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by Penny Tray
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 4111
Views: 413212

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 20 FEBRUARY 1878 BODY FOUND Yesterday, the body of a man in an advanced state of decomposition was washed ashore at Burnfoot, Ardrossan. The only articles of clothing on deceased were checked tweed trousers, oilskin trousers, blucher boots, and stockings. The body was removed to the d...
by Penny Tray
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 4111
Views: 413212

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 20 FEBRUARY 1891 ARDROSSAN DOCK Work has commenced for the season in earnest. The sluices of the coffer dam have been closed in order to get 6 feet or 8 feet of water cleared out before excavation is gone on with. A number of men are engaged, and when the water is out a large number m...
by Penny Tray
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 4111
Views: 413212

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 10 JANUARY 1894 BIRTH GUTHRIE: At Seton Street, Ardrossan, on the 8th instant, the wife of T. S. Guthrie, butcher; a son. GLASGOW HERALD 16 JANUARY 1894 DEATH GUTHRIE: At Seton Street, Ardrossan, on the 14th instant, Agnes McCall, beloved wife of T. S. Guthrie. GLASGOW HERALD 20 FEBR...
by Penny Tray
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1429
Views: 183810

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
20 FEBRUARY 1899

FOOTBALL
STEVENSTON THISTLE v. THIRD LANARK (A TEAM)
At Stevenston

Result – Third Lanark, 3; Thistle, 1.
by Penny Tray
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 4111
Views: 413212

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
19 FEBRUARY 1889

SHIPPING CASUALTY

The CHASE, of Fowey, (Pollard, master), from Rochester for Ardrossan, with cement, put into Newhaven on Sunday, making water, after stranding in Dungeness Bay on Wednesday night.
by Penny Tray
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 2075
Views: 226348

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 19 FEBRUARY 1898 DEATH MURRAY: At Ethelwold Cottage, Ardrossan Road, Saltcoats, on the 18th instant, John Murray, fish merchant, aged 50 years. DEATH OF EX-COMMISSIONER JOHN MURRAY This gentleman died at his residence, Ethelwold, Ardrossan Road, Saltcoats, after a prolonged illness. H...
by Penny Tray
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 2075
Views: 226348

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
19 FEBRUARY 1892

SIR WILLIAM WEDDERBURN AT SALTCOATS

Last night Sir William Wedderburn, Liberal candidate for North Ayrshire, addressed a large meeting of the electors in the Town Hall.

Dr. Kinnier presiding.
by Penny Tray
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 2075
Views: 226348

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
19 FEBRUARY 1894

FOOTBALL - AYRSHIRE LEAGUE
KILMARNOCK ATHLETIC v. SALTCOATS VICTORIA
At Saltcoats

Result – Victoria, 6; Athletic, 2.
by Penny Tray
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Kirkpatrick's van
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Re: Kirkpatrick's van

Hi folks,was just wondering if anyone recalls the van and its owner in the latest of my old bus pictures that I've obtained?The bus is a Leyland PD3.Were Kirkpatrick's local?The bus is a Leyland PD3 https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7892/46201423315_de0acd4b95_c.jpg A1 SERVICE TSD 285 LEYLAND PD3 2 AL...
by Penny Tray
Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: The Caledonian Hotel, Ardrossan
Replies: 0
Views: 81

The Caledonian Hotel, Ardrossan

A previous topic suggested that the Caledonian Hotel, Ardrossan (formerly Kilmahew House) definitely existed circa 1892/1893. The following family intimations seem to indicate the hotel must have existed over a wider period: - GLASGOW HERALD 29 MARCH 1896 DEATH ANDERSON: At the Caledonian Hotel, Ard...
by Penny Tray
Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 4111
Views: 413212

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

EVENING TIMES 18 FEBRUARY 1960 TRAINS, BUSES ARE STUCK IN SNOW Ayrshire: Snowdrifts on the line near Ardrossan held up early trains. Among the stranded passengers were 50 pupils of Ardrossan Academy. In Saltcoats there were drifts several feet deep. Workmen used a mechanical shovel to clear the main...
by Penny Tray
Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 4111
Views: 413212

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

CLYDESHIPS.CO.UK
18 FEBRUARY 1892

THE JESSIE STEWART

The wooden schooner JESSIE STEWART, built by Joseph Russell, Ardrossan, for Blackburn & Company, Fleetwood, and launched on the 5th of March 1862, foundered near Milford Haven, while on a voyage from Newport to Wexford with a cargo of coal.