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Re: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

by down south » Sat Feb 17, 2024 4:53 pm

Beginning the Deaths from 29th June 1973 now. Also including some Acknowledgements from the following week's paper, 6th July.

DEATHS

BOYD - At 66 Hamilton Crescent, Stevenston, on 23rd June 1973, Robert Munro Boyd, aged 83 years, beloved husband of the late Mary Whiteside.
Acknowledgments : The family of the late Robert M Boyd desire to thank friends and neighbours, staff and workers ( ICI ) and Masonic Lodge No 442 for kind expressions of sympathy, cards and floral tributes in their sad bereavement; also Doctors Morton, Moore, Wakefield and McKenzie ; to nurese for unfailing attention; to Rev Iain J Roy; and Mr David Reid for funeral arrangements. 66 Hamilton Crescent, Stevenston.

CAIRNS - Suddenly, at home, on 26th June 1973, Alexander Cairns, aged 77 years, beloved husband of Elizabeth McCallum, 31 Merryvale Road, Irvine.
Acknowledgements : Mrs Cairns and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours , also the staff and employees of H S McKinnon, for kind expressions of sympathy, floral tributes and cards received in their recent sad bereavement; also Dr A Burns; Rev Iain R Munro for services rendered; and SCWS for funeral arrangements. 31 Merryvale Road, Irvine.

CONN - Peacefully, at Ravenspark Hospital, on 24th June 1973, Joseph Conn, beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Gillespie ( late of 10 Park avenue, Beith ), and dear father of Eileen and Elsa, Ladeside House, Kilbirnie.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late Joseph Conn wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also special thanks to staff of ward 10, Ravenspark Hospital, for their care and attention; to the employees of the Clyde Cooperage; and all who paid their last respects at the cemetery; the Rev A Dunlop for services rendered ; and CWS for funeral arrangements.

DUFF - Suddenly, at 10 Hillcrest Drive, Stevenston ( the residence of her son, William ), on 26th June 1973, Dorothy Farrell, beloved wife of the late William Duff, Glencairn Street, Stevenston, and dear mother of Lex and Billy.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late Mrs Dorothy Duff wish to thank all relatives, friends, neighbours and Ardeer Parish Church Women's Guild for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also Mrs M Hamilton and Mr and Mrs Martin Welsh for their kindness and help; thanking the Rev Alan Knox for services rendered; and Mr James Reid for funeral arrangements. 10 Hillcrest Drive, Stevenston.

FLANAGAN - Suddenly, in Brighton, on Sunday, 24th June 1973, David Bowie ( formerly Manager, Bank of Scotland, Ardrossan ), son of the late Thomas Bowie Flanagan and Mrs Agnes Dunlop Flanagan. Funeral on Friday, 29th June ,at 2pm, at St Andrew's Episcopal Church, Ardrossan. Interment thereafter private.

FREW - Suddenly, on 20th June 1973, James Allison Frew, aged 77 years, 21 Patrick Avenue, Stevenston, beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Gray.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late James A Frew desire to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sudden bereavement; also the Ambulance Men and Constable William Morrison for their kindness and help; Rev Gordon Weir for services rendered; and Mr R donaldson for funeral arrangements. 6 Lesley Place, Stevenston.

GRAY - Suddenly, at 1 Mitchell Place, Saltcoats, on the 26th of June 1973, Janet Logan Gray, beloved eldest daughter of the late Alexander and Barbara Gray, and dear sister of Barbara and Jean. No letters, please. Funeral service at house, today ( Friday ), at 2.30pm, thereafter to Ardrossan Cemetery.
Acknowledgements: Barbara and Jean Gray wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for kindness shown in their recent sad bereavement; also for the beautiful floral tributes received; and the Rev Dr E G Balls for kind attention. 1 Mitchell Place, Saltcoats.

GRIERSON - After a long illness, at Ayrshire Central hospital, Irvine, on 22nd June 1973, William Grierson, aged 65 years, beloved husband of Elizabeth Robertson, 101 McKinlay Crescent, Irvine.
Acknowledgements : Mrs Elizabeth Grierson and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent bereavement; also doctors and nurses, pavilion 11, Central Hospital; Dr Taylor; the Rev A Macara; and SCS for funeral arrangements.



Susan

Re: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

by down south » Sat Feb 10, 2024 4:43 pm

The Engagements, the Marriages, and the wedding anniversaries now from 29th June 1973.

ENGAGEMENTS

MacMILLAN - MILGREW - Both families have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of John, youngest son of Mr J MacMillan and the late Mrs MacMillan, 57 Sinclair Street, Stevenston, to Margaret, only daughter of Mr and Mrs J Milgrew, 31 Catacol Avenue, Saltcoats.

