener in 1823 Portrait in the Great Hall