Tag: mcdade

Mr McDade’s Presentation 1889

In mid March 2016, I was contacted by James Bridges who wrote, “Hi Paul. I work at an auctioneers in Guernsey, the Channel Islands – we have just had a gold pocket watch consigned with an interesting inscription related to the Stonefield Independent Co-Operative Society, dated 1889 and presented to Mr. F. McDade. The inscription is beautifully […]

Leggat Ancestry & History of Springpark Pub Part 2

Continued from Part 1 By 1881, widowed Arthur Leggat was 70 years old and by the time had moved from Bothwell back to his birth-town of Avondale where he would see out his days. His widowed sister, Isabella Stuthers aged 53, lived and worked with him as his housekeeper in Avondale at East Newton Cottage. […]