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by Hughie
Sun Feb 25, 2024 12:09 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Ardeer Thistle Still Homeless
Replies: 0
Views: 92

Ardeer Thistle Still Homeless

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette February 25, 1949 Ardeer Thistle Still Homeless Resuscitated in the region of two years ago due mainly to the initiative of District Councillor James Clements, Ardeer Thistle Football Club have so far been unsuccessful in their many attempts to secure a site f...
by Hughie
Sat Feb 24, 2024 8:42 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday Meekan
Replies: 9
Views: 348

Re: Happy birthday Meekan

Belated happy birthday, Angus. Hope you are having a great special day. :puter 🎂

Here's four Ardrossan lads you'll remember from 1959. I think it was Netta McCubbin who sent it to me a few years ago.
Now what did I do with it? Back shortly! Found it! :gamer1:

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by Hughie
Sat Feb 24, 2024 7:08 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 337
Views: 235832

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on July 27, 2011 150 YEARS AGO on August, 1861 THE total population of Ayrshire is 198,959 96,825 males and 102,134 females. Owing to a heavy fall of rain in North Ayrshire, the Stanley Burn, Ardrossan overflowed its banks. Conside...
by Hughie
Thu Feb 22, 2024 12:59 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 4310
Views: 870023

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette February 22, 1952 Letter to the Editor Kirk O' Shotts Comes Through To Saltcoats Dear Sir, Crammed into the front shop of Mr R. Harris, 20 Green St., Saltcoats, were about fifty Saltcoatsians. The attraction was a television set and thanks to Mr Harris we were...
by Hughie
Wed Feb 21, 2024 11:51 pm
Forum: Books, Movies, Radio & Television
Topic: What's the latest movie you've seen?
Replies: 321
Views: 213351

Re: What's the latest movie you've seen?

meekan wrote: Wed Feb 21, 2024 9:31 pm Older Three towners will remember her sailing from Ardrossan to Isle of Man on Glasgow fair Friday's.

Absolutely, remember it often sailing from Ardrossan in the late fifties, more so during the fair fortnight.
by Hughie
Sat Feb 17, 2024 1:41 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Bonzo
Replies: 9
Views: 755

Happy birthday - Bonzo

It's your birthday, Ian. Hope you have a great day and Mrs Bonzo is good to you. :) 🎂

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by Hughie
Sat Feb 17, 2024 12:01 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 337
Views: 235832

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on July 20, 2011 150 YEARS AGO on March, 1861 Sir Robert Milliken Napier, Bt., and his family have taken Bath House, Ardrossan, for three months. The Right Hon the Earl and Countess of Glasgow are residing at Kelburn House. An amat...
by Hughie
Fri Feb 16, 2024 10:15 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardeer School - New Headmaster
Replies: 0
Views: 374

Ardeer School - New Headmaster

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette February 17, 1950 Ardeer School - New Headmaster Mr Thomas Y. Hamilton, of 26 West Doura Avenue, Saltcoats, has been selected from a short leet of two to be the headmaster of Ardeer Public School, Stevenston. Mr Hamilton, who is aged 44 and married, has been a...
by Hughie
Tue Feb 13, 2024 4:20 am
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: Plantation's Descendants Return Home?
Replies: 0
Views: 260

Plantation's Descendants Return Home?

Born in Ireland but living in Southwest Scotland during the 1851 Census - probably fled the Irish Famine C1846. I compiled these for my family's surname while looking for my ancestor's arrival in Scotland - he arrived later, though his brother James is listed here at Dundonald. Compiled prior to th...
by Hughie
Tue Feb 13, 2024 1:04 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - McAuley
Replies: 5
Views: 466

Happy birthday - McAuley

Happy birthday, Anne. Hope you have a great time for your special day. :) 🎂

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by Hughie
Tue Feb 13, 2024 12:58 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - ellenyoung31
Replies: 9
Views: 844

Re: Happy birthday - ellenyoung31

Thanks, Penny. We all miss her. :hi:
by Hughie
Mon Feb 12, 2024 10:34 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - ellenyoung31
Replies: 9
Views: 844

Happy birthday - ellenyoung31

Thinking of you on your birthday, Ellen. Hope all is well with you. :) 🎂

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