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by down south
Sat Jul 04, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: My Favourite ( non-Three Towns ) Place
Replies: 6
Views: 142

My Favourite ( non-Three Towns ) Place

Of course the Three Towns has to be one of everyone's favourite places in the world. But disregarding that, and the place you live now which we've had before, what's your favourite place ? I'll start the ball rolling with mine, which is Bridgnorth in Shropshire; the town where my grandfather lived f...
by down south
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - clydecoaster
Replies: 7
Views: 119

Re: Happy birthday - clydecoaster

Have a very happy birthday, Alan.

Susan
by down south
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardrossan Academy prizelists 1967-74
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Re: Ardrossan Academy prizelists 1967-74

Now we come to the prizelist for 1971. Certificates : Form I - Ian B Stratton, Colin McMeekin, Anne M Fry, Valerie A McKeddie, Leonard E Aylwin, Howard J N Black, John G McL Alexander, Hugh M Conway, Alan Park, Keith Edmond, Jeremy M Jedrzejewski, Alison J Mackay, Valerie Wallace, Susan M Geddes, Do...
by down south
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardrossan Academy prizelists 1967-74
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Re: Ardrossan Academy prizelists 1967-74

Moving on now to the prizelist for 1970; less detailed than the previous ones, and with the Primary having finally vanished. Another thing that's vanished is the list of prizes in 1st year, which has somehow been left out. Certificate list : Form I.1 - Ian S Nicholson, David Thomson, David Fullarton...
by down south
Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardrossan Academy prizelists 1967-74
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Re: Ardrossan Academy prizelists 1967-74

Now we come to the prizelist for 1969. PRIMARY P7 - 3, David Shedden; 4, James Hair; 6, Rhona MacPherson. Certificates, Douglas Kydd, William Welsh, David Fullarton, Andrew Brown. Primary Duxes ( Wylie Medals ) - John Brooks, Alistair Meney, Lorna Breckenridge. Transitional Class - 1, David Thomson....
by down south
Wed Jun 10, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardrossan Academy prizelists 1967-74
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Re: Ardrossan Academy prizelists 1967-74

Here now is the prizelist for 1968. SECONDARY Class prizes : Form I.1 -1, John B Mackay (1st eq Eng, 1st Hist, 3rd Geog, 2nd eq Chem, 2nd Fr, 3rd Art ); 2, Kenneth H Aitken ( 2nd Geog, 2nd eq Maths, 1st Fr, 1st Phys ); 3, Stephen J Higgins ( 3rd eq Eng, 1st Lat, 1st Art, 3rd Tech ). Form I.2 - 1, Ca...
by down south
Tue Jun 02, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: Ardrossan Academy prizelists 1967-74
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Ardrossan Academy prizelists 1967-74

Here to start with is the prizelist for 1967. SECONDARY Certificates: Form I.1 - John W Blair, Alan W Cramb, Alan W Reid. I.2 - Janet M Livingstone, Catherine E Adam, Elizabeth S Ferrol, Julie A Fullarton, Denise A Hepburn, Jean Jack, Lily A H Oliphant, Anne Calder. I.3 - James McIsaac, Robert MacMi...
by down south
Thu May 28, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Bobnetau
Replies: 11
Views: 386

Re: Happy birthday - Bobnetau

Have a very happy birthday, Netta.

Susan
by down south
Fri May 22, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: St Andrew's Academy Rector's report 1972,1973
Replies: 1
Views: 329

Re: St Andrew's Academy Rector's report 1972,1973

Here now is the report for 1973. HAPPY TEAM SPIRIT AT ST ANDREW'S ACADEMY Presenting his second annual report , the rector of St Andrew's Academy, Saltcoats, Mr T Finn, posing the question of what the year had meant to the school, said that some would describe it as an exciting year, some would say ...
by down south
Fri May 15, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: St Andrew's Academy Rector's report 1972,1973
Replies: 1
Views: 329

St Andrew's Academy Rector's report 1972,1973

Here is the rector's report from the closing ceremony of St Andrew's Academy at the end of its first session in 1972. " Home study is essential if success is to be achieved , " said Mr T Finn, rector of St Andrew's Academy, Saltcoats, at the prize-giving ceremony last week, and he continued , " Noti...
by down south
Fri May 08, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Schools - The Schools we attended
Topic: St Andrew's Academy prizelists 1972, 1973
Replies: 1
Views: 421

Re: St Andrew's Academy prizelists 1972, 1973

Here now is the prizelist for 1973. The prizewinners at St Andrew's Academy, Saltcoats for session 1972-73 were the undernoted : - CERTIFICATES FOR GENERAL EXCELLENCE Form S1 : 1S1 - John McLaughlin, James Campbell, Bernadette Love, Geraldine Craig. 2S1 - John McCourt, Philip Rourke,Mari Mitchell, Z...
by down south
Sat May 02, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Tank traps dalry road
Replies: 19
Views: 1422

Re: Tank traps dalry road

We have in fact mentioned the tank trap covers in Ardrossan Road before. There are some on the other side of the road too, outside No 68 , and I well remember walking over them every day and thinking nothing of them : https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@55.6392623,-4.7964141,3a,75y,180h,90t/data=!3m6!1e1...