Shandon Valuation Roll 1875

Dear blog reader Welcome to the third part in a series, a list of the people, with house names where known, who were connected with Shandon in 1875. In 1875 Shandon had 32 households, this is the exact same number as the 32 households in 1865 which had been a growth of 4 households fromContinue reading “Shandon Valuation Roll 1875”

Battrum’s Guide and Directory 1875

Dear blog reader, this week a name-rich source for any of you with ancestors from Shandon. Note some slightly different spellings which are exactly as they appeared in the directory. BATTRUM’S GUIDE AND DIRECTORY TO HELENSBURGH AND NEIGHBOURHOOD 1875 SHANDON INCLUDING BLAIRVADDICK AND FASLANE ESTATES Five miles from Helensburgh West. Omnibus leaves Helensburgh at 5pmContinue reading “Battrum’s Guide and Directory 1875”

A Shandon Elopement

GREENOCK TELEGRAPH AND CLYDE SHIPPING GAZETTE 11 AUGUST 1892 CASE OF ELOPEMENT IN THE SHANDON DISTRICT Some little sensation has been created in the Gareloch district by the elopement of a young working-man’s wife with her cousin. It appears that a gardener named Thomson and his wife, residing in the Shandon district, were recently visitedContinue reading “A Shandon Elopement”