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Colquhoun Square Centenary Cross565 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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The Rev J.R.Hutton268 viewsThe Rev John Riddell Hutton, M.A., B.D. was minister of St Columba Church, Helensburgh, from February 19 1913 until June 20 1918. Born in Moffat on August 7 1878, he was assistant minister at Palmerston Place Church, Edinburgh, from 1903-4, then had his first charge at Lockerbie St Cuthbert's from 1904-13. He was inducted at Stow in 1918, then called to Dunblane Leighton Church in 1927 and Waterbeck Church, Annandale, in 1930. He died on September 15 1938. Image from Helensburgh and Gareloch Times 1913.
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Rosneath Point468 viewsLooking from above Rhu over the Gareloch to Rosneath Point and the Firth of Clyde beyond. Image date unknown.
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Comet replica 1962343 viewsThe Comet replica, built by apprentices at William Lithgow at Port Glasgow for the 150th anniversary of the first sailing of Henry Bell's Comet, Europe's first commercial steamship, is seen steaming down river from Glasgow. To mark the anniversary, the replica sailed from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh, with civic dignitaries on board in costume for 1812. Image taken and supplied by Jim Bamber.
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Victory Parade639 viewsTownfolk watch the final stages of Helensburgh's World War One Victory Parade in Colquhoun Square in 1918.
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Queen's Hotel dining room364 viewsThe Queen's Hotel was originally Baths House, built by Henry Bell, who built Europe's first commercial steamship the Comet in 1812. It was always a very popular hotel, and the building has had many alterations but still stands on East Clyde Street, having been converted into flats. This image is of the dining room, date unknown.
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Clynder337 viewsA very old view of Clynder and Barremman from Rosneath.
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Helensburgh Pier704 viewsA view from the pier towards West Clyde Street and the Old Parish Church and the Granary, circa 1961.

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Hermitage House12 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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Oklahoma14 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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Oklahoma13 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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Oklahoma10 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 Ellen12 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 pupils30 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 Volunteers17 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 Rosneath46 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