Stevenston - On This Day In History

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Post by Penny Tray » Sat Dec 14, 2019 10:29 am

GLASGOW HERALD
14 DECEMBER 1891

ARDEER GOLF CLUB

The monthly medal competition took place on Saturday at Ardeer. Quite a number of players were unable to complete their round on account of the very unfavourable state of the weather.

Heys Medal – David Rodd (winner); Robertson Medal – James Donaldson (winner).
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GLASGOW HERALD
14 DECEMBER 1896

FOOTBALL
STEVENSTON ATHLETIC v. VALE OF GARNOCK
At Stevenston


Result: - Stevenston Athletic, 4; Vale of Garnock, 1.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
14 DECEMBER 1898

TRANSFER OF LICENSE

The certificate of the Porthead Tavern, High Street, Irvine, was at a special Irvine Licensing Court, transferred from Mrs. Ness to Mr. R. Taylor, Stevenston.
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GLASGOW HERALD
14 DECEMBER 1894

FATAL ACCIDENT TO A MINER

Yesterday morning, about half past six o’clock, EDWARD WEIR was at work in No. 1 Pit, Auchenharvie Colliery, when a large stone fell upon him from the roof, crushing him severely. He was removed home and attended by Dr. Wallace, but expired in two hours.

He leaves a wife and family of four.
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GLASGOW HERALD
15 DECEMBER 1873

EXHIBITION OF THE ORNITHOLOGICAL SOCIETY

The exhibition and competition under the auspices of this society took place on Saturday in the Masonic Lodge Hall, Stevenston. There were about 100 entries. The attendance was large.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
16 DECEMBER 1898

DEATH

FINDLAY: Suddenly, at Ardeer, Stevenston, on the 14th instant, Edward Walton Findlay, assistant works manager, Nobel’s Explosives Company Limited.
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GLASGOW HERALD
17 DECEMBER 1898

FATAL ACCIDENT INQUIRY

At Kilmarnock Sheriff Court – before Sheriff Hall and a jury – a public inquiry was held as to a fatal accident.

An apprentice moulder named JOHN NIVEN, residing in New Street, Stevenston, while assisting to push a loaded waggon from the Eagle Foundry, Stevenston, where he was employed, to a siding on the Glasgow & South-Western Railway, fell in front of the vehicle, one of the wheels of which, coming in contact with his head, fractured his skull, causing instantaneous death.

The jury found accordingly.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
17 DECEMBER 1894

FOOTBALL
IRVINE v. STEVENSTON THISTLE


In this match played at Irvine on Saturday the strangers were victorious by 3 goals to 1.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
19 DECEMBER 1892

FOOTBALL
STEVENSTON THISTLE v. DALRY
At Stevenston


Result: - Thistle, 3 goals; Dalry, 0.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
20 DECEMBER 1897

FOOTBALL – NORTH AYRSHIRE CUP
STEVENSTON THISTLE v. KILWINNING MONKCASTLE
At Stevenston


Result: - Thistle. 4; Monkcastle, 1.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
22 DECEMBER 1890

FOOTBALL
2ND IRVINE v 2ND STEVENSTON
At Stevenston


Result: - Stevenston, 3; Irvine, 2.
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:19 am

GLASGOW HERALD
22 DECEMBER 1891

ASSAULT

At Kilmarnock Sheriff Court yesterday MARY DUNN OR ANDERSON, wife of John Anderson, labourer, Main Street, Stevenston, was convicted of having, on the 15th instant, assaulted Mrs. McKnight. The offence was aggravated by no fewer than 19 previous convictions.

She was fined in £3, or 30 days’ imprisonment.
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