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by Penny Tray
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 14 NOVEMBER 1899 THE WRECK OF THE OBERON Salvage work on the sailing ship OBERON, wrecked about three and a half miles north of Ardrossan, has now begun. The Glasgow representative of the London Salvage Association was in Ardrossan yesterday, and arranged for the salvage of the vessel...
by Penny Tray
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1927
Views: 288388

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 14 NOVEMBER 1898 ARDEER GOLF CLUB The monthly medal competitions took place at Ardeer on Saturday in showery weather. There was a good attendance, and the course and greens were in capital order. The Heys Medal was won by Mr. William Stewart, and the Robertson Medal fell to Mr. G. L. ...
by Penny Tray
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5132
Views: 600379

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 14 NOVEMBER 1895 MUNICIPAL MEETING – ARDROSSAN Provost Young presiding. A memorial was read, which had been drawn up agreeably to a resolution passed at a public meeting of ratepayers, asking Commissioners to reconsider their scheme for the erection of a monumental fountain at the Cro...
by Penny Tray
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 14 NOVEMBER 1894 MUNICIPAL MEETING – SALTCOATS Provost McIsaac presiding. Mr. Thomas Smith, writer, was, on the motion of Bailie Duncan, seconded by Mr. McIntyre, appointed procurator fiscal in room of the late Mr. James Gray. It was agreed to send a deputation to Ardrossan to secure ...
by Penny Tray
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5132
Views: 600379

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 14 NOVEMBER 1893 RAILWAY ACCIDENT Shortly after six o’clock last night a man named WILLIAM LOWRIE, employed as a fireman on board the steamer IMBRO, presently lying in Ardrossan harbour, was found lying in an unconscious state on the crossing between the station and the harbour. Medic...
by Penny Tray
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5132
Views: 600379

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
14 NOVEMBER 1893

VESSEL SPOKEN

CLONCAIRD, Ardrossan for Monte Video, November 2, 15N, 27W.
by Penny Tray
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1927
Views: 288388

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 14 NOVEMBER 1892 FOOTBALL – AYRSHIRE LEAGUE KILMARNOCK ATHLETIC v. STEVENSTON THISTLE At Stevenston The game in the first half was in favour of the home team, who put on 3 points. Athletic were unfortunate at goal, and deserved a point. In the second half Athletic scored a goal. Play ...
by Penny Tray
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 2766
Views: 345581

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 6 NOVEMBER 1914 SALTCOATS MAN KILLED AT VANCOUVER An explosion at the Explosives Factory at Vancouver Island, British Columbia, caused the death of Mr. George Robb, who for a number of years resided in Saltcoats. Mr. Robb was for about 15 years employed at Nobel’s Ardeer Factory, and...
by Penny Tray
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5132
Views: 600379

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 13 NOVEMBER 1899 THE WRECK OF THE OBERON – GALLANT RESCUE BY LIFEBOAT CREW The four-masted ship OBERON, 1110 tons and owned by J. Fairlie, Glasgow, lies on the Limpet Craig, a dangerous reef with smaller ridges of rock in its immediate vicinity, about 3½ miles north of Ardrossan. The ...
by Penny Tray
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5132
Views: 600379

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 13 NOVEMBER 1893 SALTCOATS AND ARDROSSAN ST. JOHN’S R.A. LODGE, No. 320 The annual election of office bearers in connection with this lodge has just taken place. It resulted as follows:- Brother John Macdonald, R.W.M.; Brother George Bowie, J.P.M.; Brother Edward Aird, D.M.; Brother G...
by Penny Tray
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1927
Views: 288388

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 13 NOVEMBER 1893 ARDEER GOLF CLUB The monthly medal competitions took place on Saturday under favourable weather conditions – Heys Medal, W. Law; Robertson Medal, H. Osborne. The final tie in the competition for prizes to be played for by the winners of the Heys Medal during last seas...
by Penny Tray
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Fanny Waters Music
Replies: 1
Views: 130

Re: Fanny Waters Music

Fanny Watters will never be forgotten. This is a previous topic: -

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