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Bus on West Clyde Street387 viewsA bus on a private hire approaches the Imperial Hotel on West Clyde Street. Date unknown.Dec 17, 2007
Centenary Cross346 viewsOld postcard with the centenary cross in the middle of Colquhoun Square, and the coat of arms.Dec 17, 2007
Busy Seafront732 viewsA packed west esplanade on a sunny day in the summer of 1967.Dec 10, 2007
Inner Wheel coffee morning521 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Inner Wheel are pictured serving at a coffee morning in St Columba Church Hall in April 1994. From left are Barbara Moyes, Betty Hamilton, Mae Dunachie, Effie Baird, Jacky Sherwood, Anne Nicol, Heather Mowat and Angela Stewart.Dec 10, 2007
West Kirk Choir447 viewsOrganist and choirmaster Walter Blair is pictured with the choir of Helensburgh West Kirk on the occasion of the rededication of the church organ in May 1968.Dec 10, 2007
Hartfield House1077 viewsThis 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. He leased the shooting on Rosneath moor from the Duke of Argyll. 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 date unknown.Dec 08, 2007
World War veterans847 viewsHelensburgh veterans of the First and Second World Wars pictured at a reunion at the burgh home of Colonel McConnell, DSO, TD (front row, centre), circa 1950. Seated in the front row, second from the left, is World War One Battle of the Somme survivor Archibald Robertson, whose granddaughter Joan Spencer supplied this image. Third from the right in the standing front row is James Taylor, who owned the Music Shop in James Street, and second from the right is Walter S.Bryden, son of Provost Sam Bryden and owner of Macneur & Bryden Ltd. and the Helensburgh and Gareloch Times.Dec 08, 2007
Calling at Luss312 viewsA steamer, possibly the SS Prince George, approaches Luss Pier from the north. Circa 1930.Dec 07, 2007
Helensburgh from Rosneath672 viewsA view of Helensburgh from Mill Bay, Rosneath. Date unknown.Dec 07, 2007
Craigendoran Station421 viewsA Tucks oilette postcard of Craigendoran Station with a train coming into the station. The station and steamer terminal opened for business under the North British Railway on May 15 1882, and steamer services were finally withdrawn in 1972. The piers have since become derelict, and on the firth side of the line the station buildings are long gone. Post-dated June 3 1907 to New York, the card has an American one cent stamp on it.Dec 07, 2007
Morrison Jeweller446 viewsThe 46 West Clyde Street premises of John Morrison, F.S.M.C., Watchmaker and Jeweller, and Practical Sight Testing Optician, established 1846. He announced: “I have an excellent variety of Wedding Presents, Birthday, Congratulatory Gifts, and Mementoes of Scotland. My stock is unique in price and selection. Scotch Pebble Jewellery a Speciality.”Dec 06, 2007
McCallum Milliners487 viewsThe display in the ladies department at 21 West Clyde Street premises of McCallum & Sons, Milliners, Dressmakers & General Warehousemen, established 1820. They offered costumes, mantles and blouses, and were glovers, hosiers, and outfitters. They also supplied household linen, blankets, flannels and Scotch Wincey. The Gents Department offered hats, caps, shirts, gloves, 'cellular clothing', 'Scotch Underwear", and featherweight tourist waterproof coats. Image circa 1910.Dec 06, 2007
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