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by DavidBarker
Wed Jul 07, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Saltcoats Shipmasters
Replies: 9
Views: 10555

Re: Saltcoats Shipmasters

Hi Penny, Thank you for your reply! The information about William McGilchrist Montgomery I knew about, including the University records. I had even figured out that an old albumen I had with the inscription "Cousin William" was, I believe, him. He was named after a pastor in the area. And ...
by DavidBarker
Thu May 06, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Saltcoats Shipmasters
Replies: 9
Views: 10555

Re: Saltcoats Shipmasters

The mention of "Montgomeries, father and son" in the note at the bottom of this list caught my eye. I have been trying to research the history of my GG grandfather William Montgomery, who emigrated to Canada in 1866 from Ardrossan and worked as a ships owner/master on Lake Ontario. His fat...