Destruction of Shandon House

THE GLASGOW CHRONICLE, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1847 DESTRUCTION OF SHANDON HOUSE BY FIRE On Wednesday morning, about 6 o’clock, the inmates of the mansion-house of Walter Buchanan, Esq, of Shandon, were roused by fire breaking out in the upper part of the building, which, with the exception of the two wings, was in a veryContinue reading “Destruction of Shandon House”

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”