Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:51 am

CASUALTY OF WAR
23 APRIL 1917

Died on Service, Private JOHN McFADZEAN, (38), 13th Battalion Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment) – Theatre of war, France and Flanders – son of Mr and Mrs Alexander McFadzean, and sister of Jenny, Sidney Street, Saltcoats.
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CASUALTY OF WAR
24 APRIL 1917

Died on Service, Corporal DANIEL LAMBIE, (33), 14th Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders – Theatre of war, France and Flanders – son of John and Catherine Lambie, 26 Manse Street, Saltcoats.

[Family intimations in the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald indicate that Corporal Lambie’s wife and two children drowned through the sinking of the LUSITANIA on 7 May, 1915: -

“ARDROSSAN & SALTCOATS HERALD
14 MAY 1915

DEATHS

LAMBIE: As a result of the sinking of the RMS LUSITANIA on 7 May 1915, Mary Docherty or Lambie, (27), wife of Daniel Lambie.

LAMBIE: As a result of the sinking of the RMS LUSITANIA on 7 May 1915, Elizabeth Lambie, (8), daughter of Daniel Lambie.

LAMBIE: As a result of the sinking of the RMS LUSITANIA on 7 May 1915, Mary Lambie, (2), daughter of Daniel Lambie.”
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Post by Penny Tray » Sun Apr 25, 2021 8:21 am

THE GLASGOW HERALD
25 APRIL 1902

BIRTH

HAWTHORN: At 24 Dockhead Street, Saltcoats, on the 23rd instant, the wife of William Hawthorn, junior; a daughter.
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GLASGOW HERALD
25 APRIL 1906

SALTCOATS TOWN COUNCIL

At a special meeting – Provost Blakely presiding – Mr James Miller, junior, builder, was, on the motion of Mr McGavin, seconded by Mr John Christie, unanimously elected a member of the Town Council in room of the late Mr Hugh Blackley.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Sun Apr 25, 2021 8:25 am

CASUALTY OF WAR
25 APRIL 1915

Killed in service, Private DENIS HILL, (33), 1st Battalion Princess Victoria’s (Royal Irish Fusiliers) – Theatre of war, France and Flanders – son of Charles and Elizabeth Hill; and husband of Catherine Hill, 37 Quay Street, Saltcoats.
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Post by Penny Tray » Sun Apr 25, 2021 8:32 am

CASUALTY OF WAR
25 APRIL 1918

Died on service, Corporal JAMES ORR, Australian Infantry, 57th Battalion, 5th Division – Theatre of war, France and Flanders – adopted son of Mrs Agnes McCreadie, 5 Raise Street, Saltcoats.

The Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald subsequently reported: -

“Mrs McCreadie, 5 Raise Street, Saltcoats, has received official word that her adopted son, Corporal James Orr, Australian Expeditionary Force, was killed in action on 25th April.

Corporal Orr, who was 32 years of age, was brought up in Saltcoats, educated at Kyleshill School, and was employed on the Glasgow & South-Western Railway.

About six years ago he emigrated to Canada and then went to Australia.

He joined up early in the war and left in the first Australian contingent, being in Egypt and Gallipoli before proceeding to France.

He spent a furlough in Saltcoats last July.”
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Post by Penny Tray » Mon Apr 26, 2021 7:49 am

GLASGOW HERALD
26 APRIL 1888

SALTCOATS – HOLIDAY

Yesterday, being a half-day in Saltcoats, Stevenston, and Ardrossan, places of business were closed, a considerable number of inhabitants going by rail to Glasgow and other places.
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CASUALTY OF WAR
26 APRIL 1915

Died on service, Private WILLIAM MARTIN FULLARTON, Service No. 20024, 10 Battalion Canadian Infantry – Theatre of war, France and Flanders – born at Saltcoats; husband of Bessie Fullarton, 207 17th Avenue, East Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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GLASGOW HERALD
27 APRIL 1907

EDINBURGH GAZETTE NOTICE – SEQUESTRATION

ROBERT HILL BREMNER, residing at Grovesend (Mitchell Place), Saltcoats, and late of Argyle Hygienic Laundry there. Creditors to meet at the George Hotel, Kilmarnock, May 6, at twelve o’clock.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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CASUALTY OF WAR
27 APRIL 1917

Died on service, Lance Corporal DAVID YOUNG, (23), 16th Battalion Highland Light Infantry – Theatre of war, France and Flanders – husband of Margaret McCart Young, 5 Seabank Street, Saltcoats, and later Detroit, Michigan, United States of America.
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Post by Penny Tray » Wed Apr 28, 2021 7:53 am

GLASGOW HERALD
28 APRIL 1903

DEATH

BROWN: At 44 Parkend Road, Saltcoats, on the 26th instant, Annie (late of Ardrossan), daughter of the late David Park Brown, Bridgeton, Glasgow.
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Post by Penny Tray » Wed Apr 28, 2021 7:54 am

GLASGOW HERALD
28 APRIL 1908

GLENAFTON SANATORIUM

A special meeting of Saltcoats Town Council was held last night – Provost Donaldson presiding – to consider a communication from Mr Welsh, Clerk to the Joint Committee of Ayrshire County Council, stating that the Committee had under consideration the request of Saltcoats Town Council to provide in the constitution of the Glenafton Sanatorium that the annual expenditure and administrative charges together must not necessitate of a rate of over one penny per £1.

The Committee had agreed to this recommendation and requested the Town Council to send a letter of acceptance per return or the Committee would require to leave Saltcoats Town Council out of the combination.

After discussion, it was unanimously agreed, on the motion of Mr Blakely, seconded by Mr Hugh Thomson, to accept the terms contained in Mr Welsh’s letter and enter the combination, subject to the adjustment of clauses referred to.
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