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by Penny Tray
Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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Views: 611288

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 8 DECEMBER 1898 RENT DISPUTE In Kilmarnock Sheriff Court, Sheriff Hall has decided in favour of the defender in the action at the instance of John Hogarth, Ardrossan, and others, as acting trustees for the Ardrossan Artillery Volunteer Corps, against John G. Sturrock, the commanding o...
by Penny Tray
Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1994
Views: 293439

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

Hi, Brian. Thanks for that illuminating piece on the theatres. I had no idea of that kind of history. As we've said so often on here, 'every day is a school day.' I was also hoping somebody could tell me where the theatre was in Stevenston. I've never heard of such a thing in the town. JD. JD, I ha...
by Penny Tray
Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Threetowners' Photo Album
Topic: Stevenston 1950's.
Replies: 3
Views: 249

Re: Stevenston 1950's.

Taken down near the Crosskeys bus run for soccer match in the 50's (date unknown). Some of the locals may be recognized and a few names come to mind. Dun Maxwell, Paddy Lennon, Hugh McCann, Blind Jock Kelso, Andy McIlroy, Tommy Thomson, Bill Gibb and the owner of the pub Crosskeys….big Alec......an...
by Penny Tray
Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Larboard
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Larboard

On the theme of every day being a school day , I was reading an 1845 letter to editor of the Glasgow Herald from an Ardrossan based sailor, in which he referred to a "LARBOARD" tack. LARBOARD, apparently, is another name for PORT or "the left hand side of a ship, looking from the stern to the bow." ...
by Penny Tray
Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5210
Views: 611288

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
7 DECEMBER 1898

DEATH

THOMSON: At 26 Winton Street, Ardrossan, on the 4th instant, Janet McIntyre, in her 77th year, relict of Robert Thomson, shipmaster.
by Penny Tray
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 2822
Views: 351707

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
7 DECEMBER 1891

FOOTBALL
SALTCOATS VICTORIA v. DALRY


Played at Saltcoats and ended in favour of Victoria by 9 goals to 2.
by Penny Tray
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1994
Views: 293439

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 7 DECEMBER 1891 FOOTBALL STEVENSTON THISTLE v. BEITH At Knockbuckle Park, Beith, the attendance being very thin. The home players scored 5 goals in rapid succession, and in the second period put on another, the visitors, who played with 10 men, scoring twice. Result: - Beith, 6 goals;...
by Penny Tray
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1994
Views: 293439

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
7 DECEMBER 1896

FOOBTALL
SALTCOATS ROSEBANK v. STEVENSTON ATHLETIC
At Stevenston


Result: - Athletic, 1; Rosebank, 0.
by Penny Tray
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1994
Views: 293439

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 7 DECEMBER 1897 AYRSHIRE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION This Association met at Kilmarnock last night – Mr. William Gibson, Stevenston, presiding. The team to meet Renfrewshire in the inter-county match at Underwood Park, Paisley, on Monday, 3rd January, was made up as follows: - Watt (Kilwinni...
by Penny Tray
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1994
Views: 293439

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 7 DECEMBER 1897 STEVENSTON SCHOOL BOARD AND THE PARISH MINISTER Last night at the monthly meeting of this Board – Mr. George Sinclair presiding – the officer reported that he had summoned Rev. J. R. Kyd before the Board owing to his children not attending school. Mr. J. Kirkland, writ...
by Penny Tray
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5210
Views: 611288

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 7 DECEMBER 1887 ARDROSSAN SCHOOL BOARD The monthly meeting of this Board was held yesterday afternoon – Mr. Kirkhope presiding. The officer’s returns showed that in Ardrossan there were 885 children of school age, 870 of whom were attending, while in Saltcoats there were 740, 706 of w...
by Penny Tray
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 2822
Views: 351707

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
7 DECEMBER 1898

MARRIAGE

HAMILTON – BRODERICK: At St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Ardrossan, on the 6th instant, by the Rev. R. Mordue, James Hamilton, Saltcoats, to Dulcie, daughter of Mr. George Broderick, Milverton, Warwickshire.