Mary Barbour

Blog: Remembering Mary Barbour and the Glasgow Rent Strikes

The 17th November saw the 100th anniversary of the Glasgow Rent Strikes.  In this blog, Shelter Scotland’s Housing Adviser, Jenny Love, tells us about the woman behind it – housing campaigner, Mary Barbour.

Published 23 November 2015

Linthouse encourages support for Mary Barbour memorial

Linthouse Housing Association’s CEO Irene Campbell is encouraging other social housing senior officers to donate some of their hard earned cash for the Remember Mary Barbour Association (RMBA) campaign.  Linthouse fully supports the campaign and the dedicated volunteers of the RMBA as they strive to raise funds for a statue in memory of Mrs Mary Barbour.

Published 20 November 2015

Linthouse honours housing pioneer

Linthouse Housing Association has honoured the memory of housing pioneer Mary Barbour by unveiling a commemorative plaque  on a property  believed to be the site where, in 1915, the first rent strike demonstration took place.

Published 17 November 2015

Spire View support Mary Barbour Association

Published 16 November 2015

New web resource portrays one hundred years of Scotland’s housing crisis

The 100-year story of Scotland’s housing crisis has been depicted by an informative and educational online multimedia timeline, launched today by Shelter Scotland.

Published 20 July 2015

Sir Alex Ferguson lends support to legendary rent campaigner

Sir Alex Ferguson is lending his support to a campaign to have legendary community campaigner Mary Barbour recognised with a statute in Glasgow.

Published 24 April 2015