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by Penny Tray
Mon Jul 22, 2024 7:31 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 4634
Views: 1018434

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 22 JULY 1914 HOLIDAY RESORT – SALTCOATS The town for the last five days has been crowded with visitors. Beautiful weather prevails. Boating has been a favourite amusement, the bay having a lively appearance with so many small craft afloat. Motor boats give short trips, and are well pa...
by Penny Tray
Mon Jul 22, 2024 7:31 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 8431
Views: 1594647

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 22 JULY 1911 YEOMANRY CAMP ARDROSSAN Heavy rain fell at Ardrossan during Thursday night, and horse lines at the Yeomanry camp were flooded. Yesterday, however, a stiff breeze blew all day, and the ground dried quickly. At 8 a.m. the men rode to the drilling field and for two hours wer...
by Penny Tray
Mon Jul 22, 2024 7:30 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 4634
Views: 1018434

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 22 JULY 1910 RUBY WEDDING (sic) – SMALL and McEWAN At Edinburgh, on 22 July, 1845 (sic), by the Rev. Robert Lee, D.D., Old Greyfriars, John Small (late brush manufacturer, Oshawa, Canada, and Carlton Place, Glasgow), to Elizabeth, second daughter of the late John McEwan, builder, Glas...
by Penny Tray
Mon Jul 22, 2024 7:30 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 3212
Views: 760627

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 22 JULY 1897 THEFT OF GROWING POTATOES At a special Justice of the Peace Court held at Ardrossan yesterday, Samuel Edmonds, tailor, Stevenston, pleaded guilty to having stolen a quantity of growing potatoes from a Stevenston garden, wickedly wilfully, and maliciously destroying a quan...
by Penny Tray
Sun Jul 21, 2024 5:26 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: Busbie Drive Ardrossan
Replies: 20
Views: 13406

Re: Busbie Drive Ardrossan

Meg, I'm not sure how I became a guest all of a sudden, but hey ho :lol: No. 2a is a semi-detached, sharing that status with a house in Lawson Drive, and as the 'a' might suggest, sits immediately adjacent to No. 2. It's obviously been built when Lawson Drive was constructed and maybe because of the...
by Penny Tray
Sun Jul 21, 2024 2:01 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Not the THREETOWNS but close
Replies: 458
Views: 223711

Re: Not the THREETOWNS but close

Meg,

Reputable undertakers now have 'quality vans' which discreetly move bodies from Glasgow morturies to Ayrshire funeral parlours prior to interment. I never witnessed an ambulance being used to transfer a dead body from a hospital to another location.
by Penny Tray
Sun Jul 21, 2024 8:46 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 8431
Views: 1594647

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 21 JULY 1913 CHILD DROWNED ON PASSAGE TO BELFAST News was received yesterday in Shettleston of a drowning accident from one of Messrs G. & J. Burns’s steamers while on its way to Belfast on Saturday afternoon. The vessel was making a special trip in view of the heavy holiday traff...
by Penny Tray
Sun Jul 21, 2024 8:45 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 8431
Views: 1594647

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 21 JULY 1913 GLASGOW FAIR The crowds at the Central Station were larger than ever, and a new record for Fair Saturday was created. The rush began in the morning, 13 specials leaving for Ardrossan with holiday-makers en route for Portrush and other popular resorts in the north of Irela...
by Penny Tray
Sun Jul 21, 2024 8:45 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 8431
Views: 1594647

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 21 JULY 1913 DEATH HARVEY: At Vineburgh, Ardrossan, on 18th instant, John Harvey (ex-Provost of Ardrossan), aged 77. DEATH OF EX-PROVOST OF ARDROSSAN The death has occurred at Ardrossan of ex-Provost John Harvey of that town at the age of 71. Mr Harvey had been in ill-health for a num...
by Penny Tray
Sun Jul 21, 2024 8:45 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 8431
Views: 1594647

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 21 JULY 1911 YEOMANRY CAMP AT ARDROSSAN The Queen’s Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry at the Ardrossan camp did not depart yesterday to any extent from the routine work upon which they have been engaged during the week. For some time in the forenoon the squadrons were engaged in tactical man...
by Penny Tray
Sun Jul 21, 2024 8:44 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 8431
Views: 1594647

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
21 JULY 1911

DEATH - CRAWFORD

At Bellevue, Ardrossan, on the 20th instant, William Crawford, coal agent, aged 60 years.
by Penny Tray
Sun Jul 21, 2024 8:44 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 4634
Views: 1018434

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 21 JULY 1910 HOLIDAY RESORT – SALTCOATS A change in the weather took place on Wednesday morning, when rain set in and continued with little intermission up till two o’clock, after which it cleared. The town is full, and day-trippers experienced some discomfort owing to the wet forenoo...