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The rest of the Births from the Herald of 29th June 1973.

BIRTHS ( concluded )

MACONOCHIE - Donnie and Isabel ( McPhee ) are delighted to announce the birth of their son, at Ayrshire Central Hospital on 23rd June 1973; thanking all in attendance. Toponthank Cottage, Kilmarnock.

McCULLOCH - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 19th June 1973, to Michael and Barbara ( nee Wilson ), 180 Glasgow Street, Ardrossan, a daughter ( Mhairi Jane) ; both well; thanking staff at Ayrshire Central and Buckreddan Hospitals. Deo Gratias.

PHELPS - At Sydney, Australia, to John and Christine ( Woodcock ), on 20th June 1973, a son; both well.

TAGGART - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 19th June 1973, to Danny and June ( White ), 35 Hazelgrove, Kilwinning, a daughter ( Caroline June ).

TORRANCE - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 18th June 1973, to Mr and Mrs John Torrance, 22 Craig Avenue, Dalry, a son, a brother for Diane and Helen; thanking all in attendance.

WHEELER - At Buckreddan Maternity Home, on 24th June 1973, to Derrick and Martha ( Shearer ), 38 Sharpe Avenue, Dreghorn, a daughter ( Yvonne ), a sister for John.

WHITE - At Buckreddan Maternity Home , Kilwinning, on 21st June 1973, to Muir and Moray ( Lindsay ), a daughter ( Fiona McDonald Lindsay ); thanking all in attendance.

WYLIE - On 25th June 1973, at Creswell Maternity Hospital, Dumfries, to Archie and Ann ( Hamilton ), " Moorfoot ", 6 Old Hall Drive, Newton Stewart, a son ( Ewan Andrew ).

YOUNG - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 25th June 1973, to Douglas and Hilary ( nee Cain ), 52 Lugar Place, Troon, a son ( Richard Winchester ); both well.



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The Engagements, the Marriages, and the wedding anniversaries now from 29th June 1973.

ENGAGEMENTS

MacMILLAN - MILGREW - Both families have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of John, youngest son of Mr J MacMillan and the late Mrs MacMillan, 57 Sinclair Street, Stevenston, to Margaret, only daughter of Mr and Mrs J Milgrew, 31 Catacol Avenue, Saltcoats.

SHEEHAN - JOHNSTON - Both families have great pleasure in announcing the engagement of John, son of William and Anne Sheehan, 44 Parkhouse Road, Ardrossan, to Elizabeth, daughter of Doris and the late Jack Johnston, 78 Braden Avenue, Yoker, Glasgow.

TODD - WRIGHT - Both families are pleased to announce the engagement of Alastair, younger son of Mr and Mrs J F Todd, 57 Meadowfoot Road, West Kilbride, to Jean, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs W J Wright, 5 Burns Place, Stevenston.

WINTON - WILLIAMS - Both families have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of Ian David, only son of Mrs Winton, 51 Stoopshill Crescent, Dalry, to Ann Scott, only daughter of Mr and Mrs W Williams, 21 Clark Crescent, Stevenston.


MARRIAGES

BINGHAM - CRAWFORD - At Erskine Church, Saltcoats, on 23rd June 1973, by the Rev Hugh Kirkwood, BA, BD, Alex, second son of Mr and Mrs A Bingham, 41 Davaar Road, Saltcoats, to Christine, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs H Crawford, 28 Springvale Place, Saltcoats.

CATHCART - WILKIE - At the Barony Church, Ardrossan, on 20th June 1973, by the Rev J Ewing, David, eldest son of Mr and Mrs J Cathcart, 83 High Parks Crescent, Eddlewood, Hamilton, to Anna McLean, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs I H Wilkie, 26 Seafield Court, Ardrossan.

MENZIES - BOLANDI - At San Jose, Costa Rica, on 22nd June 1973, Thomas, only son of the late Mr and Mrs J W G Menzies, Troon, to Hannie, only daughter of Sr and Sra Bolandi, San Miguel des Desamparados.

ROGERS - COLEMAN - At Glasgow, on 25th June 1973, David, elder son of Mr and Mrs M Rogers, Penshaw, County Durham, to Lorna Anne, only daughter of Mr and Mrs N G Coleman, Ingledene Hotel, Ardrossan.