SHEEHAN - JOHNSTON - Both families have great pleasure in announcing the engagement of John, son of William and Anne Sheehan, 44 Parkhouse Road, Ardrossan, to Elizabeth, daughter of Doris and the late Jack Johnston, 78 Braden Avenue, Yoker, Glasgow.

TODD - WRIGHT - Both families are pleased to announce the engagement of Alastair, younger son of Mr and Mrs J F Todd, 57 Meadowfoot Road, West Kilbride, to Jean, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs W J Wright, 5 Burns Place, Stevenston.

WINTON - WILLIAMS - Both families have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of Ian David, only son of Mrs Winton, 51 Stoopshill Crescent, Dalry, to Ann Scott, only daughter of Mr and Mrs W Williams, 21 Clark Crescent, Stevenston.


MARRIAGES

BINGHAM - CRAWFORD - At Erskine Church, Saltcoats, on 23rd June 1973, by the Rev Hugh Kirkwood, BA, BD, Alex, second son of Mr and Mrs A Bingham, 41 Davaar Road, Saltcoats, to Christine, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs H Crawford, 28 Springvale Place, Saltcoats.

CATHCART - WILKIE - At the Barony Church, Ardrossan, on 20th June 1973, by the Rev J Ewing, David, eldest son of Mr and Mrs J Cathcart, 83 High Parks Crescent, Eddlewood, Hamilton, to Anna McLean, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs I H Wilkie, 26 Seafield Court, Ardrossan.

MENZIES - BOLANDI - At San Jose, Costa Rica, on 22nd June 1973, Thomas, only son of the late Mr and Mrs J W G Menzies, Troon, to Hannie, only daughter of Sr and Sra Bolandi, San Miguel des Desamparados.

ROGERS - COLEMAN - At Glasgow, on 25th June 1973, David, elder son of Mr and Mrs M Rogers, Penshaw, County Durham, to Lorna Anne, only daughter of Mr and Mrs N G Coleman, Ingledene Hotel, Ardrossan.

TAYLOR - KERR - At High Kirk, Stevenston, on 22nd June 1973, by the Rev W Burnside, MA, Nicholas John, only son of Mr and Mrs William Taylor, 15 Mill Road, Irvine, to Anne McGregor, younger daughter of Mr and Mrs Donald Kerr, 91 Glencairn Street, Stevenston.


SILVER WEDDINGS

JOHNSTON - MYNES - At St Bridget's Chapel, Kilbirnie, on 25th June 1948, by Rev Father Fitzpatrick, William Johnston to Martha Mynes. Present address : 7 Helen's Terrace, Kilwinning.

SMITH - COCHRANE - At East Church, Kilbirnie, on 25th June 1948, by the Rev James J Turnbull, Samuel F K Smith to Janet B S Cochrane. Present address : 82 Newhouse Drive, Kilbirnie.


PEARL WEDDING

DUFF - MUNRO - At Lesser Town Hall, Saltcoats, on 23rd June 1943, by the late Rev J Cleminson Bell, James Wakefield Duff to Annie Grier Munro. Present address : 31 Mayfield Road, Saltcoats.


55th ANNIVERSARY

SHERIDAN - CARLISLE - At St Mary's Chapel, Longriggend, on 28th June 1918, by the late Rev Father David Quigley, Joseph to Susanna ( Annie ). Present address : 89 Barrie Terrace, Ardrossan.



Susan

Re: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

by down south » Fri Feb 02, 2024 4:47 pm

The rest of the Births from the Herald of 29th June 1973.

BIRTHS ( concluded )

MACONOCHIE - Donnie and Isabel ( McPhee ) are delighted to announce the birth of their son, at Ayrshire Central Hospital on 23rd June 1973; thanking all in attendance. Toponthank Cottage, Kilmarnock.

McCULLOCH - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 19th June 1973, to Michael and Barbara ( nee Wilson ), 180 Glasgow Street, Ardrossan, a daughter ( Mhairi Jane) ; both well; thanking staff at Ayrshire Central and Buckreddan Hospitals. Deo Gratias.

PHELPS - At Sydney, Australia, to John and Christine ( Woodcock ), on 20th June 1973, a son; both well.

TAGGART - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 19th June 1973, to Danny and June ( White ), 35 Hazelgrove, Kilwinning, a daughter ( Caroline June ).

TORRANCE - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 18th June 1973, to Mr and Mrs John Torrance, 22 Craig Avenue, Dalry, a son, a brother for Diane and Helen; thanking all in attendance.

WHEELER - At Buckreddan Maternity Home, on 24th June 1973, to Derrick and Martha ( Shearer ), 38 Sharpe Avenue, Dreghorn, a daughter ( Yvonne ), a sister for John.

WHITE - At Buckreddan Maternity Home , Kilwinning, on 21st June 1973, to Muir and Moray ( Lindsay ), a daughter ( Fiona McDonald Lindsay ); thanking all in attendance.

