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by Hughie
Sat Jul 13, 2024 12:26 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 357
Views: 341219

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on December 21, 2011 150 Years Ago December 1861 John Graham Esq and party killed at Skelmorie no fewer than 183 head of game. The Rev Alex King has much pleasure in acknowledging the receipt of £5 from Archibald Alexander, Esq Boy...
by Hughie
Thu Jul 11, 2024 12:38 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Stevenston Beach Camp - Glasgow Gangs 1937
Replies: 1
Views: 4597

Re: Stevenston Beach Camp

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette July 17, 1936 Feeding The Multitude This week-end is Glasgow Fair and the annual exodus begins. The folks will trek into the four towns in weird and varied garbs and by every possible means of transport Family parties on tandems with side-cars for the weans, c...
by Hughie
Wed Jul 10, 2024 9:31 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 8418
Views: 1590552

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

I was at the scramble Hughie :lol: I had the thought you might have been at the scramble when I posted that. :wink: I do remember we spoke about the family some time ago. Yes, I did work with George for a short period in the late 50s he was a quiet soul from what I recall and he passed while I was ...
by Hughie
Tue Jul 09, 2024 11:48 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 8418
Views: 1590552

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

Arbroath Herald
July 10, 1953

MARRIAGES

JACK-SMITH.-At Park Church, Ardrossan, on 27th June, 1953, by the Rev. Donald Currie, Charles Robb, younger son of Mrs Jean Jack, 5 Elmfield Avenue, Arbroath, to Elizabeth Love, second daughter of Mr and Mrs George Smith, 19 Rowanside Terrace, Ardrossan.
by Hughie
Sat Jul 06, 2024 12:27 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 357
Views: 341219

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on December 14, 2011 150 YEARS AGO on December, 1861 Mr George Fairgrieve, preacher, Tillicoultry, has accepted a call from Countess Street Congregational Church, Saltcoats. The committee and collectors of the Kilwinning Eglinton M...
by Hughie
Thu Jul 04, 2024 11:37 am
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: St Peters Ardrossan - Class Photo C1959
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Re: St Peters Ardrossan - Class Photo C1959

10th from the left in the top row is my second cousin on my mother's side David Wishart, grew up in the top part of Kirkhall Drive.
by Hughie
Tue Jul 02, 2024 11:11 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 4623
Views: 1016215

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

The Bioscope July 3, 1924 Saltcoats and the Sailors That there are no flies on the management of the Countess Picture House, Saltcoats, is again proven by the fact that when H.M.S. Valiant, one of the first-class battle- ships, visited Ardrossan for a few days, Mr. Buchanan Thomson issued an invita...
by Hughie
Mon Jul 01, 2024 8:16 am
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: St Peters Ardrossan - Class Photo C1959
Replies: 2
Views: 456

St Peters Ardrossan - Class Photo C1959

St Peters Ardrossan 1958-59 - Thanks to Michael McAdam. Miss Brown Class - Left to Right. Top Row: Miss Brown, Ian Logue, ??, Michael McAdam, George Boyd, William Loudon, Sean ?, ??, David Flynn, David Wishart, ? Ferguson. Alec Stewart, ?? Third Row: ?? Patricia Kelly, ??, Rosemary McGlaughlin??, Ja...
by Hughie
Sun Jun 30, 2024 11:58 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 93
Replies: 4
Views: 207

Trivia Quiz - 93

Just for fun - perhaps even educational. :roll: 1. What is the capital city of Spain? Madrid 2. Which country was the first to give women the right to vote? New Zealand 3. What is the name of Mel Brooks' spoof western movie? Blazing Saddles 4. In what city will the Tour de France start from this ye...
by Hughie
Sun Jun 30, 2024 11:42 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Photo Album
Topic: Talking Wall.
Replies: 12
Views: 7211

Re: Talking Wall.

Many thanks, Irene. I've pointed the enquirer to your reply. :puter Cheers!
by Hughie
Sun Jun 30, 2024 11:05 am
Forum: Threetowners' Photo Album
Topic: Talking Wall.
Replies: 12
Views: 7211

Re: Talking Wall.

Had a query about the Talking Wall. All I know is what's on the first post in this topic:

memories, hopes and dreams
by local children and the community


Can anyone point to a source?
by Hughie
Sat Jun 29, 2024 1:09 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 357
Views: 341219

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on December 7, 2011 100 YEARS AGO on December 15, 1911 On Sunday morning the new bell which has been erected at Ardrossan Parish Church, Saltcoats was dedicated by the Rev. D D Rees, and tolled for the first time by Miss Wylie, Ard...