Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

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The rest of the Births from the Herald of 29th June 1973.

BIRTHS ( concluded )

MACONOCHIE - Donnie and Isabel ( McPhee ) are delighted to announce the birth of their son, at Ayrshire Central Hospital on 23rd June 1973; thanking all in attendance. Toponthank Cottage, Kilmarnock.

McCULLOCH - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 19th June 1973, to Michael and Barbara ( nee Wilson ), 180 Glasgow Street, Ardrossan, a daughter ( Mhairi Jane) ; both well; thanking staff at Ayrshire Central and Buckreddan Hospitals. Deo Gratias.

PHELPS - At Sydney, Australia, to John and Christine ( Woodcock ), on 20th June 1973, a son; both well.

TAGGART - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 19th June 1973, to Danny and June ( White ), 35 Hazelgrove, Kilwinning, a daughter ( Caroline June ).

TORRANCE - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 18th June 1973, to Mr and Mrs John Torrance, 22 Craig Avenue, Dalry, a son, a brother for Diane and Helen; thanking all in attendance.

WHEELER - At Buckreddan Maternity Home, on 24th June 1973, to Derrick and Martha ( Shearer ), 38 Sharpe Avenue, Dreghorn, a daughter ( Yvonne ), a sister for John.

WHITE - At Buckreddan Maternity Home , Kilwinning, on 21st June 1973, to Muir and Moray ( Lindsay ), a daughter ( Fiona McDonald Lindsay ); thanking all in attendance.

WYLIE - On 25th June 1973, at Creswell Maternity Hospital, Dumfries, to Archie and Ann ( Hamilton ), " Moorfoot ", 6 Old Hall Drive, Newton Stewart, a son ( Ewan Andrew ).

YOUNG - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 25th June 1973, to Douglas and Hilary ( nee Cain ), 52 Lugar Place, Troon, a son ( Richard Winchester ); both well.



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The Engagements, the Marriages, and the wedding anniversaries now from 29th June 1973.

ENGAGEMENTS

MacMILLAN - MILGREW - Both families have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of John, youngest son of Mr J MacMillan and the late Mrs MacMillan, 57 Sinclair Street, Stevenston, to Margaret, only daughter of Mr and Mrs J Milgrew, 31 Catacol Avenue, Saltcoats.

SHEEHAN - JOHNSTON - Both families have great pleasure in announcing the engagement of John, son of William and Anne Sheehan, 44 Parkhouse Road, Ardrossan, to Elizabeth, daughter of Doris and the late Jack Johnston, 78 Braden Avenue, Yoker, Glasgow.

TODD - WRIGHT - Both families are pleased to announce the engagement of Alastair, younger son of Mr and Mrs J F Todd, 57 Meadowfoot Road, West Kilbride, to Jean, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs W J Wright, 5 Burns Place, Stevenston.

WINTON - WILLIAMS - Both families have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of Ian David, only son of Mrs Winton, 51 Stoopshill Crescent, Dalry, to Ann Scott, only daughter of Mr and Mrs W Williams, 21 Clark Crescent, Stevenston.


MARRIAGES

BINGHAM - CRAWFORD - At Erskine Church, Saltcoats, on 23rd June 1973, by the Rev Hugh Kirkwood, BA, BD, Alex, second son of Mr and Mrs A Bingham, 41 Davaar Road, Saltcoats, to Christine, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs H Crawford, 28 Springvale Place, Saltcoats.

CATHCART - WILKIE - At the Barony Church, Ardrossan, on 20th June 1973, by the Rev J Ewing, David, eldest son of Mr and Mrs J Cathcart, 83 High Parks Crescent, Eddlewood, Hamilton, to Anna McLean, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs I H Wilkie, 26 Seafield Court, Ardrossan.

MENZIES - BOLANDI - At San Jose, Costa Rica, on 22nd June 1973, Thomas, only son of the late Mr and Mrs J W G Menzies, Troon, to Hannie, only daughter of Sr and Sra Bolandi, San Miguel des Desamparados.

