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Again, there are quite a lot of Death notices in the Herald of January 16 1970, so I'll spread them over several posts.

DEATHS

ALLAN - Suddenly, at Ayrshire Central Hospital, on January 13 1970, John, beloved husband of Margaret Trevorrow, 22 Main Street, Dundonald. Funeral service at Dundonald Parish Church at 10.15 am on January 16, friends desirous of attending meet cortege at church gates. Cremation following at Masonhill Crematorium, Ayr, at 11 am. Please accept this as the only intimation.

ALLEN - At Kilmarnock Infirmary, on January 11 1970, Mary Blain Sanderson, dearly loved wife of Jack Allen, 88 Bank Street, Irvine.

ARMSTRONG - At 46 Garven Road, Stevenston, on January 12 1970, John William Armstrong, aged 4 months, beloved son of Sylvia and Thomas Armstrong.

BAIRD - At 103 McGregor Avenue, Stevenston, on January 13 1970, George Baird, aged 75 years, beloved husband of Isabella Baird and dear father of Ishbel and Christine.

BLEAKELY - At 1288 Baxter Street, La Salle, Canada, on january 4 1970, Joseph Bleakely, beloved huband of Mary Beaton, Inserted by family.

BOTTOMLEY - Peacefully at Heathfield Hospital, Ayr, on January 11th 1970, Annie Armstrong, 68 Barassie Street, Troon, beloved wife of the late Edgar Bottomley, FRCO, and dear mother of Mary, Bill and Robert.

BOYLE - As the result of an accident on January 1 1970, Thomas Boyle, beloved husband of Elizabeth Mallon, 14 Simson Avenue, West Kilbride.
Acknowledgements: Mrs Boyle and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for Mass cards, sympathy cards and flowers received in their sudden sad bereavement, also ICI workmates who attended the graveside; Father O'Carrol and William Wallace for funeral arrangements. 14 Simson Avenue, West Kilbride.

BRENNAN - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on January9 1970, Mary Milliken, aged 68 years, beloved wife of the late Patrick Brennan.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late Mrs Mary Brennan, wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours , Bro Owen Smith, CGM, and members of the Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland, Georgene and George, No 6 District, Belfast, the Royal Black Insitution, the Over 60 Club and Home League for kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement; also family doctors and Captain Napier for spiritual comfort and Mr Hawthorn for all his kind assistance in funeral arrangements. 6 Balgray Avenue, Kilbirnie.

BROWN - At Kilmarnock Infirmary, on January 13 1970, Thomas Forbes, of 4 Bath Square, Ardrossan, retired Analytical Chemist of ICI, dearly beloved husband of Nettie.

BROWN - At 3 Elder Avenue, Beith, on January 10 1970, Thomas Hewatson Brown, aged 60 years, beloved husband of the late Janet McArthur and dear father of Janette.

CAULFIELD - Peacefully, on January 7 1970, at 2 Shavian Terrace, Kilwinning, Elizabeth Faddes, aged 80 years, dearly loved wife of Wm McK Caulfield.
Acknowledgements : Mr W Caulfield and family thank all from whom kind expressions of sympathy and beatiful floral tributes were received in their recent bereavement; many thanks to Dr Forbes for kindness and unfailing attention and to Mr J Reid for funeral arrangements.

COOK - At 45 Lawson Drive, Ardrossan, on January 12 1970, Ebenezer Cook, aged 56 years, beloved husband of Mima Laidlaw, Essex.


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More of the Deaths from the Herald of 16th January 1970.

DEATHS ( continued )

CUNNINGHAM - At Central Hospital on January 14 1970, James Cunningham, beloved husband of Mary McQuade, Bath Villa, Bath Square, Ardrossan. RIP.

DAVIES - at 57 Dalry Road, Kilbirnie, on January 12 1970, Christina Moody Walker, beloved wife of Andrew Davies. No letters please.
Acknowledgements : Mr Andrew Davies and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their sad bereavement; also Dr Smith and District Nurses for kind attention, Rev Williamson for services rendered and Mr A Hawthorn for funeral arrangements. 57 Dalry Road, Kilbirnie.

