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by down south
Sat Nov 28, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: The missing fruit shop in Hamilton st.
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: The missing fruit shop in Hamilton st.

Thanks to a post from Michael's sister Liz a few years ago ( see here ) we know that Campbell's fruit and veg shop was at 27 Hamilton Street; opposite the area of Rankin's , Winnie Baird's and Rennie Howie's, and next door to Hay's Music Shop at No 25. You can see the optician's it is today in this ...
by down south
Fri Nov 20, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Rustyduck and Big Sanny
Replies: 7
Views: 253

Re: Happy birthday - Rustyduck and Big Sanny

Have a very happy birthday, both of you.

Susan
by down south
Tue Nov 10, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71
Replies: 6
Views: 799

Re: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71

Here now is the list for 1966, which appeared in the 1967 school magazine. NEWS FROM THE UNIVERSITIES, COLLEGES AND HOSPITALS University awards : Degrees and Diplomas were conferred as follows : St Andrew's University : Mary C Bonnar MA; Angela C Powell BSc ( with second class honours in Pure Mathem...
by down south
Wed Nov 04, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71
Replies: 6
Views: 799

Re: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71

Moving on now to the list of 1965 successes, published in the 1966 school magazine. NEWS FROM THE UNIVERSITIES, COLLEGES AND HOSPITALS University awards : The following degrees and diplomas were conferred : By the University of Oxford, B Litt - Thomas G Duncan, MA. By the University of Glasgow , BD ...
by down south
Sun Nov 01, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Meg
Replies: 15
Views: 810

Re: Happy birthday - Meg

Have a very happy birthday, Meg.

Susan
by down south
Wed Oct 28, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71
Replies: 6
Views: 799

Re: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71

Here now is the list for 1964, published in the school magazine of 1965. This time it includes prizes and scholarships. NEWS FROM THE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES Degrees conferred : PhD : William Brown, BSc, Richard Hamilton, BSc, ( Glasgow ) ; William Matthew , MA ( Glasgow and London ). MA ( Honours...
by down south
Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Tom Walker
Replies: 8
Views: 379

Re: Happy birthday - Tom Walker

Have a very happy birthday, Tom.

Susan
by down south
Thu Oct 22, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71
Replies: 6
Views: 799

Re: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71

I had a sneaking suspicion that you would have the answer, PT; thank you. Seems a lot more likely than the other suggestion!

Susan
by down south
Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71
Replies: 6
Views: 799

Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71

Beginning in 1964, the Ardrossan Academy school magazine began recording successes of former pupils at universities and colleges. At this stage they were recording only final awards. Of necessity the list is in arrears, that is it refers to the previous session, 1962-63. I've expanded some of the le...
by down south
Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Craigie College of Education diplomas : 1968, 1972-74
Replies: 8
Views: 1355

Re: Craigie College of Education diplomas : 1968, 1972-74

Here finally is the list for 1974. The Herald certainly didn't limit its list this time; it included everyone, even from as far afield as Edinburgh, the Isle of Skye, and Yorkshire ! So I've taken the decision to only include those from North Ayrshire. CRAIGIE DIPLOMA WINNERS A warning that if there...
by down south
Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Craigie College of Education diplomas : 1968, 1972-74
Replies: 8
Views: 1355

Re: Craigie College of Education diplomas : 1968, 1972-74

Here now is the list for 1973. Once again the list is limited but it's a little mystifying to see Prestwick apparently included in North Ayrshire ! CRAIGIE COLLEGE DIPLOMA WINNERS Students at Craigie College of Education, Ayr, were presented with their diplomas at ceremonies held on Monday and Tuesd...
by down south
Sun Oct 04, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Wellparkno9
Replies: 11
Views: 695

Re: Happy birthday - Wellparkno9

Have a very happy birthday, Sam.

Susan