Shandon Valuation Roll 1865

Dear blog reader Welcome to the second part in a series, a list of the people, with house names where known, who were connected with Shandon in 1865. By 1865 Shandon had grown compared to 1855, in 1855 there were 28 households and in 1865 there were 32 households. Hopefully those of you with ancestorsContinue reading “Shandon Valuation Roll 1865”

Shandon Valuation Roll 1855

Dear blog reader Welcome to the first part in a new series, a list of the people, with house names where known, who were connected with Shandon in 1855. Hopefully those of you with ancestors from Shandon will find this list useful. ************************************** H BairdW BarrReverend N Brodie, ManseWalter BuchananArchibald CochraneMiss Cullen, ArdchapelJohn DingwallAlexander Fyfe,Continue reading “Shandon Valuation Roll 1855”

Aldonaig – a fire and an advertisement

The Scotsman 10 July 1899 Fire on Garelochside Yesterday afternoon the roof of Aldonaig House, situated between Row and Shandon, occupied by Miss Dundas, was discovered to be on fire, and the Helensburgh fire brigade was summoned. Before the arrival of the brigade, however Mr F C Buchanan and a number of Row people gotContinue reading “Aldonaig – a fire and an advertisement”