DOCHERTY - At 33 Firthview Terrace, Ardrossan, on January 7 1970, Isabella McKenzie, aged 70 years, beloved wife of the late William Docherty.

DONALDSON - At 13E Quay Street, Saltcoats, on January 10 1970, Sarah Lindsay, aged 60 years, dearly beloved wife of Henry Donaldson , and dear mother of Anna and David.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late Sarah Lindsay Donaldson wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for floral tributes, cards and letters received in their recent sudden bereavement; also Dr J Forsyth and Dr R E MacIntosh for their kind attention; Rev Hugh Kirkwood for his kind services and comfort given; Mr R Donaldson for funeral arrangements. 13E Quay Street, Saltcoats.

DOUGLAS - At Heathfield Hospital, Ayr, on January 7 1970, John Hamilton Douglas, aged 70 years, beloved husband of Mary Smith, 15 Tarbolton Road, Monkton, and dear father of John.

DUNCAN - On January 7 1970, result of an accident at work, Douglas Duncan in his 18th year, beloved son of Mr and Mrs John Duncan, 10 Acacia Drive, Beith.

FULLARTON - At 20 Pirnmill Road, Saltcoats, on January 11 1970, James Fullarton, aged 64 years, beloved husband of Isa Bell and dear father of James.

GODDARD - At Ravenspark Hospital, Irvine, on January 13 1970, Helen Coutts Sutherland, wife of the late William Goddard of 52 Ayr Road, Irvine.

HUNTER - At 77 Templehill, Troon, on January 13 1970, Elizabeth W Craig, beloved wife of the late Ex-Provost Andrew Hunter. Funeral to Troon Cemetery today ( Friday ). Friends omitted and wishing to attend please meet cortege at Cemetery gates at 2pm.

KERR - At 39 Douglas Avenue, Dalry, on January 8 1970,Elizabeth Easton, aged 55 years, beloved wife of the late George Kerr.

LONG - At Ruchill Hospital on January 9 1970, John Francis Long, aged 53 years, beloved eldest son of the late John and Sarah Long, 8 Beggs Terrace, Ardrossan. Fortified by the rites of the Holy Catholic Church. RIP.

MACLEOD - At A Hospital, Glasgow, on January 8 1970, Marion MacLeod, of 19 Chestnut Avenue, Beith, younger daughter of Mr and Mrs J MacLeod, late of 2 Winton Place, Beith.


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Concluding the Deaths from the Herald of 16th January 1970.

DEATHS ( concluded )

MASSON - At 36 Central Avenue, Troon, on January 7 1970, Andrew Masson, aged 73 years, beloved husband of the late Helen Carruthers.

MATHIESON - At Pictou, Nova Scotia, on January 11th 1970, William ( Bill ) aged 48 years, beloved husband of Ann McCabe, son of Mary and Lewis Mathieson, 80 Hunter Avenue, Ardrossan, and brother of Malcolm.

MENZIES - At Ballochmyle Hospital, on January 13 1970, Ella of Brandon House, Troon, beloved wife of the late J W G Menzies, MC, FRICS, and dear mother of Isabel, Gay and Tom. Service at home, today ( Friday ) at 2pm. Funeral thereafter to Troon Cemetery, arriving at 2.30 pm.

MITCHELL - Suddenly, at 32 Jermond Drive, Irvine, on January 8 1970, George Baird Mitchell, aged 63 years, beloved brother of the Misses Janet and Agnes Mitchell.

MITCHELL - on January 11 1970, at the home of her daughter, 13 Newbury Close, Luton, Jane Mitchell ( nee Ramage ), beloved wife of David Mitchell, 170 Glasgow Street, Ardrossan. Funeral at Luton Crematorium on January 15, at 9.30 am.

PORTER - At 22 Hagthorn Avenue, Kilbirnie, on January 9 1970, Annie Imrie, aged 84 years, formerly of Kilwinning, beloved wife of the late John Porter.

RAMSAY - At Whitehaven , on January 5 1970, Joseph Ramsay, aged 79 years, 1 Mayville Street, Stevenston.

