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by Hughie
Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 91
Views: 25345

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on December 12, 2007 100 YEARS AGO on December 13, 1907 ON Tuesday and Wednesday evenings the members of Ardrossan Amateur Dramatic Company presented their first production of the season in the Assembly Hall, the play was Waiting For T...
by Hughie
Tue Nov 24, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: McLean /McCallum
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: McLean /McCallum

Hi cousin, On rising this morning here in Oz it was a nice surprise to find your post. :D My great grandparents were also Hugh McCallum and Mary Kelly married in Stevenston. My grandfather, James Kelly McCallum was the brother of your grandmother as you can see below in the 1891 census in Raises Str...
by Hughie
Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Can Factory - Ardrossan
Replies: 6
Views: 75

Re: Can Factory - Ardrossan

Kilmarnock Herald November 24, 1950 The former Air Ministry Can Factory over at the Inches has been exercising the minds of the local councillors again following on the intimation of the fact that the project for the establishment of a herring cannery on the premises has been abandoned. The council...
by Hughie
Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Bona Fide travellers
Replies: 26
Views: 7575

Re: Bona Fide travellers

Thanks Murray, I hadn't thought about that for some years.
by Hughie
Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:30 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: The ... What are you doing or thinking right now - Topic
Replies: 5507
Views: 782429

Re: The ... What are you doing or thinking right now - Topic

brian f wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:19 pm
And by the way i enjoy a quiz night ... As long as its not as hard as Hughies... :D //funny
I find them hard too, Brian. But think of all the wonderful things you've learned :roll: :wink: Next one will be number 50. :)
by Hughie
Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: Threetowners' Photo Album
Topic: Bill McCrindle entertains !
Replies: 16
Views: 9908

Re: Bill McCrindle entertains !

Hi Billy, McCallum is the surname. We lived in Whitlees Crescent, our house looked down McDowall Avenue. Yes I did hear that Mary had passed away, she was a lovely girl. My elder siblings were Jim, Susan and Bobby, all now gone. James McNamara and Donald Keyes a couple of houses along from you were ...
by Hughie
Sat Nov 21, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Bona Fide travellers
Replies: 26
Views: 7575

Re: Bona Fide travellers

Pretty harsh sentence for 1936 - not the £1.00, the ten days in prison. :shock:
According to Google £1 in 1936 is equivalent in purchasing power to about £71.14 in 2020.

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by Hughie
Fri Nov 20, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Rustyduck and Big Sanny
Replies: 7
Views: 109

Happy birthday - Rustyduck and Big Sanny

Happy birthday to Norrie and Sanny. Hope you both have a great day. Enjoy! 🎂🎂

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by Hughie
Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Threetowners' Photo Album
Topic: Bill McCrindle entertains !
Replies: 16
Views: 9908

Re: Bill McCrindle entertains !

Hi Billy, A warm welcome to threetowners. I think I had left for Australia before your business took off. I recall the family when you lived in Stanley Road beside my McNamara and Keyes pals. Your sister, Mary was in my class at Eglinton as was her cousin from the Dalry Road end. Again, welcome! You...
by Hughie
Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: The CHUSAN Disaster at Ardrossan
Replies: 39
Views: 2055

Re: The CHUSAN Disaster at Ardrossan

Seems Chrome is the only browser not showing the image, yet my settings in chrome are "Show all images".
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by Hughie
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Local Sportsmen's Gallery
Replies: 47
Views: 7612

Re: Local Sportsmen's Gallery

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette February 15, 1946 James Cance Winton Rovers have been fortunate in having Mr James Cance as their club secretary. One of the younger school and one who has a wide knowledge of what is required to place the club in a proper football standing. Since taking over ...
by Hughie
Thu Nov 19, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: Jokes & Fun Forum
Topic: Wembley tickets
Replies: 7
Views: 216

Re: Wembley tickets

//funny //funny