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”

Fireworks from the Gareloch

GREENOCK TELEGRAPH AND CLYDE SHIPPING GAZETTE WEDNESDAY 27 AUGUST 1884 FIREWORKS AT SHANDON The expectation of witnessing a display of fireworks designed by Mr Pain, of Crystal Palace fame, and who had entrusted to him lately the illuminations which were a feature of the International Health Exhibition, London, and has presently in charge the pyrotechnicsContinue reading “Fireworks from the Gareloch”