Bygone News - 75 to 100 years ago

August 1917

Dundee Election

Mr Winston Churchill, Minister of Munitions, has been returned as M.P. for Dundee by a sweeping majority, which sets at rest all doubts as to the unity of the people in regard to the prosecution of the war to a successful issue. Read more......

August 1917

Dundee Election

Mr Winston Churchill, Minister of Munitions, has been returned as M.P. for Dundee by a sweeping majority, which sets at rest all doubts as to the unity of the people in regard to the prosecution of the war to a successful issue. Read more......

April 1917

Bomb Explosion

Alarming Occurrence in Dundee
A bomb which had been sent home from the front was on Tuesday responsible for an alarming occurrence in Dundee, the remarkable feature of which was the absence of more serious consequences. Read more......

January 1917

Terrible Scottish Express Smash

With a crash like a great explosion the 4.18 express from Edinburgh to Glasgow hit a light engine and crumpled up. A second later only a tangles mass lay on the permanent way. In that awful wreckage 11 persons lay dead and over 40 injured. Another death subsequently took place in Edinburgh’s Infirmary, taking the number killed up to 12. Read more......