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by Penny Tray
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 6 DECEMBER 1895 THE STORM Stevenston: The town escaped much damage owing to its sheltered position. At the corner of Shore Road the plate-glass window of Mr. Thomas Oswald, draper, was blown in, and all the goods in the window damaged. A wooden theatre in New Street suffered some inju...
by Penny Tray
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:18 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
6 DECEMBER 1890

MARRIAGE

WINNING – MITCHELL: At Ardeer Cottages, Stevenston, on the 3rd instant, by the Rev. Francis Halden, North Church, Saltcoats, James Winning, to Jessie, third daughter of Robert Mitchell, Stevenston.
by Penny Tray
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD
6 DECEMBER 1893

DEATH

HAMILTON: At 9 Eglinton Street, Saltcoats, on the 4th instant, aged 55 years, Barbara McCallum, relict of Captain Archibald Hamilton.
by Penny Tray
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD 6 DECEMBER 1895 THE STORM Saltcoats: During Wednesday night there was a severe gale, the wind blowing in fierce squalls, with showers of rain. Two cottages being erected in Caledonia Road by Mr. William Logan suffered some damage. The brick wall of one of them was thrown down, and joi...
by Penny Tray
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD 6 DECEMBER 1893 ARDROSSAN INDEPENDENT CHURCH The congregation of this church have presently under consideration the propriety of building a manse, and a committee representative of the deacons, managers, members, and adherents was appointed a week or two ago to consider the question o...
by Penny Tray
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD
6 DECEMBER 1895

MARRIAGE

McBRIDE – COCHRANE: At 19 Winton Street, Ardrossan, on the 4th instant, by the Rev. R. M. Adamson, M.A., David McBride, Port Glasgow, to Agnes Muir, eldest daughter of John Cochrane.
by Penny Tray
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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Views: 611285

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GLASGOW HERALD
6 DECEMBER 1895

THE STORM

Ardrossan:
The storm was very severely felt here. A number of vessels were unable to call, and had to proceed up the firth to Greenock.
by Penny Tray
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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Views: 611285

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GLASGOW HERALD
6 DECEMBER 1898

BIRTH

PROUDFOOT: At 27 Montgomerie Street, Ardrossan, on the 5th instant, Mrs. William Proudfoot; a daughter.
by Penny Tray
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 2822
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 5 DECEMBER 1898 PROPERTY SALE On Saturday, the house in Chapelwell Street, Saltcoats, occupied by John Gordon and others, was offered for sale by public roup at the upset price of £375, and was purchased for £430 by Mr. Hugh Newall. Mr. T. Smith, writer, had charge of the sale, and Mr...
by Penny Tray
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:13 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 5 DECEMBER 1898 ARDEER GOLF CLUB The semi-final ties in a nine-hole tournament for prizes presented by Mr. H. Beckett, junior, took place on this course on Saturday. The weather was very unfavourable, heavy showers falling at intervals. Mr. William Stewart beat Mr. G. L. Bailey; and M...
by Penny Tray
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1994
Views: 293439

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GLASGOW HERALD
5 DECEMBER 1898

FOOTBALL
STEVENSTON THISTLE v. BEITH
At Stevenston


Result: - Thistle, 5; Beith, 1.
by Penny Tray
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1994
Views: 293439

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GLASGOW HERALD
5 DECEMBER 1895

CRANE ACCIDENT

An ingot weighing about eight tons was on Tuesday being lifted by a large steam crane at Ardeer Foundry, Stevenston, when one of the supports gave way and the crane fell.

Several workmen were about, but fortunately they escaped injury.