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by Hughie
Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:26 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5726
Views: 694817

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald
July 7, 1893

Births:

McKellar - At 9 Glasgow Street, Ardrossan, on the 6th inst., the wife of George McKellar : a son.

This came up in the list of births on this day - see previous two posts.
by Hughie
Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: The ... What are you doing or thinking right now - Topic
Replies: 5463
Views: 677468

Re: The ... What are you doing or thinking right now - Topic

Hi Tapnagol,

Do a search for David Brannigan on FB - he is listed as the Admin for that group.
by Hughie
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:41 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Local Sportsmen's Gallery
Replies: 7
Views: 367

Re: Local Sportsmen's Gallery

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette January 4, 1946 Hamilton McInally Now demobbed from the Navy, Ayrshire's famous amateur golfer, Hamilton McInally, will get back to his best form to prove that Ayrshire is still up to the first-class standard as golfers. It is many years since we possessed suc...
by Hughie
Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 63
Views: 10005

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

THE COVETED title of Miss Ardrossan, the annual personality contest, was awarded to 26-year old Margaret Priest on Friday night. Margaret, a cook in St Peter's Primary School, works part-time in Flioz disco where the contest was held. She withstood tough competition from five other girls to win the...
by Hughie
Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Threetowners' Photo Album
Topic: Cunningham District Queens 1983
Replies: 0
Views: 1828

Cunningham District Queens 1983

Had these forwarded to me a few years ago by Willie Ingram (bigwull) Back row left to right Carolyne Burns - Marymass Queen. Lorna Watson - Heather Queen. Catriona Cameron - Cumbrae Queen. Pauline Lundie - Corsehill Queen. Allison Macpherson - West Kilbride Queen. Eleanor Rankine - Dreghorn Queen. F...
by Hughie
Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 63
Views: 10005

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

From the Archives of the Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald published on 18, July 2007 [/b] 100 YEARS AGO on 19, July 1907 LAST Sunday there passed away at his home in Dockhead Street, Saltcoats, Mr Frederick John Locke Scobie, known throughout the theatrical world as John Locke. For 25 years from 1880 h...
by Hughie
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
Replies: 2194
Views: 331899

Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald July 04, 1868 Man Killed, and narrow escape of two others About eleven o'clock on the night of Friday week, a sad accident occurred at the Redan Pit, Stevenston, through which a man named Francis Mullen lost his life. It would appear that deceased, with other two men, w...
by Hughie
Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Saltcoats coasters 1950
Replies: 6
Views: 165

Re: Saltcoats coasters 1950

I remember while doing my apprenticeship as a moulder in Winton Foundry, Ardrossan, Jim MacIntyre and Ronnie Yuille making the mould for that cast iron bowl in the garden beside the Stanley / Galloway Burn - that was around 1958. :think:
by Hughie
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Searching for a Saltcoats Poem
Replies: 0
Views: 81

Searching for a Saltcoats Poem

Interested in finding a copy of a poem about Saltcoats by the late Tom Martin. If you can help post it here, or contact me at hugh.mccallum@gmail.com In the meantime here's a couple of Saltcoats poems we already know about. Poem by Maureen Moffat - forwarded by George Loughran My hearts in Old Salt...
by Hughie
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Sports
Topic: Local Sportsmen's Gallery
Replies: 7
Views: 367

Re: Local Sportsmen's Gallery

Kilmarnock Herald and Ayrshire Gazette October 5, 1943 Bertie Miller. Many fine footballers first saw the light of day in Irvine, and this town can claim to have produced some of the finest seniors and juniors in Scotland whose names will live for ever. Bertie Miller, while never making the senior ...
by Hughie
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: McBlether's Lounge
Topic: Happy birthday - clydecoaster
Replies: 7
Views: 110

Happy birthday - clydecoaster

All the best for your birthday, Alan. Hope you have a great day. 🎂 :)

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by Hughie
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 5726
Views: 694817

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

Aberdeen Evening Express July 1, 1942 Smallpox In Ardrossan One woman has died from smallpox in Glasgow, bringing the total to three deaths. The two other fatal cases involved members of the crew of the ship on which the outbreak was first discovered. Smallpox has now spread to the Clyde coast town...