ROGERS - COLEMAN - At Glasgow, on 25th June 1973, David, elder son of Mr and Mrs M Rogers, Penshaw, County Durham, to Lorna Anne, only daughter of Mr and Mrs N G Coleman, Ingledene Hotel, Ardrossan.

TAYLOR - KERR - At High Kirk, Stevenston, on 22nd June 1973, by the Rev W Burnside, MA, Nicholas John, only son of Mr and Mrs William Taylor, 15 Mill Road, Irvine, to Anne McGregor, younger daughter of Mr and Mrs Donald Kerr, 91 Glencairn Street, Stevenston.


SILVER WEDDINGS

JOHNSTON - MYNES - At St Bridget's Chapel, Kilbirnie, on 25th June 1948, by Rev Father Fitzpatrick, William Johnston to Martha Mynes. Present address : 7 Helen's Terrace, Kilwinning.

SMITH - COCHRANE - At East Church, Kilbirnie, on 25th June 1948, by the Rev James J Turnbull, Samuel F K Smith to Janet B S Cochrane. Present address : 82 Newhouse Drive, Kilbirnie.


PEARL WEDDING

DUFF - MUNRO - At Lesser Town Hall, Saltcoats, on 23rd June 1943, by the late Rev J Cleminson Bell, James Wakefield Duff to Annie Grier Munro. Present address : 31 Mayfield Road, Saltcoats.


55th ANNIVERSARY

SHERIDAN - CARLISLE - At St Mary's Chapel, Longriggend, on 28th June 1918, by the late Rev Father David Quigley, Joseph to Susanna ( Annie ). Present address : 89 Barrie Terrace, Ardrossan.



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Beginning the Deaths from 29th June 1973 now. Also including some Acknowledgements from the following week's paper, 6th July.

DEATHS

BOYD - At 66 Hamilton Crescent, Stevenston, on 23rd June 1973, Robert Munro Boyd, aged 83 years, beloved husband of the late Mary Whiteside.
Acknowledgments : The family of the late Robert M Boyd desire to thank friends and neighbours, staff and workers ( ICI ) and Masonic Lodge No 442 for kind expressions of sympathy, cards and floral tributes in their sad bereavement; also Doctors Morton, Moore, Wakefield and McKenzie ; to nurese for unfailing attention; to Rev Iain J Roy; and Mr David Reid for funeral arrangements. 66 Hamilton Crescent, Stevenston.

CAIRNS - Suddenly, at home, on 26th June 1973, Alexander Cairns, aged 77 years, beloved husband of Elizabeth McCallum, 31 Merryvale Road, Irvine.
Acknowledgements : Mrs Cairns and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours , also the staff and employees of H S McKinnon, for kind expressions of sympathy, floral tributes and cards received in their recent sad bereavement; also Dr A Burns; Rev Iain R Munro for services rendered; and SCWS for funeral arrangements. 31 Merryvale Road, Irvine.

CONN - Peacefully, at Ravenspark Hospital, on 24th June 1973, Joseph Conn, beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Gillespie ( late of 10 Park avenue, Beith ), and dear father of Eileen and Elsa, Ladeside House, Kilbirnie.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late Joseph Conn wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also special thanks to staff of ward 10, Ravenspark Hospital, for their care and attention; to the employees of the Clyde Cooperage; and all who paid their last respects at the cemetery; the Rev A Dunlop for services rendered ; and CWS for funeral arrangements.

DUFF - Suddenly, at 10 Hillcrest Drive, Stevenston ( the residence of her son, William ), on 26th June 1973, Dorothy Farrell, beloved wife of the late William Duff, Glencairn Street, Stevenston, and dear mother of Lex and Billy.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late Mrs Dorothy Duff wish to thank all relatives, friends, neighbours and Ardeer Parish Church Women's Guild for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also Mrs M Hamilton and Mr and Mrs Martin Welsh for their kindness and help; thanking the Rev Alan Knox for services rendered; and Mr James Reid for funeral arrangements. 10 Hillcrest Drive, Stevenston.

