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Death of a Saltcoats Man in Canada, 1910

Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald, 7 Oct 1910, page 5

Death of a Saltcoats Man in Canada

We regret to hear of the death, in Canada of Alexander Boyd, a native of Saltcoats, who emigrated to Hamilton, Ontario some three years ago.  70 more words

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Highland Games, Edinburgh, 1827

Morning Advertiser, 11 January 1827, page 1

Highland Games

Yesterday (being Old Christmas day) the annual winter competition of athletic exercises, under the direction of the Highland Club of Scotland, was held in Warrender’s Park, at the head of the Links, in presence of a committee of judges, and a vast assemblage of spectators.  547 more words

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St Andrew's Day, Bombay, 1867

Stirling Observer, 10 January 1867, page 2

St Andrew’s Day in Bombay – St Andrew’s Day was celebrated by the Scottish residents in Bombay by a public banquet.  55 more words

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St Andrew's Day, London, England, 1888

Whistable Times and Herne Bay Herald, 8 Dec 1888, page 7

St Andrew’s Day

Friday being St Andrew’s Day, the Patron Saint of Scotland, the band of the Scots Guards played a choice selection of Scotch airs under the portico of the courtyard at St James Palace in the morning during the ceremony of mounting and changing the Queen’s Guard.  68 more words

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St Andrew's Concert, Ottawa, 1867

Ottawa Citizen, 29 January 1867, page 2.

The St Andrew’s Concert – As we predicted, the concert in aid of the charitable fund of the St Andrew’s Society of Ottawa, held at Her Majesty’s Theatre, on Thursday night last, was financially a great success. 88 more words

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Who Were the Picts?

As one of the peoples that contributed to the genetic and cultural lineage of Scotland, the identity of this enigmatic folk has been a mystery that has been debated for decades. 3,815 more words

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St Andrew's Day, Montreal, 1922

Montreal Gazette, 30 Nov 1922, page 12

St Andrew’s Day

This is a red letter day for Scotchmen, in which heather, bagpipes, Scottish national music and dances are indissolubly intertwined; the memory of Scotia’s patron saint being a very tender and sacred on to Scotsmen all over the world. 352 more words

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