Try our latest Quiz See here.

Search found 3272 matches

by down south
Sun Oct 17, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s
Replies: 6
Views: 420

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

Finally in this set of BMD notices from the A&S Herald of July 7 1967, we come to the In Memoriam anniversaries. There are rather a lot of these, so I'll spread them over several posts. IN MEMORIAM ARTHUR - In loving memory of our mother, who died July 6 1965. Sadly missed - John, Cis and family...
by down south
Wed Oct 13, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s
Replies: 6
Views: 420

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

There are a few other Acknowledgements which don't have a corresponding death notice, and presumably refer to previous weeks; they could still conceivably be of use, so I'll include them.These all appeared on July 7th 1967. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS CRAIG - Mr and Mrs Robert Wilson wish to thank all friends ...
by down south
Sat Oct 09, 2021 3:54 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s
Replies: 6
Views: 420

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

Now we come to the Deaths reported in the Herald of 7th July 1967. I've added the Acknowledgements of the families where they appear, some of which contain additional details. DEATHS ANDERSON - At 35 Dirrans Terrace, Kilwinning, on July 3 1967, John Anderson, aged 55 years, beloved husband of Mary S...
by down south
Wed Oct 06, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Bobby McCubbin
Replies: 11
Views: 168

Re: Happy birthday - Bobby McCubbin

Have a very happy birthday, Bobby.

Susan
by down south
Mon Oct 04, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s
Replies: 6
Views: 420

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

Next it's the marriages; including also the wedding anniversaries : MARRIAGES BLACKWOOD-CHRISTIE - At High Church, Hilton, Aberdeen, on June 24 1967, by the Rev J B Mirrilees, MA, BD, Alastair David, only son of Mr R Blackwood and the late Mrs I S Blackwood, 4 St Meddan's Crescent, Troon, to Margare...
by down south
Mon Oct 04, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Wellparkno9
Replies: 7
Views: 102

Re: Happy birthday - Wellparkno9

Have a very happy birthday, Sam.

Susan
by down south
Thu Sep 30, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s
Replies: 6
Views: 420

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

We now come to the engagements which were announced in the Herald of 7th July 1967. ENGAGEMENTS BOYCE-McCARTER - Both families are pleased to announce the engagement of James, eldest son of Mr and Mrs J Boyce, 16 Wingate Avenue, Dalry, to Irene Janet, third daughter of Mr and Mrs W McCarter, 2 Cypre...
by down south
Sun Sep 26, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Family Research (Genealogy) - Guest Posting Allowed.
Topic: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s
Replies: 6
Views: 420

Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

Over the years I've been trawling through my old copies of the A&S Herald posting everything I can; and I've now come to the BMD. There are about twenty papers in all, , and they comprise not only Births, Marriages and Deaths but also Engagements and In Memoriam; they may be useful to some famil...
by down south
Wed Sep 22, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: About Bob Bryden
Replies: 11
Views: 319

Re: About Bob Bryden

So sorry to hear of this after all Bob has been through in recent years. My thoughts and best wishes go out to him.

Susan
by down south
Mon Sep 20, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: In This Year
Replies: 40
Views: 13683

Re: In This Year

NOVEMBER 1974 An application to convert Braehead House, Dalry, into a hotel was dropped following objections from local residents. Four Stevenston boys attended a reception in Edinburgh Castle after helping police to apprehend three men who had stolen metal from a yard. Intensified unofficial strik...
by down south
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Saltcoats Winning Song - 1928
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Re: Saltcoats Winning Song - 1928

Well done, Colin ! That's a really good tune that sets the mood just right; and the chorus adds a nice finishing touch. And he was being a bit modest about the quality of the recording; amazing what a humble phone can do. And it's good to see the pictures as well, most of which are new to me; not be...
by down south
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - Jim McCreadie
Replies: 10
Views: 307

Re: Happy birthday - Jim McCreadie

Many happy returns, Jim.

Susan