St Vincent Street Free Church, Glasgow,

Alexander "Greek" Thomson (1817-1875) and George Thomson (1819-1878)



The foundation stone of this Category A listed church was laid on 27 May 1857, and the church opened on 16 February 1859 as a United Presbytarian church. [Commentary continues below.]

Main photograph by Jean-Pierre Dalbéra, on Flickr (cropped here), kindly released under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) licence. Other photographs courtesy of the the Glasgow City Free Church, and the Alexander Thomson Society, as attributed. [Click on the images to enlarge them, and mouse over the text for links.]

Image download, text and formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee.