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Account book398 viewsA page from Henry Bell's Account Book which covers most of 1820 from the fit out at the beginning of the season to the attempts to recover the engine from the wreck in December. The page is from October and shows the details of fares collected from passengers and where they were going to/coming from. Image courtesy Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums).
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Helensburgh Seafront736 viewsLooking east from William Street.
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Railway Staff990 viewsStaff at Helensburgh Central Station in 1928. Back row from left: Dan Feeney, — , — , Lizzie Robertson, Mr Taylor, Mrs Sarah Shields, Sam McKinlay, Willie Wilkie, — . Third: Jean Wallace, Dennis Shields, Bessie McDonach, — , Sarah McDonald, Tommy Patterson, Julia O'Brien, Pat Boyce, Miss Robb, John Rafferty. Second: Norman McLeod, John McConnell, Mrs Lorimer, — , stationmaster and local councillor George Stevenson, — , — , Sandy Chapman, — . Front: Willie Busby, Duncan McInnes, Harry Stevenson, Pat Coleman, Willie Ritchie, Joe Kennan.
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Busy seafront1073 viewsThe bunting is up and the crowds are out on West Clyde Street, Helensburgh, on a sunny summer day. Image circa 1948.
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Rhu from Rosneath547 viewsA view of Rhu village from the other side of the Gareloch, published as a postcard by Winton, Stationer, of Rhu Post Office. Circa 1905.
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Map card623 viewsA map card showing the MacBrayne steamer PS Columba and a map of the Firth of Clyde, circa 1902.
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William Kidston1225 viewsHelensburgh benefector William Kidston, who lived in the seafront Ferniegair, is seen in this photograph of a portrait presented to him on December 5 1877 “by the Inhabitants of Helensburgh and Neighbourhood, in testimony of his indefatigable efforts in promoting the prosperity and protecting the interests of the locality”. The story of the Kidston family can be found in the People section of the main website.
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Glenmallon School1393 viewsPupils of Glenmallon School on Loch Longside travelled to Helensburgh for this 1940 class photograph. Back row: Agnes ?, Alison Craig, Ernest ?, Rita Beattie, Rosemary Cameron, Rae Bolton (kilt); middle row: Sheila Anton, Peter McKichen, Betty Bowie, Miss Ferguson, Elspeth ? On ground: Jean Stone and Jimmy Beattie. Image supplied by Stella Trainor, Ontario, Canada.

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2009 St Peter's4 viewsThe exterior of the derelict St Peter's Seminary at Cardross — now the centre of a restoration project — pictured in 2009 by Stewart Noble.Oct 16, 2017
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2009 St Peter's3 viewsThe interior of the derelict St Peter's Seminary at Cardross — now the centre of a restoration project — pictured in 2009 by Stewart Noble.Oct 16, 2017
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Shows lease ended5 viewsAn Argyll and Bute Council report has recommended that the lease granted to Codona’s Amusements for its site next to Helensburgh pier should not be renewed when it expires in November because of the project for a multi-million pound 'centrepiece' development for the town on the waterfront. The shows have been operated by the family firm in summer for several decades. Photo by Stewart Noble.Oct 14, 2017
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Shows no more4 viewsAn Argyll and Bute Council report has recommended that the lease granted to Codona’s Amusements for its site next to Helensburgh pier should not be renewed when it expires in November because of the project for a multi-million pound 'centrepiece' development for the town on the waterfront. The shows have been operated by the family firm in summer for several decades. Photo by Stewart Noble.Oct 14, 2017
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Hermitage School 1st Year Christmas Party 195115 viewsBack row (from left): Andrew Thomson, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, Heather Macdonald, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?; 2nd back: Mr Blain, ?, Duncan Bulloch, ?, Neil Shaw, Joan Stewart, ?, ?, Eric Morrison, Elza Logan, Arthur Payne, ?, Donald Gilchrist, Sheena MacGregor, Eric Bowman, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?; 2nd front: ?, Eva MacKenzie, Duncan MacCallum, Barbara Ward, Jim Williamson, ?, Kenneth Murray, Elinor Strang, Ian McLeod, Ann Moffat, Evan MacGregor, ?, Ken MacLetchie, Sheila MacDonald, Jim MacPherson, Pat Patterson, Donald Maclean, Elaine Dodd, Jimmy Buchanan, Florence Johnson, Jean Hamilton, Mr McWatt; front: ?, ?, ?, Alan Wylie, Sally Osborne, Willie McSporran, Sheila Chisholm, ?, Betty Calder, ?, ?, ?, ?, Tommy MacRae, Josephine Park, Ian Hamilton, ?, Donald Lawrie, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?. Image supplied by Donald Maclean.Oct 06, 2017
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Hermitage School 2nd Year Christmas Party 195218 viewsBack row (from left): Florence Johnson, Elinor Strang, ?, Josephine Park, Pat Patterson, Sheila MacDonald, Jim McPherson, Ken MacLetchie, ?, ?, ?, Joan Stewart, ?, ?, ?; 2nd back: Mr Blain, Evan MacGregor, Elizabeth Carson, Victor Petrie, Cathie McDiarmid, Kenneth Murray, Elza Logan, Jimmy Rodger, ?, Donald Maclean, Elaine Dodd, Ian Hamilton, Mr Tait, ?, ?, Mr McWatt, Mr Deuchars; 2nd front: Mr Gray, Eric Morrison, ?, Alan Wylie, Sally Osborne, Jimmy Buchanan, Sheena MacGregor, Eric Bowman, Sheila Chisholm, Jim Williamson, ?, Tommy MacRae, ?, Jimmy Reid; front: ?, Ian McLeod, , Arthur Payne, Doris Grierson, Kenneth Craig, ?, Donald Gilchrist, ?, Donald Lawrie. Image supplied by Donald Maclean.Oct 06, 2017
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Hermitage School Classes 5 & 6 195622 viewsBack row (from left): Donald Maclean, Jim Williamson, Graham Hamilton, David Norman, Eric Wheldon, Willie McSporran, Kenneth Murray, Joe Philip, Tony Wright; middle: Bob Lindsay, Cathie McDiarmid, Moira Beveridge, ?, Jean Hamilton, Margret Burgess, Marie McBurnie, Margaret MacFarlane, Thomson Martin; front: Jim McPherson, John Traill, Dorothy Calderwood, Cathie MacDonald, Isabel Begg, Eleanor Rodger, ?, ?, Kenneth Craig, Glen Marsland. Image supplied by Donald Maclean.Oct 06, 2017
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Hermitage School Class 3 195323 viewsBack row (from left): Willie McSporran, Victor Petrie, Jimmy Reid, Arthur Payne, Donald Gilchrist, Kenneth Craig; middle: Doris Grierson, Eric Bowman, Kenneth Murray, Donald Lawrie, Donald Maclean, Jim Williamson, Elinor Strang; front: Elza Logan, Florence Johnson, Joan Stewart, ?, Sheena MacGregor, ?, Angela Boddie, Elaine Dodd, Cathie McDiarmid. Image supplied by Donald Maclean.
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