WYLIE - On 25th June 1973, at Creswell Maternity Hospital, Dumfries, to Archie and Ann ( Hamilton ), " Moorfoot ", 6 Old Hall Drive, Newton Stewart, a son ( Ewan Andrew ).

YOUNG - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 25th June 1973, to Douglas and Hilary ( nee Cain ), 52 Lugar Place, Troon, a son ( Richard Winchester ); both well.



Susan

Re: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

by down south » Sat Jan 27, 2024 4:25 pm

Moving on now to the Births from the Herald of 29th June 1973.

BIRTHS

BARR - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, Irvine, on 22nd June 1973, to Ian and Joan ( Millar ), a daughter ( Julie Margaret ); both well; thanking all in attendance. 6 Hillside Street, Stevenston.

BRAYFORD - At Woodfield Maternity Home, Werneth, on 20th June 1973, to Martin and Patricia, 119 Broadway, Chadderton, a son ( Christopher Nicholas ). Deo Gratias.

BURT - At Thornflats Maternity Hospital, Ayr, on 19th June 1973, to Raymond and Jean ( nee Wilson ), " Osprey ", 15 Heathpark, Ayr, a daughter ( Laura ); both well; sincere thanks to Dr Kay and all in attendance.

CARUNO - At Buckreddan Maternity Home, Kilwinning, on 20th June 1973, to William and Eleanor, a son ( William Hamilton ); thanking all in attendance.

COCHRANE - On 18th June 1973, at Paisley Maternity Hospital, to Hugh and Wilma ( nee McManus ), a son ( Martin William ); a brother for Jane and Steven; both well. 6 Almond Crescent, Paisley.

COOK - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 21st June 1973, to David and Mary ( Ralston ), a daughter ( Linda ); thanking all in attendance.

DIPPIE - Ian and Anne ( nee Wilson ) 53 Glen Avenue, Largs, are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter ( Allison Louise ), at Ayrshire Central Hospital, Irvine, on 26th June 1973; both well; thanking all in attendance.

GILLIES - To Donald and Gretta ( nee Quinn ) , 9 Franklin Road, Saltcoats, on 10th June 1973, a son ( Jeremy Bruce ), a brother for Paul; both well; sincere thanks to staff in attendance at Ayrshire Central, Irvine, and Buckreddan.

KERR - Ian and Doreen ( Lamberton ) , " Copperfield ", 29 Elmshurst Gardens, Tonbridge, Kent, joyfully announce the birth of a son ( Stuart Michael ), on 21st June 1973, at Penbury Hospital, Tunbridge Wells.



Susan

Re: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

by down south » Wed Jan 17, 2024 4:49 pm

The final batch of In Memoriam notices from 12th November 1971.

IN MEMORIAM ( concluded )

MAIN - In loving memory of our dear parents, Aulay, died 16th November 1969, and Jean, died 21st February 1964.
No need for words, except to say
They are still remembered every day.
Margaret and Annette, 44 Keppenburn Avenue, Fairlie.

MOOREHEAD - In memory of Louise, died 11th November 1968.
If tears could build a stairway,
And memories a lane,
I would walk my way to heaven
And bring you back again.
Inserted by her mother-in-law, Mrs A Moorehead, and her three wee sons.

MORRISON - In loving memory of our dear father, Hugh Morrison, who died 14th November 1949, also our dear mother, who died 25th November 1960.
Fondest memories, silently kept;
No need for words, we'll never forget.
Inserted by their loving family at home and abroad.

MORROW - In loving of our dear mother, Jane Morrow, died 14th November 1970.
Wonderful mother, so very rare,
Content in her home, and always there;
A helping hand to all she'd give,
A better mother never lived.
Inserted by her loving family, 23 Hamilton Street, Kilwinning.

NELSON - Today, as every day, we remember with love and respect our dear father, Peter Nelson, who died on 16th November 1952. RIP.
Inserted by his daughters, Anne and Jan.

ROBB - In loving memory of Isaac Robb, who died on 13th November 1969.
Wonderful father, so very rare;
Content in his home, and always there.
A helping hand to all he'd give,
A better father never lived.
Inserted by daughter, Mary, and son-in-law , Eric, 21 Tollerton Drive, Irvine.

WALKER - In loving memory of my dear husband, Robert Walker, died 12th November 1966.
If tears could build a stairway,
And memories a lane,
I would walk my way to heaven
And bring you back again.
Inserted by his loving wife, Alice Walker, 11 Brownhill Drive, Kilbirnie.

In loving memory of Dad and Papa, Robert Walker, died 12th November 1966.
Always remembered.
Inserted by Anna, Malcolm, Lillian, and William Fyfe, 31 Mossend Avenue, Kilbirnie.

YOUNG - In loving memory of my dear mother, Annie Cairns, died 13th November 1967.
As long as life and memories last,
I will remember you.
Inserted by her loving daughter , Ann , Harry and family, 20 High Street, Kilbirnie.



