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”

Employment at Shandon Station

Dear blog reader Here is a ‘two for the price of one’ blog post about people employed at Shandon station. ***************************************** DEVON VALLEY TRIBUNE, TUESDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 1902 DOLLAR NEWS Mr Thomas A Lyon, of the Parcel Office Department, Glasgow, has been appointed stationmaster at Shandon. Mr Lyon, who is a native of Dollar, enteredContinue reading “Employment at Shandon Station”

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”

Near Miss On Train Tracks

ABERDEEN EVENING EXPRESS, TUESDAY, 1ST AUGUST 1967 TRAIN BAIRN IS ‘SATISFACTORY’ Ten-month-old Elizabeth Agnew who missed death by inches when a double diesel engined train ran over her yesterday is today ‘fairly satisfactory’ in the Vale of Leven Hospital, Dunbartonshire. She was seen being run over by the engine driver. When he found her laterContinue reading “Near Miss On Train Tracks”

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”

Railway Accident at Shandon – part 3

Dear blog reader This is part 3 of a 3 part series on a railway accident at Shandon in  1895, continuing on from parts 1 and 2 published the previous 2 weeks. I do hope you find this interesting. Jacqueline ********************** GLASGOW HERALD FRIDAY 22 NOVEMBER 1895 THE RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT SHANDON Major Marindin reportsContinue reading “Railway Accident at Shandon – part 3”

Railway Accident at Shandon – Part 2

Dear blog reader This is part 2 of a 3 part series on a railway accident at Shandon in  1895, continuing on from part 1 published a week ago, part 3 will be published next week. I hope you find it interesting. Jacqueline *********************** GLASGOW HERALD TUESDAY 15 OCTOBER 1895 RAILWAY ACCIDENTS. ALARMING AFFAIR ONContinue reading “Railway Accident at Shandon – Part 2”

Railway Accident at Shandon – part 1

Dear blog reader This is part 1 of a 3 part series on a railway accident at Shandon in 1895, parts 2 and 3 will be published in subsequent weeks. Hope you find this interesting. Jacqueline ****************************** GLASGOW HERALD TUESDAY 15 OCTOBER 1895 RAILWAY ACCIDENTS. ALARMING AFFAIR ON THE WEST HIGHLAND RAIlWAY – LADY INJURED.Continue reading “Railway Accident at Shandon – part 1”