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by Penny Tray
Sun May 19, 2024 8:56 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD 19 MAY 1888 ARDROSSAN INDEPENDENT CHURCH This church, which has undergone extensive repairs, is to be opened tomorrow, when Dr. Bowman, Greenock, and Rev. Robert McQueen, Glasgow, are to officiate. The painting work was done by Mr McGavin, Saltcoats. Black & Company, were the gasf...
by Penny Tray
Sun May 19, 2024 8:56 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD 19 MAY 1954 MURDER CHARGE Owen Kane Ryan, (36), 36 Quay Street, Saltcoats, appeared in chambers before Sheriff G. W. I. Cormack Cohen at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court yesterday charged with the murder of his mother, Mrs Sarah McCall, who died in Kilmarnock Infirmary from head injuries. Rya...
by Penny Tray
Sun May 19, 2024 8:55 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD 19 MAY 1913 STRIKE AT NOBEL’S FACTORY The works of Messrs Nobel’s Explosives Company Limited at Ardeer were brought to a complete standstill on Saturday as a result of the strike of workers which began on the previous day. The closing of the works has added about 400 men and women to ...
by Penny Tray
Sat May 18, 2024 7:51 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD
18 MAY 1914

DEATH - McMEEKIN

At Bankside, South Beach Avenue, Ardrossan, on 16th May, 1914, Margaret McCallum, in her 82nd year, relict of Samuel McMeekin, tailor and clothier, late of Dalrymple and Ayr.
by Penny Tray
Sat May 18, 2024 7:51 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD
18 MAY 1910

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT - RITCHIE and GILFILLAN

Mrs Ritchie and Mrs Gilfillan return thanks for the many kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent bereavement - Ontario, Cottage, Saltcoats.
by Penny Tray
Sat May 18, 2024 7:50 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD
18 MAY 1865

MARRIAGE – PHILP and MENZIES

At 4 East Broughton Place, Edinburgh, by the Rev. George Philp, Saltcoats, Mr Thomas Philp, to Jane, youngest daughter of Robert Menzies, Esquire, Craighton, Kinross.
by Penny Tray
Sat May 18, 2024 7:50 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD 18 MAY 1855 TO MASONS AND WRIGHTS Tenders will be received from competent contractors for the erection of the proposed new R.C. Church and Clergyman’s dwelling house, intended to be built at Saltcoats, Ayrshire, according to plans, elevations, and sections, &c., by John Stirling B...
by Penny Tray
Sat May 18, 2024 7:49 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
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Views: 714745

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GLASGOW HERALD 18 MAY 1876 THE THAMES CONSERVATORS AT THE BRITISH DYNAMITE WORKS The Conservators of the Thames, at present in Scotland, paid a visit yesterday to the works of the company at Ardeer for the purpose of witnessing the process of manufacturing dynamite, and a series of experiments desig...
by Penny Tray
Fri May 17, 2024 7:35 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD 17 MAY 1912 ARDROSSAN PARISH COUNCIL MEETING At a meeting of Ardrossan Parish Council in Saltcoats, Dr. MacDonald was appointed medical officer for the district of New Ardrossan, and Dr. William Turner, Saltcoats, for the district of Old Ardrossan. A report was submitted by the Inspec...
by Penny Tray
Fri May 17, 2024 7:34 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD 17 MAY 1883 THEFT At the pleading diet of a Sheriff and Jury Court at Kilmarnock yesterday, the following case was disposed of: - Elizabeth McDonald or Hamilton, a notorious thief, who has been frequently convicted, on one occasion being sentenced at the Circuit Court to seven years’ ...
by Penny Tray
Fri May 17, 2024 7:34 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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Views: 1491507

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GLASGOW HERALD
17 MAY 1867

DEATH - McDONNELL

At 9 South Crescent, Ardrossan, on the 15th instant, Thomas McDonnell, senior, Esquire.
by Penny Tray
Fri May 17, 2024 7:33 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
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GLASGOW HERALD
17 MAY 1866

DEATH - BROWN

At Parkend, Saltcoats, on the 16th instant, Robert Erskine, aged 67 years, third son of the late William Brown, Esquire.