Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
11 NOVEMBER 1890

BIRTH

GUTHRIE: At Montgomerie Crescent, Saltcoats, on the 9th instant, the wife of Alexander Guthrie, shipping agent; a daughter.
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GLASGOW HERALD
11 NOVEMBER 1891

MUNICIPAL MEETING – SALTCOATS

Commissioner Robert Duncan has been appointed Junior Magistrate of the burgh.
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GLASGOW HERALD
11 NOVEMBER 1893

MARRIAGE

McILVEAN – McGILLIVRAY: At Carmelbank, near Kilmarnock, on the 8th instant, by the Rev. William Main, B.D., St. John’s Middle Parish Church, Perth, Thomas D. McIlvean, M.A., Caerlaverock Parish Church, to Grace, only daughter of Hugh McGillivray, Saltcoats.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
11 NOVEMBER 1893

MUNICIPAL MEETING – SALTCOATS

At the meeting of Commissioners yesterday, Mr. Thomas Miller, builder, was elected Senior Magistrate, and Mr. Robert Duncan, Junior Magistrate.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
11 NOVEMBER 1895

FOOTBALL
SALTCOATS VICTORIA v. MAYBOLE
At Saltcoats


Result: - Victoria, 4; Maybole, 4.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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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 afterwards engaged at the same class of work in South Africa.

Five years ago he went to Vancouver Island and was lately joined by his wife and family.

He was well known in Saltcoats and Stevenston district, where some of his relatives reside.
ARDROSSAN & SALTCOATS HERALD
13 NOVEMBER 1914

DEATH

ROBB: Died at Vancouver Island, Canada, George Robb, husband of Mary McClymont.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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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 their co-operation with a view to acquiring the Holm Plantation from Lord Eglinton as a public park.

A circular from the Local Government Board indicated that the number of members for the Parish Council for Ardrossan Parish would be 15, of which Ardrossan would have 8, Saltcoats 6, and the landward part 1.

For Stevenston parish the number would be 11, of which Stevenston would have 8, and Saltcoats 3.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
15 NOVEMBER 1893

DEATH

KERR: At Blackford Villa, Saltcoats, on the 13th instant, in his 52nd year, James Speirs Kerr, music publisher, Paisley Road, Glasgow.
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GLASGOW HERALD
15 NOVEMBER 1893

MUNICIPAL MEETING – SALTCOATS

Provost McIsaac presiding.

A discussion took place as to whether or not the Gas Company were responsible for the damage done to Vernon Street drain, and it was remitted to the Works Committee to make inquiry.

The Commissioners afterwards discussed a proposal that they should provide Saturday evening concerts, at a popular price. While declining financial responsibility, they agreed to give the Town Hall at a reduced rate to the promoter, and otherwise encourage the scheme.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
16 NOVEMBER 1888

MUNICIPAL MEETING – SALTCOATS

It was agreed to allow Mr. Gray, procurator fiscal, £10 in respect of extra services.

It was resolved to petition Parliament in favour of the Burgh Police and Health Bill.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
16 NOVEMBER 1891

FOOTBALL
SALTCOATS VICTORIA v. 21ST ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS


These teams met at Saltcoats. The game was a very good one and keenly contested.

The Fusiliers had the best of matters in the first half scoring one goal, but when ends were changed the local team pulled up, and put on two goals.

Result: - Victoria, 2; Fusiliers, 1.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:17 am

GLASGOW HERALD
16 NOVEMBER 1891

DEATH

MILLER: At 4 Melbourne Terrace, Saltcoats, on the 14th instant, Alexander Miller, formerly of Bombay and Calcutta.
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