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by Penny Tray
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD 24 SEPTEMBER 1888 THE FOUNDRY BOYS On Saturday a conference of the monitors and friends of the Kilmarnock Foundry Boys was held in the Free Grange Hall. Mr D. MacIntosh, Rowallan, presided. Rev. William Watson, Dumbarton, spoke on “Our work, and how to do it.” The meeting was afterwar...
by Penny Tray
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD 24 SEPTEMBER 1886 LADY EGLINTON’S FUNERAL The funeral of the Countess of Eglinton will take place tomorrow at noon. It is to be strictly private, only near relatives being invited. The new family vault in the Kilwinning Parochial Cemetery, never having been previously used was last ni...
by Penny Tray
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD
24 SEPTEMBER 1884

DEATH

MUIR: At 7 Princes Street, Ardrossan, on the 22nd instant, Annie, youngest daughter of the late James Muir, manufacturer, 13 George Street, Paisley.
by Penny Tray
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:42 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD
24 SEPTEMBER 1877

TRADE REPORT

The following are the shipments of pig iron from Ardrossan Harbour for the week: -

Coastwise, 920 tons; Foreign, 532 tons; Total 1452 tons.
by Penny Tray
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:42 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD 24 SEPTEMBER 1874 ARDROSSAN BOWLING CLUB This green was closed for the season on Tuesday afternoon by a friendly game, in which some 16 members took part, though the weather was somewhat stormy. The usual supper took place in the evening in the Eglinton Arms Hotel, Mr John Craig, vice...
by Penny Tray
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD 10 SEPTEMBER 1874 DROWNING A lad named Thomson was drowned last night near Ardrossan Harbour by the capsizing of a boat. GLASGOW HERALD l 24 SEPTEMBER 1874 BODY FOUND The body of the young man Thomson, who lost his life on the 9th instant by the upsetting of a small boat, was found y...
by Penny Tray
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
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CASUALTY OF WAR 24 SEPTEMBER 1918 Died on Service, Gunner/Signaller JOHN MILLER (sometimes MILLAR), Royal Horse Artillery – Theatre of war, France and Flanders – born at Saltcoats. The Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald subsequently reported: - “Word has been received that signaller John Miller, Royal...
by Penny Tray
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:40 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD
24 SEPTEMBER 1887

MARRIAGE

WATSON – BROWN: At 17 Dockhead Street, Saltcoats, on the 22nd instant, by the Rev. Francis Haldane, Archibald Watson, Partick, to Jessie Muir, eldest daughter of Alexander Brown, wine merchant.
by Penny Tray
Fri Sep 24, 2021 7:39 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD 24 SEPTEMBER 1884 ARDEER GOLF CLUB The autumn meeting of this club has just been held, and the club Gold Medal (scratch) and the McIsaac Medal (handicap) competed for. Mr Robert Anderson won the gold medal with the fine score of 83, and Mr John Fraser won the McIsaac medal at 84. Twel...
by Penny Tray
Thu Sep 23, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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CASUALTY OF WAR 23 SEPTEMBER 1917 Died in a military hospital in Southampton from wounds received in action, Private WILLIAM RADCLIFFE , (31), Service No. S/9658, 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders – husband of Mrs Annie Begg Radcliffe, 24 Hill Street, Aberdeen, and father of three young children; son...
by Penny Tray
Thu Sep 23, 2021 7:22 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD 23 SEPTEMBER 1886 ARDROSSAN – THE DEATH OF THE COUNTESS OF EGLINTON The news of the unexpected death of the Countess of Eglinton came yesterday as a painful shock. The affliction which had fallen on his Lordship has created a feeling of profound regret. The vessels in the harbour yest...
by Penny Tray
Thu Sep 23, 2021 7:21 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD
23 SEPTEMBER 1886

DEATH

WALLACE: At 97 George Street, Ayr, on the 21st instant, aged 84 years, Mary Milligan, relict of Thomas Wallace, architect, Ardrossan.