Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
1 NOVEMBER 1894

DEATH

HUNTER: At Bank Buildings, Saltcoats, on the 29th ultimo, Sarah Colegrave, relict of the late David Hunter, stationmaster, South Beach, Ardrossan.
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1 NOVEMBER 1894

MARRIAGE

BRYDEN – FULLARTON: At Avon Place, Saltcoats, on the 28th of October, by the Rev. William Rossie Brown, M.A., Ardrossan Parish, Joseph Bryden, London, to Anna, daughter of the late Daniel Fullarton.
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GLASGOW HERALD
1 NOVEMBER 1897

DEATH

STEWART: At Hill Street, Saltcoats, on the 29th ultimo, Ann Whyte, wife of William Stewart.
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GLASGOW HERALD
1 NOVEMBER 1899

LICENSING COURT AT SALTCOATS

Six renewals of transfers were granted.
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GLASGOW HERALD
1 NOVEMBER 1899

MUNICIPAL ELECTION NOMINATIONS

Saltcoats:
For four vacancies there were only two nominations, viz: - William Mather, Bayview Cottage, Ardrossan Road; and Robert Blakely, laundry proprietor, Winton Circus.

Those nominated will be declared elected, but a new election will be necessary to fill up the two remaining vacancies.
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GLASGOW HERALD
2 NOVEMBER 1898

MUNICIPAL ELECTION – RESULT

Saltcoats:
Successful – Captain Torrance, 442; Dr. Campbell, 366; and John Smith, junior, 354. Unsuccessful – George Tait, 231. The successful candidates are old members.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
2 NOVEMBER 1891

FOOTBALL
SALTCOATS VICTORIA v. ANNBANK


These teams met at Saltcoats in presence of a large number of spectators.

In the first half Annbank had the best of play, registering 3 goals and the home team 1 goal.

On changing ends both teams played hard without any advantage being gained on either side till close on the finish when Victoria scored a second goal, and the game, which was a good one, ended in favour of Annbank by 3 goals to 2.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
2 NOVEMBER 1892

MUNICIPAL ELECTION - RESULT

Saltcoats:
Successful – Messrs Mackenzie Christie, book-keeper, 415; A. G. Kerr, iron-founder, 385; James McIsaac of Parkend, 384; Thomas Millar, gas collector, 369.

Unsuccessful – Messrs John Smith, junior, 336; John Watson, iron merchant, 312; Alexander McIntyre, joiner, 308; R. Miller, hydropathic, 289.

The two last returned are the nominees of the Temperance Union.
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3 NOVEMBER 1894

BIRTH

TAYLOR: At Kerelaw Cottage, Glencairn Street, Saltcoats, on the 2nd instant, Mrs. Andrew Taylor (nee Elliott); a son.
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GLASGOW HERALD
3 NOVEMBER 1897

MUNICIPAL ELECTION – RESULT

Saltcoats:
No contest. For the four vacancies the following were returned unopposed – Thomas Miller, builder; R. Duncan, draper; R. L. Alpine, shipping agent; and Hugh Thomson, architect.
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GLASGOW HERALD
3 NOVEMBER 1896

FURIOUS AND RECKLESS DRIVING

At Beith J.P. Court yesterday, GILBERT WALKER, senior, fish hawker, Saltcoats, and Archibald McPhee, pit-sinker, Ardrossan, were charged with furious and reckless driving in Main Street, Beith, whereby their vehicle came into collision with a farmer’s cart, Walker being thrown out and rendered unconscious.

McPhee was fined 15s, and the charge against Walker was withdrawn.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:31 am

GLASGOW HERALD
4 NOVEMBER 1897

TRAVELLING WITHOUT A TICKET

At Kilmarnock Sheriff Court yesterday JAMES TAYLOR, junior, 35 Manse Street, Saltcoats, was charged with having on the 8th and 9th ultimo, travelled on the Glasgow & South Western Railway between Kilwinning and Saltcoats without a ticket, and with intent to defraud the company.

Mr. McMichael prosecuted.

The accused pleaded not guilty and was acquitted of the first charge, but convicted of the second.

He was fined 5s, with 15s expenses, or seven days’ imprisonment. The fine was paid.
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