SERVICE - Suddenly at his home on January 8 1970, Frank, beloved husband of Mrs Ives Service, 2 Briarhill Street, Prestwick.
Acknowledgements : Mrs Ives Service and family wish to express sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for their sympathy and floral tributes in their recent bereavement. 2 Briarhill Street, Prestwick.

SHARP - Suddenly at 10 Dean Road, Kilbirnie, on January 10 1970, Annie Carlyle, beloved wife of the late James Sharp and dear mother of Annie.

SPENCE - At Kilmarnock Infirmary on January 8 1970, Maisie Spence, of 55 McGregor Avenue, Stevenston, daughter of the late Mr and Mrs Spence.

STEVENSON - At 52 Argyle Road, Saltcoats, on January 8 1970, Ina McMeekin, aged 63 years, beloved wife of the late Robert James Stevenson ( late of Clydebank ).
Acknowledgements : Mrs Hollister thanks all neighbours and friends for their kindness during her sister's illness and for floral tributes ; we thank Rev Balls and Dr Rankin for their kind attention and their comforting words . 52 Argyle Road, Saltcoats.

TEMPLETON - At Irvine Central Hospital on January 8 1970, Hugh Templeton, in his 87th year, beloved husband of the late Euphemia Shaw, 6 Smith Drive, Saltcoats.

WEBB - At 107A Walker Avenue, Troon, on January 11 1970, Euphemia Little, beloved wife of the late George Webb.
Acknowledgements :The family of the late Mrs E Webb wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their sad bereavement; also Dr Macfie, Dr Mackintosh and the Rev Allan Young for their kindness, and A Hunter and Co for funeral arrangements. 107A Walker Avenue, Troon.

WILKIE - At 2 Catacol Avenue, Saltcoats, on January 9 1970, James Wilkie, beloved husband of Irene Consolakis.


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Again I'll post the Acknowledgements in two segments.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

BENNETT - Mrs Susan Bennett and family wish to thank all friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, floral tributes and mass cards received in their recent bereavement; also Rev Fr Gunning, Rev Fr Burke, Rev Fr McGraw, and the congregation of St Brendan's for their prayers. 19 Dalry Road, Saltcoats.

BLACKLEY - The parents and brothers of the late Helen Blackley wish to thank Dr Arthur Jamieson, J&R Smith for funeral arrangements and Rev James Kerr for services rendered; also friends who gave flowers and those who helped in their hour of need. 4 Auld Lea Road, Beith.

BURNS - Mrs Burns and family, 7 Beech Avenue, Beith, desire to thank all relatives and friends for their kind expressions of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement; also Drs Arthur and William Jamieson for kind attention and Rev James Kerr and J&R Smith, Undertakers, for services rendered.

CONNELL _ Mrs A Connell and family wish to thank relatives, friends, neighbours, Daniel Construction Co and Scottish Aviation for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their sad bereavement; also Dr Krauthamer and the Rev Allan Young for their services and A Hunter and Co for funeral arrangements. 44 Lochlea Avenue, Troon.

DAVIES - Mr Andrew Davies and family wish to thank all reltives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their sad bereavement ; also Dr Smith and District Nurses for kind attention , Rev Williamson for services rendered and Mr A Hawthorn for funeral arrangements. 57 Dalry Road, Kilbirnie.

DOCHERTY - Mr James Docherty, family and Etta thank all relatives, friends and neighbours , Drs Duff and Russell , Rev Ewing and services rendered by Messrs Peebles and McMaster for funeral arrangements.
NB : This may refer to the Docherty death recorded in that week's death notices; the town is clearly Ardrossan.

GRAHAM - Mr T Graham and family wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also Dr J S Begg and Rev J Houston for kindness and attention and Mr A Hawthorn for funeral arrangements. 7 Daisybank, Glengarnock.

HARVEY - Mrs Mildred Harvey wishes to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in her recent sad bereavement; also Barassie Works Club; Rev H G Reid and Dr Kemp for services rendered and Mr Cowan for funeral arrangements. 99 Donald Crescent, Troon.

HILL - The family of the late William Hill wish to thank all relatives and friends for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their sad bereavement; also Rev D Grant for services rendered and Mr Hawthorn, Co-op, for funeral arrangements. 5 Netherlee Crecent, Dalry.