TAYLOR - KERR - At High Kirk, Stevenston, on 22nd June 1973, by the Rev W Burnside, MA, Nicholas John, only son of Mr and Mrs William Taylor, 15 Mill Road, Irvine, to Anne McGregor, younger daughter of Mr and Mrs Donald Kerr, 91 Glencairn Street, Stevenston.


SILVER WEDDINGS

JOHNSTON - MYNES - At St Bridget's Chapel, Kilbirnie, on 25th June 1948, by Rev Father Fitzpatrick, William Johnston to Martha Mynes. Present address : 7 Helen's Terrace, Kilwinning.

SMITH - COCHRANE - At East Church, Kilbirnie, on 25th June 1948, by the Rev James J Turnbull, Samuel F K Smith to Janet B S Cochrane. Present address : 82 Newhouse Drive, Kilbirnie.


PEARL WEDDING

DUFF - MUNRO - At Lesser Town Hall, Saltcoats, on 23rd June 1943, by the late Rev J Cleminson Bell, James Wakefield Duff to Annie Grier Munro. Present address : 31 Mayfield Road, Saltcoats.


55th ANNIVERSARY

SHERIDAN - CARLISLE - At St Mary's Chapel, Longriggend, on 28th June 1918, by the late Rev Father David Quigley, Joseph to Susanna ( Annie ). Present address : 89 Barrie Terrace, Ardrossan.



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Beginning the Deaths from 29th June 1973 now. Also including some Acknowledgements from the following week's paper, 6th July.

DEATHS

BOYD - At 66 Hamilton Crescent, Stevenston, on 23rd June 1973, Robert Munro Boyd, aged 83 years, beloved husband of the late Mary Whiteside.
Acknowledgments : The family of the late Robert M Boyd desire to thank friends and neighbours, staff and workers ( ICI ) and Masonic Lodge No 442 for kind expressions of sympathy, cards and floral tributes in their sad bereavement; also Doctors Morton, Moore, Wakefield and McKenzie ; to nurese for unfailing attention; to Rev Iain J Roy; and Mr David Reid for funeral arrangements. 66 Hamilton Crescent, Stevenston.

CAIRNS - Suddenly, at home, on 26th June 1973, Alexander Cairns, aged 77 years, beloved husband of Elizabeth McCallum, 31 Merryvale Road, Irvine.
Acknowledgements : Mrs Cairns and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours , also the staff and employees of H S McKinnon, for kind expressions of sympathy, floral tributes and cards received in their recent sad bereavement; also Dr A Burns; Rev Iain R Munro for services rendered; and SCWS for funeral arrangements. 31 Merryvale Road, Irvine.

CONN - Peacefully, at Ravenspark Hospital, on 24th June 1973, Joseph Conn, beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Gillespie ( late of 10 Park avenue, Beith ), and dear father of Eileen and Elsa, Ladeside House, Kilbirnie.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late Joseph Conn wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also special thanks to staff of ward 10, Ravenspark Hospital, for their care and attention; to the employees of the Clyde Cooperage; and all who paid their last respects at the cemetery; the Rev A Dunlop for services rendered ; and CWS for funeral arrangements.

DUFF - Suddenly, at 10 Hillcrest Drive, Stevenston ( the residence of her son, William ), on 26th June 1973, Dorothy Farrell, beloved wife of the late William Duff, Glencairn Street, Stevenston, and dear mother of Lex and Billy.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late Mrs Dorothy Duff wish to thank all relatives, friends, neighbours and Ardeer Parish Church Women's Guild for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also Mrs M Hamilton and Mr and Mrs Martin Welsh for their kindness and help; thanking the Rev Alan Knox for services rendered; and Mr James Reid for funeral arrangements. 10 Hillcrest Drive, Stevenston.

FLANAGAN - Suddenly, in Brighton, on Sunday, 24th June 1973, David Bowie ( formerly Manager, Bank of Scotland, Ardrossan ), son of the late Thomas Bowie Flanagan and Mrs Agnes Dunlop Flanagan. Funeral on Friday, 29th June ,at 2pm, at St Andrew's Episcopal Church, Ardrossan. Interment thereafter private.

FREW - Suddenly, on 20th June 1973, James Allison Frew, aged 77 years, 21 Patrick Avenue, Stevenston, beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Gray.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late James A Frew desire to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sudden bereavement; also the Ambulance Men and Constable William Morrison for their kindness and help; Rev Gordon Weir for services rendered; and Mr R donaldson for funeral arrangements. 6 Lesley Place, Stevenston.

