Possil punters pulled in for pints

THESE Possilpark locals seemed happy to pose for our photographer when this picture was taken in the early 1900s.

Loading Comments
Share
Print

The gracious looking bar, known as the Crusader or Williamson's, sat on the corner of Mansion Street and Saracen Street and had been serving beer, porter and strong liquors to the thirsty locals since 1880.

Competition was fierce, with at least another six bars in Saracen Street all serving up the same fare.

The original caption to this picture reads: "Scene of the Possilpark tragedy". Although, with no specific date given, and despite digging in the archives, we have been unable to track down this 'tragedy'.

Today, the pub and flats are long gone and a housing office sits on the site.

l Tomorrow: Steps back in time...

Food and drink

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

157458

Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
A weekly round up of social highlights

A weekly round up of social highlights

Cat's Eyes on Glasgow

SPOTY, Cinderella at the SECC and festive things to do.

Times Out

Entertainment

Lifestyle

TV Advert
Gail’s Gab

Gail’s Gab

Gail Sheridan is a mother-of-one and wife to Tommy and she likes to get political with the hot topic of the week in her column Gail’s Gab.

Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Sussed in the City

What a year for me...it’s a wonderful life!

Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You couldn’t make up half the stuff that happens to PA Janice Bell- some of the jams she gets herself into are worth a story or two.