HOUSTON - Mr David C Houston wishes to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours and OES Garnock Chapter No 36 for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in his recent bereavement; also Dr Begg, Dr Smith , the local Nurses and the Rev R U G Williamson for kind attention and Mr Wm Lang for funeral arrangements. " Dundarave ", 42 Stoneyholm Road, Kilbirnie.

KERR - The brothers and sister of the late Mary M Kerr ( Draper ) thank most sincerely everyone for their kindness and sympathy at the time of their great loss; also to everyone who showed such kindness during her stay in hospital; also to Beith Police for their kindness and courtesy. 8 Thorntree Avenue, Beith.


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Here are the rest of the Acknowledgements for 16th January 1970.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ( concluded )

LEITCH - Mrs Moira Leitch would like to thank most sincerely, her relatives and friends for their expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in her recent bereavement. 14 Kilwinning Road, Irvine.

LITTLE - Mr William Little and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and lovely floral tributes received in their sad bereavement, also doctors in attendance, Pastor Herd and Mr Blair for funeral arrangements - 25 Donaldson Avenue, Stevenston.

MACKENZIE - Mrs Sarah MacKenzie and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent bereavement; also Dr Kemp, Dr Joyce, Rev A Beaton , Railway Works, Masonic Lodge; also Troon and Maybole Police Stations. 4 Crossburn Terrace, Loans.

MACLEOD - The family of the late Mrs Marion MacLeod desire to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their sad bereavement; also Rev H Shankland Young for services rendered and J&R Smith for funeral arrangements. 5 Park Avenue, Beith.
NB This may refer to the death of a Marion MacLeod in Beith reported in this week's death notices, though the address doesn't tally.

MARTIN - Mrs A Martin and family wish to thank all friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent bereavement; they also wish to thank the staff of Ward 11, Ayrshire Central Hospital, Irvine, and the Rev D Grant, minister of Trinity Church, Dalry, for his kindness and comfort. 16 Townend Street, Dalry.

MULHOLLAND - The family of the late William Mulholland wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours, the Argyll Social Club, for kind expressions of sympathy, cards and flowers received in their sad bereavement; also also doctors in attendance and Rev A Macara for services rendered and SCWS for funeral arrangements.

McCANN - Mr J McCann and family wish to thank the Clergy of St Peter in Chains; Doctors in attendance; friends and neighbours for Mass cards and floral tributes in their recent bereavement. 23 Rowanside Terrace, Ardrossan.

McLAUGHLIN - Mrs Willamina McLaughlin and family desire to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy in their recent bereavement; also staff Ayr County Hospital; Rev Alan Young and a special thanks to Mrs Peggy Clegg. 8 Seaview Terrace, Loans, Troon.

SHORT - The family of the late Mr Peter Short wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their sad bereavement; also the Rev H G Reid and Mr Kenneth Cowan for services rendered. Mardale, 20 Morven Drive, Troon.

THOMSON - MRS Jeannie Thomson desires to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for expressions of sympathy and beautiful floral tributes received in her recent sad bereavement. 41 Mount Avenue, Kilmarnock.


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The In Memoriam notices from 16th January 1970 now, and again I'll spread them over several posts.

IN MEMORIAM

BOYLE - In loving memory of my dear wife and mother, Grace Adam Boyle, who died on January 8 1956.
Memories are keepsakes no one can steal,
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal.
Inserted by her Husband and daughter Grace, 10 Lynn Drive, Kilbirnie.

In loving memory of my dearest mother. Grace Adam, died January 8 1956.
Though your smile has gone forever
And your voice I cannot hear,
I shall never lose the memory
Of the mother I loved so dear.
Inserted by her loving daughter, Susan, and son-in-law Joseph and Family, 12 Place View, Kilbirnie.

In loving memory of my dear mother, Grace Adam, died January 8 1956.
No one will ever know
How much we miss you so.
Inserted by her daughter Ann, William and family, 4 Plan View, Kilbirnie.

CATHCART - In loving and cherished memory of my dear mother, Catherine Howard Cathcart, who died January 15 1969; also my dear father, Robert Robertson Cathcart, who died December 31 1966.
M Cathcart, Caledonia Road, Saltcoats.