GRAY - Suddenly, at 1 Mitchell Place, Saltcoats, on the 26th of June 1973, Janet Logan Gray, beloved eldest daughter of the late Alexander and Barbara Gray, and dear sister of Barbara and Jean. No letters, please. Funeral service at house, today ( Friday ), at 2.30pm, thereafter to Ardrossan Cemetery.
Acknowledgements: Barbara and Jean Gray wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for kindness shown in their recent sad bereavement; also for the beautiful floral tributes received; and the Rev Dr E G Balls for kind attention. 1 Mitchell Place, Saltcoats.

GRIERSON - After a long illness, at Ayrshire Central hospital, Irvine, on 22nd June 1973, William Grierson, aged 65 years, beloved husband of Elizabeth Robertson, 101 McKinlay Crescent, Irvine.
Acknowledgements : Mrs Elizabeth Grierson and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent bereavement; also doctors and nurses, pavilion 11, Central Hospital; Dr Taylor; the Rev A Macara; and SCS for funeral arrangements.



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Some more of the Deaths from 29th June 1973.

DEATHS ( continued )

HOYNES - Suddenly, on 26th June 1973, Marion Shaw Hunter, in her 71st year, beloved wife of Robert Hoynes, 8 Mid Road, Beith.
Acknowledgements : Mr Robert Hoynes wishes to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for floral tributes and letters received in his recent sad bereavement; also all who attended at the cemetery; Rev A Dunlop for services rendered; and J & R Smith for funeral arrangements. 8 Mid Road, Beith.

KERR - At 31 Winton Avenue, Kilwinning, on 24th June 1973, Ivie S Kerr, beloved husband of Isa Anderson.
Acknowledgements : Mrs Isa Kerr wishes to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes; also Dr Lynch, Dr Forbes and Dr McCreadie for their faithful attention; the Rev Wilbur C Lavalette for services rendered; and to Mr Jas Reid for funeral arrangements.

KERR - Suddenly, at 28 West End, Dalry, on 22nd June 1973, William Kerr, aged 49 years, beloved son of Mrs Agnes Kerr and the late Robert Kerr.

McCONNELL - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 25th June 1973, James McConnell, aged 68 years, beloved husband of Jean Murray, 36 Holehouse Drive, Kilbirnie, and dearly loved father of Sybil and Annette. Fortified by Rites of Holy Church. RIP.
Acknowledgements : Mrs Jean McConnell and family desire to thank doctors and nurses of Western Infirmary , Glasgow, and pavilion 11 , Central Hospital, Irvine, for care and attention; BSC Traffic Dept; friends and neighbours for floral tributes, Mass cards and expression of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement. 36 Holehouse Drive, Kilbirnie.

McQUEEN - At 17 Doon Court, Irvine, on 27th June 1973, Rachel Johnston, aged 81 years, beloved wife of the late Norman Murray McQueen.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late Rachel McQueen wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and cards received in their sad bereavement; also ladies of the " Wee Hut "; Dr A A Garven for his unfailing attention; District Nurse ( Mrs McMahon ) for her kindness; Rev R D Sawers of comfort and service; and SCS for funeral arrangements and catering. Sadly missed by family, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. 17 Doon Court, Irvine.

MABON - At Cupar, Fife on 23rd June 1973, James R S Mabon, aged 69 years, beloved husband of Jean Melville, 52 Sinclair Avenue, Glenrothes, late of Eastern Crescent, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire.

MUIR - At KIlmarnock Infirmary, on the 22nd June 1973, Hannah Cunningham, aged 88 years, beloved wife of the late Alexander Muir, 17 Churchill Drive, Ardrossan.
Acknowledgements : The family of the late Mrs Hannah Muir wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy received in their sad bereavement; also Dr Duff and Dr Russell; doctors and staff of Kilmarnock Infirmary; also Rev ? Wilson for services rendered; and Mr McMaster for funeral arrangements. 17 Churchill Drive, Ardrossan.

MURPHY - At 59 Dalry Road, Ardrossan, on the 25th June 1973, Christina Margaret Murphy, beloved daughter of the late John and Margaret Murphy. Fortified by the Rites of the Holy Catholic Church. RIP.
Acknowledgements : The brothers and sisters of the late Christina Murphy wish to thank Rev Canon Fischer and Father Tosh; nursing sisters; Nuns of Good Shepherd Convent; doctors; relatives and friends for Mass cards, expressions of sympathy and floral tributesreceived in their recent sad bereavement; and Mr McMaster for funeral arrangements.



