Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
29 OCTOBER 1919

MUNICIPAL ELECTION - NOMINATIONS

Saltcoats:
Eleven candidates for five seats – Messrs George Tait; Alexander S. Millar; W. D. Kerr; Thomas Douglas; Harry Fletcher; William Wylie; Edwin Isherwood; Alexander Duff, junior; Gilbert Shanks; Archibald Carey; and John Stanley.
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GLASGOW HERALD
30 OCTOBER 1891

MUNICIPAL ELECTION NOMINATIONS

Saltcoats:
No contest. Four vacancies, viz: - James B. Aitken, plumber and gasfitter; John Dunlop, draper; John Higgins, retired shipmaster; and Thomas Miller, Builder.
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GLASGOW HERALD
30 OCTOBER 1895

MUNICIPAL ELECTION NOMINATIONS

Saltcoats:
Three seats. George D. Anderson, Robert Caldwell Mackenzie Christie, Robert Fleck, John Murray, James McIsaac, A. J. Ritchie, and Captain Charles Torrance.
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GLASGOW HERALD
30 OCTOBER 1899

FOOTBALL
SALTCOATS VICTORIA JUNIORS v. DARVEL
At Saltcoats


Result: - Darvel, 6; Victoria, 3.
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GLASGOW HERALD
31 OCTOBER 1890

MUNICIPAL ELECTION NOMINATIONS

Saltcoats:
Three vacancies – Edward Miller, Robert Duncan, and Patrick McLaughlan.
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GLASGOW HERALD
31 OCTOBER 1892

DEATH

MILLER: At Rowallan, Saltcoats, on the 28th instant, Dr. Hugh Miller, of Birkenhead.
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GLASGOW HERALD
31 OCTOBER 1894

MUNICIPAL ELECTION NOMINATIONS

Saltcoats:
For three vacancies there are four candidates, viz: - Robert Fleck, Caledonia Road; P. W. Hunter, grocer; Thomas Miller, builder; and Thomas Miller, joiner and gas collector.
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GLASGOW HERALD
31 OCTOBER 1894

LICENSING COURT AT SALTCOATS

Yesterday a Court for hearing applications for licenses was held in the Town Hall, Saltcoats. There was a large attendance of justices – Mr. A. Guthrie, presiding.

Andrew Rae McDowall was refused a grocer’s license for new premises in Glasgow Street, Ardrossan.

The application of Peter Dudgeon for a beer and porter license for a restaurant in Dockhead Street, Saltcoats, was also refused.

Archibald Watson, grocer, Stanley Place, Saltcoats, applied for a beer and porter license, but was refused.

Renewals were granted to William Campbell, public-house, Countess Street, Saltcoats, and Daniel Roberts, hotel, Princes Street, Ardrossan.
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CASUALTY OF WAR
31 OCTOBER 1914

Killed in action, Private JOHN MAJOR, 2nd Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers - Theatre of war, France and Flanders – son of Thomas and Jeanie Major, Canal Street, Saltcoats.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Post by George Ardrossan » Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:23 pm

31 October 1999
Exactly twenty years ago today, The Salt Cot, previously La Scala cinema, opened.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Post by bonzo » Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:17 pm

Jeez, where did that 20 years go :cry:
Those wimin were in the nip.

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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:59 am

GLASGOW HERALD
1 NOVEMBER 1893

MUNICIPAL ELECTION NOMINATIONS

Saltcoats:
Three vacancies and six candidates – Alexander Duff, Countess Street; Robert Fleck, Caledonia Road; John Smith, junior, Montgomerie Crescent; Robert Duncan, Dockhead Street; Peter William Hunter, Sidney Street; and Alexander McIntyre, Hill Street.

The first three are put forward by the Temperance Society.
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