CONNOLLY - In loving memory of my dear mother, Catherine Greer, who died January 6 1967.
God gave me a wonderful mother,
Her memory will never grow old,
He fashioned her smile of sunshine
He moulded her heart of gold.
He needed a new star in heaven,
A beautiful star to shine,
So out of this world of sorrow,
He chose that dear mother of mine.
Inserted by her loving daughter, Elizabeth, 23 Carment Drive, Stevenston.

In loving memory of my dear aunt, Catherine Greer, died January 6 1967.
Sad was the day, the shock was severe,
Never thinking the end was near,
Happy and smiling, always content
Loved and respected wherever she went,
Always thoughtful, willing and kind,
These are the memories you left behind,
You shared our loves, our hopes, our fears,
We thank you, dear aunt, for those wonderful years.
Inserted by Eliza, James and James, 23 Carment Drive, Stevenston.

CRANSTON - In loving memory of my dear husband, Private Thomas Cranston, S 8899, 2nd Black Watch, who was killed in action January 13 1916, while serving with the Indian Expeditional Force in Mesopotamia.
Inserted by his wife and daughter, 18 Beggs Terrace, Ardrossan.

DICKSON - In loving memory of my dear mother, Mary Jane Galloway, died January 13 1962; also loved ones gone before and after.
Precious memories treasured ever,
Of days when we were all together.
Inserted by Alice and family, 40 Ladyford Avenue, Kilwinning.

Fondly remembered.
Betty , Campbell and family.

DUNLOP - In loving memory of our dear mother, Jane Ferguson Murdoch, who died at Caddell Farm, Saltcoats, on January 13 1937.
Always remembered.
Inserted by her Family.

FERGUSON - In memory of my dear friend, Archie Ferguson, died 11 January 1966.
Treasured memories of the past
with you, my friend, will always last.
Andy.

In loving memory of our dear friend, Archie, who died January 11 1966.
Years may come and years may go,
But memories last forever,
Of all the happy times we had,
When we all got together.
Mr and Mrs Beck, Jim, John and Annette.

GERRARD - In loving memory of my dear husband James, and dear father of Anne, who died January 19 1969; also dear daughter and sister, Mary, who died March 27 1964.
When for vanishd days we yearn,
Days that can never return,
Teach us Thy love to learn,
Love for evermore.
Inserted by wife, Elizabeth, and daughter, Anne, and Family, 1757 Sandgate Crescent, Clarkson, Ontario, Canada.


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This is how the Glasgow Herald reported the death of Private Thomas Cranston: -

GLASGOW HERALD
14 FEBRUARY 1916

Mrs Cranston, 38 Kilmahew Street, Ardrossan, has been informed that her husband, THOMAS CRANSTON, 2nd Black Watch, was killed while serving with the Indian Expeditionary Force.

Private Cranston was a well known footballer, and at the time of his enlistment was playing for the Clyde FC.

He was a native of Ardrossan, and as a youth played with the Ardrossan Celtic and Ardrossan Winton Rovers. He entered the senior ranks as outside left for the Raith Rovers, and the following season played for Third Lanark, and afterwards joined the Clyde.

He was 23 years of age, and leaves a widow and one child.
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The continuation of the In Memoriam notices from the Herald of 16th January 1970.

IN MEMORIAM ( continued )

GLASS - In loving memory of our dear father, Bernard Glass, died January 11 1967.
He left us quietly, his thoughts unknown,
He left us a memory we are proud to own.
So treasure him, Lord, as he takes his rest,
For when on earth he was the best.
Inserted by son Joe and daughter-in-law and Family.

GRAY - In loving memory of my beloved husband and our dear father, David, died January 17 1968.
No one knows my longings,
As I write these simple words,
For a husband's love and kindness,
That are no longer mine;
The home you left is lonely now,
And I am lonely too,
Those left behind are good and kind,
But none replaces you.
Inserted by his loving wife Betty, Jim and Ralph, Mary and Jim, Ann, Tom, wee Ann and Elizabeth.

GRAY - In loving memory of my dear father, William, who died Jan 17, 1963.
Gone but not forgotten.
Inserted by his daughter Chrissie, son-in-law Danny and grandchildren.34 Chestnut Avenue, Beith.