Susan

Re: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

by down south » Fri Jan 12, 2024 4:48 pm

Continuing the In Memoriam notices from 12th November 1971.

IN MEMORIAM ( continued )

KEAN - In loving memory of our dear father, George Murray Kean, who died 11th November 1968; also our dear mother, Grace Millar; and members of the Kean family gone before.
Gone are the days we used to share,
But in our hearts you are always there;
The gates of memory never close,
We miss you more than anyone knows.
Inserted by his loving daughters Nan and Ina, grandson Kenneth, 4 Cairnban Street, Glasgow SW1.

LAIRD - In loving memory of my dear wife, Minnie Griffiths, who died 9th November 1964.
Ever remembered.
Inserted by R Laird, 23 Border Avenue, Saltcoats.

Always remembered.
Inserted by her daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and Hugh, 141 Livingstone Terrace, Irvine.

MacMAHON - In loving memory of our dear mother, Elsie, who died 13th November 1970.
A card we cannot send her,
Her hands we cannot touch;
But God will take this message,
To the one we loved so much.
Inserted by Ida and Ross, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire.

McGOOGAN - In loving memory of our dear daughter and sister, Mary, who died 9th November 1969.
Gone are the days we used to share,
But in our thoughts you are always there;
And in our hearts you are living yet,
For we loved you too dearly to forget.
Inserted by mum, dad and the family, 137 Corsehill, Kilwinning.

McLAUGHLAN - In loving memory of our son, Stuart Hugh McLaughlan, died 14th November 1970.
Inserted by mum and dad, Glasgow Road, Kilwinning.

McMASTER - In loving memory of my dear wife and our dear mother, Jean Dunlop, passed away 11th November 1944.
At home in the beautiful hills of God,
By the valley of rest so fair;
Some day, some time, when our task is done,
With joy we shall meet her there.
Inserted by her loving husband and family, 64 Montgomerie Terrace, Kilwinning.

MABON - In loving memory of my darling wife, Agnes Brown, who died 14th November 1969.
Inserted by her sorrowful husband, 21 Malcolm Road, Glenrothes, Fifeshire.

MAIN - In loving memory of my dear husband, John G Main ( Jack ), died 12th November 1969.
I miss you, Jack, life's not the same;
Always that longing to see you again.
Your resting place I tend with care,
For part of me was buried there.
Inserted by his loving wife, Jean, 122 Montgomery Street, Irvine.

Many times I think of you,
And wonder why you died;
Many times I've longed for you
And many times I've cried.
No one knows my sorrow,
Few have seen me weep;
I've shed my tears with an aching heart
While others are asleep.
Inserted by his loving daughter, Margaret.

No more of your smile to welcome
And greet us at the door;
But we have happy memories
We will keep for evermore.
Inserted by his loving son, Don, and daughter-in-law.

Goodnight, Papa.
Inserted by his grandchildren.

We miss you, Jack, we always will,
You left a place no one can fill.
You fell asleep without goodbye,
But memories of you will never die.
Andy and Meg.



Susan

Re: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

by down south » Thu Jan 04, 2024 4:52 pm

Some more of the In Memoriam notices from 12th November 1971.

IN MEMORIAM ( continued )

DONNELLY - In loving memory of our dear father, Robert Donnelly, who died 13th November 1967.
Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let Perpetual Light shine on him. May he rest in peace. Amen.
Inserted by his loving son, Patrick; daughter-in-law, Maureen, and grandchildren Kevin, Gerald and Aileen, 33 Stobbs Crescent, Kilwinning.

Softly the leaves of memory fall,
Gently we gather and treasure them all;
Deep in our hearts you are always near,
Still loved, still missed, and always dear.
Inserted by his loving daughter, Margaret, son-in-law Bill, and grandsons Stephen and Gordon, 37 Newton Street, Kilbirnie.

Treasured memories silently kept,
Of a loving Dad I will never forget.
Inserted by his loving son Owen.

In loving memory of my dear father, Robert, who died 13th November 1967.
Too dearly loved to be forgotten.
Inserted by his daughter, Alice, son-in-law, John, and granddaughters Fiona and Jennifer, Glasgow.


FRASER - In loving memory of a dear wife and mother, Margaret Fraser, died 16th November 1969.
Always remembered.
Inserted by her husband, John, son, George; also Margaret, Carol and Hugh.

FRIELS - In loving memory of my dear wife, Mary McDougall, who died 11th November 1964, aged 56 years.
Always in my memory.
Inserted by her husband, James, 5 Burns Place, Kilwinning.

In memory of our dear mother and gran, Mary McDougall, who died 11th November 1964.
They say in time you do forget,
To some that may be true;
But no morning dawns or night returns,
Without thinking, Mum, of you.
Inserted by Anne, Allan, Stuart and Gordon.

