Reading through an article entitled ‘The Greatest Joke in History’ that described the joke that is the licensing laws (written in 1910). The article is a rant and a rave about the laws that are directed at public houses and not clubs. No Opening on a Sunday The article starts off with a rant about […]
High Blantyre The Auchintibber Inn was owned by Mr J B H Struthers in 1910 and was known for creating a ‘mini paradise’ in the mining village. In the heat of the temperance, publicans were fearful that they would lose their livelihoods and they were fresh out of ideas to keep the locals in their […]
32-34 Main Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow. Demolished. Mr Patrick Donaghue owned this premises in 1911 and was subject to a very important case that affected publicans since the passing of the Licensing and the Children Acts. Important Case under Children Act In 1911, Patrick Donaghue was at the High Court of Justiciary in Edinburgh because he […]
Starting out on your journey to find your ancestors can be quite intimidating if you don’t know where to start. We get a lot of emails every day asking about relatives in the licensed trade and though it would be great to put together a guide to help you on your way to finding out […]
Whether you love it or hate it, non-alcoholic drinks have become a lot more common in pubs as of recent. I have tried some nice non-alcoholic cider and some very… not nice non-alcoholic beers in recent years, but who invented the De-Alcoholised process? Who Invented Non-Alcoholic Beer? In an article from the National Guardian in […]
26 Anderston Quay, Glasgow. Demolished.