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Bonny Babies322 viewsA Helensburgh and Gareloch Times image of the organisers and winners — with nannies — at the Baby Show held in the Old Parish Church Hall in June 1933.Jan 07, 2015
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Relaxing321 viewsThe sun is shining on Helensburgh's west esplanade in this picture from the past. A now demolished shelter is on the left, and on the other side of West Clyde Street is John Street. Eman's Shop, the home of Helensburgh toffee, can be seen. Image date unknown.Jan 01, 2015
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Laid up ships284 viewsMerchant shipping laid up in the Gareloch close to Garelochhead. Image supplied by Jim Chestnut; date unknown.Jan 01, 2015
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Babes guddle260 viewsA cartoon by well known Helensburgh artist Gregor Ian Smith showing his eldest son Graham (right) and his friend Sandy Thorburn catching a fish. Image circa 1942 supplied by Sandy Thorburn.Jan 01, 2015
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Colquhoun Square north316 viewsThe northern quadrants of Helensburgh's Colquhoun Square on a sunny day prior to the start of work to redesign the Square in Argyll and Bute Council's controversial CHORD (Campbeltown, Helensburgh, Oban, Rothesay, Dunoon) project. Image circa 2013 supplied by Alison Rutherford.Jan 01, 2015
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Colquhoun Square south317 viewsThe southern quadrants of Helensburgh's Colquhoun Square on a sunny day prior to the start of work to redesign the Square in Argyll and Bute Council's controversial CHORD (Campbeltown, Helensburgh, Oban, Rothesay, Dunoon) project. Image circa 2013 supplied by Alison Rutherford.Jan 01, 2015
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Roseneath Castle408 viewsAn 1832 engraved print of Roseneath (as it was spelt in those days) Castle. Drawn by John Preston Neale and engraved by W.Wallis, it was published by Jones and Co. of Finsbury Square, London. Completed in 1806 by London-based architect Joseph Bonomi, this neo-classical mansion replaced a castle burnt down in 1802. It was used as a military hospital during the First World War and was home to Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Louise, the Dowager Duchess of Argyll, until her death in 1939. It was an HQ for the Rosneath Naval Base in World War Two, then abandoned, then damaged by fire in 1947, and finally demolished in 1961.Dec 25, 2014
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Ardencaple House404 viewsArdencaple House when it was a private dwelling. Originally a coaching inn, it was built in the early 1800s by the Duke of Argyll and had its own stables to cater for travellers between Glasgow and Argyll. It replaced the Cairndhu Inn which once stood in Cairndhu Park, which is now Kidston Park, and used much of its stonework. About 1860 it became a private mansion owned by Mrs Rosina Drew and her husband Peter, and about 1912 it reverted to being the Ardencaple Hotel. Image circa 1900.Dec 25, 2014
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Cobbler273 viewsThe Cobbler and the fast flowing Sour Milk Burn at Arrochar. Image circa 1936.Dec 25, 2014
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River Fruin262 viewsThe River Fruin running through the glen near the Black Bridge. Image date unknown.Dec 25, 2014
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Rosneath Pier275 viewsA group of people waiting for the steamer to arrive at Rosneath Pier. Image circa 1902.Dec 25, 2014
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Portrait236 viewsA younger Andrew Bonar Law at his desk. Date and image source unknown.Dec 09, 2014
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