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The remaining Deaths from 29th June 1973.

DEATHS ( concluded )

O'DONNELL - On 21st June 1973, Fanny Lang McDougall, beloved wife of John O'Donnell. No 16 Holding, Collenen, Troon. RIP.
Acknowledgements : Mr O'Donnell and family would like to express sincere thanks to neighbours, friends and relatives for their companionship and help during Mrs O'Donnell's long illness, and for Mass cards , letters and floral tributes; to Dr Joyce for his unfailing patience with her over the last 18 years; Father Crowley for his kind attention; Mrs Adams, her home help; District Nurse Griffiths for her assistance; and to the many doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers and physiotherapists with whom she has come into contact over the last three years, for their care and understanding.

PATE - Peacefully, at Ayr, on Saturday 23rd June 1973, Helen Guy, beloved wife of the late Thomas Pate, and mother of Lindsay and Tom.

ROBERTSON - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 21st June 1973, John, dearly loved husband of Maimie, and dear father of Dorothy, Eric, Beryl and Joyce, 9 Thornhouse Avenue, Irvine. At rest.
Acknowledgements : Mrs Robertson and family wish to thank most sincerely friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement; also doctors and nursing staff , pavilion 11, Ayrshire Central Hospital, for their unfailing attention; employyees of British Rail; the Rev R D Sawers; and Mr Lawless, SCS, for funeral arrangements. 9 Thornhouse Avenue, Irvine.

TAYLOR - at General Hospital, Nottingham, on 22nd June 1973, Ian Herdman Taylor, BEM, aged 48 years, of 40 Besecar Avenue, Gedling, Nottingham, beloved husband of Sylvia Margaret Jefree, dear dad of Ian and Ann, and much loved elder son of John and Margaret Taylor, and brother of Boyd, " Brunstane ", 17 South Beach Road, Ardrossan. Funeral to Ardrossan Cemetery, on Friday 29th June, at 2pm. Friends desirous of attending please meet at cemetery gate.

THOMPSON - Peacefully, at 83 High Road, Saltcoats, on 20th June 1973, James Thompson, aged 79 years, beloved husband of Catherine Whiteford Scott.

TRAYNOR - At Ballochmyle Hospital, on 21st June 1973, Edward Traynor, aged 81 years, beloved husband of Brigid Lenach, 22 Kirkland Road, Kilbirnie. Fortified by Rites of Holy Church. RIP.

WILLIAMSON - At 66 Hagthorn Avenue, Kilbirnie, on 25th June 1973, Agnes Riddet Shaw, dearly loved wife of the late William Williamson, and mother of Ian, 66 Larch Terrace, Beith.
Acknowledgements : Mr and Mrs I Williamson wish to thank most sincerely relatives, neighbours and friends of the late Mrs W Williamson for their recent kindnesses; also Messrs Barclay & Crawford for funeral arrangements. 66 Larch Terrace, Beith.

YOUNG - At 9 Churchill Drive, Ardrossan, on the 14th June 1973, John Young, aged 87 years, beloved husband of Mary Campbell, and dear father of John and Robert.



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The rest of the Acknowledgements now from 29th June 1973.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

CUNNINGHAM - The family of the late Eliza Paterson wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sad bereavement; also Doctors Moore and McKenzie; Nurse Duffy; the Rev William Burnside for services rendered; and SCS for funeral arrangements. 51 Hamilton Crescent, Stevenston.

FREW - The family of the late James A Frew desire to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their recent sudden bereavement; also the Ambulance Men and Constable William Morrison for their kindness and help; Rev Gordon Weir for services rendered; and Mr R Donaldson for funeral arrangements. 6 Lesley Place, Stevenston.

HALLIDAY - the family of the late Jane Halliday wish to thank all relatives, friends, neighbours and workers of Beithcraft Ltd for kind expressions of sympathy and floral tributes received in their sad bereavement; also to doctors and hospital staff; the Rev Alistair Dunlop for services rendered; and Mr W Smith for funeral arrangements.

McCULLOCH - Mr Wm McCulloch 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 special thanks to the neighbours who kindly gave a bible for the graveside; and to all who attended at the cemetery, and gave comfort and sympathy in so many ways. 25 Braidwood Road, Kilwinning.

