106 Oxford Street, Glasgow. S.S. Quinn’s Tavern, 106 Oxford Street. Thanks to Norrie McNamee for the image. Oxford Street is not the longest Street by far, but it has had seven Public Houses to choose from. In the entire history of this pub only seven families ran this pub. The first licensee was Wine & […]
21 Dixon Avenue, Glasgow. G42 8EB. Tel: 01414230215. Queens Park Bar. 1991. There has been a pub on this site since 1887. Owner and publican William Morton served the locals here for ten years. He employed a manager Duncan Campbell who was born in the hills of the Trossachs between Aberfoyle and Callander. Duncan’s favourite […]
27-29 North Frederick Street, Glasgow Queens Bar 1960s. There’s been a pub on this site since 1845. There has been licensed premises here since 1845, Mr James Penden was licensee and stayed in the family until the 1860s. Wine and Spirit Merchant Alexander Gillon acquired the premises in 1872, business prospered and by the 1880s […]
17 Renfield Street, Glasgow. The Quality Inn, advert 1977.
1860 Paisley Road West, Glasgow. G52 3SX. Tel: 01418836538. Quo Vadis. 1991. Built in the 1960s Quo Vadis was one of the most up-to-date licensed cocktail bars and restaurant in the area. Manageress Mrs Lee Murawska won first prize in the big Cossack Fruit Machine Contest in 1966, she collected a cheque for £250, both […]
130 Kirkintilloch Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow. G64. Quin. 1991. This is the same family that owned Quin’s Gushet bar at the bottom of the Balgrayhill, Springburn. To read the full history of Quin’s click here hear about our second book. Quin. 2006.