HARRIS - In loving memory of my dear brother, John M Harris, died January 17 1950.
He lives with us in memory still.
Not just today but always will.
Inserted by sister Janet.

HOWIE - In loving memory of our dear brother Bill ( RAFVR ) , died in India January 8 1944; also also our dear Father . died May 6 1951, and our dear Mother, died November 17 1938.
Silent thoughts with tears unseen.
Inserted by their Family, 146 Walker Avenue, Barassie, Troon.

HUTCHISON - In loving memory of our father, James, died January 12 1961.
Just as you were
You will always be.
Treasured forever in our memory.
Inserted by his son Jim and Janette, 49 The Riggs, Stevenston.

In loving memory of my dear husband and our father, James K Hutchison, died January 12 1961.
Years roll by and bring their changes,
Joys and sorrows, smiles and tears,
Thoughts drift back to bygone days,
Life moved on but memory stays.
Inserted by his loving wife Euphemia, son ian and daughter Mary, 5 Mossgiel Place, Stevenston.

Those who have a father,
Treasure him with care,
You'll never know his value ,
Till you see his vacant chair.
Inserted by Helen, John and family, 31 The Riggs, Stevenston.

Whatever else we fail to do,
We never fail to think of you.
Inserted by Mary, Jimmy and family, 9 Wheatley Road, Stevenston.

KING - In loving memory of my dear father, Thomas King, died January 16 1969.
For our loss we must not weep,
Or our loved one long to keep
From the home of rest and peace
Where all sin and sorrow cease.
Inserted by Jessie, John and Family, 56 Ford Avenue, Dreghorn.

LAWSON - In loving memory of my devoted husband and our much loved father, Robert Lawson, died January 13 1968.
With farewells left unspoken,
You gently passed away;
But your loving smile and heart of gold,
Are remembered every day.
Inserted by his wife and family, 16 Parkhead Avenue, Kilwinning.

MITCHELL -In memory of our dear mother, Mary, who died Jan 10 1964, and our dear father, Frank Mitchell, who died February 15 1963.
Dearly loved and always remembered.
Inserted by Dave, Renee and family, 11 Lindsay Avenue, Saltcoats, and Frank, Margaret and family, 34 Chapelhill Mount, Ardrossan.

McCALL - Treasured memories of our dear mother, Ann McCall, died January 14 1969.
Those who died in grace go no further from us than God - and God is very near.
Inserted by her Family.

McGAVIN - In loving memory of my mother, Jane Lamont McGavin, who died January 6 1969; also our father, John McGavin, died March 1 1969.
On earth you toiled,
In heaven you rest,
God bless you, mother and father,
You were two of the best.
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The remainder of the In Memoriam notices from 16th January 1970.

IN MEMORIAM ( concluded )

McKEE - In loving memory of my dear husband and father, Thomas McKee, who died January 10 1960.
We think of him in silence,
We make no outward show ;
But what it meant to lose him,
No one will ever know.
Inserted by his loving wife Betty, daughter Elsie and family, Bannoch Cottage, Kilwinning.

McLAUGHLAN -
I am thinking of you today dad,
But then that's nothing new,
I thought about you yesterday,
And the day before that too;
As to your grave I wander,
I picture your face so dear,I touch each flower I place there,
And whisper dear dad I am here,
I lay the flowers upon your grave,
To thank you for the love you gave.
Inserted by his daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Tommy, and grandchildren.

You tried so hard to stay with us,
The fight was all in vain,
God took you to his home,
And freed you from all pain.
Inserted by his wife, Mrs Mary McLaughlin.
[ NB The inconsistency between the names is as printed. ]

PORTER - In loving memory of my dear father and brother, John Porter.
In our lonely hours of thinking,
Thoughts of them are always near,
We who loved them sadly miss them
As it dawns another year.
Inserted by his loving daughter Mary and son-in-law Douglas Rockford, Illinois, USA.

Lasting memories silently kept
No need for words we never forget.
Margaret, Neil and Colin.

