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by Penny Tray
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 2822
Views: 351710

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 3 DECEMBER 1897 DROWNING ACCIDENT AT HAMBURG Intelligence has reach Saltcoats that a son of Mr. John Borland, coal merchant, has been accidentally drowned at Hamburg. The young man’s name was NEIL BORLAND, aged 17, and he was an apprentice on the DUMFRIESSHIRE, one of the Shire Line o...
by Penny Tray
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1994
Views: 293443

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 3 DECEMBER 1892 COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTION Mr. Main, who is a candidate for the County Council electoral district of Stevenston and the landward part of Ardrossan, met the electors in Woodside Hall, Stevenston, on Thursday night. There was a large attendance, and Mr. Campbell, writer, pr...
by Penny Tray
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5210
Views: 611294

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 3 DECEMBER 1862 POACHING Yesterday, at the Justice of Peace Court, Saltcoats, JAMES REID, miner, and JOHN GREEN or GREENAN, dealer, Dalry, were charged at the instance of the Earl of Eglinton, with trespass on his lands at Ardrossan, in search of game. They appeared and admitted being...
by Penny Tray
Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5210
Views: 611294

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 1 DECEMBER 1876 ARDROSSAN CORN Thursday – At this market today there was a good attendance, and business seemed to be active. Wondering where they held the corn market? Meekan, My first thought was Princes Street but most of the farm events recorded there are in the summer months. It...
by Penny Tray
Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy Birthday Penny Tray
Replies: 14
Views: 307

Re: Happy Birthday Penny Tray

Thanks very much for these birthday wishes. I had breakfast in the open-air, something, I understand, was out of the question in the Threetowns; had an ice-cold beer at lunch-time in a bar where the sign said, "If you missed the sunset yesterday, we're having another one today"; and dined out in my ...
by Penny Tray
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5210
Views: 611294

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 2 DECEMBER 1898 THEFT BY HOUSEBREAKING At Kilmarnock Sheriff Court yesterday PATRICK O’HARE, general dealer, Princes Lane; ARCHIBALD McLEAN, labourer, Winton Street; and PATRICK BOYLE, labourer, Old Shipyard, all of Ardrossan, were charged with the theft of two hens and a cock by hous...
by Penny Tray
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 2822
Views: 351710

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 2 DECEMBER 1899 SCOTCH BANKRUPTS – EXAMINATION H. & J. Black, contractors, Saltcoats, and Hugh Black, contractor, Saltcoats, and John Black, contractor, there, the individual partners of that company, as such partners, and as individuals – to be examined in the Sheriff Court-House, Ki...
by Penny Tray
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5210
Views: 611294

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
2 DECEMBER 1897

DEATH

BROWNE: At Winton Street, Ardrossan, on the 30th ultimo, Agnes (Nancie) King, aged 37, daughter of Alexander King, Ayr, and wife of Captain John E. Browne, S.S. “SOLON”.
by Penny Tray
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5210
Views: 611294

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 2 DECEMBER 1895 LAD DROWNED IN RESERVOIR On Friday afternoon about one o’clock a lad named ARCHIBALD MACKENZIE, aged 18 years, son of Captain Malcolm Mackenzie, Glasgow Street, Ardrossan, went amissing. Considerable apprehension was felt for his safety. Search parties were organised, ...
by Penny Tray
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5210
Views: 611294

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 2 DECEMBER 1895 MARRIAGE LAUDER – DUNCAN: At Eldon Vale Ranch, Craven, Quappelle Valley, North-West Saskatchewan, Canada, on the 14th November, by the Rev. J. G. McKechnie, Lumsden, James Lauder, late Duns, Berwickshire, to Janet Elliot, eldest daughter of Thomas Duncan, Nursery Holm,...
by Penny Tray
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 1994
Views: 293443

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
2 DECEMBER 1895

FOOTBALL
STEVENSTON THISTLE v. KILWINNING EGLINTON
At Stevenston


Result: - Thistle, 3; Eglinton, 3.
by Penny Tray
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5210
Views: 611294

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 2 DECEMBER 1892 ORDINATION SERVICES AT ARDROSSAN Yesterday Rev. R. M. ADAMSON, M.A., was ordained to the pastorate of Ardrossan Free Church. There was a large attendance of members of the Presbytery and congregation. Rev. Mr. Yule, Dunlop, presided and preached, and Rev. Hugh Ross, Ki...