HARVEY - In loving memory of my dear mother, Louise Steel Coulter, died 10th November 1969; and my dear father, Frederick Harvey, died 12th May 1957.
Always remembered.
Inserted by Alan, Marion, Louise and Alanda, 27 Gladstone Road, Saltcoats.

In loving memory of our dear sister, Louise Coulter, who died 10th November 1969.
We shall meet her some bright morning,
Resting by the waters fair;
She is waiting for our coming,
In the upper gardens there.
Inserted by her sisters.

HERSHAW - In loving memory of a devoted husband and father, John Moore, died 13th November 1966.
He was a person very rare,
Content with his home and always there;
His life was unselfish, for others he lived,
Not to receive but always to give.
Inserted by his loving wife, Mary, and son, Sandy, 32 Hillside Street, Stevenston.

His heart was full of goodness,
I am sure it was made of gold,
For he was the finest father,
This world could ever hold.
Inserted by Elizabeth, Bobby, Marlin and Dawn.

HUNTER - BLAIR - In loving memory of our dear sister, May Hunter, died 12th November 1969; brother Johnnie Blair, died 22nd December, 1967; and loved ones gone before.
I will cling to the Old Rugged Cross.
Inserted by Lena and Marion.



Susan

Re: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

by down south » Tue Dec 26, 2023 4:04 pm

The first of the In Memoriam notices from 12th November 1971.

IN MEMORIAM

AGNEW - In loving memory of my dear husband, James Agnew, died 12th November 1965.
" I know we shall meet again ".
Inserted by his loving wife, Jeanie, 20 Morris Moodie Avenue, Stevenston.

God took him home to rest.
Inserted by his son, William, Margaret and family.

In loving memory of our dear father and grandfather, James Agnew, died 12th November 1965.
Eternal rest give unto him, O Lord, and let Perpetual Light shine on him.
Inserted by his loving daughter, Jean, Johnny and family, 69 Misk Knowes, Stevenston.

May he rest in peace.
Inserted by his grandson, Tom, and Maureen, 6 Muir Drive, Stevenston.


ANDREWS - In loving memory of my dear son and brother, James, who died 11th November 1940.
To the world you may be forgotten,
To others just part of the past,
But to us who loved and lost you.
Your memory will always last.
Inserted by his loving father, brothers and sisters, 22 Craig Avenue, Dalry.

BLACK - Fondest memories of my dear sister, Elizabeth J ( nee Strain ) Black, passed away 15th November 1969.
I meet her in the garden on memory every day.
Inserted by her loving sister, Annie, Texas, USA.
Also remembering my dear parents, Mr and Mrs David Strain, my dear sister, Margaret, and dear brothers, Alex and David.
" Memories ".

In loving memory of dear Auntie Lizzie, died 15th November 1969.
Remembrance is the golden chain
Until we meet again.
Inserted by her niece, Thelma, and the Greeley family, Canada.

In loving memory of dear Auntie Lizzie, died 15th November 1969.
Just as she was , she always will be,
A beautiful thought in our memory.
Inserted by her niece, Nan, and the Ryan family, USA.

To the beautiful memory of Elizabeth, who died 15th November 1969.
A cheery smile, a heart of gold,
She suffered much but never told.
A friend to all, her last would give;
A better person never lived.
Inserted by Janet and Lydia, 31 Springvale Street, Saltcoats.


COWAN - In loving memory of my dear husband, John Cowan, died 8th November 1969.
I lost my life companion,
A life linked with my own; God knows how much I miss him,
As I journey on alone.
Inserted by his loving wife, 79 Merryvale Road, Irvine.

We miss you dad we always will,
You left a place no one can fill,
You fell asleep without goodbye,
But memories of you will never die.
Loving daughter, Peggy, son-in-law ,John and family, 50 Merryvale Road, Irvine.

Time slips by but memories stay,
Loved and remembered every day.
Gone but not forgotten.
Loving daughter, Minnie, son-in-law, Andrew, and family, 83 Merryvale Road, Irvine.

Silent thoughts, memories dear,
Treasured more each passing year.
Loving daughter, Helen, son-in-law , Allan, and family, 22 Allan Square, Irvine.

Forget you dad, we never will,
For in our hearts you are living still.
Loving son, John, daughter-in-law, Jean, and family, 25 Caldon Road, Irvine.

It does not take a special day,
To bring them to our minds;
For the day we could forget them,
Would be very hard to find.
Loving daughter, Myra, son-in-law, Billy, and family, 47 Lamont Drive, Irvine.

Whatever else we fail to do,
We never fail to think of you.
Loving daughter, Betty, son-in-law, Charlie, and family, 42 Tarryholms Drive, Irvine.