PURDIE - In loving memory of our dear mother and granny, Sarah Jane Gorman, who died January 12 1952.
Ever remembered.
James, Betty and Ann, 63 Hayocks Road, Stevenston.

SHARP - In loving memory of my dear husband and father, Thomas Sharp, died January 17 1962.
Always remembered.
Inserted by his loving wife and family, 44 Hamilton Crescent, Stevenston.

SINCLAIR - In loving memory of our dear mother, Martha Adams Sinclair, died January 17 1964.
Always remembered .
Son Charlie, daughter Nan, son-in-law Jim.

SMITH - In loving memory of my dear wife, our mother and grandmother, Margaret McDonald, who died January 15 1960.
The years are swiftly passing,
But still we don't forget,
For in the hearts that loved you,
The memories linger yet.
Inserted by her loving husband and family at 41 Ninian's Terrace, Kilwinning and 4 Rowan Terrace, Irvine.

TUDHOPE - In loving memory of our dear brother-in-law, Daniel Tudhope, died January 7 1963.
Although we smile and make no fuss
No one missed him more than us
And when old times we do recall
That's when we miss him most of all.
Inserted by the Warnock family, 11 Cleeves Avenue, Dalry.

WALLACE - In loving memory of our dear daughter Jean, who died 11th January 1961.
A golden heart stopped beating,
Hard-working hands at rest;
God broke our hearts to prove to us
He only takes the best.
Inserted by her Mum and Dad, 37 Munro Drive, Kilbirnie.

In loving memory of my dear sister Jean, died January 11 1961.
At night the silent stars looked down
On a grave not far from here
Where sleeps the one we sadly miss
That was to us so dear.
Inserted by her sister and brother-in-law, 54 Alexander Fleming Avenue, Kilbirnie.


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We come now to the Herald notices for 3rd July 1970. Not many Births this time.

BIRTHS

CRAIG - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, Irvine, on June 22 1970, to Joe and Nina ( nee McKee ),a daughter; both well.

GRAVER - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, Irvine, on 29 June 1970, to David and Irene, 56 Keppenburn Avenue, Fairlie, a son ( Peter Leslie ); both well.

McCRACKEN - At Irvine Central Hospital, on June 24 1970, to Beth and George, a son ( Fraser George ); both well. Thanking all in attendance.

MacKENZIE - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, Irvine, on June 19 1970, to Jim and May ( nee Orr ), 54 Hillcrest Drive, Stevenston, a son; both well.

McBLANE - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, Irvine, on June 28 1970, to Ian and Jean ( nee Beaton ), Murieston, Stoneyholm Road, Kilbirnie, a daughter ; both well.

ROSS - At the British Hospital, Buenos Aires, on June 29 1970, to Martin and Elizabeth ( nee Shedden ), a son; both well.


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Re: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

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Here now are the Engagements announced on 3rd July 1970.

ENGAGEMENTS

ARMSTRONG - BLYTH - An engagement is announced between Brian Stephen, only son of Mrs S Armstrong and the late Mr S Armstrong of Guiseley, Yorkshire and Catherine Hailey, , daughter of Mrs J Blythof 8 Glenriddet Avenue, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire.

CUMMING - NEWALL - Both families are happy to announce the engagement of John, younger son of Mr and Mrs Hugh Cumming, 5 Arran Place, Saltcoats, to Marilyn, younger daughter of Mrs Margaret Newall and the late Mr William Newall, MPS, " Tomana ", 116 Glencairn Street, Stevenston.

CUTHILL - GEMMELL - Both families have pleasure in announcing the engagement of Hugh Thomas, elder son of Mr and Mrs George Cuthill, 32 Thornhouse Avenue, Irvine, to Janet Strachan Bowie, younger daughter of Mr and Mrs H Kerr Gemmell, Hairside, Kilwinning.

McCULLOCH - HOLMES - An engagement is announced between William John, second son of Mrs McCulloch and the late mr John McCulloch, 49 Bathville Road, Kilbirnie, and Catherine Fraser, only daughter of Mr and Mrs Robert Holmes, 62 Borestone Avenue, Kilbirnie.

