Shandon Valuation Roll 1935

Dear blog reader Welcome to the eleventh part in a series, a list of the people, with house names where known, who were connected with Shandon in 1935. In 1935 Shandon had 87 households listed, an increase compared to the 79 households in 1930. This compares with: In 1930 Shandon had 79 households listed, aContinue reading “Shandon Valuation Roll 1935”

Shandon Valuation Roll 1930

Dear blog reader Welcome to the tenth part in a series, a list of the people, with house names where known, who were connected with Shandon in 1930. In 1930 Shandon had 79 households listed which is a slight increase compared to 1925. This compares with: In 1925 Shandon had 73 households listed, a slightContinue reading “Shandon Valuation Roll 1930”

Shandon Valuation Roll 1925

Dear blog reader Welcome to the ninth part in a series, a list of the people, with house names where known, who were connected with Shandon in 1925. In 1925 Shandon had 73 households listed, a slight decrease on 1920. In 1920 Shandon had 76 households listed, a very slight increase on 1915. In 1915Continue reading “Shandon Valuation Roll 1925”

Shandon Valuation Roll 1920

Dear blog reader Welcome to the eighth part in a series, a list of the people, with house names where known, who were connected with Shandon in 1920. In 1920 Shandon had 76 households listed, a very slight increase on 1915. In 1915 Shandon had 75 households listed, a slight decrease on 1905. In 1905Continue reading “Shandon Valuation Roll 1920”

Shandon Valuation Roll 1905

Dear blog reader Welcome to the sixth part in a series, a list of the people, with house names where known, who were connected with Shandon in 1905. In 1905 Shandon had 82 households listed. A vast increase on the anomaly of the valuation roll of 1895 when  only 16 households were listed but alsoContinue reading “Shandon Valuation Roll 1905”

Shandon Valuation Roll 1895

Dear blog reader Welcome to the fifth part in a series, a list of the people, with house names where known, who were connected with Shandon in 1895. In 1895 Shandon only had 16 households listed, a massive reduction compared to 1885. I suspect, unlike all other valuation rolls so far, only a few ofContinue reading “Shandon Valuation Roll 1895”

Shandon Valuation Roll 1885

Dear blog reader Welcome to the fourth part in a series, a list of the people, with house names where known, who were connected with Shandon in 1885. In 1885 Shandon had 74 households, a huge increase from 1875 when Shandon had 32 households. The 1875 number was the exact same number as the 32Continue reading “Shandon Valuation Roll 1885”

Hatches, Matches and Dispatches Part 3

Dear blog reader This is the third part in a series of Shandon hatches, matches and dispatches that have appeared in the newspapers. I always find such finds very exciting in my own 30 years of family history research and I hope this helps anyone doing similar Shandon-based research. Please note that for privacy reasonsContinue reading “Hatches, Matches and Dispatches Part 3”

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”

Death of Mr William Gunn of Shandon

Paisley Herald and Renfrewshire Advertiser 14 May 1859 In our obituary today many will regret to observe the name of Mr Gunn of Shandon Bank, for a considerable period extensively engaged in business in this city, and who for a number of years has lived in retirement on his property at Shandon Bank, on theContinue reading “Death of Mr William Gunn of Shandon”