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by Penny Tray
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 5 APRIL 1935 THE LARGEST MOTOR COASTER The twin-screw motor vessel PACIFIC COAST, the largest motor coasting liner yet built in this country, was launched yesterday from the yard of the Ardrossan Dockyard Limited. The vessel has been built by the Ardrossan Company to the order of the ...
by Penny Tray
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5635
Views: 658165

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 5 APRIL 1892 ARDROSSAN HARBOUR WORKS – NEW DOCK, TIDAL BASIN, AND BREAKWATER The important extensions which have been in progress for the past four and a half years are now nearing completion, the work being so far advanced that the formal opening has been fixed to take place on the 1...
by Penny Tray
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2152
Views: 314994

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 5 APRIL 1909 PROFITS OF AYRSHIRE PUBLIC-HOUSE TRUST The report to be submitted by the directors to the second annual general meeting of shareholders on Wednesday deals exclusively with the working of the public-house at Stevenston, where the trust acquired a new license towards the en...
by Penny Tray
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2152
Views: 314994

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 5 APRIL 1905 ARDROSSAN U.F. PRESBYTERY At a meeting of Ardrossan U.F. Presbytery held at Ardrossan yesterday, the Presbytery approved of an overture to the General Assembly, moved by the Rev. Morris Moodie, Stevenston , to the effect that women should be admitted to the administrative...
by Penny Tray
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2152
Views: 314994

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
5 APRIL 1901

FATAL ACCIDENT ON RAILWAY

Yesterday afternoon JAMES COCHRANE, (43), brick-work labourer, was run down by a pug engine on the branch line to Ardeer Iron Works, Stevenston, and killed.

Deceased was a widower, and resided with his brother in New Street, Stevenston.
by Penny Tray
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2152
Views: 314994

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 5 APRIL 1888 STEVENSTON SCHOOL BOARD The last meeting of the old Board took place on Monday night – Mr. D. Donaldson presiding. A letter was read from the directors of the Glasgow & South-Western Railway regarding the encroachment on the company’s ground at Kyleshill. They refused the...
by Penny Tray
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2152
Views: 314994

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 5 APRIL 1888 STEVENSTON SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION For seven seats nine candidates were nominated. Two of these have withdrawn, viz., Rev. George Philp, East U.P. Church, Saltcoats, and Mr. Thomas Oswald, Stevenston, leaving seven, the number necessary to complete the Board, so that there ...
by Penny Tray
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2152
Views: 314994

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 5 APRIL 1887 IRVINE DISTRICT ROAD COMMITTEE A meeting of this committee was held in the Council Chambers, Irvine, yesterday – Mr. Archibald Brownlie of Monkcastle in the chair. The extent of the damage done at Caponcraig Quarry, Stevenston, the property of Mr. Cunninghame of Auchenhar...
by Penny Tray
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Who was Wullie Wylie?
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Views: 3705

Re: Who was Wullie Wylie?

Hello :D If I've done my research correctly, Hugh Smylie died at this address on 17 June 1932. MissyMack, There is a family intimation in the 20 June 1932 edition of the Glasgow Herald in the following terms: - DEATH SMYLIE: Suddenly at the Infirmary, Kilmarnock, on 17th June, 1932, Hugh Smylie, be...
by Penny Tray
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5635
Views: 658165

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 4 APRIL 1907 THE MAIL TRAIN ROBBERY No fresh development has taken place in connection with the robbery from the Irish mail train between Glasgow and Ardrossan on Saturday night. So far the postal authorities have not received any complaint from the public regarding the non-delivery o...
by Penny Tray
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5635
Views: 658165

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
4 APRIL 1904

BIRTH

GUTHRIE: At Rossarden, Ardrossan, on the 1st instant, the wife of Thomas Guthrie; a daughter.
by Penny Tray
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5635
Views: 658165

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 4 APRIL 1903 DEATH CRAIG: At 2 South Crescent, Ardrossan, on the 3rd instant, John Craig, general manager and secretary, Ardrossan Harbour. OBITUARY Mr John Craig, Secretary and General Manager of Ardrossan Harbour Company, died at his residence in Ardrossan yesterday morning. Mr Crai...