The First Women Directors of the Edinburgh Licensed Trade Association. Mrs C E Davidson. 1970. The First Women Directors of the Edinburgh Licensed Trade Association. The Edinburgh Licensed Trade Association had broken a long-standing tradition, for the first time lady members are eligible to be elected to the directorate. Indeed the first two women […]
Edinburgh Licensee. Mr Donald (Dan) Campbell. 1970. 70 Years in the Trade. Mr Donald “Dan” Campbell who had a total of 70 years’ experience in the licensed trade which must be a record, died in Edinburgh at the age of 95. Mr Campbell, who was a popular and hard working personality, retired in 1959. […]
Many years ago Taverns were almost the only means provided for social enjoyment. Cooped up, as it were, in cities and towns, little else could be expected than the development and increase of the drinking system. It was such circumstances, that the professional and merchant classes became accustomed to meet regularly, in a social capacity, […]
On the 18th April 1891, in Dowell’s Rooms, Edinburgh, amongst other lots, was sold some very old wine, which had been removed from Ethie Castle, the Forfarshire seat of the Earl of Northesk. The castle, for a long time a ruin, is now undergoing repairs, and the wines were discovered in the course of […]
Lothian Road, Edinburgh. The Viceroy Bar. 1970. Mr & Mrs James Davidson. 1970. The Viceroy Bar, Lothian Road, Edinburgh, replaced the former Lothian Bar. The new premises were managed by Mr & Mrs James Davidson for Tennent Caledonian Breweries. 1970.
Winchburgh, Edinburgh. John Rutherford, Bell’s representative in West Lothian smashed open a gallon bottle at the Star & Garter, Winchburgh, Edinburgh, in the presence of the proprietor, Mr. W. Masterton, and his wife. Also present were nurses representing the Royal Sick Children’s Hospital, Edinburgh, for whom more than £100 was collected from the bottle and […]