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by bobnetau
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Explosions at Ardeer Factory
Replies: 9
Views: 2901

Re: Explosions at Ardeer Factory

Thanks, PT.
That was such a sad day , think that was the nearest I had been to hearing of someone dying. I remember telling Graham that it wasn't his surname as He had said he had heard rumours.
by bobnetau
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Explosions at Ardeer Factory
Replies: 9
Views: 2901

Re: Explosions at Ardeer Factory

Has anyone come across any mention of an explosion in ICI , I think in the 50s. I was at school with a boy whose father was killed in an explosion . The boys name was Graham Durnie ( or Durnan?). I think he lived in Kirkhall Drive at that time. He was a very clever boy and I have often wondered what...
by bobnetau
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 4351
Views: 448877

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 11 APRIL 1894 ARDROSSAN – ACCOMMODATION TO LET To let furnished, that handsome and commodious house known as “GLEN FOOT,” containing 3 public rooms, 13 bed rooms, servants’ room, bath rooms, pantries, kitchen, and conservatory. There is also a good stable and coach-house and a large ...
by bobnetau
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Vernon Terrace
Replies: 5
Views: 636

Re: Vernon Terrace

Meg, there is a photo of the Toll and the gable end of the house next to it(Vernon Terr) in the book Old Ardrossan.
by bobnetau
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 4351
Views: 448877

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 24 MARCH 1942 ADRIFT 12 DAYS – SCOT AND COMPANIONS SAVED BY ‘PLANE [/b. The local men who are missing are FRANK McQUADE, DAVID McCUBBIN, RODERICK BROWN, and WILLIAM BROWN, of Ardrossan, and ALEXANDER McMILLAN, WILLIAM DOCHERTY, and PATRICK SHIELDS, of Saltcoats. The tanker was torped...
by bobnetau
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Road bridge - top of Barrie Terrace?
Replies: 12
Views: 1384

Re: Road bridge - top of Barrie Terrace?

George, it is coming back to me now.
My google search added to my confusion as that no14 actually was back to back with my Aunts house in Hunter Avenue.
Netta
by bobnetau
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Road bridge - top of Barrie Terrace?
Replies: 12
Views: 1384

Re: Road bridge - top of Barrie Terrace?

Google getting it wrong, Hugh, Surely not😂
by bobnetau
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Road bridge - top of Barrie Terrace?
Replies: 12
Views: 1384

Re: Road bridge - top of Barrie Terrace?

So the first pic is down where road turns round to Hunter avenue. Must have walked past those houses for years and not paid any attention.
by bobnetau
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Road bridge - top of Barrie Terrace?
Replies: 12
Views: 1384

Re: Road bridge - top of Barrie Terrace?

The bottom pic is how I remember Barrie Terrace.
by bobnetau
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Road bridge - top of Barrie Terrace?
Replies: 12
Views: 1384

Re: Road bridge - top of Barrie Terrace?

https://goo.gl/maps/GmmwY1wBCF82
This is the pic I got from google maps

Netta
by bobnetau
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Road bridge - top of Barrie Terrace?
Replies: 12
Views: 1384

Re: Road bridge - top of Barrie Terrace?

George, I don't remember houses like that in Barrie Terrace. Google maps shows different house for that address. That pic is how I remember Barrie Terr.
by bobnetau
Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Cakes
Replies: 6
Views: 975

Re: Cakes

Our daughter makes great cheesecakes for soecial occasions