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People


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36 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

The Arts


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31 files, last one added on Aug 19, 2014

Works of art


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46 files, last one added on Sep 06, 2014

Business


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74 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

Education


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95 files, last one added on Aug 13, 2014

John Logie Baird


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51 files, last one added on May 14, 2014

Henry Bell and the Comet


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109 files, last one added on May 01, 2013

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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16 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

Military


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72 files, last one added on Aug 13, 2014

Organisations


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64 files, last one added on Sep 08, 2014

Royal Visits


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23 files, last one added on Nov 20, 2011

Mansions


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77 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

Places — Burgh


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262 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

Places — District


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199 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

Religion


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49 files, last one added on Apr 22, 2014

Screen and stage stars


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62 files, last one added on Jul 22, 2013

Shops


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28 files, last one added on May 11, 2013

Transport — General


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34 files, last one added on Jul 09, 2012

Transport — Railways


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65 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

Transport — Steamers


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71 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

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458 viewsA previously unpublished picture from a fighter pilot's scrapbook of members of the RAF's 610 Squadron on summer visit to Arrochar from their base in Cheshire in 1938. In the background is a steamer at the now demolished Arrochar Pier, and the summit of the Cobbler mountain. The following year war broke out and two years later these men were fighting in the Battle of Britain and Helensburgh had its own RAF station. Image supplied by Robin Bird.
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Garelochhead Station540 viewsGarelochhead Station on the West Highland Line. Like all the local upper stations except Rhu, it was originally designed to look like a Swiss chalet. Image date unknown.
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Argyll Cars382 viewsCars built at Argyll Motors in Alexandria pictured outside Helensburgh's Queen's Hotel before being driven to London to be sold. Image circa 1910.
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Arrochar and the Ben264 viewsA view of Arrochar and its pier from the other side of Loch Long, with Ben Lomond in the background. Date unknown.
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Larchfield class807 viewsA class at Helensburgh's Larchfield School in Colquhoun Street circa 1957. The teacher is Mrs Simpson. Image supplied by Robert Whitton whose father, the Rev R.A.Whitton, was minister of St Michael and All Angels Church from 1951-9.
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Gregor Ian Smith378 viewsA portrait by Jon Peaty of well known Helensburgh artist Gregor Ian Smith. It is owned by Helensburgh and District Art Club, of which Gregor Ian was a leading member for many years.
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1920s bride459 viewsA posed photograph by Brown & Son of Helensburgh of a local bride in the 1920s. Any information would be welcomed.
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The West Seafront350 viewsThe exact location is in uncertain. Undated, but note the clothing style.

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The Boys of Helensburgh24 viewsAn old Victorian song sheet for 'The Boys of Helensburgh', printed in Larne. It refers to a parade of Orangemen in the town sometime in the 19th century.Sep 08, 2014
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First Snow at Whistlefield35 viewsAn oil on canvas painting by James Kay RSA RSW entitled 'First Snow at Whistlefield", which in 2014 was valued at £1,500. Kay lived there at Crimea (now Dalriada), Portincaple for 33 years and worked in a studio at 79 West Regent Street, Glasgow. The house belonged to his brother Alec, a shipping office manager. The name was chosen when they moved there in 1909 because his father was a Chief Petty Officer in the Royal Navy during the Crimean War, serving in the Black Sea area. James painted an elaborate mural of scenes from the Crimean War on the walls of the main entrance. Image date unknown.Sep 06, 2014
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Whistlefield, Gareloch20 viewsAn oil painting by James Kay RSA RSW entitled 'Whistlefield, Gareloch', which in 2014 was valued at £9,500. Kay lived there at Crimea (now Dalriada), Portincaple for 33 years and worked in a studio at 79 West Regent Street, Glasgow. The house belonged to his brother Alec, a shipping office manager. The name was chosen when they moved there in 1909 because his father was a Chief Petty Officer in the Royal Navy during the Crimean War, serving in the Black Sea area. James painted an elaborate mural of scenes from the Crimean War on the walls of the main entrance. Image date unknown.Sep 06, 2014
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Helensburgh Pier30 viewsAn atmospheric evening image of Helensburgh Pier. Image date unknown.Sep 05, 2014
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Inverclyde, Cove32 viewsInverclyde at Cove while it was a Holiday Home run by Glasgow YMCA. Also known as Hartfield House, this Cove mansion was owned 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. Image circa 1913.Sep 05, 2014
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Queen's Hotel33 viewsThe Queen's Hotel was originally Baths House, built by Henry Bell, who built Europe's first commercial steamship the Comet in 1812 and was the first Provost of Helensburgh. The building has had many alterations but still stands on East Clyde Street, having been converted into flats. Image date unknown.Sep 05, 2014
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Susie's Castle32 viewsSusie lived for 60 years in the upturned fishing smack, her 'castle' on the Loch Long shore at Portincaple, and postcards of her home were sold. In this image she is standing at the door knitting and puffing her clay pipe. Her husband Jamie made a living from fishing, and the creel or basket in the foreground would be used for carrying fish. If he had a good catch, he would barrel it up to Whistlefield Station and take the train to Glasgow for the fish market. Image circa 1912.Sep 05, 2014
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The Victoria Infirmary32 viewsA 1908 image of the Victoria Infirmary in East King Street. It was built in 1895 to the design of the celebrated architect William Leiper, remains partly in use today. The gatehouse was demolished some years ago.Sep 05, 2014