Ardrossan - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
4 MAY 1905

BIRTH

CHRYSTIE: At 18 The Crescent, Ardrossan, on the 3rd instant, Mrs James B. Chrystie; a son.
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GLASGOW HERALD
4 MAY 1909

AYR COUNTY COUNCIL

Sheriff Lorimer heard evidence in Ayr Sheriff Court yesterday with reference to a petition for additional representation on the County Council.

The petition proposed that in the district of Stevenston and Ardrossan there should be one representative for the Lighting and Cleansing District of Stevenston and another for the remainder of the electoral division.

The Sheriff made avizandum.
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Post by down south » Tue May 04, 2021 3:17 pm

And in case you're wondering what making avizandum is :

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avizandum

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GLASGOW HERALD
5 MAY 1856

TRADE REPORT

The shipments of pig iron from the principal iron shipping ports of Scotland, for the week ending Thursday, 1st instant, included –

Ardrossan –3285 coastwise tons; 525 foreign tons; Total 3810 tons.
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GLASGOW HERALD
5 MAY 1871

DEATH

At 1 Princes Street, Ardrossan, on the 3rd instant, aged 15 years, Jessie, younger daughter of James Ogilvie Mack, writer.
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GLASGOW HERALD
5 MAY 1874

ARDROSSAN FARMERS’ SOCIETY

The society held its annual show in a field near the Cannon Hill. The weather, although dry, was somewhat cold, and still there was a good attendance.

The dinner took place in the Eglinton Hotel at three o’clock. About 40 gentlemen were present. The chair was occupied Mr Andrew Allan, of Munnoch, Dalry.

After the dinner, the chairman gave the “Ardrossan Farmers’ Society” which was drunk with all the honours.
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GLASGOW HERALD
5 MAY 1900

BIRTH

McCUTCHEON: At Arran View, Ardrossan, on the 3rd instant, the wife of William H. McCutcheon; a son.
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GLASGOW HERALD
6 MAY 1882

ARDROSSAN PAROCHIAL BOARD

The usual monthly meeting of this Board was held in Town Hall on Thursday night – Mr Fullarton, ironmonger, presiding.

Doctor Kinnier was appointed medical officer for the district of Old Ardrossan, and Doctor Gaff for New Ardrossan, salaries and conditions to be as formerly.

Mr Alexander Ingram was continued as auditor for the Board.
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GLASGOW HERALD
6 MAY 1901

DEATH

GRAY: At 55 Eglinton Street, Ardrossan, on the 4th instant, Archibald Douglas Gray, aged 8 years, youngest son of the late Archibald Gray, of Kershill, C.E.
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CASUALTY OF WAR
6 MAY 1915

Died on service, Private JAMES WILSON, Service No. 7285, King’s Own Scottish Borderers – Theatre of war, France and Flanders – born at Ardrossan; enlisted at Glasgow; resident of Edinburgh.
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GLASGOW HERALD
7 MAY 1881

ARDROSSAN PAROCHIAL BOARD

At the monthly meeting of this Board, held in the Town Hall, Saltcoats, on Thursday night – Mr James Fullarton presiding – the medical officers for the parish were appointed – Doctor J. Ritchie Brown for the district of Old Ardrossan, and Doctor Stevens for the district of New Ardrossan.
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GLASGOW HERALD
7 MAY 1888

CHURCH CALLING DECLINED

The Rev. John L. King has declined the call from the Ardrossan E.U. Independent Church to succeed the late Rev. Alexander Cross.
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