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by Hughie
Sun Apr 14, 2024 12:12 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Just Joined? Please Introduce Yourself
Replies: 1036
Views: 1252189

Re: Just Joined? Please Introduce Yourself

At the moment would like to know if there are any updates on the excavation at Montfode.I was there when Headland Archaeology found the graves Hi Isabel, welcome to threetowners! :) There hasn't been any further postings to the topic Early Christian cemetery at Montfode All I can suggest is that yo...
by Hughie
Sat Apr 13, 2024 2:43 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 344
Views: 325037

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on September 21, 2011 150 YEARS AGO on September 29, 1861 The Town Council of Ardrossan having resolved to include within the bounds of the burgh the new block of houses behind Princes Street and at the harbour, this week erected a...
by Hughie
Thu Apr 11, 2024 1:43 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: windmill st.,on the rocks
Replies: 21
Views: 8421

Re: windmill st.,on the rocks

For clarity I've replaced the missing image in this post It shows where this building was located on the rocks at Saltcoats and where the photo would have been taken from.
by Hughie
Wed Apr 10, 2024 8:58 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 4432
Views: 952620

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette
April 11, 1952

School Gets Church Bell

The bell of Old Ardrossan Parish Church, Saltcoats, has been erected for use at Saltcoats J.S. School.
Ayrshire Education Committee have made themselves responsible for its safe keeping.
by Hughie
Mon Apr 08, 2024 1:59 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 3060
Views: 705243

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette April 8, 1949 "Tinkle-Inky" Goes up for 10 days John Campbell (61) described as a vagrant of no fixed abode, and better known to Stevenston folks as "Tinkle-inky", was convicted at Stevenston J.P. Court on Wednesday, on a charge of lodging ...
by Hughie
Sat Apr 06, 2024 12:13 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 344
Views: 325037

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on September 14, 2011 150 YEARS AGO on SEPTEMBER 1861 STEVENSTON Subscription School examination took place in the presence of 180 males and females. Mr Harwood teaches the boys and Miss Young is in charge of the girls. Ardeer Bowl...
by Hughie
Mon Apr 01, 2024 10:46 pm
Forum: My Photos
Topic: Sleeping warrior
Replies: 17
Views: 20314

Re: Sleeping warrior

This relates to this month's Quiz. See question 10. Originally from FB page "Ayrshire Buzz"'. Image said to have been taken from a point between Ardrossan and Seamill.

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by Hughie
Mon Apr 01, 2024 10:26 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 90
Replies: 8
Views: 565

Re: Trivia Quiz - 90

Managed 6 always thought New York was called the big Apple ???? This from Google: New York City is known by many nicknames—such as “the City that Never Sleeps” or “Gotham”—but the most popular one is probably “the Big Apple.” Okay! if you got the Big Apple or Gotham give yourself a score. :hi: :puter
by Hughie
Mon Apr 01, 2024 12:06 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 90
Replies: 8
Views: 565

Trivia Quiz - 90

Just for fun - perhaps even educational. :roll: 1. What can be broken but is never held? A promise 2. What was the former name of Sri Lanka? Ceylon 3. What is cynophobia? Fear of dogs 4. What is the name of the iconic small pedestrian bridge within the old golf course at St. Andrews, Scotland. The ...
by Hughie
Sun Mar 31, 2024 12:14 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy Birthday - Sarah
Replies: 9
Views: 448

Happy Birthday - Sarah

All the best for your birthday Sarah. Enjoy your special day. 🎂 :puter

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by Hughie
Sat Mar 30, 2024 11:56 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 4432
Views: 952620

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette March 30, 1951 Death of Well-known Saltcoats Lady Mrs Agnes Allen, one of Saltcoats most respected citizens, has died at her home, 7 Hirst Place. She was 70 years of age. Born in Ballymena, she first settled in the town of Stevenston in 1907. "Granny Alle...
by Hughie
Sat Mar 30, 2024 12:48 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 344
Views: 325037

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on September 7, 2011 150 YEARS AGO on September, 1861 A MEETING of the Town Council of Ardrossan was held in the Town Clerk's Chambers, Provost Barr presiding. The object of the meeting was to appoint an auditor to examine the trea...