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Shebeens. Pubs have played a big part in Glasgow’s history. The majority of Glasgow’s men would visit their local every day! As a result of this, there was many attempts to stop alcohol consumption. There has been bans on buying your friends a drink known as NO TREATING and there has been bans on alcohol […]
Highland Attraction… In 1970… The Strathisla Distillery, Keith, had acquired a couple of Highland cattle, named Pinky and Perky, after the childrens tv puppet show of the time. Mr Stewart McBain, operations manager, said:- “Throughout the summer the firm’s distilleries are toured by many overseas visitors, and invariably they as to see Highland […]
Of Messrs., Maclay & Company, Thistle Brewery, Alloa. In 1853 Mr Daniel McVey was born in the village of Callander, he was educated at the village school, he came from a good Scottish stock of farmers for generations in the area. After leaving school he was apprenticed to the well-known firm of Messrs […]
Family Baker, cook, and confectioner, 37 Winton Terrace, Crosshill, Glasgow. Mr David Turner. 1890. In 1889 Mr David Turner opened premises at 37 Winton Street, Crosshill on the south side of Glasgow, as a family baker, cook and confectioner. Bred to the business he had a good taste for food and trained in some […]