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by Penny Tray
Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:31 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 29 JULY 1880 READINGS Miss Aitken (Mrs J. L. Bunton), the accomplished reader and elocutionist, gave an entertainment in the Town Hall, Ardrossan, on Tuesday evening. There was a good attendance. Ex-Bailie MacDonald presided and introduced Miss Aitken, who submitted a programme of adm...
by Penny Tray
Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:31 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 6994
Views: 1053150

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 29 JULY 1880 FLOATING OF THE STRANDED STEAMER QUAIL The large steamer, QUAIL, which was run on the east side of Ailsa Craig on Monday afternoon to prevent her foundering, was got off on Tuesday night, and arrived at the Tail of the Bank yesterday under steam. The pumps which were brou...
by Penny Tray
Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:30 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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Views: 1053150

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 29 JULY 1879 ARDROSSAN POLICE COURT A few weeks ago, while Ardrossan No. 1 School was closed for holidays, a number of boys found entrance by the roof-lights and destroyed a quantity of lesson cards, etc. Five culprits were brought before Bailie Hogarth at the Police Court yesterday m...
by Penny Tray
Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:29 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 29 JULY 1879 ARDROSSAN J.P. COURT A labourer from Glasgow, named JAMES McGHEE, was brought up at a special J.P. Court yesterday afternoon, charged with travelling on Saturday night on the Glasgow & South Western Railway from Glasgow to Saltcoats without being in possession of a ti...
by Penny Tray
Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 29 JULY 1876 ARDROSSAN PAROCHIAL BOARD The following gentlemen have been elected to represent the ratepayers at this board during the next twelve months: - Rev. Alexander Cross; Dr. Marshall, teacher; Messrs James Watt, builder; John Crawford, portioner; Gabriel Armour, weaver’s agent...
by Penny Tray
Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:26 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 29 JULY 1914 SALTCOATS – WEATHER AND ACTIVITY The town is much quieter, as a great many of those who were here for the Glasgow Fair holidays have now taken their departure. The weather for the past two days has been delightful. Houses are reported to be well let for August. It is expe...
by Penny Tray
Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Saltcoats - On This Day In History
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
29 JULY 1875

MISSION COAST HOME

The treasurer of the Mission Coast Home, Saltcoats, begs to acknowledge receipt of £100 from the trustees of the late Mr William Euing, per Messrs W., J. B. & J. Kidston.
by Penny Tray
Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:23 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Stevenston - On This Day In History
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Re: Stevenston - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD
29 JULY 1895

STEVENSTON THISTLE SPORTS

This event took place at Warner Park on Saturday. There was a large number of spectators. Owing to the weather a large number of events had to be postponed.
by Penny Tray
Wed Jul 28, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: Threetowners' Lounge
Topic: Looking Back - Herald files
Replies: 152
Views: 58595

Re: Looking Back - Herald files

And Archie McCulloch was the organiser, and compere as shown in the film.
by Penny Tray
Wed Jul 28, 2021 6:49 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
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Views: 1053150

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 28 JULY 1888 ARDROSSAN DOCK ACCIDENT A navvy, named James Smith, while at work on the top of a waggon in the docks, was struck on the head by a stone carelessly thrown up by a fellow-worker, and knocked off the waggon. He fell, striking the ground with his head, and sustained a severe...
by Penny Tray
Wed Jul 28, 2021 6:48 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 6994
Views: 1053150

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 28 JULY 1879 ARDROSSAN ATHLETIC GAMES A most successful series of sports, organised by the Crescent Football Club, took place at Plantation Park, near Ardrossan, on Saturday afternoon and drew together a large concourse of spectators. No fewer than 28 events were placed upon the progr...
by Penny Tray
Wed Jul 28, 2021 6:46 am
Forum: Three towns - this day in history
Topic: Ardrossan - On This Day In History
Replies: 6994
Views: 1053150

Re: Ardrossan - On This Day In History

GLASGOW HERALD 28 JULY 1877 ARDROSSAN PAROCHIAL BOARD The following gentlemen have been elected representative members in the Parochial Board: - Rev. Alexander Cross; Dr. Marshall; Messrs William Hogarth, farmer; John Crawford, gardener; James Watt, builder; William Service, junior, joiner; and Gabr...