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What's changed since the early 1900's?

Based on information written by Mary B Stoner (100 years ago)

This is an edited version of an old lady's recollection of village life in the early 1900's.

1900's

 

2017

2 Churches

 

1 Church

3 Hotel

 

1 Hotel

1 Baker – Wason then McCreath’s

 

0 Dedicated Baker

1 Shoe Shop

 

0 Shoe Shop

6 Grocery Stores

 

1 Grocer

3 Gift Shops

 

0 Dedicated Gift Shops

1 Dress Maker

 

0 Dedicated Dress Maker

1 Cabinet Maker and Undertaker

 

0 Undertaker

1 Post Office

 

1 Post Office ( in Grocers)

3 Haulage Contractors

 

0 Haulage Contractors

1 Charabanc at Royal Hotel

 

Garage has transport for school runs / taxi

1 School

 

1 School

1 Tea room at Shellknowe

 

1 Cafe 1 Tearoom and Tearoom at Garden Centre

1 Bicycle shop at Parkend

 

0 Bicycle Shop

1 Blacksmith’s

 

0 Blacksmith’s

1 Bank (private)

 

1 Bank (Limited opening hours )

1 Tailor

 

0 Tailor

1 Coastguard Station

 

1 Coastguard Storage Garage

Butchers came from Girvan (Purdon & White)

 

0 Dedicated Butcher

1 Dance hall

 

1 Community Centre

1 Doctor & 1 Nurse

 

Medical Practice ( 3 Doctors) and 2 Nurses, Ayrshire Doctors on Call after hours

2 Ships Annabella & Slag Ship

 

Small lobster and pleasure/fishing boats

1 Golf Course

 

Returned to farm fields after War

1 Justice of the Peace

 

1 Justice of the Peace

 

 

 


People playing golf

Coast Guard Station

1900 View of Ballantrae

1900 Ardstinchar Castle

Van and Shop

1900 Boats in Harbour

Ballantrae Free Church

 

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