Lonely is the life without you,
Nothing will ever be the same;
All the world would be like heaven,
Just to have you back again.
Loving daughters and sons, Jenny, Cathie, Sandy, Morris and Jim, 79 Merryvale Road, Irvine.


DALZIEL - In loving memory of my dear husband, Frank, died 13th November 1966.
Treasured memories.
Inserted by his loving wife, Mary, 5 David Gage Street, Kilwinning.



Susan

Re: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

by down south » Tue Dec 19, 2023 4:36 pm

The rest of the Acknowledgements now from 12th November 1971.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

AULD - The family of the late Mrs Mary Auld wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also Dr Rankin for kind attention; grateful thanks to Rev G Weir and Mr McMaster for their services. 5B Harbour Street, Saltcoats.

BARR - The family of the late John Barr wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy, cards, and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also local doctors and ambulance men for kind attention; Rev J Robertson for services; also North Parish Church Guild, Captains of the Salvation Army, and ladies of the Baptist Church; and Mr Donaldson for funeral arrangements. 21 Pladda Road, Saltcoats.

BOYCE - The family of the late Annie Boyce would like to thank relatives, friends, neighbours , Mrs McKenzie and family; Rev G Weir, Mr McMaster, Dr D Robertson, Nurse Williamson and Nurse Bennet for their kind attention during her illness.

HOWIE - The family of the late Annie Howie wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy, cards, and floral tributes received in their recent bereavement; also doctors for kind attention; Rev Allan Young for services rendered; Mrs Kilpatrick at Beechwood House; and Alex Aird for funeral arrangements. 3 Eglinton Drive, Troon.

JOHNSTONE - Mrs Mary Johnstone and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy, cards, and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also directors and fellow workers of the Clyde Cooperage , Lochwinnoch and Glasgow, and all those who paid their last respects at the cemetery; Rev H Shankland Young for services rendered, and William Smith for funeral arrangements. 13 Mains Avenue, Beith.

McDONALD - The family of the late Mrs J McDonald wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their sad bereavement; also Dr A Mackintosh, doctors and nurses of ward 15, Ballochmyle Hospital, for their kind attention, the Rev Allan Young for his services and Mr K Cowan for funeral arrangements. 64A Bradan Road, Troon.

McLAUGHAN - Mrs A McLaughan and family wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours, old and new, for their kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; Doctors Forsyth and McIntosh, and Mr McDonald ( chemist ) for unfailing attention; Rev John Heron for spiritual comfort; ICI management and fellow workers, and all those who attended the graveside; Mr W A Blair for funeral arrangements. 47 Wheatley Road, Stevenston.

McMILLAN - Mr McMillan and family wish to thank all relatives, friends, and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also Dalry and District Rangers Supporters Club; Dr McInnes, ward 15, Ballochmyle Hospital, for kind attention; Rev Williamson for spiritual comfort; and Mr Hawthorn, Co-op, for funeral arrangements. 59 Stockbridge Crescent, Kilbirnie.

SCOTT - Mrs Margaret Scott and family wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends, neighbours, Ravenspark staff and patients, Kilwinning Horticultural Society for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their sudden and sad bereavement; also Mrs Miller, Dr Forbes and Kilwinning Police for their kindness shown and help given; Rev Wilbur C Lavalette for spiritual comfort and services rendered; special thanks to all who attended at the graveside, also to Mr William Baird, Cemetery Superintendent, and staff; Kilwinning Co-op, for their efficient catering arrangements, and Mr James Reid for funeral arrangements. 12 Fergushill Road, Kilwinning.

SMITH - Mr and Mrs John Curdy and family wish to thank relatives, friends, neighbours, and St Paul's Church Women's Guild for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also Dr Garven, district nurses, doctors and nursing staff of ward 2 and pavilion 9, Ayrshire Central Hospital; the REv G K Boath for services rendered, and SCWS for funeral arrangements. 13 Mossgiel Drive, Irvine.

WILSON - The brothers and sisters of the late Willamina Wilson of 2D Rockback Court, Saltcoats, wish to thank all relatives, neighbours, and friends for floral tributes and attendance at the cemetery, also doctors and nursing staff, ward 10, Western Infirmary, Doctors Forsyth and Rankin for their attention, home help for kindness shown, and a special thanks to Mr and Mrs B Francis, oak Road, Ardrossan; Rev George E Balls for spiritual comfort, and Mr Hawthorn, Co-op, for funeral arrangements.



Susan

Re: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

by down south » Mon Dec 11, 2023 4:57 pm

The Deaths now from 12th November 1971.

DEATHS

BAKER - At 44 Muirhill Avenue, Glasgow ,S4, on 4th November 1971, Thomas Baker, dearly beloved husband of Helen M Bell.

