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by hahaya2004
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats
Replies: 17
Views: 674

Re: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats

Reminiscences of Old Saltcoats Sixty Years Ago [1840s]. By Captain John Smith. From the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 20th November 1903 Ninth Article Many I find, as old as myself, are moving about Saltcoats, and know as much as I do, but fail to give it out. Each of us walk in our own sphere, and ...
by hahaya2004
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats
Replies: 17
Views: 674

Re: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats

Reminiscences of Old Saltcoats Sixty Years Ago [1840s]. By Captain John Smith. From the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 13th November 1903 Eighth Article I just follow my pen as my readers will see; I ramble for a topic, and one comes up. Captain Kelso, who lived at the foot of Hamilton Street on the ...
by hahaya2004
Sun Jan 10, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats
Replies: 17
Views: 674

Re: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats

Reminiscences of Old Saltcoats Sixty Years Ago [1840s]. By Captain John Smith. From the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 6th November 1903 Seventh Article I am sometimes asked, do you mind of a coal pit here or there? No; but I mind of the mouth of a pit and a beam across it in James Smillie’s park in ...
by hahaya2004
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats
Replies: 17
Views: 674

Re: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats

Reminiscences of Old Saltcoats Sixty Years Ago [1840s]. By Captain John Smith. From the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 30th October 1903 Sixth Article These were the days of Burke and Hare; medical science was in its infancy, and the Faculty required dead bodies to work on. Saltcoats grave-yard was a...
by hahaya2004
Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats
Replies: 17
Views: 674

Re: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats

Max, the story of the Crofthead, now Manse Street, is told in Saltcoats Old & New, chapter 11.

http://www.threetowners.com/old-new/chapter-11/
by hahaya2004
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats
Replies: 17
Views: 674

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Reminiscences of Old Saltcoats Sixty Years Ago [1840s]. By Captain John Smith. From the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 23rd October 1903 Fifth Article In my last article I wrote of Saltcoats men in Raise Street. I will now turn my attention to Hamilton Street and bring in my father, Alexander Smith, ...
by hahaya2004
Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats
Replies: 17
Views: 674

Re: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats

Reminiscences of Old Saltcoats Sixty Years Ago [1840s]. By Captain John Smith. From the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 16th October 1903 Fourth Article James Smith was more than a temperance man; he was a Christian man, and held kitchen meetings, both in Saltcoats and Stevenston while he wrought at h...
by hahaya2004
Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats
Replies: 17
Views: 674

Re: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats

Reminiscences of Old Saltcoats Sixty Years Ago [1840s]. By Captain John Smith. From the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 09th October 1903 Third Article There were four churches in Saltcoats sixty years ago — the Parish, the Burgher, the Anti-Burgher, and the Relief. Ministers did not require holidays ...
by hahaya2004
Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats
Replies: 17
Views: 674

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Reminiscences of Old Saltcoats Sixty Years Ago [1840s]. By Captain John Smith From the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 02nd October 1903 Second Article I have not said much about the sailor men of Saltcoats of long ago. They were a brave, and hearty, and happy lot. “The Shop Ends,” which in other town...
by hahaya2004
Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus pandemic
Replies: 339
Views: 118382

Re: Coronavirus pandemic

They started here last Sunday. The first people to get the vaccination are those over 80, those who live in a care home or similar institution regardless of age, doctors, nurses, carers &c. After that high risk patients with chronic diseases.
by hahaya2004
Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Reminiscences of old Saltcoats
Replies: 17
Views: 674

Reminiscences of old Saltcoats

Captain John Smith published his memories of Saltcoats in 12 "articles" in the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald in 1903. I thought they were quite interesting: Reminiscences of Old Saltcoats Sixty Years Ago [1840s]. By Captain John Smith. From the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 25th September 1903 Since t...
by hahaya2004
Thu Dec 24, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Old view of Stevenston Cross
Replies: 15
Views: 570

Re: Old view of Stevenston Cross