204 Saracen Street, Possilpark, Glasgow. G22 5EP. Tel: 01413363439.
The Standard Inn. 1991.
In 1883 David Runciman Graham was running a thriving business from here.
The name of the pub was then John Graham & Sons, also having pubs on Argyle Street, this old pub became known as the Rose Bar, 12 Stirling Street and a well known pub on the Gallowgate, this east end favourite became known as the Bellgrove Bar.
John Graham was the brother of Robert Graham who owned many popular pubs in the city of Glasgow including Graham’s on the Saltmarket and Glasgow Cross on London Road.
The Graham family ran this busy local in Possil until the 1930s. The licence was then transfered to James McAulay who occupied these premises for 30 years.
In 1967 Tennent Caledonian Breweries took control of the pub, the licensee was then John MacAdam, who was well known in the pub for years.
The Standard during the 1930s.
Other Pubs Oon Saracen Street…