Shandon Proposals

THE GLASGOW DAILY HERALD, SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 1871 SHANDON FREE GARDENERS On Wednesday evening a meeting was held at Shandon – Mr Alexander McCallum presiding – to consider the propriety of forming a Lodge of Free Gardeners for Helensburgh, Row, Shandon, and Garelochhead. Resolutions favourable to this object were agreed to, and it was resolvedContinue reading “Shandon Proposals”

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”

Ordination At Shandon

GLASGOW MORNING JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 1862 ORDINATION AT SHANDON On Thursday last the Free Presbytery of Dumbarton met in the Church, at Shandon, for the purpose of ordaining the Rev A Murray McCallum, who had been the unanimous choice of the people, as pastor of that Church. The Rev Mr Tait, of Dumbarton, moderatorContinue reading “Ordination At Shandon”