SMITH - Mrs Edna Smith, Barabara and the family of the late William Smith , wish to thank most sincerely all good friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy, letters, cards and flowers received in their recent sudden bereavement; great tribute is also paid to the Rev Iain R Munro for spiritual comfort and practical assistance; and to the staff from ICI, Ardeer, for both their presence at the crematorium and extreme kindness over the past months. 3 Whyte Avenue, Irvine.

THOMSON - Mrs Catherine Thomson and Elsie wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy, floral tributes, cards and letters received in their recent sad bereavement; also Dr Robertson for his faithful attention; the District Nurses; also Rev J H Robertson for spiritual comfort and Rev E G Balls; and SCS for funeral arrangements. 85 High Road, Saltcoats.

WALLACE - Mr and Mrs R Wallace and family wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for cards and floral tributes received in their sad bereavement. 7 Crawford Crescent, Barrmill, Beith.

WILSON - Mrs Catherine Wilson and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy, letters, cards and floral tributes received in their sad bereavement; also special thanks to Dr R B Taylor and other doctors for unfailing attention; Rev P G Thomson for spiritual comfort and services rendered; and Messr William Conway & Sons for funeral arrangements. " Barsolus ", 54 Waterside, Irvine.

YOUNG - The family of the late James Young wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for kindness in their recent bereavement; also Rev Knox; and Co-op for funeral arrangements. 61 Shore Road, Stevenston.



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The first batch of In Memoriam notices from 29th June 1973 now.

IN MEMORIAM

ADAIR - In loving memory of our dearly beloved daughter Lilian, who died on the 27th of June 1972.
Ever remembered till we meet again.
Inserted by Mum and Dad, 46 Lynn Drive, Kilbirnie.

She lived for those she loved,
And those she loved remember.
Sadly missed.
David, Betty, wee Hazel and Shirley.

Precious memories, how they linger.
Roy and Cheryl.


ALLISON - In loving memory of my dearest husband, David Allison, of 10 Churchill Avenue, Kilwinning.
Goodbye my love.
God bless you, David.

His life was one long sacrifice,
His heart was true and tender,
He toiled so hard for those he loved,
And left us to remember.
Inserted by his loving son David and daughter-in-law Mae, Parkhead Villa, 49 Byres Road, Kilwinning.


BURGESS - Treasured memories of my beloved Tam, who died, so suddenly, on =2nd July 1971.
Inserted by his wife, Annetta, Loans.

CAMERON - In loving memory of our youngest daughter, Margaret McPhee, wife of Robert Cameron, who died on the 1st July 1959, aged 24 years.
Memories grow sweeter as time travels on,
When you long for a face and a voice that is gone.
I think of you singing,I treasure your smile,
And know you're not lost, just gone for a while.
We never part from those we love,
No distance can divide,
For every day in memory,
We still walk side by side.
Inserted by her Mammy and Daddy, and her sisters Betty and Jean, 54 Glencairn Street, Stevenston.

CLEGG - Loving memories of my loved mother, Rachel McGimpsey, died 27th June 1965.
In God's care, she rests above,
In our hearts, she rests with love.
Inserted by her daughter Betty, John and family, 9 Morville crescent, Kilwinning.

CURRIE - In loving memory of my dear wife and mother, Elizabeth, died 29th June 1970.
To some you may be forgotten.
To others part of the past,
But to us, who loved and lost you,
Your memory will always last.
Inserted by her loving husband and family, 17 Dipple View, Kilbirnie.

FINNIE - In loving memory of my dear wife, Isabel, who died 2nd July 1972.
Always remembered.
Inserted by her loving husband, Malcolm, 18 Calderpark Street, Lochwinnoch.

In loving memory of my dear daughter, and our sister, Isabel, who died 2nd July 1972.
Inserted by her mother, Mrs M Smith and family, 1 Crookhill Drive, Lochwinnoch.



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Continuing the In Memoriam notices from 29th June 1973.

IN MEMORIAM ( continued )

HIGGINS - In loving memory of my dear dad, died 28th June 1972.
The gift in this world so precious and rare,
Is the love that a father and daughter can share,
We shared that love, dad, you and I,
From the day I was born, till the day you died.
Inserted by his loving daughter Mauraide, son-in-law Jerry and devoted grandchildren, Paisley.

You never part from those you love,
No distance can divide.
For every day in memory, dad,
We still walk side by side.
Inserted by his loving daughter May, son-in-law Ron and grandsons, Rhodesia.