FLANAGAN - Suddenly, in Brighton, on Sunday, 24th June 1973, David Bowie ( formerly Manager, Bank of Scotland, Ardrossan ), son of the late Thomas Bowie Flanagan and Mrs Agnes Dunlop Flanagan. Funeral on Friday, 29th June ,at 2pm, at St Andrew's Episcopal Church, Ardrossan. Interment thereafter private.

FREW - Suddenly, on 20th June 1973, James Allison Frew, aged 77 years, 21 Patrick Avenue, Stevenston, beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Gray.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late James A Frew desire to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sudden bereavement; also the Ambulance Men and Constable William Morrison for their kindness and help; Rev Gordon Weir for services rendered; and Mr R donaldson for funeral arrangements. 6 Lesley Place, Stevenston.

GRAY - Suddenly, at 1 Mitchell Place, Saltcoats, on the 26th of June 1973, Janet Logan Gray, beloved eldest daughter of the late Alexander and Barbara Gray, and dear sister of Barbara and Jean. No letters, please. Funeral service at house, today ( Friday ), at 2.30pm, thereafter to Ardrossan Cemetery.
Acknowledgements: Barbara and Jean Gray wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for kindness shown in their recent sad bereavement; also for the beautiful floral tributes received; and the Rev Dr E G Balls for kind attention. 1 Mitchell Place, Saltcoats.

GRIERSON - After a long illness, at Ayrshire Central hospital, Irvine, on 22nd June 1973, William Grierson, aged 65 years, beloved husband of Elizabeth Robertson, 101 McKinlay Crescent, Irvine.
Acknowledgements : Mrs Elizabeth Grierson and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent bereavement; also doctors and nurses, pavilion 11, Central Hospital; Dr Taylor; the Rev A Macara; and SCS for funeral arrangements.



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Some more of the Deaths from 29th June 1973.

DEATHS ( continued )

HOYNES - Suddenly, on 26th June 1973, Marion Shaw Hunter, in her 71st year, beloved wife of Robert Hoynes, 8 Mid Road, Beith.
Acknowledgements : Mr Robert Hoynes wishes to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for floral tributes and letters received in his recent sad bereavement; also all who attended at the cemetery; Rev A Dunlop for services rendered; and J & R Smith for funeral arrangements. 8 Mid Road, Beith.

KERR - At 31 Winton Avenue, Kilwinning, on 24th June 1973, Ivie S Kerr, beloved husband of Isa Anderson.
Acknowledgements : Mrs Isa Kerr wishes to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes; also Dr Lynch, Dr Forbes and Dr McCreadie for their faithful attention; the Rev Wilbur C Lavalette for services rendered; and to Mr Jas Reid for funeral arrangements.

KERR - Suddenly, at 28 West End, Dalry, on 22nd June 1973, William Kerr, aged 49 years, beloved son of Mrs Agnes Kerr and the late Robert Kerr.

McCONNELL - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 25th June 1973, James McConnell, aged 68 years, beloved husband of Jean Murray, 36 Holehouse Drive, Kilbirnie, and dearly loved father of Sybil and Annette. Fortified by Rites of Holy Church. RIP.
Acknowledgements : Mrs Jean McConnell and family desire to thank doctors and nurses of Western Infirmary , Glasgow, and pavilion 11 , Central Hospital, Irvine, for care and attention; BSC Traffic Dept; friends and neighbours for floral tributes, Mass cards and expression of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement. 36 Holehouse Drive, Kilbirnie.

McQUEEN - At 17 Doon Court, Irvine, on 27th June 1973, Rachel Johnston, aged 81 years, beloved wife of the late Norman Murray McQueen.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late Rachel McQueen wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and cards received in their sad bereavement; also ladies of the " Wee Hut "; Dr A A Garven for his unfailing attention; District Nurse ( Mrs McMahon ) for her kindness; Rev R D Sawers of comfort and service; and SCS for funeral arrangements and catering. Sadly missed by family, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. 17 Doon Court, Irvine.

MABON - At Cupar, Fife on 23rd June 1973, James R S Mabon, aged 69 years, beloved husband of Jean Melville, 52 Sinclair Avenue, Glenrothes, late of Eastern Crescent, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire.

