Stevenston - On This Day In History

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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Sat Nov 23, 2019 9:53 am

GLASGOW HERALD
23 NOVEMBER 1891

FOOTBALL
STEVENSTON THISTLE v. LUGAR BOSWELL
At Stevenston


Stevenston won by 4 goals to 2.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
23 NOVEMBER 1896

FOOTBALL
STEVENSTON ATHLETIC v. IRVINE CALEDONIA
At Stevenston


Result: - Caledonia, 2; Athletic, 1.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
24 NOVEMBER 1890

SHEPHERD’S FESTIVAL

On Friday evening the annual festival of the “Crook and Plaid Lodge” of Ancient Shepherds was held in the Woodside Hall, Stevenston.

The Right Hon. the Earl of Glasgow presided, and stated that he had joined the lodge some time ago in order to show his sympathy with and appreciation of the objects of the Order.

An address was delivered by Mr. Jamieson, District Chief Shepherd, in which the advantages connected with the Order were explained.

During the evening an excellent programme of music was carried through by local artistes.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
24 NOVEMBER 1898

BOY KILLED

On Tuesday evening, JOHN NIVEN, (14), apprentice moulder, son of William Niven, New Street, Stevenston, was accidentally killed at the Eagle Foundry while assisting in removing a railway track from the foundry to the lye of the Glasgow & South-Western Railway.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
25 NOVEMBER 1891

DEATH

GRANT: At Auchenharvie, Stevenston, on the 20th instant, aged 55, Mrs. Grant.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
25 NOVEMBER 1895

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


Result: - Thistle, 5; Kilbirnie, 0.

Game stopped owing to darkness.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
25 NOVEMBER 1896

DEATH

SPEIR: At Bog Farm, Stevenston, on the 21st instant, Willie Kyle, aged 4 years and 10 months, only surviving son of Hugh Speir, farmer.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
25 NOVEMBER 1898

MARRIAGE

RODGER – KELSO: At the Manse, Stevenston, on the 24th instant, by the Rev. R. J. Kyd, John Jeffrey Rodger, Stevenston, to Janet, the third daughter of Alexander Kelso, Stevenston.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
26 NOVEMBER 1894

FOOTBALL
CLYDE v. STEVENSTON THISTLE
Played at Barrowfield


The Clyde were by far the superior team and won by 7 goals to 2. A half-time the Clyde led by 4 to 1.

Stevenston Team: - Chalmers, Greig, Reid, Ramsay, Money, Smith, Cunningham, Duffin, Strachan, Frew, and Houston.

KILMARNOCK WOODEND v. 2ND STEVENSTON THISTLE
At Stevenston


Result: - Thistle, 2; Woodend, 1.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
26 NOVEMBER 1896

DEATH

DICKIE: At Fullarton Place, Stevenston, on the 24th instant, John Dickie (of Morrison & Dickie) beloved husband of Joanna Smith.

DEATH OF MR. JOHN DICKIE

After an illness of several months’ duration, Mr. Dickie died at his residence in Fullarton Place, Stevenston. He was a native of the town, and for the last quarter of a century took a leading part in public affairs.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:24 am

GLASGOW HERALD
27 NOVEMBER 1893

FOOTBALL
STEVENSTON THISTLE v. NEILSTON


At Stevenston, and after a fast game the home team won by 2 goals to 1.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:25 am

GLASGOW HERALD
27 NOVEMBER 1894

BIRTH

VEREL: At Kerelaw, Stevenston, on the 25th instant, the wife of J. B. Verel; a son.
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