67th Anniversary


A C Patrick

List of Toasts Proposed

I. The Queen, The Prince and Princess of Wales and Both Houses of Parliament

The Chairman

Song. "Maid of Athens"

Mr Mitchell

II. The Army, Navy and Reserve Forces

Mr Howie

Reply by Captain Gow


Song. "Rule, Britannia"

Mr Cameron

Song. "Red, white, and blue"

Mr Thomson

III. The Immortal Memory of Burns

The Chairman

Song. "There was a lad was born in Kyle"

Mr Mitchell

Song. "Corn rigs"

Mr Cameron

IV. The Memory of Jean Armour

The Croupier

Song. "O' a' the airts"

Mr Logan

Song. "Gae bring to me a pint o' wine"

Mr Thomson

V. Deceased Members

Mr Comrie

Song. "I'm wearing awa', Jean"

Mr Thomson

VI. The Memory of Sir Walter Scott

Mr Allan

Song. "McGregor's Gathering"

Mr Mitchell

Song. "The cruise of the Saucy Maid"

Mr A Blair

VII. The Irish Poets, with Moore

Mr John Gow

Song. "The meeting of the waters"

Mr Cameron

Song. "Father O'Flynn"

Mr Thomson

VIII. Dramatic Literature, with Shakespeare, most humorously proposed, as written by his Office-boy - sparkling with puns - kept the Meeting in roars of laughter

Mr A Blair

Song. "The Whale"

Mr Kirkhope

IX. The Biographers of Burns

Mr Aitken

Recitation. "Address to the Haggis"

Mr Allan

Song. "This Cronie o' mine"

Mr Geo. Willison

X. The Land o' Cakes

Mr McCartney

Song. "Come away to the land of Beauty"

Mr Cameron

XI. Song-Writers, with Tannahill

Mr Johnston

Trio. "Willie brewed a peck o' maut"

Messrs Bone, Thomson & Mitchell

Humorous Description of a Burns Meeting at Calcutta, in broad Doric

Mr A Kerr

Song. "Mary Morrison"

Mr Thomson

XII. The Young Member

The Chairman

Reply by Mr Alex Kerr


Song. "Gloomy winter's noo awa'"

Mr Cameron

Song. "The Village Blacksmith"

Mr Thomson

XIII. "The Chairman" by the Croupier and "The Croupier" by the Chairman


Song. "Loudon's bonnie woods and braes"

Mr Cameron

Song. "The Lass o' Ballochmyle"

Mr Mitchell


Members Present

Andrew C Patrick, Greenbank (Chairman)

Robert B Gow, Kirkland House (Croupier)

Daniel Cameron

David Brown, Printer

Alexander Comrie, Inspector

Archibald Blair, Glasgow

William Logan, Schoolmaster

John Fulton, Broadlie

William Thomson, Ironmonger

John Howie, Braehead

William Mitchell, Precentor

Andrew Aitken, One Ash

George Willison

George Kirkhope, Solicitor

Dr Blair

Thomas Bone, Currier

David Johnston, H M Assistant Inspector of Schools

John Paton

John Brown, Townend House

John H Hamilton, Solicitor

Robert Gray, Teacher, Glengarnock

Alex Y Allan, Munnoch

New Member

Alex Kerr, late of Accrington, Lancashire


Samuel Taylor & John Wilson, friends of Mr Geo. Willison

24 Members