WATERSIDE VILLAGE Thank you to Scott for these brilliant photos of the building in 2021. You can view his Instagram page here Here is an excerpt from the Historic Environment Scotland Website about this old pub in Ayr: Built circa 1850 for Dalmellington Iron Company, with later extensions. Original building symmetrical 2-storey, 2 by 4-bay, […]
I recently purchased a job lot of matchboxes off of eBay because I seen quite a lot of fantastic Glasgow Pubs on them! There was a fair few other Glasgow Businesses that were featured on some of the matchboxes too that was a great trip down memory lane. I done an unboxing video on the […]
Finding a gift for someone that loves Glasgow history can be a bit of a challenge with so many websites listing irrelevant gifts. Glasgow is steeped in history and it isn’t surprising that history gifts and activities are becoming more and more popular. I thought I would put together an evergrowing list of Glasgow history […]
When reading through the National Guardian, I am always very amused when I read some of the ways that people lie to try and get out of trouble. In this article from January 1890, John Johnston was convicted of being drunk and incapable. Johnston then tells them that he hasn’t drank a single drop, but […]
This is quite a short extract from the National Guardian in January of 1890, but I found it quite interesting and amusing! The short text tells us that beer and ale were sold in churches in the middle ages and were in competition with the small breweries of the time. In the middle ages beer […]
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