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by Penny Tray
Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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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: 7443
Views: 1157751

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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: 7443
Views: 1157751

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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: 7443
Views: 1157751

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...
by Penny Tray
Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:10 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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Views: 1157751

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GLASGOW HERALD
30 NOVEMBER 1829

ARDROSSAN COURSING CLUB

The Ardrossan Coursing Club Cup was run for on Thursday the 28th instant, over the Earl of Eglinton’s grounds in the barony of Ardrossan.

In the final class, Mr Wylie’s SPORT beat Dr. Brown’s NIMROD, and won the Cup.
by Penny Tray
Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3954
Views: 667350

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 30 NOVEMBER 1896 SON ASSAULTS HIS MOTHER On Saturday, a labourer named JOHN WILSON, 21 years, residing in Harbour Street, Saltcoats, was convicted of assaulting his mother by striking her on the head and throwing her down the steps at the front door. He was sent 30 days to prison. For...
by Penny Tray
Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3954
Views: 667350

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
30 NOVEMBER 1840

MARRIAGE

At Saltcoats, on the 30th instant, by the Rev. Mr Giffen, Mr Robert Craig, Ardrossan, to Janet, youngest daughter of Mr James Skeoch, Saltcoats.
by Penny Tray
Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2745
Views: 551714

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 30 NOVEMBER 1849 ASSAULT As a respectable female belonging to Stevenston was returning home from Kilwinning on the night of Friday last, she was attacked and most severely assaulted by a man in the garb of a labourer. An individual has been apprehended and charged with the offence; an...
by Penny Tray
Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2745
Views: 551714

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 30 NOVEMBER 1840 RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT STEVENSTON On Wednesday morning, about half-past eight, as the Ardrossan locomotive train was proceeding to Kilwinning to meet the train from Glasgow, when near Stevenston Quarry, the engine and tender went off the rails, and, by their great veloci...
by Penny Tray
Mon Nov 29, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s
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Views: 1460

Re: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission records the following information relative to GEORGE YOUNG: - Gunner GEORGE YOUNG , (22), Service No. 1134652, 132 (The Glamorgan Yeomanry) Field Regiment - Royal Artillery - died 30th June, 1944 - buried at Orivieto War Cemetery - 1, H, 16 - Italy - son of Geo...
by Penny Tray
Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:10 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 7443
Views: 1157751

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GLASGOW HERALD 29 NOVEMBER 1915 FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT On Friday night, while crossing the Caledonian railway line at Ardrossan Harbour, JOHN BARBOUR, Glasgow Street, Ardrossan, was knocked down by a goods train and instantaneously killed. He was 82 years of age, and was at one time draughtsman in M...
by Penny Tray
Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:09 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
Replies: 3954
Views: 667350

Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 29 NOVEMBER 1937 SEQUEL TO ARDROSSAN CYCLIST'S DEATH - POLICE SEARCH FOR DRIVER OF STOLEN CAR The police are engaged in an extensive search for the driver of a car which was stolen from Dockhead Street, Saltcoats , on Friday afternoon, and was discovered damaged and abandoned on the A...