Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:51 am

GLASGOW HERALD
17 NOVEMBER 1886

MUNICIPAL MEETING – SALTCOATS

At a meeting of Commissioners on Monday night – Provost McIsaac presiding – Messrs Alpine, Glen, and Campbell were appointed members of the Works Committee, and Messrs Taylor, Service, and Kerr were appointed a Finance Committee.

The Collector of Rates is to be allowed a commission of 4½ per cent to cover his commission and all outlay incurred by him, including assessment rolls.
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GLASGOW HERALD
17 NOVEMBER 1886

BIRTH

KENT: At Fullarton Villa, Saltcoats, on the 14th instant, the wife of Robert Kent; a son.
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GLASGOW HERALD
17 NOVEMBER 1886

DEATH

DAWSON: At his residence, Montgomerie Crescent, Saltcoats, on the 15th instant, aged 42, David Steele Dawson, late of Sydney, New South Wales.
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GLASGOW HERALD
18 NOVEMBER 1870

SALTCOATS MISSION HOME

We are asked to acknowledge on behalf of this institution “a retiring afternoon collection” from Trinity Free Church (Rev. Robert Howie), amounting to £6 11s.
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GLASGOW HERALD
18 NOVEMBER 1871

WILLIAM BROWN LEGACIES

The legacies left by the late WILLIAM BROWN, junior, Esquire, of Parkend, Saltcoats, to public institutions, were paid over by the trustee last week.

They are as follows: -

Minister and Kirk Session of Stevenston, the interest to be applied for behoof the indigent and poor in that part of Saltcoats which is in Stevenston parish, giving a preference to those parties not on the poor roll, £200; Female Benevolent Society, Saltcoats, £50; Female Charity School, Saltcoats, £50; Subscription School, Saltcoats, £50; Kyleshill School for Boys, £50; Schemes of the Church of Scotland, £110; and Glasgow Royal Infirmary, on condition of receiving two patients yearly from district of Saltcoats, £100.

Total, £610.
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GLASGOW HERALD
18 NOVEMBER 1873

DEATH

Departed this life, at 10 o’clock p.m. on the 16th instant, at St. Marnock Buildings, Saltcoats, Jane, aged 48, daughter of the late Samuel Crocket, Esquire, manager of Stevenston Collieries, and relict of James Taylor, New York United States.
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GLASGOW HERALD
22 NOVEMBER 1870

DEATH

At Braehead, Saltcoats, on the 21st instant, aged 19, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr Matthew Brown.
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GLASGOW HERALD
24 NOVEMBER 1871

COMMISSION OF THE PEACE

The Lord Chancellor, on the recommendation of the Rt. Hon. Earl of Stair, Lord Lieutenant of the County, has appointed the following gentleman Justice of the Peace for the County of Ayr: -

WILLIAM AITKEN, coalmaster, Saltcoats.
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GLASGOW HERALD
24 NOVEMBER 1941

SALTCOATS TOWN COUNCIL

Mr George Tait has been co-opted a member of Saltcoats Town Council in room of Councillor Kennedy, resigned.
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GLASGOW HERALD
25 NOVEMBER 1874

SALTCOATS CHORAL UNION

It has been resolved to form a choral union in town, a resolution to that effect having been come to at a meeting held on Monday evening.
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GLASGOW HERALD
25 NOVEMBER 1903

DEATH

MacGOWAN: At Thistle Cottage, Saltcoats, on the 22nd instant, Olive, aged 2 years and 8 months, daughter of John K. MacGowan, Esquire, of Buenos Aires.
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