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by Penny Tray
Sat May 23, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: 34 Quay Street
Replies: 20
Views: 713

Re: 34 Quay Street

Thanks for that Jim. And there was me thinking the Glasgow Herald had got it wrong :lol: .
by Penny Tray
Mon May 11, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: 34 Quay Street
Replies: 20
Views: 713

Re: 34 Quay Street

Hi Penny Tray The Patrick Cornelius MURRAY to whom you refer was the son of my ancestors, Patrick and Margaret MURRAY of “Stella Maris” cottage, Ardrossan Road. Patrick Jnr was hit by a train near the Iron Brig, very close to his home. I am yet to discover the link to his 2nd forename. Jim, You may...
by Penny Tray
Mon May 11, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: 26 Montgomerie Street, Ardrossan1867
Replies: 5
Views: 232

Re: 26 Montgomerie Street, Ardrossan1867

The 1966 photograph in the following link gives a good idea of the nature of the street: -

https://canmore.org.uk/collection/1174627
by Penny Tray
Sun May 10, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Threetowners cycling thread
Replies: 819
Views: 213470

Re: Threetowners cycling thread

//perfect
by Penny Tray
Sun May 10, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Threetowners cycling thread
Replies: 819
Views: 213470

Re: Threetowners cycling thread

Bruce,

Well done, but I can't see the picture.
by Penny Tray
Fri May 08, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: 34 Quay Street
Replies: 20
Views: 713

Re: 34 Quay Street

Marion, Can I just satisfy myself that you are aware of the following link which contains local family birth, marriage, and death intimations. I note, for example, the death of a PATRICK CORNELIUS MURRAY, a young Saltcoats man who was killed in a railway accident on the 17th of August 1911. There ma...
by Penny Tray
Fri May 08, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: 34 Quay Street
Replies: 20
Views: 713

Re: 34 Quay Street

Marion, The building at 34 Quay Street, in line with others which survived longer, would have been what we call a 'tenement', a residential property with a common entry called a 'close', which usually comprised a ground floor, 1st floor, 2nd floor, and maybe even a 3rd or more floors, sometimes with...
by Penny Tray
Fri May 08, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Ardrossan centenary
Replies: 6
Views: 339

Re: Ardrossan centenary

Meekan,

Not only do I not have one of these, I don't recall every having seen one. Three of my late brothers lived in the town at that time, so I don't think they were given to children to celebrate the centenary.
by Penny Tray
Fri May 01, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Tank traps dalry road
Replies: 19
Views: 890

Re: Tank traps dalry road

JD, you may be absolutely right, I just thought it was a plastic bread/delivery basket of a type I've seen outside the shop on previous occasions. Maybe we'll both turn out to be right and the basket is obscuring a hook or other lifting mechanism :D .
by Penny Tray
Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Tank traps dalry road
Replies: 19
Views: 890

Re: Tank traps dalry road

JD, The thought crossed my mind too that it might be a concrete block associated with a road closure, but can I ask - "Where are you seeing "the metal hook things" ? I thought it was a plastic bread basket sitting on it????? And, if it's always been there, how on earth did they succeed in roughcasti...