164 Crown Street, Gorbals, Glasgow. To read the full history of this popular Gorbals hostelry Click here to hear about our second book. also see the Horseshoe Bar, Crown Street. Facts… In 1893 William Laurie succeeded his father.
79 Crown Street corner of 153-65 Govan Street. S.S. Locals of Mac’s Bar going to a Celtic football match. Martin McNamara ran this pub in the 1950s. Do you remember this old pub, if so PLEASE get in touch.
23 Crown Street, Gorbals, Glasgow. To read the full history of this popular Gorbals pub, check back for my second book.
164 Crown Street, Gorbals, Glasgow. The Horse Shoe Bar stood at the corner of Crown Street and Clelland Street, Gorbals. There has been a pub on this site since 1836. In the 1970s, when the old tenement was built around the late 1860 and 70s the pub was positioned on the ground floor. William Laurie […]
54 Crown Street, Glasgow. S.S. The Grapes on the far right. A close-up of the image above, The Grapes. Thanks to Norrie McNamee for the photographs. James Whyte a smart wine and spirit merchant started out with a small public house in the notorious Adelphi Street, Gorbals. His first pub was at no. 42 Adelphi […]
100 Crown Street, Gorbals, Glasgow. Jackson’s Bar, Crown Street, Gorbals. 1960s. There has been a pub on this site since the 1870s. At that time is was a very small establishment and was later enlarged to take in the next door tenement building. Thomas Kerr a well known and respected member of the Scottish Licensed […]