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by Hughie
Wed Sep 22, 2021 11:56 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: Attention Paul Dorrian
Replies: 5
Views: 106

Re: Attention Paul Dorrian

Guest wrote: Wed Sep 22, 2021 11:46 pmNot located on FB!
Yes, See: https://www.facebook.com/APDorrian
by Hughie
Wed Sep 22, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: About Bob Bryden
Replies: 9
Views: 162

About Bob Bryden

As you will see Bob has asked me to pass on this conversation we had on messenger to all his friends on threetowners. Hughie. Bob sent Hi Hugh, Can’t access Threetowners just now as back in Palmerston North Hospital being treated for Haematuria, blood clots in Urostomy output & carcinoma in my ...
by Hughie
Wed Sep 22, 2021 3:59 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Your favourite music on Youtube etc...
Replies: 746
Views: 215461

Re: Your favourite music on Youtube etc...

Kittywake wrote: Tue Sep 21, 2021 8:40 pm Can't see video previews anymore.
You might try the original instructions in the meantime. See: https://www.threetowners.net/forum/view ... 88#p153988
by Hughie
Tue Sep 21, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 161
Views: 77028

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on October 8, 2008 100 YEARS AGO on October 9, 1908 AT ARDROSSAN JP Court on Tuesday a Norwegian captain was fined £25 for tobacco smuggling. This was the first smuggling case in the town for 28 years. ARDROSSAN and Saltcoats Merch...
by Hughie
Tue Sep 21, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Melbourne earth tremor
Replies: 1
Views: 59

Melbourne earth tremor

Two minutes ago they had an earth tremor in Melbourne and surrounds - we're about fifty Km across the bay and we felt it. Wife thought I was kicking her chair. Only encountered this about three times in the last 57 years. :shock:
by Hughie
Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Local Sportsmen's Gallery
Replies: 94
Views: 40784

Re: Local Sportsmen's Gallery

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette August 4, 1944 John Cairns We are prepared to believe that Mr John Cairns is one of the most popular football officials ever to have a connection with the Victoria. Quiet likeable man with all his dealings above board. Served as timekeeper on many occasions at...
by Hughie
Sat Sep 18, 2021 10:32 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Colin Hay entertains in Australian Football Grand Final 2021
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Colin Hay entertains in Australian Football Grand Final 2021

Due to the coronavirus pandemic causing havoc in the eastern Australian states, the season finale between Australian Rules Football teams Western Bulldogs and Melbourne Demons will be held on Saturday, September 25 at Optus Stadium in Perth instead of the traditional home of AFL the Melbourne Cricke...
by Hughie
Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:23 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2638
Views: 530987

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette
September 18, 1942

Prisoners of War

The following are reported from an Italian source to be prisoners of war :

Trooper Mauriec Moscovitch. (7924989), of 137 Bullgary Crescent, Cupar, Fife;

Sergeant James MacMillan (995660) of 1 Donaldson Avenue, Stevenston.
by Hughie
Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3830
Views: 641773

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette September 18, 1942 Saltcoats Council Buys Farm It was reported at the monthly meeting of Saltcoats Town Council that the lands and farm of New England had been purchased by the Town Council for £5000. The farm extends to 56 acres, with dwelling-house and stead...
by Hughie
Thu Sep 16, 2021 10:03 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Saltcoats Winning Song - 1928
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: Saltcoats Winning Song - 1928

William Kean McMillan According to family, William was born in 1870 in Glasgow as William Kean - Kean was his mother's maiden name, her usual residence was Saltcoats. William, according to the 1881 census, was still going to school in "Lanark" at the age of 11. His mother married David McM...
by Hughie
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:38 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Jim McCreadie
Replies: 10
Views: 215

Happy birthday - Jim McCreadie

Happy birthday, Jim. Hope you have a great special day for your birthday :)

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by Hughie
Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:00 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Saltcoats Winning Song - 1928
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Saltcoats Winning Song - 1928

Colin McLelland Senior, (on FB wrote) A few months back Hugh McCallum posted lyrics of a song which won the songwriting competition to celebrate the quater centenary of Saltcoats. It was written by a William McMillan in 1928. People seemed to like it and I commented that I might try to add a tune to...