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Tin Hut Club-1916 viewsMembers of the Tin Hut Club, a club which formed within Helensburgh Golf Club in 1932 for golfers who had been members when the clubhouse was made of wood and corrugated iron. Date unknown. Image supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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Hermitage bowlers914 viewsHermitage club bowlers are pictured at their annual prizegiving in October 1962 at Kingsclere (now Commodore) Hotel, with Bailie Mrs Jae Gardiner and Provost J.McLeod Williamson in the centre of the front row.
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Garelochhead Tennis Club903 viewsMembers of Garelochhead Tennis Club are pictured at their annual dinner-dance in Helensburgh's Queen's Hotel in November 1960.
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Rhu bowlers898 viewsFour members are pictured at Rhu Bowling Club in the 1950s — from left: Mr Murphy, Mr McDonald, Jack Quinlan, who served as president of the club, and Jimmy Brown. More information about Mr Murphy and Mr McDonald, and also if it was a special occasion, would be welcomed. Image supplied by Jack's son, Alistair Quinlan.
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Highland Games885 viewsElizabeth Breheny is pictured with her mother and aunts at the Helensburgh Highland Games at Camis Eskan in the early 1950s. This is thought to have been the last burgh Games, but it is planned to resurrect the event in the summer of 2008 at Ardencaple.
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Badminton champs 1951879 viewsFinalists in the annual Helensburgh and District Badminton Tournament at the now demolished Drill Hall in East Princes Street in 1951 are pictured. They are Edith Mercer, John Penny, Stuart McNeil, Nanny Troop, Hugh Orr, Ella McNeil, Jean Watt, Muriel Miller, J.Wilson, May Galloway, Gordon Priest, Ian Manderson, and Arthur Reece. Image supplied by John Penny (2nd from left).
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Bowling presidents878 viewsPresident of the Helensburgh and district member clubs at the Gareloch Bowling Association dinner in February 1965. In the middle of the front row is Alex Douglas, the last headmaster of Clyde Street School, and on the right is Willie Cowe, the janitor at the school.
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Badminton champions877 viewsHelensburgh and District Badminton Championships winners Frank Smith and Sheila Campbell receive their trophies from Mrs Rosina Williamson, wife of Provost J.McLeod Williamson, circa 1970.
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Pro for 50 Years869 viewsA party at Helensburgh Golf Club in 1945 to celebrate Tom Turnbull retiring after completing 50 years as the club professional. From left, back: Messrs McCulloch, Aitkenhead, Easton, Keir, Davidson; third row: Messrs McAuley, Clements, Herbeson, Spy; second row: Messrs Michie, McAuslan, Jack, Douglas; front: Messrs Colville, Rafferty, Workman, Downs, Fairbairn with Tom Turnbull in the centre. Image supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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Seafront putting green869 viewsSerious competition on the putting green on Helensburgh's west esplanade in this 1952 image.
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Post Office team868 viewsMOST of the players in this happy Helensburgh Post Office team are known . . . but when was the picture taken and why? In the back row are J.J.Fraser, F.M.Taylor, D.Cavana, J.Marshall, Charlie Friel, J.A.Munro, Alec Russell, and postmaster J.Sked. In the front row, only Inglis Robb (centre) and John Jardine (on his left) have been identified. Please contact the editor if you can supply more information.
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Jubilant Ne'erday swimmers861 viewsLily Finnighan, Helen McDonagh and Jenny Burgess celebrate after taking part in the 1953 Ne'erday Swim at Helensburgh pier. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.
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