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1909 Helensburgh Amateurs508 viewsIn this picture, taken at the Mossend playing field, now an area of housing, are back row: Jimmy Palmer, Willie Wilson, Jimmy Murray, John Laver, and goalkeeper Freddie Keith, Joe Keith, committee member Donald Laver, president Jackie Robertson — a foreign correspondent to trade, Peter McNeil and George Laver; middle row: Bob Campbell, Stevie Cameron, and Abe Reece; front row: Jimmy Smith, Neil Thomson, Duncan McNeil and Jimmy Jardine.
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Arrochar champions508 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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Helensburgh Golf Club502 viewsA view of the clubhouse, circa 1919. The club was founded in 1893, with a nine hole course designed by former Open champion 'Old' Tom Morris. This second clubhouse was opened in 1900, and five years later the course was upgraded to 18 holes.
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1953 Ne'erday Swim497 viewsThe Ne'erday swimmers on Helensburgh pier on January 1 1953. Back: Burns, McCrea, Wright, McDonagh, Boyle, Milne, Hailstones, Bilsland, McHardy, McHardy, Sanders, Marsland; middle: Bird, Finnighan, McDonagh, Burgess, McDonagh; front: Cravens, Wright. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.
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Gun Club meets496 viewsMembers of Dunbartonshire Gun Club gather at Geilston Farm, Cardross, on October 10 1969.
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Award for ex-Provost495 viewsA former Cove and Kilcreggan Provost, Billy Cowan, receives a trophy from Eric Hope at the annual Cove Sailing Club prizegiving dance in March 1966.
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Hermitage winners491 viewsThe Hermitage Bowling Club prizewinners at their annual presentation of prizes in the Kingsclere Hotel, predecessor of the Commodore Hotel, in the early 1960s. Among those in the front row are John Sharp (left), Provost J.McLeod Williamson (2nd right) and Bert Burtles. Among those standing are Willie Ralph, Tom Lillburn and Tom Boyle. Image supplied by Jim Lillburn.
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Course with a view489 viewsThis old picture shows the outstanding view over the Clyde and the Gareloch from the final holes of Helensburgh Golf Club. Image date unknown.
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Helensburgh FC489 viewsThe original Ardencaple pitch of Helensburgh Football Club, with the cricket pitch and West Montrose Street below, from an aerial view of west Helensburgh. The image, date unknown, is from the collection of William Orr of Rhu, who was at one time the Burgh Engineer before becoming the Assistant Engineer for Argyllshire, and it was supplied by his great nephew, Alistair Quinlan.
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Tennis in 1913485 viewsPlayers on the grass courts at Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club in Suffolk Street in 1913
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Racing yachts484 viewsYachts race off Helensburgh in this old picture from the Lindsay Laidlaw series. Image date unknown.
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High Green centenary474 viewsThe president and directors of Helensburgh Bowling Club and guests celebrate the High Green club's centenary in May 1961. Fourth from the right in the middle row is the honorary president, J.Arnold Fleming. Others in the picture include Willie Cowe, Alex Douglas, Richard Don, and the Rev Dr George Logan of Park Church.
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