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by Archivist
Thu Mar 27, 2014 2:57 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Local Transport
Replies: 0
Views: 1750

Local Transport

From: Sandra Glover To: threetowners@topica.com Sent: Friday, September 22, 2000 Hi all, many years ago when my cousin was working on the Arran ferry as a summer job, I used to go down to the harbour to watch the boat come in and catch a quick chat with my cousin. On one particular day the ferry cam...
by Archivist
Sun Mar 23, 2014 2:41 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Local Theatres
Replies: 0
Views: 1861

Local Theatres

From: "Betty Woodland" <bettywood@xx.net.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Friday, September 08, 2000 I can remember the Saturday matinees at the Regal, Mighty Mouse was my favourite. The cowboy movies were great, with the goodies in the white hats and the baddies in the black hats. Remember w...
by Archivist
Sun Mar 23, 2014 2:39 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Ardeer Factory Explosion 1913
Replies: 0
Views: 1952

Ardeer Factory Explosion 1913

Ardeer Explosion 1913 From: "Hugh McCallum" <hewmac@xx.com.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2000 Subject: [3T] Ardeer Factory Explosion 1913 Hugh McCallum wrote on 25 January 2000 In the mid-1950s us young lads often worked for the local farmers at tattie harvesting. On...
by Archivist
Sun Mar 23, 2014 2:37 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Buffalo Bill
Replies: 0
Views: 1779

Buffalo Bill

From: "Andy Bryson" <abryson@xx.net> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Friday, August 18, 2000 Subject: Buffalo Bill Dear All, I have a historical enquiry from a friend of mine who is researching Native American history and he reckons there was a "Wild west Show" with Buffalo Bill in Saltcoats Pub...
by Archivist
Sun Mar 23, 2014 2:36 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Coronation 1953
Replies: 0
Views: 2281

Coronation 1953

From: "hewmac" <hewmac@xx.com.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Friday, September 01, 2000 Topic Of The Week: September 01, 2000 "Coronation 1953" Definitions: -Queen Elizabeth II crowned June 2nd 1953. Possible discussion topics: -Personal recollections -Organised street Celebrations -Elizabe...
by Archivist
Sun Mar 23, 2014 2:34 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Wreck at Seafield(?) cottages
Replies: 0
Views: 1858

Wreck at Seafield(?) cottages

From: Thomas Logan To: threetowners@ topica.com Sent: Saturday, August 12, 2000 7: Subject: [3T] Wreck at Seafield(?) cottages I originate in Saltcoats, in Argyle Road, and also lived in Lindsay Ave, Sorbie Road and North Crescent at various times. Married to Jean Terry from Ardrossan. I haven't bee...
by Archivist
Sun Mar 23, 2014 2:33 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Ardrossan Castle
Replies: 0
Views: 1743

Ardrossan Castle

From: "Sandra Glover" <sandglow@xx.co.uk> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Saturday, August 12, 2000 Subject: [3T] Ardrossan prom Quote: Sandra, earlier you mentioned you managed the Ellwood B+B, Is that the one on the seafront near the Chapel and sunken garden? Hi Hugh, yes Ellwood on the prom w...
by Archivist
Mon Mar 17, 2014 1:31 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Ardrossan talk
Replies: 0
Views: 1670

Ardrossan talk

From: "james james" <jamesbarr50@xx.com> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2000 : hi all As i don't c Ardrossan spoke of on the list much thought i would do the needful an give it a mention although i am Saltcoats born an bred (and proud of it i have a great love and association w...
by Archivist
Mon Mar 17, 2014 1:30 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Mute redheaded lad
Replies: 0
Views: 1843

Mute redheaded lad

From: "hewmac" <hewmac@xx.com.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2000 Whatever happened to the young deaf mute lad with the red hair who used to give the girls a fright on the "monkey Walk" on a Sunday night. The young men about town (us yins) used to arrange a scare (at a pr...
by Archivist
Mon Mar 17, 2014 1:28 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: In a Marmalade Saloon
Replies: 0
Views: 1878

In a Marmalade Saloon

From: "hewmac" <hewmac@xx.com.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2000 Subject: [3T] In a Marmalade Saloon Just received word from "amazon.com" my copy of 'In a Marmalade Saloon' by Ardrossan's Patrick O'Connor is on the way (7 months to find a 2nd hand copy) I had copies of P...
by Archivist
Mon Mar 17, 2014 1:26 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: HMS Dasher
Replies: 0
Views: 2028

HMS Dasher

From: "hewmac" <hewmac@xx.com.au> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Sunday, July 02, 2000 From Rampant Scotland Newsletter - Issue Number 168, dated 1 July 2000. Memorial to Wartime Tragedy A memorial plaque was attached this week to the wreck of HMS Dasher, an aircraft carrier which blew up and s...
by Archivist
Mon Mar 17, 2014 1:25 am
Forum: Archived topics
Topic: Long Lost Friends
Replies: 0
Views: 2180

Long Lost Friends

From: "Anthony McGuire" <mcguire@xx.dk> To: <threetowners@topica.com> Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2000 Subject: [3T] Long lost friends. I am convinced that there are some good Private Eyes among 'Threetowners' members so here's hoping: I would like to get in touch with an old and dear friend from Ardr...