MUIR - At KIlmarnock Infirmary, on the 22nd June 1973, Hannah Cunningham, aged 88 years, beloved wife of the late Alexander Muir, 17 Churchill Drive, Ardrossan.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late Mrs Hannah Muir wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy received in their sad bereavement; also Dr Duff and Dr Russell; doctors and staff of Kilmarnock Infirmary; also Rev ? Wilson for services rendered; and Mr McMaster for funeral arrangements. 17 Churchill Drive, Ardrossan.

MURPHY - At 59 Dalry Road, Ardrossan, on the 25th June 1973, Christina Margaret Murphy, beloved daughter of the late John and Margaret Murphy. Fortified by the Rites of the Holy Catholic Church. RIP.
Acknowledgements : The brothers and sisters of the late Christina Murphy wish to thank Rev Canon Fischer and Father Tosh; nursing sisters; Nuns of Good Shepherd Convent; doctors; relatives and friends for Mass cards, expressions of sympathy and floral tributesreceived in their recent sad bereavement; and Mr McMaster for funeral arrangements.



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The remaining Deaths from 29th June 1973.

DEATHS ( concluded )

O'DONNELL - On 21st June 1973, Fanny Lang McDougall, beloved wife of John O'Donnell. No 16 Holding, Collenen, Troon. RIP.
Acknowledgements : Mr O'Donnell and family would like to express sincere thanks to neighbours, friends and relatives for their companionship and help during Mrs O'Donnell's long illness, and for Mass cards , letters and floral tributes; to Dr Joyce for his unfailing patience with her over the last 18 years; Father Crowley for his kind attention; Mrs Adams, her home help; District Nurse Griffiths for her assistance; and to the many doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers and physiotherapists with whom she has come into contact over the last three years, for their care and understanding.

PATE - Peacefully, at Ayr, on Saturday 23rd June 1973, Helen Guy, beloved wife of the late Thomas Pate, and mother of Lindsay and Tom.

ROBERTSON - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 21st June 1973, John, dearly loved husband of Maimie, and dear father of Dorothy, Eric, Beryl and Joyce, 9 Thornhouse Avenue, Irvine. At rest.
Acknowledgements : Mrs Robertson and family wish to thank most sincerely friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement; also doctors and nursing staff , pavilion 11, Ayrshire Central Hospital, for their unfailing attention; employyees of British Rail; the Rev R D Sawers; and Mr Lawless, SCS, for funeral arrangements. 9 Thornhouse Avenue, Irvine.

TAYLOR - at General Hospital, Nottingham, on 22nd June 1973, Ian Herdman Taylor, BEM, aged 48 years, of 40 Besecar Avenue, Gedling, Nottingham, beloved husband of Sylvia Margaret Jefree, dear dad of Ian and Ann, and much loved elder son of John and Margaret Taylor, and brother of Boyd, " Brunstane ", 17 South Beach Road, Ardrossan. Funeral to Ardrossan Cemetery, on Friday 29th June, at 2pm. Friends desirous of attending please meet at cemetery gate.

THOMPSON - Peacefully, at 83 High Road, Saltcoats, on 20th June 1973, James Thompson, aged 79 years, beloved husband of Catherine Whiteford Scott.

TRAYNOR - At Ballochmyle Hospital, on 21st June 1973, Edward Traynor, aged 81 years, beloved husband of Brigid Lenach, 22 Kirkland Road, Kilbirnie. Fortified by Rites of Holy Church. RIP.

WILLIAMSON - At 66 Hagthorn Avenue, Kilbirnie, on 25th June 1973, Agnes Riddet Shaw, dearly loved wife of the late William Williamson, and mother of Ian, 66 Larch Terrace, Beith.
Acknowledgements : Mr and Mrs I Williamson wish to thank most sincerely relatives, neighbours and friends of the late Mrs W Williamson for their recent kindnesses; also Messrs Barclay & Crawford for funeral arrangements. 66 Larch Terrace, Beith.

YOUNG - At 9 Churchill Drive, Ardrossan, on the 14th June 1973, John Young, aged 87 years, beloved husband of Mary Campbell, and dear father of John and Robert.



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