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by Penny Tray
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 3844
Views: 373675

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
11 DECEMBER 1884

BIRTH

SMITH: At 29 Montgomerie Street, Ardrossan, on the 9th instant, Mr. J. R. Smith; a son.
by Penny Tray
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 3844
Views: 373675

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGW HERALD
11 DECEMBER 1884

MARRIAGE

HEPBURN – McCALL: At 4 Yarborough Place, Ardrossan, on the 10th instant, by the Rev. William Gilchrist, B.D., assisted by the Rev. J. D. McCall, Ardrossan Parish, John Hepburn, Dumbarton, to Anne, eldest daughter of John McCall.
by Penny Tray
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 1916
Views: 202810

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 11 DECEMBER 1889 SWINDLING At a pleading diet in Ayr Sheriff and Jury Court yesterday – before Sheriff Orr Paterson – a woman of youthful appearance named MARGARET RINTOUL or WARD pleaded guilty to obtaining money by false pretences. The charge was that, between 2nd September and 24th...
by Penny Tray
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 1916
Views: 202810

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 11 DECEMBER 1889 MUNICIPAL MEETING - SALTCOATS Provost McIsaac in the chair. Bailie Miller moved that the Commissioners respectfully decline to accept the offer of the Road Trustees to pay part of the cost of paving Countess Street with square stones, and that the Road Trustees be req...
by Penny Tray
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 1916
Views: 202810

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
11 DECEMBER 1940

AYRSHIRE TEACHING APPOINTMENT

Ayrshire Education Committee on Tuesday appointed Mr. RALPH IRVING CLARK, headmaster of Doune Public School, Girvan, since 1921, to headmastership of Kyleshill Public School, Saltcoats, a 14 teacher school.
by Penny Tray
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1327
Views: 163486

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 11 DECEMBER 1889 ASSAULT At Kilmarnock Sheriff Court yesterday, JANET DALZIEL, handsewer, Schoolwell Street, Stevenston, was charged with having on the 28th November, within his own house, assaulted her landlord, CHARLES FRASER, by striking him several times and seizing him by the thr...
by Penny Tray
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: A wee bit o' Burns
Replies: 427
Views: 19317

Re: A wee bit o' Burns

See Social Life and Glee sit down,
All joyous and unthinking,
Till, quite transmugrif’d they’re grown
Debauchery and Drinking.

*ADDRESS TO THE UNCO GUID
by Penny Tray
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 3844
Views: 373675

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 7 SEPTEMBER 1953 MURDER CHARGE A man has been taken into custody and charged with the murder of Mrs. MARGARET FITZIMMONS, aged 25, 17 Parkhouse Gardens, Ardrossan. He will appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court today. The woman’s body was found suffering from extensive injuries in the lo...
by Penny Tray
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 3844
Views: 373675

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 10 DECEMBER 1886 MARRIAGE CRAIG – BARCLAY: At Mill Farm, Ardrossan, the residence of the bride’s grandfather, on the 9th instant, by the Rev. John McCall, assisted by Professor Craig, M.A., Edinburgh, Hugh M. Craig, second son of the late Matthew Craig, Esquire, Deanhill, Kilmarnock, ...
by Penny Tray
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 3844
Views: 373675

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

WIKIPEDIA SHIPWRECKS
10 DECEMBER 1839

THE LADY CANMORE

The vessel LADY CANMORE, on a voyage between Ardrossan and Waterford, was driven ashore and damaged at Merrion, County Dublin.
by Penny Tray
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 3844
Views: 373675

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GLASGOW HERALD
10 DECEMBER 1888

FOOTBALL
ARDROSSAN ENSIGN v. BEARSDEN (GLASGOW)
Played at the ground of the former – Seafield Park

Ensign won by 6 goals to 1. The match only lasted one hour.
by Penny Tray
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 1916
Views: 202810

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 10 OCTOBER 1929 SALTCOATS TRAGEDY A tragedy occurred in Gladstone Road, Saltcoats, yesterday, which resulted in the death a few hours later in Kilmarnock Infirmary of Mrs. Fanny Spence or White, wife of JOHN WHITE, (50), a colliery underground manager. The couple had no family and li...