McLAUGHLIN - McLAUGHLIN - Both families have pleasure in announcing the engagement of Thomas, eldest son of Mr and Mrs John McLaughlin, 8 Mitchell Place, Saltcoats, to Winifred, second daughter of Mr and Mrs James McLaughlin, 13 Harvey Gardens, Ardrossan.


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Re: Some Herald BMD from the 60s and 70s

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Continuing the notices from 3rd July 1970, we come to the Marriages.

MARRIAGES

ALEXANDER - ADLINGTON - At St Margaret's Church, Renfrew, on June 25 1970 by the Rev Robin Forrest, John, son of Mr and Mrs R Alexander of 21 New Street , Stevenston, to Aileen Joyce, younger daughter of Mr and Mrs T J Adlington, 1 Percy Road, Renfrew.

KERR - HASWELL - On June 20 1970, at Mansefield Church, Kilwinning, by the Rev James Roy, George, younger son of Mr and Mrs J Kerr, 98 Bank Street, Irvine, to Irene, younger daughter of Mr and Mrs R Haswell, 7 Love Street, Kilwinning.

LIVINGSTONE - McLAUGHLAN - At Old Parish Church, Troon, on June 19 1970, by Rev Allan Young, MA, BD, STM, John Rodger Livingstone, 160 Livingstone Terrace, Irvine, to Mary Campbell McLaughlan, 38 Central Avenue, Muirhead, Troon.

McFADZEAN - McEWAN - At St Meddan's Church, Troon, on June 26 1970, by Rev Harold Reid, TD,BD, John McFadzean, Titchfield Road, Troon, to Annabel McEwan, Heatherview, Auchengate, Troon.

McKERRELL - WILSON - At EU Congregational Church, Ardrossan, on June 20 1970, by the Rev Jean Thomson, William, eldest son of Mr and Mrs W McKerrell, 72 Chapelhill Mount, Ardrossan, to Elizabeth, only daughter of Mr and Mrs J Wilson, 20 Weir Road, Ardrossan.

MAIR - ALLAN - At Old Parish Church, Troon, on June 25 1970, by Rev Allan Young, MA,BD, STM , James, only son of Mr and Mrs James Mair, 43 Walker Avenue, Barassie, to Margaret ( Margo ) McEwan, only daughter of Mr and Mrs Thomas Allan, 48 Walker Avenue, Barassie.

MARTINDALE - BLACK - At Riccarton Parish Church on June 20 1970, by the Rev T W Jarvis, William Stewart, BSc, only son of Mrs May Martindale, Glenfield, West Kilbride, to Morag Marion, only daughter of the late Mr R Black and Mrs M Black, 7 Doon Place, Kilmarnock.

MENZIE - MARTIN - At Landsborough Trinity Church, Saltcoats, on June 26 1970, by Rev D Robertson, Samuel, son of Mr and Mrs J Menzie, 23 Dalry Road, Ardrossan, to Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs A Martin, 31 Dykesmains Road, Saltcoats.

POPPLE - ARMSTRONG - At North Parish Church, Saltcoats, on June 12 1970, by the Rev J Robertson, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs T Armstrong, 8 Pirnmill Road, Saltcoats, to Raymond, youngest son of Mrs E Popple, 9 Simpson Drive, Saltcoats.

SAXTON - STURGEON - At Barony Church, West Kilbride, on June 19 1970, by Rev W Burnside, MA, David, youngest son of Mr and Mrs F Saxton, 71 Ravenscoft Crescent, Sheffield, to Marion, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs R Sturgeon, 58 Simson Avenue, West Kilbride.

WEBSTER - McEWAN - At St Patrick's Church, Clement, on June 6 1970, Peter S Webster, son of the late Mr and Mrs J F Webster, 22 Marina Avenue, St Clement, to Elizabeth McEwan, eldest daughter of Mrs A McEwan and the late Mr D McEwan, 26 Wallace Avenue, Stevenston.

WILSON - MALOY - At Livingstone Parish Church, Stevenston, on June 27 1970, by the Rev Iain M Roy, BD, Archibald, elder son of Mr and Mrs Archibald Wilson, 28 The Riggs, Stevenston, to Ann , elder daughter of Mr and Mrs David R Maloy, 12 Mitchell Place, Saltcoats.


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