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 was charged with a contravention of the Children Act 1908, section 120 for allowing 3 children under the age of 14 years old to be in the bar of his premises at 32 Main Street, Bridgeton on the 8th of November 1910.
Mr Donaghue was convicted and fined 31s 6d or seven days, but appealed the decision.
This appeal was very important for the pub trade at the time because the law was very vague about where children were allowed to be in a pub and this helped gain some clarity.
As a result of the drawing of the inside of the premises (below), the conviction was quashed and Patrick was entitled to 10 guineas of expenses as a result.
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The Lorne Bar was also known as the Misty Inn Bar between 1976 – 1981.