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by Penny Tray
Tue Oct 19, 2021 8:11 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7338
Views: 1141974

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 19 OCTOBER 1957 STATION SAFE BLOWN OPEN Thieves who blew open the safe in Ardrossan Town Station booking office worked so quietly that they did not waken the stationmaster, who lived above the office. Empty coal sacks from the adjacent goods yards were used to deaden the blast, and th...
by Penny Tray
Tue Oct 19, 2021 8:08 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7338
Views: 1141974

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 19 OCTOBER 1846 ARDROSSAN COURSING CLUB This celebrated annual coursing meeting took place over Lord Eglinton’s lands of Ardrossan, on the 14th, 15th, and 16th current. Lord and Lady Eglinton, and a large field of distinguished persons were present. The CUP for puppies was won by Sir ...
by Penny Tray
Tue Oct 19, 2021 8:08 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7338
Views: 1141974

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
19 OCTOBER 1840

MARRIAGE

At Ardrossan, on the 16th instant, by the Rev. John Hamilton, Mr Peter Craig, ironmonger, Glasgow, to Mary, eldest daughter of Mr Malcolm Kerr, Ardrossan.
by Penny Tray
Tue Oct 19, 2021 8:01 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3876
Views: 658606

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 19 OCTOBER 1953 MODERATOR ENDS BUSY TOUR - UNVEILING CEREMONY The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Right Rev. Professor J. Pitt-Watson, ended his tour of Ardrossan Presbytery yesterday when he preached at St. Cuthbert's, Saltcoats , unveiled the foundat...
by Penny Tray
Tue Oct 19, 2021 7:59 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2684
Views: 545367

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

CASUALTY OF WAR
19 OCTOBER 1918

Died on service, Rifleman THOMAS McLAUGHLIN (sometimes McLAUGHLAN), 1st Battalion Prince of Wales Own West Yorkshire Regiment – Theatre of war, France and Flanders – son of Thomas and Annie McLaughlin, 17 Auchenharvie Cottages, Stevenston.
by Penny Tray
Tue Oct 19, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2684
Views: 545367

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 19 OCTOBER 1901 ALARMING ACCIDENT AT ARDEER FACTORY Yesterday an accident, which caused some alarm among the girls engaged in filling dynamite cartridges, took place at Ardeer Factory, but fortunately no person was injured. It appears that four girls were in one of the wooden huts use...
by Penny Tray
Mon Oct 18, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7338
Views: 1141974

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 18 OCTOBER 1847 ARDROSSAN COURSING CLUB The coursing contests of the club took place on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, last, the 13th, 14th, and 15th current, over their accustomed grounds. The CUP was won by Mr J. Sharp’s MAY QUEEN. The DOG TYRO STAKE was won by Mr D. Graham’s BROO...
by Penny Tray
Mon Oct 18, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3876
Views: 658606

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 18 OCTOBER 1822 SHIPPING NEWS Ayr, October 17 – On Saturday the smack ISABELLA, of and from Saltcoats, to Rothesay with coals, upset in a squall off Penorse Point, near Cumbraes Head. The crew, two in number, clung to the vessel’s bottom, and were luckily, soon after the accident, obs...
by Penny Tray
Mon Oct 18, 2021 8:50 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2684
Views: 545367

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

CASUALTY OF WAR
18 OCTOBER 1918

Died on service, Corporal ROBERT K. BLACKLEY, Service No. 295090, 12th Battalion Royal Dcots Fusiliers – Theatre of war, France and Flanders and Home – born at Stevenston; enlisted at Ayr; resident of Dalrymple.
by Penny Tray
Sun Oct 17, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7338
Views: 1141974

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 17 OCTOBER 1845 FATAL ACCIDENT On Monday evening, the 6th current, about ten o’clock, the mate of the barque ANN BEST, then in dock, whilst sitting in the cabin, heard a sudden and distressing cry, as if from some person in the water. He instantly got on deck, and gave the alarm to th...
by Penny Tray
Sun Oct 17, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7338
Views: 1141974

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 17 OCTOBER 1845 STEAM COMMUNICATION BETWEEN GLASGOW, THE ISLAND OF LEWIS, AND THE WEST HIGHLANDS The steamer FALCON, Captain Morrison, or MAID OF GALLOWAY, Captain Hudson, is now plying, in connection with the Ayrshire and Ardrossan Railways, between Ardrossan and Stornoway, calling a...
by Penny Tray
Sun Oct 17, 2021 9:26 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3876
Views: 658606

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

CASUALTY OF WAR 17 OCTOBER 1918 Died on service at 42nd General Hospital, Salonica, Private WILLIAM MILLER , (21), Royal Scots Fusiliers – Theatre of war, Balkans – son of David and Mary Miller, Nelson Cottage, Montgomerie Road, Saltcoats. The Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald subsequently reported: ...