Ardrossan - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
7 NOVEMBER 1899

SHIPPING CASUALTY

Newport: Monday, 6 November – the JESSMORE from Ardrossan, when entering Alexandria Dock collided with the pierhead, doing damage to same. The steamer has a slight dent on the starboard bow.
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CASUALTY OF WAR
7 NOVEMBER 1914

Killed in action, Guardsman ARCHIBALD MUNRO – Theatre of war, France and Flanders – son of the late William Munro, Ardrossan.
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GLASGOW HERALD
8 NOVEMBER 1882

SHIPPING CASUALTY

The CAPTAIN McLINTACK from Ardrossan for Dublin, struck on Burial Island, County Down, yesterday morning, but floated soon afterwards, reportedly making water.
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GLASGOW HERALD
8 NOVEMBER 1889

ARDROSSAN SCHOOL BOARD

At the monthly meeting of this board – Rev. J. D. McCall, chairman – the officer’s report showed that in the Ardrossan district the number on the roll was 960, of whom 907 were in attendance.

At the Public School (No. 2 Ardrossan) the roll showed an attendance of 410, or 86 per cent.

In Saltcoats district the number on the roll is 775, and attending 740. At the Public School there the attendance was 533 or 86.6 per cent.
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GLASGOW HERALD
8 NOVEMBER 1893

MUNICIPAL ELECTION

Ardrossan:
Three vacancies – Anderson, 343; Gray, 328; Boyd, 177; and McLean, 173.
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GLASGOW HERALD
8 NOVEMBER 1895

ARDROSSAN FARMERS’ SOCIETY SHOW

The annual show in connection with the above society was held on a field at Parkhouse yesterday. The show was the best within the last ten years. Several popular events were introduced, which brought about a large attendance of the public.
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GLASGOW HERALD
8 NOVEMBER 1896

JOB VACANCY

Inspector of Poor for Parish of Ardrossan (including Registrar for District of Old Ardrossan, &c.) wanted; must give full time to work; salary about £120 – Applicants must state age and qualifications and lodge with copies of testimonials, their application marked Inspector, with the chairman of the Parish Council, Saltcoats, not later than Monday, 5th instant.
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GLASGOW HERALD
8 NOVEMBER 1898

DEATH

ANDERSON: At Ardlui Cottage, Ardrossan, on the 6th instant, Christina McGregor, beloved wife of Captain Hugh Anderson, of Nobel’s Explosives Company.
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GLASGOW HERALD
8 NOVEMBER 1899

MUNICIPAL ELECTION

Ardrossan:
Shields, 286; Young, 264; Bennett, 225; and Adamson, 206. Four candidates for three vacancies.
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GLASGOW HERALD
8 NOVEMBER 1872

THE STORM

Ardrossan:
The full force of the hurricane was felt here on Wednesday night, and not a few chimney cans and slates were thrown upon the streets. Several people were also carried completely off their feet by the violence of the gale, but fortunately without sustaining serious injury. No serious damage was caused to property.
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GLASGOW HERALD
9 NOVEMBER 1891

THE NAVVIES MISSION

A final meeting of the council was held in the Town Hall, Ardrossan, on Saturday – the Hon. G. R. Vernon, M.P., presiding.

The treasurer’s statement of accounts showed a credit balance of £44 16s 8d, and a resolution submitted by Mr. Emslie, to the effect that this sum should be invested in the name of the joint-treasurers, to be used as they saw fit in support of any local charity was adopted unanimously.
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GLASGOW HERALD
9 NOVEMBER 1892

ARDROSSAN CO-OPERATION

The 89th quarterly report and balance sheet of the Ardrossan Co-operative Society Limited, which has been passed shows that the cash drawing for the 13 weeks amount to £3615 5s 2d, being an increase on the corresponding quarter last year.

Present membership is 400.
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