Shandon Valuation Roll 1940

Dear blog reader Welcome to the twelfth and final part in a series, a list of the people, with house names where known, who were connected with Shandon in 1940. (Please see a note at the end of this introduction regarding the next series particularly for my blog readers looking for their ancestors in Shandon.)Continue reading “Shandon Valuation Roll 1940”


DUNDEE EVENING TELEGRAPH, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1900 DEATH OF A WELL-KNOWN CATTLE BREEDER Mr John MacFarlan, JP, Faslane, Gareloch, died yesterday morning at the age of 92.  He was confined to bed for only a few days, and the more immediate cause of death was failure of the heart’s action. His grandfather owned property inContinue reading “DEATH OF JOHN MACFARLAN”

Opinion of charitable mansions

Dear blog reader I was fascinated when I discovered a local opinion on the giving of mansions to charity, given that I have published 3 blog posts on Broomfield and Berriedale being handed to charities. I hope you also find this alternative opinion interesting. Jacqueline *************************************** GLASGOW HERALD WEDNESDAY 17 APRIL 1895 FRESH AIR FORTNIGHTContinue reading “Opinion of charitable mansions”