I am descended from shoemakers in Glasgow, Scotland, all members of the Guild of Cordiners:
John JOHNSTON, died before 1776
William ROBERTSON, married Agnass JOHNSTON 1752
John GENTLE, b abt 1752, married Janet ROBERTSON 1777, died 1823
John GENTLE was deacon of the Guild of Cordiners 1808-1809.
I have an index to the members of the Guild of Cordiners and would be happy to do any lookups.
Jane Fraser, Pueblo CO