740 Garscube Road, Glasgow.
Firhill Tavern. 1991.
It’s sad to see this popular Glasgow football pub is now demolished.
This old pub can be traced back to 1874 when landlord Andrew Bishop was licence holder. Andrew was born in Glasgow in 1832 and lived in Firhill Road with his wife and family, he served the locals here until he sold the business to Peter Monachan in 1894.
Mr Monachan traded here into the 1930s then Robert Lang took over the pub.
Taken at the Glasgow Licensed Trade dinner dance are Mr J Boyle (Drybroughs); Mr & Mrs S MacDonald (Firhill Tavern); Mr W Martin (Calypos); Mrs and Mr L Kavanagh (Drybroughs). 1971.
The Firhill Tavern.
Thanks to Alex for his email dated 12/07/09.
The Firhill Tavern featured in an episode of Taggart in Murder in Season from 1985. The following are film clips from that episode. Thanks to Stina Wirfelt who is working on a project on the various settings from Taggart.
We had an email from Fiona Sables today with a photo of this great pub with her grandfather Robert Lang in the picture. Fiona said that Robert is likely on the back row on the bus (can only see the top of his head). We aren’t sure the exact date this was taken, but it is a cracking photo! Thanks Fiona.