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Garelochhead shops224 viewsThe Main Street and shops in Garelochhead. Image date unknown.
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Helensburgh Golf Club475 viewsThe golf club was formed in 1893, and this image of the clubhouse is circa 1910. At that time the subscription for ordinary members was £1 11s 6d, and for lady and junior members 16 shillings. The 18-hole course was described as “of singular excellence” and this clubhouse as “one of the best equipped in Scotland. Tom Turnbull was the professional from 1895 for 50 years.
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Black Bridge, Glen Fruin396 viewsA photograph taken in the 1920s by keen amateur photographer Robert Thorburn, a Helensburgh grocery store manager. It shows the Black Bridge in Glen Fruin, with the schoolhouse in the background.
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Last Kirking of the Council432 viewsThe last Provost of Helensburgh, Norman M.Glen CBE, leads the Bailies and members of Helensburgh Town Council to Old and St Andrew's Church (now West Kirk) in Colquhoun Square for the final annual Kirking of the Council service in the spring of 1975 before the council disappeared in the reform of local government. Image by Stewart Noble.
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Special Constabulary465 viewsHelensburgh's Special Constables 1942. Back row: Jimmy Michie, unknown, unknown, Tommy Dunlop janitor at Hermitage, Mr MacFarlane, Harry Taylor who had the chemists shop in West Clyde Street now Ladbrokes, George Loban stalwart of St Columba Church. Middle: unknown, unknown, Sam Colville, unknown, Cyril Douglas. Front: Elky Clark school attendance officer, unknown, Robin Spy coal merchant, unknown, Bill Bowman woodwork teacher at Hermitage, Lindsay Keir, Arthur McCulloch. Photo supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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Cinema staff244 viewsMembers of staff of La Scala Cinema in James Street, Helensburgh, in the 1920s when the importance of going to the cinema was emphasised by the dress of the staff.
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West Clyde Street427 viewsTaken from almost at the junction of William Street and West Clyde Street.
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Ardlui Hotel320 viewsA bus waits outside Ardlui Hotel — at that time named the Colquhoun Arms Hotel, as is the hotel at Luss. Image circa 1948.

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Hermitage House7 viewsAn image taken not long before the 1963 demolition of Hermitage House in Hermitage Park. Originally the home of the Cramb family, who sold what was then called Cramb Park to the Town Council in 1911 for £3,750, the mansion served as a World War One hospital for the wounded, then became an annexe to Hermitage School. After 1926 it became a council workshop and store. Image supplied by Stewart Noble.Aug 19, 2014
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Oklahoma6 viewsThe cast of the 1976 Helensburgh Amateur Operatic Society production of Oklahoma in the Victoria Hall. Image from the show programme supplied by Russell Moffatt through the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.Aug 19, 2014
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Oklahoma6 viewsEric McKenzie, Gordon Hanning, James Gow, Craig Rankin, Marjorie Fullerton and Helen Donaldson from the cast of the 1976 Helensburgh Amateur Operatic Society production of Oklahoma in the Victoria Hall. Image from the show programme supplied by Russell Moffatt through the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.Aug 19, 2014
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Oklahoma6 viewsGordon White, George Gill, Bill Ferguson, Pat Gale and Eileen Caulkwell from the cast of the 1976 Helensburgh Amateur Operatic Society production of Oklahoma in the Victoria Hall. Image from the show programme supplied by Russell Moffatt through the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.Aug 19, 2014
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Farewell to Rhu Ellen5 viewsYoung people before the Rhu Ellen Hotel at Rhu closed. They include David Urquhart, Claire Mandsley, Gavin Bowman, Seonaid Brown, Craig MacPhee, Fenella Venton, Sean ?, Alison Moncrieff, Gary Todd, ?, Malky Pearson, Stewart Jeffrey, Barbara Gilchrist, ?, Julie Johnston, Louise Roberts, and Sarah Curry. Image, taken by Stewart Cunningham for the Helensburgh Advertiser, supplied by Seonaid Brown through the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.Aug 19, 2014
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Arrochar pupils22 viewsA 1914 image of Arrochar School pupils. The image is published here by courtesy of Arrochar, Tarbet and Ardlui Heritage Group and came to light when they were preparing a booklet to commemorate the 'Great War'.Aug 13, 2014
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Arrochar Volunteers14 viewsA 1914 image of Arrochar volunteer soldiers ready to serve in the World War One. Image by courtesy of Arrochar, Tarbet and Ardlui Heritage Group who have produced a booklet to commemorate the 'Great War'.Aug 13, 2014
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Bob Hope at Rosneath39 viewsHugely popular American entertainer Bob Hope visited United States Navy Base Two at Rosneath with a concert party in 1945, including Frances Langford and Jerry Colona. This picture was taken at a post-show party at the Princess Louise Officers Club, the Ferry Inn. Image supplied by Dennis Royal, author of the book 'United States Navy Base Two — Americans at Rosneath 1941-45'.Jul 23, 2014