HOUSTON - Treasured memories of my dear wife, Bridget McCrorie, who died 26th June 1969.
A golden heart stopped beating,
Two willing hands are still,
The one who did so much for me,
Is resting at God's will.
She is as dear today,
As in the hour she passed away.
Inserted by Tommy and Mary, 108 Dalry Road, Saltcoats.

JOHNSTONE - In loving memory of my dear wife, and our mother, Ruby Hogg, who died 27th June 1972, at " Elmbank ", Dalry.
At the going down of the sun,
And in the morning,
We will remember.
Jack and family, " Elmbank ", Dalry.

In memory of my good friend Mrs Johnstone, late of Elmbank, Dalry.
Sweet memories.
Inserted by Mrs Boyce, Dalry.

McCAFFERTY - Treasured memories of my dear daughter, Nan, who died 26th June 1958; also my dear husband, Hugh, died 26th August 1965.
Loved and remembered always.
Inserted by his loving wife and mother , 61 Bathville Road, Kilbirnie.

McEWAN - In loving memory of my dear wife and mother, Robina, who died 26th June 1970.
Treasured memories.
Inserted by her loving Husband, daughter Margaret and grandchildren Angela and Kevan, 66 Blacklands Crescent, Kilwinning.

McLAREN - In loving memory of our dear mother, Lilias McLaren, died 25th June 1966; also our dear father, Thomas McLaren, died 26th August 1935.
Treasured memories.
Inserted by the family, at home and abroad.

McLURE - In loving memory of my dear son, Pat, died 26th June 1964, aged 25 years.
Son, I think of you always,
Not once a year,
Each day of my life,
I wish you were here.
Inserted by his Mother.

Always remembered.
Inserted by his sister Janet and brother-in-law Gerry.



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The last of the In Memoriam notices from 29th June 1973.

IN MEMORIAM ( concluded )

McMEECHAN - Treasured memories of our darling son, Christopher, killed on 30th June 1971.
The memories we have from day to day,
No length of time can take away,
For in our hearts you are always near,
Still loved, still missed, and very dear.
Inserted by Mum and Dad, 26 Houston Crescent, Dalry.

Memories always of our darling grandson, wee Christopher, killed 30th June 1971, aged 2 years; also my dear mother; and loved ones before.
Heart broken we are still,
Till the end of time we always will.
Gran and Papa, Dalry.


NORWOOD - In loving memory of my dear wife, Susan, who died 27th June 1972.
My heart was crushed and sore,
I tried so hard to help you,
But I could do no more.
I lived in hope, and prayed in vain,
That God would make you well again,
But He decided we must part,
He took you home and broke my heart.
Inserted by her loving husband, Arthur, 7 Greenfoot, Kilwinning.

Always remembered.
Inserted by Robert and Margaret.


ROBERTSON - In loving memory of my father, William Robertson, died 29th June 1971.
We miss you, dad, we always will,
The day we lost you, the world stood still.
Inserted by his loving daughter Esther and grandsons Samuel, William and Robert, 66 Stockbridge Crescent, Kilbirnie.

SZULC - In loving memory of my dear dad, who died 26th June 1972.
We were not there to see you die,
To lift your head and say goodbye,
But we will remember you, our whole lives through,
The last few words we had with you.
Inserted by Daniel and Mary.

Goodnight papa.
Fiona, 76 Hazel Grove, Kilwinning.


WILSON - Treasured memories of a beloved husband and dad, Andrew P Wilson, died 27th June 1970, in Canada.
Abbie, Wendy and Campbell, 24 Killermont Place, Kilwinning.

YOUNG - In loving memory of my dear son, and our dear brother, Signaller George Young, RA, killed in action in Italy, 30th June 1944, aged 22 years. Interred in Orvietto Cemetery.
Dear is his memory, silently kept,
Amidst life's changes we will never forget.
Inserted by his loving father, 1 Crosbie Drive, West Kilbride; also his loving sisters, at home and abroad.

In loving memory of my dear brother and uncle, George, killed in action in Italy, 30th June 1944, aged 22 years.
Time changes many things,
But one thing changes never,
The memory of those happy days,
When we were all together.
Inserted by his loving brother Alex, Annette and George.



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Moving on now to the Herald BMD from 6th July 1973; starting with the Births.

BIRTHS

BENNIE - At Paisley Maternity Hospital, on 1st July 1973, to Katie and Boyd, 4 Carron Drive, Craigton Estate, Bishopton, a son ( Gordon ); both well.

