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Rhu School 1909-101404 views
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Bannachra Castle763 viewsThe ruins of Bannachra Castle on the Luss road from Helensburgh, between Cross Keys and Arden. The Castle is in roughly the shape of a parallelogram, 46 feet long and 24 feet wide, and is three storeys high with a barrel vaulted basement, a main or hall floor and an attic floor. It is currently owned by Hamish Lumsden, whose family has owned the lands on which the castle is since the 19th century. Reputed to be on the site of a former construction, it was probably built in the 16th century. Image circa 1940.
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Colour television399 viewsOn July 3 1928, John Logie Baird achieved colour television for the first time. The camera and receiver were modified versions of the mechanically scanned system first demonstrated by Baird in January 1926. Two months later he demonstrated his new discovery to a scientific audience in Glasgow at the annual meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. The picture is an artistic reconstruction done in 1949 of the July demonstration at his company’s laboratory in London.
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Hermitage School Class 19461406 viewsBack: Douglas McFarlane, Drew Kelly, Nevill Moffat, Ian Cairns (who supplied image), Billy McCubbin, ?, Ross Porteous, Donald McAulay (now Lord McAulay); 2nd back: ?, Brian Wilson, Tony Bird, Fergus Balfour, Ronnie Sneddon, George McKenzie, ?, Brian McIlwraith; 3rd back: ?, Brian Drever, ?, Pat Templeton, ?, Sheena McNeil, Margaret Sorley, ?, Grace Watt; seated: ?, Mary Todd, Valerie Smith, ?, Jessie McKinley, Marion Dixon, Ann Spy, Betty Williamson; front: ?, Alex Green, Charlie Lyon, Allister McArthur, Ian Trail.
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Two Burgh Hospitals584 viewsOn the left is the Victoria Infirmary, built in 1895 to the design of the celebrated architect William Leiper and partly in use today, and on the right is the Helensburgh Infectious Diseases Hospital which was in operation from 1875 to 1956. It was demolished three years later. Image date unknown.
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Shandon Hydro Conference399 viewsShandon Hydro was the venue in 1952 for the annual conference of the Federation of Master Painters and Decorators in Scotland. At this conference Helensburgh man Gregory Alexander Burgess was elected president. Four years later he became president of the Incorporated Institute of British Decorators. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.
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Coronation Brownies555 viewsThe 3rd Helensburgh Brownie Pack pictured with Brown Owl Marion Gillies (nee Dixon), back left, at the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation celebrations at the Hermitage School playing fields at Ardencaple in June 1953, attended by all the town youth groups. The toadstool, which they sang and danced around, was made by her husband-to-be whom she had just met. Image supplied by Marion Gillies.
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Cardross Main Street420 viewsThe west entrance to Cardross village is pictured, circa 1935.

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St Michael's Church37 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 Street57 viewsChildren prepare to cross West Princes Street, Helensburgh, at John Street. Image circa 1916.Jul 02, 2015
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1965 Royal visit67 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 Square78 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 beach60 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 off73 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 wanted77 viewsAn upper Helensburgh mansion in 1909 — but which one? Redtowers? Drumadoon/Morar Lodge?Jul 02, 2015
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Church for sale120 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