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Pro for 50 Years641 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 green638 viewsSerious competition on the putting green on Helensburgh's west esplanade in this 1952 image.
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Helensburgh Golf Club634 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 Swim631 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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Racing yachts630 viewsYachts race off Helensburgh in this old picture from the Lindsay Laidlaw series. Image date unknown.
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Gun Club meets621 viewsMembers of Dunbartonshire Gun Club gather at Geilston Farm, Cardross, on October 10 1969.
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High Green centenary621 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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Hermitage winners618 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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1909 Helensburgh Amateurs613 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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Tennis in 1913613 viewsPlayers on the grass courts at Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club in Suffolk Street in 1913
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Helensburgh FC611 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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Course with a view607 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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