Plaque to Mary Barbour

Dedicated to: 

Mary Barbour

(22nd February 1875 - 2nd April 1958)

Social Reformer, Rent Strike Leader, Women's Peace Crusader and Pioneering Woman Councillor.

"In Govan, Mrs Barbour, a typical working class housewife, became the leader of a movement such had never been seen before. Street meetingd, back court meetings, drums, bells, trumpets - every method was used to bring the women out."
(William Gallacher, Revolt on the Clyde, 1936)

A famous image of the rent strik shows Mrs Barbour's Army and supporters demonstrating oustide 10 Hutton Drive, Linthouse.

10 Hutton Drive, Linthouse
Glasgow, G51 4RN