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Cardross383 viewsThe north end of Cardross village. Image date unknown.
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Deborah Kerr and family394 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr and her first husband, Battle of Britain pilot Squadron Leader Tony Bartley, and their daughter Melanie Jane attend the premiere of John Houston's 1957 movie 'Heaven Knows, Mr Allison', in which she starred with Robert Mitchum. It tells the story of a marine and a nun, both shipwrecked on a Pacific island, who find solace in one another as they wait out the war. The couple married in 1945 and divorced in 1959.
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Sailing to celebrate149 viewsYoung dinghy sailors took part in the bicentenary celebrations off Helensburgh pier on Saturday August 4 2012. Photo by Kenneth Speirs.
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Seafront vision295 viewsAn imaginative sketch of a busy Helensburgh seafront in the 1870s. Image supplied by Stewart Noble.
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Rhu Village369 views
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Tories Night Out423 viewsRevellers at the Conservative Dance in the Queen’s Hotel in the mid 1950s. The image was supplied by former Helensburgh resident Sheila Allen (nee Cooper), who says that the picture was taken in the year that Lady Molly Huggins stood unsuccessfully as Conservative candidate for West Dunbartonshire.
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Arrochar Pier265 viewsCarriages arrive with passengers for a steamer — possibly the Marmion — berthed at Arrochar Pier, which was built in 1850 and used to service several steamers daily with visitors from Glasgow, circa 1913. Image supplied by Jim Chestnut.
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Royal Guest308 viewsHRH Princess Anne watches children at work in the Drumfork Club at Churchill in the late 1960s.

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Bob Hope at Rosneath12 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
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Camp photo22 viewsArgyll and Sutherland Highlanders Territorials from Helensburgh pictured at camp in the 1920s. Image supplied by Mrs Betty Stewart, whose father, Lachie McDonald, is in the picture.Jul 13, 2014
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Heading for camp18 viewsArgyll and Sutherland Highlanders Territorials from Helensburgh leave Helensburgh Central Station in September 1939 on route to England for training. They marched from the Drill Hall in Lomond Street to the station led by a piper. Among those in the picture are Gordon Hattle, Angus McKell, ? Rennie, Lachie McDonald, and Ian Lawrie. Image supplied by Lachie's daughter, Mrs Betty Stewart, who remembers seeing them march off that day.
Jul 13, 2014
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On parade18 viewsArgyll and Sutherlands Highlanders Territorials on parade outside the Lomond Street Drill Hall in September 1939. From left: Lachie McDonald, Jimmy Handyside, Jock McDonald. Image supplied by Mrs Betty Stewart, Lachie's daughter/Jul 13, 2014
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Four brothers25 viewsFour Helensburgh brothers who were Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Territorials, pictured circa 1939 almost certainly in England by the look of the hanging tiles in the background. Charlie and Jock McDonald are standing, with Lachie and Tommy McDonald in front. Image supplied by Mrs Betty Stewart, Lachie's daughter.Jul 13, 2014
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Territorials at camp16 viewsArgyll and Sutherland Highlanders Territorials from Helensburgh relaxing at a camp in the late 1930s. Lachie McDonald is second from left back row, while Jimmy Handyside is on the right in the back row. The surname of the man at the left end of the front row is believed to be MacFarlane. Image supplied by Mrs Betty Stewart.Jul 13, 2014
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Laundry staff20 viewsManagers and staff of the Helensburgh Steam Laundry Company in East King Street in the early 1920s. Nos 5 and 6 in the back row from left are Bessie — known to all as Lizzie — and Flora McDonald. The man on the left is Mr Glover. In the front row the second from the left is Jeanie Donnachie, and the fourth from left is Agnes Aird (nee Graham). Image supplied by Lizzie and Flora's niece, Mrs Betty Stewart.
Jul 13, 2014
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Bonar Law demonstration postcard17 viewsA sketch of what was claimed to be the largest Union Jack in the Empire being unfurled at the Bonar Law demonstration in Belfast on Easter Tuesday 1912, calling for 'No Home Rule'. Published by 'Town Topics', 30 Chichester Street, Belfast.Jul 12, 2014