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St Bride's School Dance1890 viewsPupils and guests at the annual dance at Helensburgh's St Bride's (now Lomond) School. Circa 1973/4. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.Jan 28, 2008
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VADs and Red Cross 1925-29734 viewsIn this period both Junior and Senior teams of local VADs and Red Cross won the County Cup and Shield. The lady with medals is Miss Ellis Napier of Cardross. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.Jan 28, 2008
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Miss Hamilton's Infants 2 class Hermitage Primary 19381566 viewsBack: Jim Kelly/Alastair Robertson/John Stirling/Erwin Flaherty/Brian Hick/Bert Livingstone/Robert Smith/Tony Ross. Third: Alistair Dods/Margaret Low/Mary Trail/Una Campbell/Cecilia Renwick/Constance Wright/Elspeth Perry/Nan Crockett/John Gorrie/Tom Paterson. Second: Alasdair MacFarquhar/Marjorie Ryrie/Sheana Rankin/Jenny Burgess/Kathleen Fraser/Norma Watt/Elizabeth Templeton/Maureen Gillespie/Rena Syme. Front: Roy Grant/Dougald Thomson/Iain Ross/Colin Campbell/David Watt/Kenneth Baker/Alistair Gilchrist. Jan 28, 2008
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Hermitage School Hockey XI 1948872 viewsThe 1947-48 hockey team pictured in June 1948. Back row: Miss Usherwood, Betty Petrie, Pat Spy, Sheena Laverock, Margaret Curtis, Jenny Burgess. Front: Lyn Blades, Daphne Ferris, Norma Watt, June James, Isobel Campbell, Cathie Sharp. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.Jan 27, 2008
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Faslane Bay436 viewsA tranquil Faslane Bay, long before it became a military port and was used for shipbreaking. Image date unknown.Jan 24, 2008
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Hermit's Well730 viewsLegend has it that a hermit lived in and gave his name to Hermitage Park. This wishing well was known as the Hermit's Well, and it was said that he granted a wish to those who drank from the copper ladle inside. It exists to this day, but is in a very poor state. Image date unknown.Jan 24, 2008
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PS Caledonia560 viewsThe paddle steamer Caledonia, seen leaving Ayr in the 1960s, was launched on February 1 1934 by Wm. Denny & Bros. Ltd. at Dumbarton. The 624-ton vessel served as a minesweeper named HMS Goatfell during the Second World War. After being based at Ayr, she replaced the Jeanie Deans at Craigendoran. After 1969, renamed Old Caledonia, she served as a Bass Charrington floating pub moored on the Embankment in central London, until badly damaged by fire in 1980, then was scrapped.Jan 16, 2008
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Glen Fruin456 viewsA trap goes down the hill towards Drumfad Farm in Glen Fruin. The picture was published by M. & J.Brown, Photographers and Miniature Painters, of West Bay Studio, Helensburgh, circa 1920.Jan 16, 2008
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Railway Staff749 viewsStaff at Helensburgh Central Station in 1928. Back row from left: Dan Feeney, — , — , Lizzie Robertson, Mr Taylor, Mrs Sarah Shields, Sam McKinlay, Willie Wilkie, — . Third: Jean Wallace, Dennis Shields, Bessie McDonach, — , Sarah McDonald, Tommy Patterson, Julia O'Brien, Pat Boyce, Miss Robb, John Rafferty. Second: Norman McLeod, John McConnell, Mrs Lorimer, — , stationmaster and local councillor George Stevenson, — , — , Sandy Chapman, — . Front: Willie Busby, Duncan McInnes, Harry Stevenson, Pat Coleman, Willie Ritchie, Joe Kennan.Jan 11, 2008
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Colquhoun Square710 viewsThe south west quadrant of Colquhoun Square, showing one of the two granite water fountains. Circa 1907.Jan 11, 2008
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Garelochhead494 viewsA view of the road into Garelochhead, circa 1904.Jan 11, 2008
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Hermitage Park725 viewsTree seat in Hermitage Park, circa 1928.Jan 10, 2008
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