John Robertson of Plantation

Public building

Glasgow Coffee Room

Glasgow (Renfrewshire)

Built 1st Jan 1782


'Coffee house, offices for brokers, and rooms for tobacco and sugar samples in the city of Glasgow', built c. 1782 and which in 1783 'became the universal resort of the whole mercantile, manufacturing and trades' classes of the city.' [Glasgow Herald, March 8th 1852].


John Robertson purchased one of the 107 shares of £50 each, on the life of his son John Murdoch Robertson (then aged c. 5).

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