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New Pier at Shandon

Glasgow Herald 6 October 1886 From the time when steamers first began to ply on the Gareloch there was a ferryboat station in connection with them at Shandon, where all of the steamers used to call. For the long period of half a century the Shandon ferry continued under the management of Mr Duncan McKinlay,Continue reading “New Pier at Shandon”

Ardgare gifted to the British Legion: a generous gift

Milngavie and Bearsden Herald 15 January 1949 The mansion house and part of the lands of Ardgare, Shandon, Dunbartonshire, have been gifted to the British Legion (Scotland) by Lieutenant-Colonel R G Sillars as a house for ex-service personnel. The property is situated on the eastern shore of the Gareloch and includes two cottages, stables, aContinue reading “Ardgare gifted to the British Legion: a generous gift”

Shandon Hydropathic on Fire

Aberdeen Press and Journal 16 July 1898 The baths connected with the Shandon Hydropathic Establishment, Gareloch were destroyed by fire yesterday. The main building was saved. The building on fire, in addition to the ladies and gentlemen’s baths, contained the engine room and laundry, with large water tanks on the top. These tanks are onlyContinue reading “Shandon Hydropathic on Fire”

Sale by Public Roup of Lagbuie House and Oakbank Cottage

Greenock Advertiser, 19 August 1880 To be sold by public roup within the Faculty Hall, St George’s Place, Glasgow on Wednesday the 25th day of August 1880 at two o’clock afternoon (unless previously disposed of by private bargain). Lagbuie House and grounds and Oakbank Cottage, Shandon. Lagbuie is a two-storey villa containing three public-rooms, eightContinue reading “Sale by Public Roup of Lagbuie House and Oakbank Cottage”

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