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by Hughie
Tue Aug 03, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 153
Views: 59288

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on August 20, 2008 100 YEARS AGO on August 24, 1908 ON Tuesday the Elementary Schools under the Ardrossan School Board were re-opened after the summer vacation at Saltcoats Public School, of the attendance of 725, boys numbered 363...
by Hughie
Mon Aug 02, 2021 12:50 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Sally40bags
Replies: 9
Views: 77

Happy birthday - Sally40bags

Hope you have a lovely day for your birthday, Sandra. Enjoy! 🎂

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by Hughie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: Rev. James Giffen of Saltcoats
Replies: 1
Views: 76

Rev. James Giffen of Saltcoats

Received from Cliff Thornton: Message Body: "I collect old letters, and a recent acquisition is a letter written by Rev. James Giffen of Saltcoats in February 1856. He gives considerable details about an 80 year old widow living in the town by the name of Agnes Service Miller." Transcript...
by Hughie
Sun Aug 01, 2021 4:43 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Trivia Quiz - 58
Replies: 7
Views: 81

Trivia Quiz - 58

Just for fun - perhaps even educational. :roll: 1. Hydroponics involves the cultivation of plants without what substance? soil 2. In UTH milk, what does the UHT stand for? Ultra High Treatment / temperature 3. What is the third letter of the Greek alphabet? Gamma 4. What was the name of Batman's ca...
by Hughie
Sat Jul 31, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Local Sportsmen's Gallery
Replies: 88
Views: 27324

Re: Local Sportsmen's Gallery

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette May 7, 1942 Charlie Nicol Saltcoats has had many footballers whose names were household words, but none were more often spoken of than Charlie Nicol. He played for several North Ayrshire clubs and for each he always gave of his best. To read of an old football...
by Hughie
Wed Jul 28, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 153
Views: 59288

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

I remember the lovely, Norma. The the link to the topic with the film Penny posted is here: https://www.threetowners.net/forum/view ... 78#p122878
by Hughie
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:06 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 153
Views: 59288

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on August 13, 2008 100 YEARS AGO on August 14, 1908 A MUSICAL fete, held in Melbourne Park last Saturday in aid of the improvement of the bathing place, realised £24. Artists taking part were - New Ardrossan Parish Church Choir, Mr...
by Hughie
Sun Jul 25, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Local Sportsmen's Gallery
Replies: 88
Views: 27324

Re: Local Sportsmen's Gallery

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette April 30, 1943 Donald Findlay In the early days of Winton Rovers they had many prominent players, but none of them were more popular than Donald Findlay, the small bulky centre-half who was a pivot of outstanding ability. Although he lacked inches for the posi...
by Hughie
Sat Jul 24, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3736
Views: 607146

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Hi Scott, This from Ardrossan cemetery - I photographed many of the McCallum headstones some years ago.

Soldier David McCallum.jpg
by Hughie
Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7024
Views: 1059307

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette July 21, 1950 Earl is Offered a Coffin The Earl of Eglinton and Winton, though still very much alive is being offered a coffin by Ardrossan Town Council. The coffin, a stone one weighing two tons, was unearthed at the Castlehill in January, 1911. It is at pres...
by Hughie
Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 153
Views: 59288

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on August 6, 2008 100 YEARS AGO on August 7, 1908 LAST Wednesday the annual excursion of the Ardrossan, Saltcoats and Stevenston Merchants association took place to Blackpool. There were 200 in the party which left Ardrossan at 12:...
by Hughie
Tue Jul 20, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Threetowners' Photo Album
Topic: World War I Gallery
Replies: 234
Views: 25628

Re: World War I Gallery

Thanks so much for posting all these images and details from your late brothers research, Penny. It has been very much appreciated. :)