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Dick's Bar.

517 Gallowgate, Glasgow.


Former Women's President Dies.

Mrs Margaret Dick 1970

In August 1970, Mrs Margaret Dick former President of the Glasgow and District Women's Auxiliary Group (Licensed Trade), died in a Renfreweshire hospital.

Mrs Dick, wife of the late Mr Robert Dick, retired from the trade towards the end of 1966 after holding for 16 years the licence for Dick's Bar, 517 Gallowgate, Glasgow, with which the Dick family had a long association.

Taking an enthusiastic interest in the activities of the Glasgow and District Women's Auxiliary Group, she became their president in 1967, serving for two years in this capacity.

Among those attending the fureral service were several of Mrs Dick's friends in the women's auxiliary movement. Mrs Dick left a daughter.

Mrs Dick group photo 1972

Left to right Mr. and Mrs. T. Docherty; Mrs. J. Lindsay (Dick's Bar, Gallowgate); and Mrs. and Mr. A. Gillies (The Clachan.) 1972.

To read more on the pubs on the Gallowgate read up & Doon the Gallowgate by John Gorevan. A copy can be bought for a few pounds at the Hielan Jessie on the Gallowgate or contact me at john@oldglasgowpubs.co.uk


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