1904 Sale of Shandon House

THE SCOTSMAN, SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 1904 DUMBARTONSHIRE – SHANDON HOUSE, GARELOCH For sale, by private bargain, this beautiful residential property, situated upon the Gareloch, about ten minutes’ walk from Shandon Railway Station, the same distance from Shandon Pier, and 25 miles from Glasgow. The mansion occupies a fine position with southern exposure, and contains drawingContinue reading “1904 Sale of Shandon House”

Sale of the Shandon collection – part 10

Dear blog reader. Here is the tenth part of the series on the sale of the contents of Shandon House, also known as the Shandon collection. This blog post describes Robert Napier’s picture collection and the remains of his library which were sold on the 3rd day of the sale of the contents of ShandonContinue reading “Sale of the Shandon collection – part 10”

Sale of the Shandon Collection – part 9

Dear blog reader. Here is the ninth part of the series on the sale of the contents of Shandon House, also known as the Shandon collection. This blog post describes the remains of Robert Napier’s porcelain which was sold on the 2nd day of the sale of the contents of Shandon House.  ****************************************** THE GLASGOWContinue reading “Sale of the Shandon Collection – part 9”

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”

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”

Sale of the Shandon Collection – part 8

Dear blog reader Here is the eighth part of the series on the sale of the contents of Shandon House, also known as the Shandon collection.  This blog post covers the sale of some of the contents of Robert Napier’s library in Shandon House on the first day of the sale of the Shandon collection.Continue reading “Sale of the Shandon Collection – part 8”

Sale of the Shandon Collection – part 7

Dear blog reader. Here is the seventh part of the series on the sale of the contents of Shandon House, also known as the Shandon collection.  This blog post describes the porcelain sold on the 1st day of the sale of the Shandon collection and follows on from last week’s blog post discussing Robert Napier’sContinue reading “Sale of the Shandon Collection – part 7”

Sale of the Shandon Collection Part 6

Dear blog reader Here is the sixth part of the series on the sale of the contents of Shandon House, also known as the Shandon collection.  This blog post is from the first day of the sale and gives us an excellent introduction to Robert Napier’s taste. ********************* GLASGOW HERALD THURSDAY 12 APRIL 1877 SALEContinue reading “Sale of the Shandon Collection Part 6”