The Samaritan Hospital Bazaar: Fancy Dress Ball at the Royal Hotel, Largs, on Friday the 31st of July 1903, Organised by Mrs Carvick Webster, of Glasgow and Largs

A short notice on page six of The Glasgow Herald, on Monday the 3rd of August, 1903, reads:


“THE SAMARITAN HOSPITAL BAZAAR. – A fancy dress ball, which was largely and fashionably attended, was held in the Royal Hotel, Largs, on Friday night, in aid of the funds of the Samaritan Hospital Bazaar. The ball was organised by Mrs Carvick Webster, of Glasgow, and of Crescent Lodge, Largs.”


Please note:


The entry on page 652 of the Post Office Glasgow Directory for 1903-1904 , reads: H. Carvick Webster, of Alexander, Fergusson, & Co., Ltd., House, 48 Montgomerie Drive, Kelvinside. Montgomerie Drive was subsequently renamed Cleveden Drive. For more information about Australian-born Harry Carvick Webster (1861-1932) and his family, please see his obituary entry at


The notice of his death in The Glasgow Herald, on the front page of the Monday the 6th of June, 1932, edition, names his widow as Agnes. He died at his Ayrshire home, ‘Orangefield’, Monkton, on the 3rd of June.