Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
29 DECEMBER 1897

ARDROSSAN FREE PRESBYTERY

The Presbytery met in the hall of Ardrossan Free Church yesterday afternoon – Rev. W. S. McMillan, Kilmory, Arran, moderator.

Commissioners were heard in support of a call to the Rev. Mr. Sutherland, assistant, Campbeltown, by the congregation of Saltcoats English Church. The call is unanimous and was cordially sustained.

Rev. Mr. Lamont, minister-elect of Saltcoats Gaelic Church, was heard in trials. The trials were sustained, and the date of ordination was fixed.
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GLASGOW HERALD
29 DECEMBER 1898

MARRIAGE

CAMPBELL-CARRUTHERS: At the Lesser Town Hall, Saltcoats, on the 27th instant, by the Rev. J. Drummond Taylor. Trinity, Saltcoats, assisted by the Rev. John Masterton, E.U. Church, Ardrossan, Hugh Campbell, Ardrossan, to Lizzie, second daughter of William Carruthers, Saltcoats.
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GLASGOW HERALD
29 DECEMBER 1899

BIRTH

MUNRO: At Park Terrace, Saltcoats, on the 27th instant, the wife of Edwin S. Munro, M.A.; a son.
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GLASGOW HERALD
30 DECEMBER 1898

DEATH

CUTHBERTSON: At 59 Raise Street, Saltcoats, on the 28th instant, Margaret Robb, wife of James Cuthbertson.
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GLASGOW HERALD
1 JANUARY 1894

FOOTBALL
SALTCOATS VICTORIA v. AYR


Played on the ground of the former, and resulted in their favour by 3 goals to 2 goals.
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GLASGOW HERALD
1 JANUARY 1895

DEATH

McBRIDE: At 10 Melbourne Terrace, Saltcoats, on the 30th ultimo, Elizabeth, youngest and beloved daughter of the late Alexander and Mary McBride.
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GLASGOW HERALD
2 JANUARY 1901

THE NEW YEAR

Saltcoats:
A Hogmanay supper and free breakfast were given in the Christian Institute. A dinner was given in the Mission Coast Home. There was a children’s treat in the Town Hall in connection with the temperance party.
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GLASGOW HERALD
2 JANUARY 1902

THE NEW YEAR

Saltcoats:
A good many people were abroad in the streets at midnight. The weather was fine on New Year’s Day. A united service was held in the forenoon in South Beach Church.

The usual dinner took place in the Mission Coast Home.

The League of the Cross had a soiree, presided over by Rev. P. Ryan.

A large audience assembled in the Town Hall at the festival promoted by the Temperance Union.

In the Christian Institute a free Hogmanay supper was given and a free breakfast for children.
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GLASGOW HERALD
2 JANUARY 1903

THE NEW YEAR

Saltcoats:
The usual dinner took place in the Mission Coast Home.

Shops closed at 2 and public-houses generally at 5 p.m.

A children’s festival in connection with the temperance societies took place in the Town Hall. The Temperance Union held a great festival in the evening in the Town Hall.

The League of the Cross Society held a concert in their hall, presided over by the Rev. P. Ryan, at which medals were presented to members of five and ten years standing.
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GLASGOW HERALD
2 JANUARY 1904

THE NEW YEAR

Saltcoats:
The weather was fine and a large number of visitors were in town. The streets were thronged. Licensed houses opened at ten and closed at five.

A free breakfast to children was given in the Christian Institute by the Y.M.C .A.

In the E.U.C. Church a united service was held at which local ministers took part.

Entertainments were given in the Town Hall - for children in the afternoon – and evening for adults – promoted by the Temperance Union. Rev. J. W. Purves presided at the evening meeting, and addresses were given by ex-Bailie Willoch, Glasgow, and Rev. A. Shaw, M.A., Glasgow. Some excellent solos and readings were given. There were also gramophone selections and a bioscope exhibition.

A social meeting took place in the Christian Institute in the evening.

The League of the Cross Society had a soiree and concert in their hall presided over by Rev. P. Ryan.
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GLASGOW HERALD
2 JANUARY 1905

DEATH

INGRAM: Suddenly at 8 Franklin Road, Saltcoats, on 31st ultimo, Martha Alston, aged 41, beloved wife of Alexander Ingram, engineer, S.S. “CITY OF MADRID.”
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GLASGOW HERALD
2 JANUARY 1905

GOLDEN WEDDING

IRVINE – SILVIE: At Old College, High Street, Glasgow, on 1st January, 1855, William Irvine, to Sarah Silvie – present address, 82 Raise Street, Saltcoats.
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