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by Archivist
Fri Apr 04, 2014 12:30 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Horse Troughs (May 2000)
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Views: 1695

Horse Troughs (May 2000)

From: "hewmac" <hewmac@xxxx.com.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Monday, May 22, 2000 Subject: [3T] Horse Troughs I tried to think where all the horse troughs were in the three towns. I can only remember one in Ardrossan between the Castle Craigs and the WW2 Memorial. Can't remember any in Sa...
by Archivist
Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:59 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Ardeer Factory (Aug 2000)
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Views: 2032

Ardeer Factory (Aug 2000)

Ardeer Factory From: "hewmac" <hewmac@xx.com.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Wednesday, August 16, 2000 Subject: [3T] Ardeer Factory Page Just added an 'Ardeer Factory' page to http://www.threetowners.com I've placed it on the Home page because 'The Factory' relates equally to all three town...
by Archivist
Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:33 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Our Schools (Nov 2000)
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Views: 1929

Our Schools (Nov 2000)

From: <lynda@xx.com.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Friday, November 24, 2000 My worst memory of school was my teacher in primary 7 at Dykesmains primary, who went out of her way to make my life that year a complete misery. My best memory was of my teacher in primary 6 at Kyleshill school wh...
by Archivist
Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:31 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: The Co-operative (Nov 2000)
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Views: 1838

The Co-operative (Nov 2000)

From: "penni burnett" <angels4me@xx.com> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Friday, November 17, 2000 Hi everyone, Topic Of The Week The Co-op brings a puzzling question to my mind. My Dad (Angus Orr) always talked about being a manager at the co-op. He left Saltcoats in 1924 and came to America. I...
by Archivist
Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:30 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Saltcoats old men's club (Nov 2000)
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Views: 2662

Saltcoats old men's club (Nov 2000)

From: Andrea Mascis To: threetowners@ topica.com Sent: Sunday, November 05, 2000 Has anyone out there heard of, or knows the location of the 'Saltcoats Old Men's Club"? I have a photo that my Grandmother took, while visiting in 1961. Her mother was born in Saltcoats and so as a child Gran visited he...
by Archivist
Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:29 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Our Street (Nov 2000)
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Views: 1727

Our Street (Nov 2000)

From: "penni burnett" <angels4me@xx.com> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Friday, November 03, 2000 Hi All: Although I am an American, my dad was born and raised in Saltcoats and I was the recipient of many many local stories....He would have loved this group......But my grandma always wrote me w...
by Archivist
Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:28 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Cunningham Burials (Oct 2000)
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Views: 1620

Cunningham Burials (Oct 2000)

From: "Hugh McCallum" <hewmac@xx.com.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2000 I've had these for some years now thought I'd better post them to the list, if they don't help someone now at least they'll be there in the archives for the future. I'd forwarded them to Mairi wh...
by Archivist
Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:03 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Gasworks (Oct 2000)
Replies: 0
Views: 1645

Gasworks (Oct 2000)

From: <david@xxxx.co.uk> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Friday, October 13, 2000 Hi fellow Three Towners, I remember the old Gas Works in Saltcoats as I lived in Union Street on the railway side with a big Gasometer between our back garden and the railway line. The smell from the gasworks at th...
by Archivist
Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:02 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Auchenharvie Forest (Oct 2000)
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Views: 1765

Auchenharvie Forest (Oct 2000)

From: "Michael Erskine" <tobyspal@xx.com> To: "Threetowners" <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Monday, October 16, 2000 I can remember when I was a boy in the 60's,spending a lot of time in Auchenharvie forest. There was a big house there and some stables, and there was a caretaker we called "auld Bir...
by Archivist
Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:01 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Local Diet (Oct 2000)
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Views: 1491

Local Diet (Oct 2000)

From: "J.F-Smith" <jferg@xx.co.nz> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Saturday, October 07, 2000 Hello all...... What I recall mostly was not just the local food, but the " regularity" as it were. Sunday night was Broth making night as it was for Monday's dinner - Monday being Wash day. My sister a...
by Archivist
Thu Mar 27, 2014 2:59 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: On going home (Sep 2000)
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Views: 1697

On going home (Sep 2000)

From: "Isabel Ashurst" <issy@xx.net.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Saturday, September 16, 2000 I went back to Saltcoats three years ago. We (my Mum and I) had lived here (Australia) since 1966 and Mum passed away so I took her ashes home for burial. She had a plot of land in Ardrossan Ceme...
by Archivist
Thu Mar 27, 2014 2:58 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Words we use (Sep 2000)
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Views: 1682

Words we use (Sep 2000)

From: "J.F-Smith" <jferg@xx.co.nz> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Saturday, September 30, 2000 Och weel I micht as weel say a few words....! Since you set the topic. Here in New Zealand there have been very many Scots words, indeed some Gaelic words adopted/absorbed into the everyday Kiwi langu...