Celebrating James “Purlie” Wilson.
The Strathaven John Hastie Museum Trust will be commemorating James Wilson on the 22nd and the 29th August 2020 between 10am and 2pm in the Common Green next to the former Royal Bank. Please come and have a (socially distanced) chat and purchase a copy of the booklet for only £2 (cash only) explaining his importance in the history of Strathaven.
James “Purlie” Wilson was executed on the 30th August 1820.
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