BROWNLIE - At 49 Merksworth Avenue, Dalry, on 3rd November 1971, James Brownlie, aged 70 years, beloved husband of Ellen McIntyre.
Acknowledgements : Mrs Brownlie and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent bereavement; also the local doctors and nurses for kind attention; Rev Kirkland for services rendered; and Mr Hawthorn, Co-op, for funeral arrangements. 49 Merksworth Avenue, Dalry.

CAMPBELL - At Kirkland, Dalry, on 3rd November 1971, Jean ( Fyfe ), dearly loved wife of James Campbell and dear mother of Marie and George.

DOCHERTY - On 9th November 1971, at 44 Ardrossan Road, Saltcoats, Jean Gray, wife of the late Harry Docherty.

FLEMING - Suddenly, at 44 Central Avenue, Ardrossan, on 9th November 1971, Robert Storrar Fleming, aged 57 years, beloved husband of Mamie Dixon and dear father of George, Ian, Molly and Bobby.

FREW - At Ballochmyle Hospital, on 6th November 1971, Martha Scott Park, aged 55 years, beloved wife of David Frew, 15 Hayocks Road, Stevenston.

GILMOUR - At Ailsa Hospital, Ayr, on 4th November 1971, James Gilmour, beloved husband of Mamie Wyllie, 80 Miller Road, Saltcoats.
Acknowledgements : Mrs Gilmour and family wish to thank relatives, friends, and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy, floral tributes and cards ; also Dr Craven and doctors and nurses of Eglinton Ward, Ailsa Hospital, Ayr; also Mr James Winning, Stevenston, for his kind attention; and Mr McMaster for services rendered. 80 Miller Road, Saltcoats.

LOMER - At 4 West End, Dalry, on 7th November 1971, Florence Reeves, aged 74 years, beloved wife of the late William Edward Lomer.

MacDOUGALL _ Peacefully, at Kilmarnock Infirmary, on 5th November 1971, James Walker MacDougall, in his 55th year, beloved husband of Mary Brennan, 10 Parkhouse Gardens, Ardrossan, and dear daddy of Rozeen and Jeanette of USA.

McARTHUR - At Burnside Cottage, Borestone, Dalry, on 7th November 1971, William McArthur, in his 93rd year, beloved husband of the late Jessie McRuvie.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late William McArthur wish to thank all relatives, friends, and neighbours for for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also KIlbirnie doctors for kind attention; Rev Kirkland for spiritual comfort; and Mr Hawthorn, Co-op, for funeral arrangements. Burnside Cottage, Borestone, Dalry.

McTAVISH - Peacefully, at her home, Barfad Cottage , Tarbert, Argyll, on 6th November 1971, Mary McTavish, last survivor of the family of the late Captain Archibald McTavish and Mrs Annie McTavish, and dear aunt of Barbara Leitch and the late Archibald McTavish Leitch.

MARTIN - At Ravenspark Hospital, Irvine, on 9th November 1971, Janet Dunlop, aged 91 years, beloved wife of Allan Martin, 4 Milton Road, Kilbirnie.
Acknowledgements : Mr Martin and family wish to thank all relatives and friends for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also a special thanks to all neighbours at 4 Milton Road, doctors and nursing staff at both Ayrshire Central Hospital and Ravenspark, for kind attention; Rev Williamson for services rendered; and Mr Hawthorn, Co-op, for funeral arrangements. 4 Milton Road, Kilbirnie.

MILLER - At the Western Infirmary, Glasgow, on 5th November 1971, Margaret Taylor, beloved wife of James Miller, " Winston ", 29 Muirend Street, Kilbirnie.
Acknowledgements : Mr James Miller and family wish to thank all relatives and friends for kind expressions of sympathy and flowers received during their recent bereavement; also Dr Begg and doctors and nursing staff of ward A9, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, for kind attention; Rev R Galloway for services rendered; and Mr W Lang for funeral arrangements. " Winston ", 29 Muirend Street, Kilbirnie.

SPROAT - Peacefully, at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, on 8th November 1971, Margaret McLauchlan Lee, aged 32 years, darling beloved wife of Ian and precious mother of Yvonne and Sharon. 5 Lochlea Road, Saltcoats.

THOMSON - Suddenly, on 9th November 1971, William Thomson, aged 70 years, beloved husband of Martha Scott, " Hyndland ", Stoneyholm Road, Kilbirnie.

WALKER - At Royal Alexandria Infirmary, Paisley, on 4th November 1971, George Walker, in his 82nd year, beloved husband of the late Gertrude Terry, of 38 Sycamore Avenue, Beith.



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Re: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

by down south » Mon Dec 04, 2023 4:29 pm

The Marriages and wedding anniversaries now from 12th November 1971.

MARRIAGES

DODDS- KINCAID - At St John's Church, Ardrossan, on 8th November 1971, by the Rev W J R Hay, BD, James George, elder son of Mr and Mrs G Dodds, " Bellevue ", Montgomerie Street, Ardrossan, to Elizabeth Henderson, only daughter of the late Mr R Kincaid and Mrs E Kincaid, 43 Stanley Road, Ardrossan.

