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”

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”

Sale Of Shandon House In 1904

Dear blog reader The below ‘for sale ‘ advert from 1904 for Shandon House gives an extremely detailed description of Shandon House and its grounds. I do hope you find it interesting. Jacqueline. **************************** THE SCOTSMAN. SATURDAY 30 JANUARY 1904. DUMBARTONSHIRE – SHANDON HOUSE, GARELOCH. For sale, by private bargain, this beautiful residential property, situatedContinue reading “Sale Of Shandon House In 1904”

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”