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Inverclyde, Cove484 viewsInverclyde at Cove while it was a Holiday Home run by Glasgow YMCA. Also known as Hartfield House, this Cove mansion was owned at one time by James, Lord Inverclyde, second son of the first Lord Inverclyde, and grandson of Sir George Burns, Bart., founder of the Cunard Line. An enthusiastic yachtsman, he was Vice-Commodore of the Royal Northern Yacht Club at Rhu and a member of the Royal Yacht Squadron, president of the Scottish Hockey Association, a cricketer, curler, and tennis player. Later it belonged to his son Alan, the 4th Baron, and then became a YMCA holiday home. The mansion was demolished in the 1960s. Image circa 1913.
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River Fruin272 viewsThe River Fruin running through the glen near the Black Bridge. Image date unknown.
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Helensburgh 1830454 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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Rhu Bay409 viewsA 1905 picture of Rhu Bay with the tide in on a calm day.
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Deborah Kerr447 viewsA 1963 autographed photo of Deborah Kerr, unusual in that is signed only 'Deborah'.
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Kidston Point424 viewsA chilly winter afternoon's walk at Kidston Point. Image, date unkown, supplied by Jim Chestnut.
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Hermitage class755 viewsClass 2B at Hermitage School, circa 1956. More details would be welcomed. Image supplied by Iain D.McAulay.
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Baby Melanie122 viewsA press picture of Helensburgh film star Deborah Kerr — Mrs Anthony Bartley — is pictured with her baby daughter Melanie, born on December 27 1947. The caption stated: "Young Miss Melanie has the same red hair and blue eyes as her mother, and even at this early age shows signs of also some day having the same vivacious personality."

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Flooded East Bay10 viewsHelensburgh's East Bay and East Clyde Street underwater in January 1999. Photo kindly supplied by Iain Duncan.Aug 25, 2016
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Street flooded10 viewsA car is marooned by flooding in Helensburgh's Glenfinlas Street just above the East Clyde Street junction. 1990s photo kindly supplied by Iain Duncan.Aug 25, 2016
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Pier awash11 viewsHelensburgh pier is underwater during a storm in January 1999. Photo kindly supplied by Iain Duncan.Aug 25, 2016
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East Bay storm11 viewsA 1990s image of a storm lashing Helensburgh's East Bay. Photo kindly supplied by Iain Duncan.Aug 25, 2016
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Provost's chain6 viewsThe Helensburgh Provost's chain of office. Possibly presented in 1812, the chain has a link which marks to the right the first Provost, steamship pioneer Henry Bell, who served from 1802, the year the town became a Burgh of Barony, to 1809, and to the left Norman M.Glen, the last Provost, who served from 1970-75. Below hangs a medallion dated 1812 with the burgh coat of arms. Photo by Stewart Noble.Aug 16, 2016
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Provost's chain6 viewsA large engraved link which hangs at the foot of the Helensburgh Provost's chain of office. Possibly presented in 1812, the chain marks to the right the first Provost, steamship pioneer Henry Bell, who served from 1802, the year the town became a Burgh of Barony, to 1809, and to the left Norman M.Glen, the last Provost, who served from 1970-75. Photo by Stewart Noble.Aug 16, 2016
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Provost's chain6 viewsThe medallion which hangs at the foot of the Helensburgh Provost's chain of office. It states Burgh of Helensburgh 1802, the year the town became a Burgh of Barony. Photo by Stewart Noble.Aug 16, 2016
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View from above23 viewsPhotographer Brian Averell climbed to the top of the Clock Tower on March 26 1985 to take this view looking along the West Esplanade. The tower, originally part of the Old Parish Church, was being repaired by local builders A.Trail & Son who also built the adjacent Tower Place flats on the church site.Aug 03, 2016