302-306 Possil Road, Possilpark, Glasgow. G4 9SX.
The Rock Tavern. 1991.
This old tavern was established in 1881, landlord Daniel MacLachlan also ran a pub at 70 Maitland Street. Mr MacLachlan was born in West Calder, Edinburgh in 1830. In the 1881 census Daniel was living with his wife Margaret at 383 St. George’s Road, Glasgow with their seven children.When Daniel died in 1888 his wife Margaret took over the running of the pub which then consisted of Possil Road, Maitland Street and Rodney Street.
In 1899 Margaret paid and annul rent of £60 for the pub in Possil Road, £70 for Maitland Street and £40 for the Rodney Street premises. The pub stayed in the family circle for a hundred years.
In the News 1975…
About to come under the hammer held by pretty “Miss Evening Times” Helen O’Brien, from Maryhill, is a bottle full of cash held by Mr John Forbes at the Rock Tavern, Possilpark, Glasgow. Mr Forbes is an official voluntary worker with the Cystic Fibrosis Research Foundation Fund, which benifited from the bottle proceeds.
1991 Silvio Orsi.
1978 J Currie.
1973-1962 Miss Margaret Constance Crawford Currie.
1960-1950 Helen Crawford MacLachlan Currie.
1937 Miss Margaret C MacLachlan.
1919-1915 Miss Jane Gray MacLachlan.
1910 Mrs Margaret MacLachlan.
1899 Margaret Crawford MacLachlan.
1890-1881 Daniel MacLachlan.
Other Pubs on Possil Road…