BURNS - Gordon and Marie ( McEwan ), Cleddan's Farm, Cumbernauld, are delighted with the arrival of their first baby, a son, born 30th June 1973, at Southern General Hospital, Glasgow; sincere thanks to all in attendance.

DONNACHIE - To Ronald and Ina, a son ( Steven Winton Wishart Donnachie ), on 1st July 1973, 9lb 10oz, at Buckreddan, Kilwinning; thanking all in attendance.

FULTON - William and Jean ( nee Lubarskis ), 2 Bathville Road, Kilbirnie, are delighted to announce the birth of their son ( David Andrew ), at Ayrshire Central Hospital, Irvine, on 25th June 1973; both well; thanking all in attendance.

HOUSTON - At 26 Kirkland Crescent, Dalry, on 30th June 1973, to Scott and Christine ( Goldie ), a son, premature, survived 32 hours; thanking Dalry Doctors and Nurses and neighbours; special thanks to Ayrshire Central Hospital Special Care Baby Unit.

MARRITT - At Buckreddan Maternity Home, Kilwinning, to Kenneth and Heather ( McFawn ), on 2nd July 1973, a daughter ( Amanda Jane Marion ), a sister for Kenneth and Colin; thanking all in attendance.

McLEAN - At Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, on 24th June 1973, to May ( nee Hynd ) and Adam, a son ( David Adam ); 35 Dawlish Drive, Pinner, Middlesex.

MURRAY - At Buckreddan Maternity Hospital, Kilwinning, on Thursday 28th June 1973, to Danny and Susan ( Traynor ), a daughter ( Kathleen Ann ) ;both well; thanking all in attendance. Deo Gratias. 1 New Street, Stevenston.

ROSS - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, Irvine, to Ian and Janice ( Stevely ), a son ( Steven Hamilton ); both well; thanking all in attendance; a brother for Derek.

TEMPLETON - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, on 29th June 1973, to Archie and Margaret ( Monaghan ), 6 Main Street, Kilmaurs, a daughter ( Fiona Margaret ).

WALKER - At Ayrshire Central Hospital, Irvine, on Saturday, 30th June 1973, to Steven and Liz, 4 Drummilling Avenue, West Kilbride, a daughter ( Shelagh ); both well.



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The Engagements now from 6th July 1973.

ENGAGEMENTS

AITCHISON - FLETCHER - Both families have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of James, son of David and May Aitchison, 60 Donaldson Avenue, Stevenston, to Alexandra, eldest daughter of George and Nancy Fletcher, 8 Mayfield Road, Stevenston.

DICKSON - McCALLUM - Both families are happy to announce the engagement between Bobby, son of Mr and Mrs A Dickson, 116 Corsehill, Kilwinning, and Marlyn, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs W S McCallum, Abbey View, Kilwinning.

DUNCAN - LOCKHART - Both families have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of Leslie, eldest son of Mr and Mrs R A Duncan, 17 Weston Terrace, West Kilbride, to Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs J Lockhart, 3 Meadowside, West Kilbride.

EASTON - McKEE - Both families have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of Andrew, eldest son of Mr and Mrs A Easton, 57 Newhouse Drive, Kilbirnie, to Christine, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs J McKee, 49 Oak Road, Ardrossan.

McMILLAN - TRICKER - Both families have pleasure in announcing the engagement of William third son of Mrs V McMillan and the late Mr A McMillan, Barkip Cottage, Dalry, to Janet, only daughter of Mr and Mrs W Tricker, 32 Beech Avenue, Beith.

MENAGH - McLAUGHLAN - The engagement is announced between Jim, eldest son of the late Mrs Martha B Mitchell, and Anne, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs A McLaughlan, 25 Churchill Avenue, Kilwinning.

NIXON - McLAUGHLAN -Both families have much pleasure in announcing the engagement of John, younger son of Mr and Mrs Henry Nixon, 5 Wyllie Road, Saltcoats, and Marion Jane, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs Hugh McLaughlan, The Bungalow, Bridgend Lane , Kilwinning, on 30th June 1973.



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The Marriages and wedding anniversaries now from 6th July 1973.

MARRIAGES

ALEXANDER - THORNTON - At St Andrew's Church, Irvine, on the 23rd June 1973, by the Rev J Harris, Thomas, elder son of Mr and Mrs N D Alexander, 14 Kerr DRive, Irvine, to Sarah MacGowan, only daughter of Mr and Mrs C Thornton, 39 Redburn Place, Irvine.

