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Helensburgh Football Club circa 1925961 viewsSitting on the far right, centre row, is the 1890s ex-Rangers and Scotland goalkeeper Matt Dickie.
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Larchfield 1st XV 1955608 viewsThe rugby 1st XV at Helensburgh's Larchfield School (now part of Lomond School) in 1955. Front: Muir, Mellis, Buchan. Middle: Kennedy, Ramage, Wingate, Hesketh, Nicol. Back: Birnie, Henderson, Lawrence, Bamford, Fullarton, Duncan, Bamford.
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Tennis in 1913485 viewsPlayers on the grass courts at Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club in Suffolk Street in 1913
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Tennis Prizegiving 1913569 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club at the annual prizegiving.
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Tennis in 1912412 viewsPlayers at Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club in Suffolk Street in 1912.
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Rhu Footballers of 1925662 viewsA Row FC team picture at Ardenconnel Park.
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Seafront Putting Green651 viewsThe card is postmarked 1957.
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Rotary Golf643 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Rotary Club with their counterparts from the Dumbarton club at Cardross Golf Club on June 27 1984 for the annual match.
The burgh members are — front: Angus Wylie (2nd from left), Gordon Mickel (right); standing: Ian Baird, Gordon Burgess, Fraser Nicol, Jim McBlane, Hamish Andrew, Gordon Hattle, Walter Bryden, David Esslemont and Angus Trail. Holding the trophies are Dumbarton's Billy Ritchie and Sam Diab, both Helensburgh residents.
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Olympic Medalist Bobby MacGregor626 viewsHelensburgh-born Scottish and British champion and world record holder Bobby MacGregor gave a demonstration swim at the Helensburgh Swimming Club Gala in the outdoor pool in August 1964. Son of a former burgh pondmaster, he went on to take silver in the 100 metres freestyle at the Tokyo Olympics a few weeks later.
Now an architect, Bobby moved to Helensburgh some years ago.
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Unknown 1966 Football Team725 viewsFrom Helensburgh area. More information welcome.
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New Year Swim 1966739 viewsBy tradition, girls were the first to enter the water at Helensburgh pier. The first man in was Helensburgh Swimming Club president Angus Trail, his 38th Ne'erday plunge. This was the first year that certificates were presented to the participants. Designed by local artist Gregor Ian Smith, they bore the proud inscription 'Many are cauld but few are frozen'.
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No Chaps!525 viewsFive lady swimmers play dominoes in Helensburgh Outdoor Pool in the 1930s.
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