Stevenston - On This Day In History

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ARDROSSAN & SALTCOATS HERALD
17 NOVEMBER 1939

DEATHS

MAXWELL: Died in an accident at Ardeer Factory, Stevenston, on 9th November, 1939, Walter Maxwell, 16 Winton Street, Ardrossan, husband of Janet Corbett.

FINDLAY: Died on 10 November, 1939, following an accident at Ardeer Factory, Stevenston, Arthur Findlay, (22), son of David Findlay, Burnbank Street, Stevenston.
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CASUALTY OF WAR
17 NOVEMBER 1914

Died from wounds, Private THOMAS GIDDINGS, 1st Battalion Duke of Edinburgh’s (Wiltshire Regiment) – Theatre of war, France and Flanders – husband of Janet Dickie McCubbin Giddings, 45 Townhead Street, Stevenston.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
18 NOVEMBER 1892

DEATH

LITHGOW: At Fullarton Place, Stevenston, on the 17th instant, Agnes Allan Babington, wife of John Lithgow, 3 Holmhead Crescent, Cathcart.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
19 NOVEMBER 1894

FOOTBALL
STEVENSTON THISTLE v. KILBIRNIE


At Stevenston, and resulted in favour of Thistle by 5 goals to 0.
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GLASGOW HERALD
19 NOVEMBER 1897

DEATH

WARNER: At Walston, Torquay, on the 18th current, Lucy Campbell, aged 77, widow of Patrick Warner, of Ardeer, Ayrshire.
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CASUALTY OF WAR
19 NOVEMBER 1914

Private JOHN YOUNG LAING, (21), 1ST Battalion Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) – succumbed in Cardiff Hospital to bayonet wounds – the only son of William Young Laing, 20 Portland Place, Stevenston.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
20 NOVEMBER 1893

FOOTBALL
CAMBUSLANG v. STEVENSTON
At Stevenston


Result: - Cambuslang, 4; Thistle, 1.
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GLASGOW HERALD
20 NOVEMBER 1894

DEATH

BLACKWOOD: At Broomhouse, Stevenston, on the 17th instant, aged 87 years, Margaret Millar, relict of the late John Blackwood, Lochfaulds, Beith.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
20 NOVEMBER 1895

FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE RAILWAY

Yesterday morning, between five and six o’clock, the body of a man was found lying on Glasgow & South-Western Railway near Auchenharvie Pit No. 5 siding.

It was afterwards identified as that of NEIL COYLE, a baker, residing in Vernon Street, Saltcoats.

The deceased was out of employment, and had left home early in the morning to go to Ardeer Factory in search of work. It is supposed that while walking on the line he was run down by a goods train proceeding to Ardrossan.

He was married, about 40, and leaves a wife and four of a family.
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GLASGOW HERALD
21 NOVEMBER 1898

FOOTBALL
NOBEL’S ARDEER v. 2ND KILMARNOCK SHAWBANK
At Stevenston


Result: - Ardeer, 3; Shawbank, 2.

NORTH AYRSHIRE CUP
KILWINNING MONKCASTLE v. STEVENSTON THISTLE


At Claremont Park, Kilwinning, and resulted in a win for the home team by 2 goals to 1.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
22 NOVEMBER 1897

FOOTBALL – NORTH AYRSHIRE CUP
STEVENSTON THISTLE v. BEITH
At Stevenston


Result: - Thistle, 5; Beith, 5.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:37 am

GLASGOW HERALD
22 NOVEMBER 1898

ASSAULT

At Kilmarnock Sheriff Court yesterday – before Sheriff Hall – PETER CLARK, senior, and JAMES CLARK, colliers, Ardeer Square, Stevenston, were convicted of having, on the 5th instant, assaulted MARTHA HUGHES or BEATTIE, wife of William Beattie, brusher, Ardeer Square, Stevenston, by striking her several bows on the face and body.

The Sheriff said that on the evidence there appeared to have been some provocation.

Both men have been previously convicted. They were fined in £2 each, or 20 days’ imprisonment.
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