GRAY - LISCO - At the Presbyterian Church, Plainfield, by the Rev Mr Rodriguez, on 23rd October 1971, Sheila Lisco, daughter of Mr and Mrs Lisco, of Plainfield, to Alex D Gray, son of Mr and Mrs Alex Gray, of Maplewood, and grandson of Mr and Mrs Alex Gray, McDowall Avenue, Ardrossan.

LEMON - MOTION - At Landsborough and Trinity Church, Saltcoats, on 5th November 1971, by the Rev D G Weir, Royston, younger son of Mr and Mrs D Lemon, 49A Burrows Road, Skewen, Glamorgan, to Margaret Hill, younger daughter of the late Mr and Mrs W Motion, Glenesk, 16 Adair Avenue, Saltcoats.

MITCHELL - WOOD - At St Cuthbert's South Beach Church, Saltcoats, on 6th November 1971, by Rev E George Balls, BD, STM, Ephraim, youngest son of Mr and Mrs E Mitchell, 17 Hayocks Road, Stevenston, to Alexandra McArthur, only daughter of Mr and Mrs A Wood, 7A Caledonia Road, Saltcoats.

NEIL - PARKER - At Abbey Church, Kilwinning, on 4th November 1971, by the Rev W C Lavalette, James Neil, younger so of Mr and Mrs A Neil, Aird Farm, Hurlford, to Edith Mary, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs D S Parker, Dubbs Farm, Stevenston.

TORNEY - CALEB - At St Joseph's RC Church, Luton, on Saturday 6th November 1971, with Nuptial Mass, by Rev Fr Gilbride , Thomas, youngest son of Mr and Mrs J Torney, 19 St Margaret's Road, Ardrossan, to Mary, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs D Caleb, 189 Oakley Road, Luton.


GOLDEN WEDDINGS

MORRISON - KIRKWOOD - At Chapelton, Lanarkshire, on 11th November 1921, by Rev Thomson, Thomas T Morrison to Margaret Kirkwood. Present address : 12 Broadway, Ardrossan, Ayrshire.


DIAMOND WEDDINGS

YOUNG - HOLLAND - At 8 1/2 Espedair Street, Paisley, on 8th November 1911, William Young Jnr to Mary-Ann ( Annie ), third daughter of Mr John Holland, fruiterer, Ardrossan.



Susan

Re: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

by down south » Wed Nov 29, 2023 4:52 pm

The Engagements now from the Herald of 12th November 1971.

ENGAGEMENTS

ALLISON - BARR - The engagement is announced between Jackie, elder daughter of Mr J Barr, 3 Lesley Place, Stevenston, and the late Mrs Barr, and Ted, younger son of Mr and Mrs Wm Allison, 27 Main Street, Stevenston.

BURNS - HUBBINS - Both families have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of James Alexander, the only son of Mr and Mrs Alex Burns, 1 Baillieston Avenue, Kilbirnie, to Linda Susan, twin daughter of Mr and Mrs Ray Hubbins, 81 Great Northern Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire.

CUMMING - DELGRECO - The engagement is announce between Vanna, only daughter of Mr and Mrs J E Delgreco, 57 Princes Street, Ardrossan, and JIm, elder son of Mr and Mrs H Cumming, 5 Arran Place, Saltcoats.

CUNNINGHAM - BLAKELY - Both families have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of Alex, eldest son of Mr and Mrs A Cunningham, 19 Kerr Drive, Irvine, to Mary, only daughter of Mr and Mrs W Blakely, 55 Burns Crescent, Girdle Toll.

DIXON - LUKE - Both families have pleasure in announcing the engagement of William, only son of Mr and Mrs David Dixon, 48a Hamiltin Street, Saltcoats, to Carol Ann, only daughter of Mr and Mrs Donald Luke, 1 Church Street, Largs.

EVANS - McLAY - The engagement is announced between Michael Stuart, only son of Mr and Mrs G S J Evans, Tywi Villa, 42 Heol, Brynewill, Cross Hands, Carms, to Laurine Dorothy Margaret, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs A McLay, " Orcadia ", 1 Glenside Crescent, West Kilbride.

MAIR - DOUGLAS - Both families are happy to announce the engagement of Allan, only son of Mr and Mrs A Mair, 11 Pladda Road, Saltcoats, to Osla, daughter of Mr and Mrs G Douglas, " Gatehousecote ", Hawick, Roxburghshire.

SHIELDS - FERGUSON - Both families are happy to announce the engagement of Christopher Richard, elder son of Mr and Mrs J H Shields, " Glenalmar ", West Kilbride, to Marion Elizabeth, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs A Ferguson, 50 Hamilton Crescent, Stevenston.



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