The Incorporation of Cordiners in Glasgow
                            Scottish Charity no: SC016220

                                   THE INCORPORATION OF CORDINERS IN GLASGOW

                              Incorporated 1558 and Reincorporated by Royal Charter 1919

                                                    New members are very welcome. There are no age restrictions on membership, and the gift of membership makes a wonderful and enduring commemoration of a christening or a baptism, a special birthday, or an exam success.  Applicants may apply to join either: At The Near Hand:                if they are sons/daughters or sons-in-law/ 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/Sister of the City of Glasgow of Craft Rank. The cost is £30. Members of any of the other Crafts forming The Trades House will already have a Burgess Ticket and do not need to apply again. 2 Trades House Matriculation - applicants require to matriculate with the Trades House, which costs £25.   3 Entry Money - the dues of membership for the Craft itself are presently: Near Hand - if under 18 years of age, £41.00, otherwise £61.00 Far Hand - if under 18 years of age, £51.00, otherwise £101.00 Membership is for life, and  there are no annual subscriptions. The total amount for each application then is £156 for Far Hand and £116 for Near Hand. Cheques should be made payable to "The Incorporation of Cordiners".

Download Forms for a Burgess Ticket: AT NEAR HAND or AT FAR HAND.

Download Application form to join the Cordiners: HERE 

The Clerk will be pleased to process all stages on behalf of any applicant.
                    © The Incorporation of Cordiners in Glasgow MMXVIII
Thomas W. Monteith c/o Monteith Solicitors Limited 69 Buchanan Street Glasgow, G1 3HL