Shandon Mutual Improvement Society in 1886

THE HELENSBURGH NEWS, THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 1886 DISTRICT NEWS SHANDON MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY The annual conversazione of this association was held in the Schoolhouse on Friday evening. There was a large attendance and Mr Andrew J Kilpatrick occupied the chair. The chairman gave a very interesting address on the pleasures of reading and the loveContinue reading “Shandon Mutual Improvement Society in 1886”

Hatches Matches and Dispatches part 4

Dear blog reader This is the fourth part in a series of Shandon hatches, matches and dispatches that have appeared in the newspapers. I always find such finds very exciting in my own 30 years of family history research and I hope this helps anyone doing similar Shandon-based research. (Glossary: inst/instant means of the presentContinue reading “Hatches Matches and Dispatches part 4”