The Glasgow Humane Society is a unique charitable Institution.
James Coulter, a wealthy Glasgow Merchant left a sum of £200 in his Will to help found a Humane Society within Glasgow. Similar Societies were being set up all over the world. In London, Paris, Venice Amsterdam, New York, Hamburg and many other mostly European Cities.
Officer George Parsonage
George Parsonage was born in 1943 in the Glasgow Humane Society House on the banks of the River Clyde.
From the age of 14, George would help his father Benjamin with recoveries on the waterways in and around the City of Glasgow.
Officer Tony Coia
Tony Coia was born in 1980 in Glasgow. From the age of 17, Tony started his life-saving career, and continues in Lifeguarding and is a trainer assessor with Culture & Sport Glasgow.
LifeGuards & Volunteers
The current role of LifeGuards and Volunteers of the Glasgow Humane Society.
Articles by LifeGuards
Article by Tony Coia who has recently become a member of the Glasgow Humane Society Lifeguard Corp. Having spent several weekends giving added safety cover during Regattas he noted the following.
The current role of Riverwatchers of the Glasgow Humane Society.
Rescue and Recovery
Latest information on Glasgow Humane Society Rescue & Recovery.