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by Penny Tray
Fri Oct 15, 2021 7:55 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7330
Views: 1138551

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 15 OCTOBER 1891 DETAILS OF THE STORM Ardrossan: The steel built barque HIROTHA broke away from her moorings at the south-west side of the dock, where she was being fitted and finished, and coming in contact with other craft sent them adrift with her. The JESSIE, of Dundalk, had her mi...
by Penny Tray
Fri Oct 15, 2021 7:55 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7330
Views: 1138551

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 15 OCTOBER 1806 GLASGOW, PAISLEY, AND ARDROSSAN CANAL Notice is hereby given, that in terms of the Act of Parliament, a general assembly of the Company of Proprietors of the said canal is to be held in the Renfrewshire Tontine Inn, Paisley, on Thursday the 6th day of November next, at...
by Penny Tray
Fri Oct 15, 2021 7:53 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3870
Views: 657063

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
15 OCTOBER 1849

MARRIAGE

At Braehead House, Saltcoats, Ayrshire, on the 9th instant, by the Rev. James McKinlay, Mr Mark Johnson, accountant, Glasgow, formerly Lieutenant and Paymaster, 3rd or The King’s Own Regiment of Dragoons, to Anne Dickie, widow of Mr John Lauder, Kilmarnock.
by Penny Tray
Fri Oct 15, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3870
Views: 657063

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 15 OCTOBER 1890 LOSS OF A GIRVAN SMACK AND TWO OF THE CREW The fishing smack FANNY, of Girvan, which had been at the herring fishing at Skipness, while making for Saltcoats with a quantity of herring at about 8 a.m. yesterday, encountered a severe squall off Arran, a mile or so north ...
by Penny Tray
Fri Oct 15, 2021 7:49 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2678
Views: 543687

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 15 OCTOBER 1873 STEVENSTON - MINER DROWNED A miner named JOHN MIDDLETON, aged 41 years, went amissing on Monday. He left his house about 5 a.m., stating that he was going to the pit to work, and with his pit-clothes on, but when the men returned in the evening from the pit in which he...
by Penny Tray
Thu Oct 14, 2021 8:10 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7330
Views: 1138551

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 14 OCTOBER 1890 ARDROSSAN FREE CHURCH An influential meeting of the ladies of this congregation was held in the Town Hall, Ardrossan, yesterday afternoon – presided over by the Rev. Allan Cameron, M.A., minister of the congregation, when it was resolved to hold a bazaar in July to cle...
by Penny Tray
Thu Oct 14, 2021 8:09 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7330
Views: 1138551

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
14 OCTOBER 1844

DEATH

At Ardrossan, on the 3rd instant, Margaret, daughter of the late William Orr, senior, Esquire, Paisley.
by Penny Tray
Thu Oct 14, 2021 8:07 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7330
Views: 1138551

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
14 OCTOBER 1831

DEATH

At Ardrossan, on the 3rd instant, Lady Livingstone, of Westquarter.
by Penny Tray
Thu Oct 14, 2021 8:07 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3870
Views: 657063

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 14 OCTOBER 1871 SALTCOATS BOWLING CLUB On Thursday this club closed its green for the season. The usual supper took place in the Saracen's Head Inn. The chair was occupied by Mr J. P. Halkett, Banker, with Mr James Campbell, Writer, as croupier. In the course of the evening the chairm...
by Penny Tray
Thu Oct 14, 2021 8:05 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2678
Views: 543687

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 14 OCTOBER 1893 ASSAULT At Kilmarnock Sheriff Court yesterday ROBERT WALKER, carter, Boglemart Street, Stevenston, was convicted of having on the 7th instant, assaulted his housekeeper, Janet Erskine. The offence being aggravated by previous conviction, he was sent to prison for thirt...
by Penny Tray
Wed Oct 13, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: John McKee - 1816 - ?
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Re: John McKee - 1816 - ?

Roslin Place, Cowcaddens, Glasgow, no longer exists but this photograph survives: -

https://www.theglasgowstory.com/image/?inum=TGSE00778
by Penny Tray
Wed Oct 13, 2021 8:08 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7330
Views: 1138551

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 13 OCTOBER 1845 FATAL ACCIDENT – ARDROSSAN Another of these fatal accidents which have been so common here of late occurred on the night of Monday last. The captain of the schooner EXPERIENCE, at present lying in the dock, returned from the town in company with his wife, betwixt ten a...