Ellen Farmer MBE – Paisley Champion

Royal Opening of Session 4 of the Scottish Parliament by HM Queen Elizabeth IIMany people will have heard about the sad death of Ellen Farmer.  Ellen was someone that will be greatly missed in Paisley, an individual who wanted to show the world the great history the town had and what it had to offer today.  George and Ellen had worked together on a number of projects and shared the belief that the positive aspects of the town and its people should be promoted.  Ellen was a person that had the interests of the town sewn in to her being.

George lodged the following motion to the Scottish Parliament.

Motion Number:

Lodged By: George Adam
Date Lodged: 09/04/2013

Title: Ellen Farmer MBE, Paisley Champion

Motion Text:

That the Parliament notes with sadness the death of Ellen Farmer MBE; recognises what is considered the civic pride that Ellen had for her home town, Paisley, including its textile industry heritage; understands that this, along with her work to preserve the town’s history, led to Ellen being appointed an MBE and presented with a fellowship of the University of Paisley; believes that Ellen, a well-known and respected figure with Paisley at her heart, will be greatly missed, and passes its condolences to her husband, Eddie, and her children and grandchildren.


To find out which MSPs supported the motion click here.