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by Penny Tray
Wed Dec 01, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday- Penny Tray
Replies: 9
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Re: Happy birthday- Penny Tray

Thanks very much, I had a lovely day, although I didn't half miss (I think for the second year running), a celebratory meal in Tenerife :(
by Penny Tray
Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7446
Views: 1157828

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
1 DECEMBER 1848

SHIPPING NEWS

The CLYDESDALE, from Porto Rico to the Clyde, was driven ashore at Ardrossan, and remains with nine feet of water in the hold.
by Penny Tray
Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:47 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7446
Views: 1157828

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
1 DECEMBER 1845

GLASGOW, KILMARNOCK & ARDROSSAN RAILWAY

On Wednesday, at one o’clock, a general meeting of the shareholders of this Company was held in the Carrick Hotel, Glasgow.

The Right Hon, the Earl of Eglinton occupied the chair.
by Penny Tray
Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:47 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7446
Views: 1157828

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 1 DECEMBER 1843 LAUNCH AT ARDROSSAN On Friday last, we had another gala day on the occasion of launching a splendid new brig, named COUNTESS OF EGLINTON, 350 tons burthen, and built by Messrs Barr & Shearer, owners of the slip and shipbuilding yard here. At 9 o’clock the vessels i...
by Penny Tray
Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3957
Views: 667387

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

ARDROSSAN & SALTCOATS HERALD 1 DECEMBER 1916 CASUALTY OF WAR “As previously reported, Carlo Cavani, Italian Infantry, has died of fever in a field hospital. Previous to joining the Italian Army, he resided at 17 Dockhead Street, Saltcoats, and carried on business as an ice cream merchant at shop...
by Penny Tray
Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3957
Views: 667387

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 1 DECEMBER 1848 ROBBERY AND ATTEMPTED MURDER About half-past six on Saturday night, a carter named Jack, while walking along the banks of Paisley Canal, at a distance nearly two miles from Port Eglinton, heard a loud splash in the water, almost immediately followed by piercing screams...
by Penny Tray
Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 1 DECEMBER 1876 THEFT At Kilmarnock Sheriff Court yesterday – before Sheriff Anderson – MARY McINTYRE or ROSS, a widow residing with Charles McIntyre, a collier, in Grange Street, Stevenston, pleaded guilty to the theft of a plaid belonging to Mrs McIntyre on the 29th November, and ha...
by Penny Tray
Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3957
Views: 667387

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 1 DECEMBER 1848 THE WRECK OF THE SEMIRAMIS AT SALTCOATS Off Pladda, they hove-to three times for a pilot, who was trying to reach them, but owing to the severity of the gale did not succeed. They then kept steering nrth-east and by north, but the weather was so thick they could not ma...
by Penny Tray
Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7446
Views: 1157828

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

CASUALTY OF WAR
30 NOVEMBER 1917

Died at sea when S.S. KALIBIA was torpedoed by German submarine UB-80, First Engineer DAVID ROBB, (34), - resident of Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway; born at Ardrossan.

[The S.S. KALIBIA was torpedoed 54 kilometres south-west of The Lizard, Cornwall.]
by Penny Tray
Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7446
Views: 1157828

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CASUALTY OF WAR 30 NOVEMBER 1917 Died on service, Lance Corporal PETER LOGAN , (39), Service No. M2/113963, Royal Army Service Corps – Theatre of war, France and Flanders – born at Inveresk; resident of Glasgow; enlisted at Ardrossan ; husband of Emily M. Logan, 7 Windsor Terrace Lane, Kelvinside, G...
by Penny Tray
Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7446
Views: 1157828

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

CASUALTY OF WAR 30 NOVEMBER 1914 Died on service, Second Lieutenant JAMES ALEXANDER CHRYSTIE , (36), Royal Scots Fusiliers – Theatre of war, France and Flanders – son of James Brown Chrystie and Elma Eliza Chrystie, Ardrossan. [There is a doubt with regard to the exact date Second Lieutenant Chrysti...
by Penny Tray
Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:10 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7446
Views: 1157828

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 30 NOVEMBER 1846 ARDROSSAN COURSING CLUB These sports commenced on Tuesday and Wednesday under every advantage of mild and agreeable weather. Visitors were numerous on both days, and the Earl and Countess of Eglinton honoured the meeting with their presence. Hares were in abundance an...