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by canfactory
Sun May 27, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 3857
Views: 375008

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 26 MAY 1882 MARRIAGE FLETCHER – STEVENSON: At Montgomerie Lane, Ardrossan, on the 23rd instant, by the Rev. George Fairgrieve, DONALD FLETCHER, Carrie, Ardlamont, to JANET STEVENSON, daughter of the late James Stevenson, farmer, Kilbride, North Bute. Donald was my 2nd great uncle, Pe...
by canfactory
Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 3857
Views: 375008

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

I was sorry to read of Edith MacArthur's passing. She used to come into our office when she was in Ardrossan visiting her mother and brother and a very pleasant lady she was too. In the mid-80's I saw her in a play in Edinburgh acting with Walter Carr and John Grieve. Sadly, all of them gone now.
by canfactory
Fri Jan 26, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy Birthday Hughie
Replies: 19
Views: 800

Re: Happy Birthday Hughie

Belated birthday wishes, Hughie. I hope you'd a great day.

Campbell
by canfactory
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Intimations 10 January 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1206

Re: Intimations 10 January 2018

I'm really sorry to read this about Elsie, Meg and thanks for posting. Not seen her for a good few years and the last time we chatted she was living on the corner of Clyde Terrace and Millglen Road.

I know it's an age thing but these sad events are all I seem to hear about these days :(

Campbell
by canfactory
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Canfactory
Replies: 10
Views: 500

Re: Happy birthday - Canfactory

Many thanks to everyone for the birthday messages. All very much appreciated.
by canfactory
Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Morag
Replies: 18
Views: 1381

Re: Happy birthday - Morag

Very best wishes Morag and I hope you've a great day. Happy Birthday!
Campbell
by canfactory
Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Bird Habits !!
Replies: 201
Views: 21537

Re: Bird Habits !!

Every year two wood pigeons nest in the tree here but every year magpies get the eggs. Yesterday, I could see two chicks so, for the first time in 9 years, they’ve been able to fend off the attacks. Just hoping though that the magpies don’t get them now they’ve hatched.

Campbell
by canfactory
Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 3857
Views: 375008

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

Thanks Meg, I also see the likeness. Laurence, I wasn’t aware of the article so that’s another for the collection, thank you very much. My great-grandparents, Donald Morrison and Euphemia Fletcher had moved to Ardrossan from Tighnabruaich. Donald was a sailor, couldn’t get much work locally, and jus...
by canfactory
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 3857
Views: 375008

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

Thanks for this, Laurence. Alexander (Sandy) Morrison who was one of the four survivors was my great uncle. He was born in 25 Montgomerie Lane and the family later 'flitted' to number 144 in the same street. From around 1910, he moved from being a labourer to working the harbour tugs and in 1920, jo...
by canfactory
Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 3857
Views: 375008

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

Interesting to read about Edith McCarthur. When I worked in Ardrossan around 1970 or 71 she used to come in to the office, sometimes with her brother. She lived at that time in Richmond but used to travel up to visit her mother who was still in the town. We liked her a lot, very pleasant and courteo...
by canfactory
Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:38 am
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardrossan Academy sports and other group photos session 1971-72
Replies: 13
Views: 3380

Re: Ardrossan Academy sports and other group photos session 1971-72

Susan

Many thanks for your regular posting of the school pics. I enjoy all of them, recognising faces and, more so, appreciating it when you can give us names too. Forgetting those has always been my problem :wink:

Campbell
by canfactory
Sun Feb 26, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Retiring
Replies: 16
Views: 2117

Re: Retiring

I was tired too Catherine and hear what you are saying. I could have written what Retsum said and agree 100% with it. Retirement for me has been great and I bet you’ll find that too. I wish you the very best and hope you enjoy having time to relax more.

Campbell