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No Chaps!600 viewsFive lady swimmers play dominoes in Helensburgh Outdoor Pool in the 1930s.
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Rhu bowlers600 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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Tin Hut Club-1599 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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New Year Swim 1914598 viewsHelensburgh swimmers in the water off the pier on January 1 1914. Image supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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Hermitage Cricketers595 viewsThe Hermitage School cricket team, circa 1950, photographed by Helensburgh photographer Bill Benzie. Image supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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Badminton champions594 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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Badminton champs 1951594 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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Jubilant Ne'erday swimmers583 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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Arrochar champions582 viewsThe Arrochar Primary School football team of 1955 who won the Lochside League, a competition for village primary school teams in Helensburgh District but outwith Helensburgh. The line-up is — back row from left: Joey Atkinson, Ian McLean, Freddie Mathieson, Timber Woods, Dougie McGilvary, Johnnie McEachern; front: Sandy McPherson, Willie McDonald, Donald McLeod, Bruce Sutherland, Donald McGlone. The adult is schools attendance officer Donnie Thomson, who was also associated with Rhu Amateurs for many years. Image supplied by Stella Trainor, Ontario, Canada.
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Champion golfer580 viewsCharlie Green of the Cardross club pictured at the club prizegiving in 1972. He went on to become Scottish amateur champion, Walker Cup player, selector and captain, and British senior champion — and to this day is still a very competitive amateur golfer.
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Yachts on the Clyde575 viewsYachts sailing at Hunters Quay, Dunoon, sometime in the early 1900s. They are representative of the type of sailing yachts which would be seen in the Gareloch and the Clyde off Helensburgh.
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Pro for 50 Years572 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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