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Cardross Old Parish Church335 viewsThe church, the second on the site, was built in 1826 to designs by Greenock architect George Dempster. It was destroyed by incendiary bombs dropped by German bombers over the night of May 5-6 1941. The tower and walls were made safe in 1954 as a memorial, with the interior raised as a lawn, and the tower was restored in 1999. The graveyard contains monuments from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. This image taken from the main road was supplied by Donald Fullarton.
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Comet flywheel117 viewsThe Comet flywheel and Henry Bell's anvil were on display in Hermitage Park for many years, then were moved to the East Bay as part of the 2002 Helensburgh bicentenary celebrations. Image circa 1926.
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Rhu Spit414 viewsA view of the Gareloch from above Rhu. Image date unknown, circa early 1900s.
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Portrait177 viewsHelensburgh man Andrew Bonar Law, a Conservative who became Prime Minister and occupied 10 Downing Street for just 209 days in 1922-23, succeeding the much better known Liberal, David Lloyd George, who had served from 1916-22.
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Baird by Coia363 viewsThis portrait of John Logie Baird by eminent Glasgow artist Emilio Coia was commissioned for Lomond School but was lost in the St Bride’s building fire in 1997, but both Lomond and Professor Malcolm Baird have colour laser copies. The idea was to provide a visible tribute to the school’s greatest former pupil in the absence of any commemoration in the school, and it was unveiled in September 1990 by the inventor’s widow, Mrs Margaret Baird.
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Helensburgh 1830405 viewsThis antique steel plate engraving on fine paper measures 6 x 9 inches and shows children playing on the burgh shore to the east of the Baths (later Queen's) Hotel. It was drawn by John Fleming, engraved by Joseph Swan and published by Joseph Swan in 1830 for ‘Select Views on the River Clyde’ by John M.Leighton.
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Colquhoun Square Centenary Cross675 viewsMembers of the public and two police officers in Colquhoun Square before the Centenary Monument was moved from the centre of the square to the north west quadrant. Date unknown.
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Arrochar Hotel426 viewsArrochar Hotel, circa 1955, after the building of a large extension. Originally a coaching inn and called The Arrochar Inn, it was also the Torrance Hotel for a time.

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St Michael's Church36 viewsThe interior of St Michael and All Angels Church in West Princes Street, Helensburgh. Image circa 1909.Jul 02, 2015
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West Princes Street54 viewsChildren prepare to cross West Princes Street, Helensburgh, at John Street. Image circa 1916.Jul 02, 2015
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1965 Royal visit63 viewsThe Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are pictured in Helensburgh Central Station admiring a model of the first 'Blue Train' which would soon be introduced into service on the Helensburgh-Glasgow line. The 15 minute visit was on Monday June 28 1965 to open new council offices, and the royal couple arrived at and left Clydebank on the royal yacht Britannia. Behind them are Provost J.McLeod Williamson and the Lord Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire, Admiral Sir Angus Cunninghame Graham.Jul 02, 2015
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Colquhoun Square74 viewsA 1926 image of Helensburgh's Colquhoun Square, looking north east from the south west quadrant where the water fountain was situated for some years.Jul 02, 2015
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On the beach57 viewsHelensburgh's Deborah Kerr enjoys some free time on the beach while on location in California for MGM's 'Tea and Sympathy'. Image date 1955.Jul 02, 2015
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Teeing off66 viewsA lady and the caddie watch as a player drives from the first tee at Helensburgh Golf Club. Image circa 1930.Jul 02, 2015
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Name wanted72 viewsAn upper Helensburgh mansion in 1909 — but which one? Redtowers? Drumadoon/Morar Lodge?Jul 02, 2015
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Church for sale118 viewsHelensburgh's Church of Christ, Scientist, in West Princes Street, designed in 1956 by Margaret Brodie, is currently on the property market. 2015 image by Stewart Noble.Apr 15, 2015