BATTINI - SINCLAIR - At St Bride's Church, West Kilbride, on 29th June 1973, Roger John, only son of Mrs E Battini Cooke, 19 Drummilling Road, West Kilbride, to Katherine ( Kay ) Ross, only daughter of Mr and Mrs A Sinclair, 8 Hunter Avenue, Ardrossan.

BLACKLEY - THOMSON - At High Church, Beith, on 27th June 1973, by the Rev A J Dunlop, John Allan, younger son of Mr and Mrs Walter Blackley, 9 Mossend Avenue, Kilbirnie, to Jean Elizabeth, only daughter of Mr and Mrs Allan Thomson, 1 Mains Road, Beith.

BLACKWOOD - DENVER - At St John's Church, Ardrossan, on 29th June 1973, by the Rev D MacKay, assisted by the Rev H Kirkwood, Hugh Blackwood, BSc ( Hons ), only son of Mr and Mrs H Blackwood, 33 Sannox Drive, Saltcoats, to Anna, youngest daughter of the late A F Denver and of Mrs M Denver, 38 Stanley Road, Ardrossan.

CARSON - ANGUS - At St Mary's Chapel, Irvine, on 15th June 1973, by Father T Murphy, Noel Joseph, second son of Mr and Mrs James Carson, 18 Carnock Road, Glasgow, to Marion, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs Henry Angus, 16 Mossgiel Drive, Irvine.

GOUDIE - McVICAR - At St Andrew's Church, Ayr, on 25th June 1973, by Rev William Freel, Raymond, youngest son of Mr and Mrs J Goudie, 2 Bruce Avenue, Prestwick, to Nancy, only daughter of Mr and Mrs J B McVicar, 52 Pemberton Valley, Alloway, Ayr.

MACDONALD - FIELDING - At the Trinity Church, Beith, on 28th June 1973, by the Rev H S Young,Arthur, elder son of Mr and Mrs J Macdonald, 8 Doon Place, Saltcoats, to Marilynn, only daughter of Mrs L Fielding and the late Capt A Fielding, 21 Wilson Street, Beith.

McWHIRTER - LINDSAY - At Perceton and Dreghorn Church, on 16th June 1973, by the Rev R Lawson, Alexander Fulton, 54 Dundonald Road, Dreghorn, younger son of Mr and Mrs A McWhirter, to Margery Ritchie, c/o 1 Islay Court, Dreghorn, youngest daughter of Mr J Lindsay and the late Mrs Lindsay.

SABA - BALE - At St George's Greek Orthodox Church, Souk El Gharb, Lebanon, on 30th June 1973, by Archbishop Elias Saleeby, Patriarch of Lebanon and the East, assisted by Bishop Gabriel Saleeby and Fathers Badaoui, Kassis and Shahadi, Raja Fouad, younger son of Mr and Mrs Fouad Saba, Souk El Gharb, Lebanon, to Ann McFarlane, eldest daughter of Mr and mrs Joseph N Bale, 10 Stanley Drive, Ardrossan.

SHERIDAN - STEVEN - At St Maurs-Glencairn Church, Kilmaurs, on 29th June 1973, by the Rev Donald Patience, MA, David , only son of Mr and Mrs L Sheridan, 22 Links Road, Saltcoats, to Elspeth, only daughter of Mr and Mrs M F Steven, 42 Westpark Crescent, Kilmaurs.

SMITH - FLACK - At Glasgow, on 29th June 1973, William Smith, MA, eldest son of William and Anne Smith, 4 Mossgiel Drive, Irvine, to Helen Kerr, only daughter of William and Jean Flack, 165 McKinlay Crescent, Irvine.

STEWART - RAE - At Bethany Hall, Prestwick, on 27th June 1973, by Mr Wm Park, William John, only son of Mr and Mrs Robert Stewart, Woodlands, 3 Wallace Street, Kilmarnock, to Christine McLean, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs George Rae, 31 Moorfield Road, Prestwick.


SILVER WEDDINGS

HARRIS - WILSON - At Cranbourne Church, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, on 10th July 1948, by the Rev J Kennedy, Grant William Harris to Jean Benson Wilson, 33 High Street, Lochwinnoch.


RUBY WEDDINGS

CUMMOCK - BOYD - At the Cadora, Glasgow, by the Rev William McKelvie, on 8th July 1933, Francis Adam Cummock to Elizabeth Thomson Boyd. Present address : 51 Redcar Avenue, Clevelys, formerly of 12 Braehead, Dalry.



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