98th Anniversary


26th January, 1923

W W Boyd

List of Toasts Proposed

I. The King

The Chairman

"God save the King"

The Company

II. The Queen, the Queen Mother, Prince of Wales and other Members of the Royal Family

The Chairman

Song "God bless the Prince of Wales"

Mr John Fairley

III. The Imperial Forces

Mr Patrick Comrie

Chorus "Rule Britannia"

The Company


Mr James Wyllie


Mr David More

IV. Houses of Parliament

Mr John MacNicol

V. The Memory of Burns

The Chairman

Song "There was a lad"

Mr Robt Holburn

Recitation "The Jolly Beggars"

Mr W C Conn

VI. The Memory of Jean Armour

The Croupier

Song "O' a' the airts"

Mr Hugh Shedden

VII. Burns Clubs

Mr Wm Wilson

Recitation "Tam O' Shanter"

Mr D J Aitken

VIII. Sir Walter Scott

Mr N H Cosh

IX. Land o' Cakes

Mr Andrew Henderson

Song "A wee drappie o't"

Mr Robert Holburn

Song "Scotland Yet"

Mr N H Cosh

Song "Scots wha hae"

Mr W W Boyd

X. Song Writers

Mr James Jackson

Song "Duncan Gray"

Mr John Fairley

Song "Flow Gently"

Mr George Forsyth

Song "Lea Rig"

Mr D Tait Jnr.

XI. Our Guests

Mr John Lusk

Recitation "Her Annuity"

Mr G Kirkhope


Mr D Tait Jnr.

XII. Young Members

Mr A C Patrick


Mr John McDonald

XIII. Deceased Members

Mr Andrew Aitken

Song "Land o' the Leal"

Chorus & Mr Fairley

XIV. Croupier

The Chairman

Song "My love she's but a lassie yet"

Mr J Fairley

XV. Chairman

The Croupier

"Auld Lang Syne"

The Company


Members Present

William Wyllie Boyd (Chairman) (1911)

David Jeffrey Aitken (Croupier) (1912)

Andrew Aitken (1874)

Andrew C Crawford (1877)

George Kirkhope (1883)

Patrick Comrie (1891)

George Houston (1898)

Dr W Mackenzie Brown (1899)

John Macnicol (1903)

Hugh Shedden (1903)

James D Gordon (1904)

Hugh Cunningham (1908)

Neil H Cosh (1910)

William Conn (1912)

James Jackson (1913)

Robert Holburn (1914)

Charles Pickles (1915)

Robert L Riddet (1915)

Andrew Henderson (1915)

William Wilson (1916)

John Fairley (1916)

William N Pratt (1919)

John MacDonald (1920)

James Y McDonald (1920)

George S Robb (1920)

John Lusk (1920)

James Wyllie (1921)

James C Douglas (1922)

John McCartney, Guest of C Pickles

George Forsyth, Guest of J Fairley

Daniel Tait Jnr., Guest of J McDonald

William Allan, Guest of Jas Wyllie

David More, Guest of H Cunningham

28 Members 5 Guests