Kilbirnie / North Ayrshire, Uncategorized

Glengarnock Steel Magazine – Hugh Higgins of Saltcoats

Additionally, a poem called “Maid of Longbar”  by Hugh L. Paterson – if you know this place now, you would know how ridiculous a poem about the place sounds.

Other names include: Miss Shaw, Miss Provan, Williamson, Warnoock, Hubner, Hamilton, Gordon, Breckenridge, Sharp, Kerr, Anderson, Abernethy.

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Kilbirnie / North Ayrshire, Uncategorized

Glengarnock Steel Staff Magazine May 1922 – Peter Adamson Abernethy

A Steel work Employee who came from Linwood.

Other Names in this page:

West, Busby, Calder, Ferguson, McGhie, Aitken, Stewart, Drysdale, McBride, Graham, Clifford, Baxter, Clark, Vann, Kean, McBride, Anderson, Henderson, Martin, Robertson, Watson,

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Picture of Leslie Martin, Miss H H Barclay, E C Stuart, W H Aiton.

Other names, McMinn

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Kilbirnie / North Ayrshire, Uncategorized

Glengarnock Steel Works Staff Magazine 1924

Names Mentioned:

Page 1: Alexander Campbell emigrating to New Zealand, Frank Fraser, Adam Porter.

Page 2: John P Ritchie,  R C Robertson, A. Beckett, Mrs Wm. Jamieson, Mrs R. Sibbald, Mr Wm Hynd,  WH Aiton, Tucker Wilson, Lizzie Clark, James Calderwood, James Shaw,  John Anderson, Geo Hope, Frank Henderson,  Wm Reddick,  Mrs Neil Campbell, James Watson. Mr Welsh, Miss Craddock, Hunter Thomson.

Page 3:  James Shaw, WW Miller (printer) A Jamieson (Stationer). T. McCabe. J Dobbie, A Welsh,  A Calderwood, W Munro, H Campbell. A Moodie, J Hamilton, Tom Kane.

Page 4: Fotheringham, Welsh, Bray, Dobbie, Bray, W. Kircaldy,

Page 5: Artcle beginning by Jim Gibson.

Kilbirnie / North Ayrshire, Uncategorized

Glengarnock Steel Works -Colville Staff Magazine from the 1940s

The first short article contains the names Breckenridge, Bell, Ferguson as well as a reference to the Ryeside Barracks in Dalry. This a bit of a stray as I was focussing in on the 1920s. I will get back to the 1920s shortly.

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Robert Mathews, Drawing office, Glengarnock Bowling Club and some family outings in the 1940s. DK Glass making a presentation (I don´t think he worked at Glengarnock)

 

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The sad obituary of Robert Gibson Boyce.

 

Kilbirnie / North Ayrshire, photos/images/video, Uncategorized

Glengarnock Steel Social Night – Whist Drive, 1921

Names in this article and likely in the photo: James Gibson,  Mary Steele, G Jaffray,  E.Pirrett, M.Martin, Alan Walker,  Ed Kellett,  G. Hamilton, Doris Gaze, D McKee, Margaret Fulton,  WI Thomson, Tom Davidson, M. Kircaldy, (mentioned in some football results elsewhere)  E Hamilton, J. Graham, Alan Hamilton,  John Archibald, Bert Smith, WM Baillie.

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whist drive 1921