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”

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”

Serious Accidents at Shandon Station

Greenock Telegraph and Clyde Shipping Gazette 2 July 1904 Yesterday morning an accident took place at Shandon Station on the West Highland Railway. The early through train from Glasgow to Fort William was brought to a standstill at the head of the incline which leads to Shandon Station, a stretch of about a quarter ofContinue reading “Serious Accidents at Shandon Station”