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by Penny Tray
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1994
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GLASGOW HERALD 5 DECEMBER 1893 STEVENSTON FREE CHURCH This church was re-opened on Sunday after having undergone renovation. The ventilation and lighting of the church have been greatly improved, and it has been painted. Rev. Dr. McCrie, Ayr, preached on forenoon and evening, and Rev. A. Morris Mood...
by Penny Tray
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1994
Views: 293455

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 5 DECEMBER 1892 FOOTBALL SALTCOATS VICTORIA v. STEVENSTON THISTLE These teams met at Stevenston to play off their Ayrshire League fixture. The match excited unusual interest, and there was a large attendance. In the first half play was pretty equally divided, and the teams crossed ove...
by Penny Tray
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 2822
Views: 351717

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
5 DECEMBER 1890

MARRIAGE

GIBSON – DUNCAN: At the Saracen’s Head Hotel, Saltcoats, on the 4th instant, by the Rev. Dr. Scott, Robert H. Gibson, Glasgow, to Lizzie, fourth daughter of W. H. Duncan, Saltcoats.
by Penny Tray
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1994
Views: 293455

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 5 DECEMBER 1883 STEVENSTON SCHOOL BOARD At the monthly meeting of this Board on Monday evening – Rev. John Grahame presiding – the report of the officer showed the number of children on the rolls of the schools to be 1023 with an average attendance of 864. A letter was read by Mr. Lit...
by Penny Tray
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 2822
Views: 351717

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GLASGOW HERALD
4 DECEMBER 1899

ECCLESIASTICAL

Rev. J. Brand Scott, B.D., West United Presbyterian Church, Saltcoats, has been unanimously elected minister of East Bank United Presbyterian Church, Hawick, vacant through the translation of Rev. Charles Allan to Greenock.
by Penny Tray
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 2822
Views: 351717

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 4 DECEMBER 1895 DISORDERLY FISH HAWKER W. WALKER, a fish hawker, was at the Burgh Court fined 7s 6d for committing a breach of the peace in Quay Street, Saltcoats. He resisted arrest and assaulted the police who took him in charge, and for this offence he was fined in the additional s...
by Penny Tray
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1994
Views: 293455

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 4 DECEMBER 1893 FOOTBALL AYRSHIRE V. LANARKSHIRE This inter-county match was played on Dalziel Park, Motherwell, before a fair attendance of spectators. Ayrshire Team:- Chalmers (Stevenston Thistle); Taylor (Kilmarnock Athletic); White (Galston); Hamilton (Hurlford); McManus (Cronberr...
by Penny Tray
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5210
Views: 611301

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 4 DECEMBER 1890 ACCIDENT Yesterday forenoon, a man named ROBERT McMILLAN, residing in Ardrossan, while engaged working on the roof of the U.P. Manse, lost his hold and fell to the ground, a distance of nearly two storeys. He was taken up unconscious and conveyed home. Medical aid bein...
by Penny Tray
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1994
Views: 293455

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
4 DECEMBER 1890

DEATH

GIBSON: At Stevenston, 2nd December, Cowan Gibson, manufacturer, late of Paisley.
by Penny Tray
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5210
Views: 611301

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GLASGOW HERALD 4 DECEMBER 1889 LORD EGLINTON’S BIRTHDAY The customary dinner in honour of the anniversary of the birthday of the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Eglinton and Winton was held in the Eglinton Arms Hotel, Ardrossan, yesterday afternoon – about 30 gentlemen being present. Mr. David Cunningham, Chap...
by Penny Tray
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1994
Views: 293455

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 4 DECEMBER 1888 FRAUD At Kilmarnock Sheriff Court yesterday WILLIAM CAIRNS, a labourer or steelworker, residing at Crossroads, Dalry, was charged with falsehood, fraud, and wilful imposition, in having, at Stevenston and Saltcoats , between the 19th and 25th ultimo, obtained 14 small ...
by Penny Tray
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5210
Views: 611301

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 3 DECEMBER 1898 THE STORM Ardrossan: Yesterday the storm was very severe. A strong wind, blowing in wild gusts from the north-east, prevailed all afternoon, rendering walking difficult. Between three and four o’clock a sailing vessel appeared outside. She attempted to make the harbour...