Presentation to Forth Valley College

In recognition of their collaboration with Forth Valley College Stirling Campus, the Deacon of the Incorporation of Hammermen Stuart Campbell presented a commemorative plaque to Ian Morrison, Head of the Construction Department.

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As part of their own going relationship, Deacon Stuart presented  certificates and cheques on behalf of the Hammermen to the five best joinery and stonemason apprentices at the College.

Shown below is the presentation of a certificate to 2nd year Historic Scotland apprentice stonemason Michael Renshaw.

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About Seven Incorporated Trades of Stirling

The power to grant incorporated status to trades rested with the magistrates of royal burghs. An incorporated trade was granted the right to monopolise and control their trade within the burgh. Trade Incorporations were usually constituted by a seal of cause granted by the magistrates but some were constituted by use and consuetude. A strict monopoly was enforced within the burgh and non-members of an incorporation were not allowed to trade within the bounds of the town.
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