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Shandon golf course924 viewsWilliam Lyon Winton tees off at the old nine-hole Shandon golf course, where leading professional the late Tom Haliburton learned the game. He considered it a very good course to learn on. It was originally attached to Shandon Hydro. Image circa 1930 supplied by Mr Winton's grandson, Alistair Quinlan.
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Helensburgh FC919 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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Watching putting917 viewsAn eager crowd look on at what was presumably a putting competition on Helensburgh's west promenade putting green. Any more information would be welcomed. Image, circa 1930, supplied by Alistair Quinlan, who thinks it may have been taken by George Truman as his wife Agnes (known as Cissie), nee Orr, is third from the right. Agnes was Alistair's great aunt.
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Clyde Street School team916 viewsThis team from Clyde Street Primary School, managed by janitor Willie Cowe, played in the 1965 Don Cup final at East King Street, but the result is not known. In front are: Jim Urquhart, Billy McKechnie, Paul ?, Simon Fraser and Walter Dolan; standing are Steven Thorpe, William Bell, ?, Donald Paterson, George Murray and Edward McKell. Please email the editor if you can fill in the missing names.
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Lomond hockey902 viewsA 1985-6 girls hockey team from Helensburgh's Lomond School. Standing: Helen Cox, Sarah Fraser, Claire Fullarton, Claire Newton, Miss Johnstone, Lee Bisset, Claire Bernard, Joanna Burgess, Kirsty Noble; sitting: Gillian Graham, Helen Hardie, Sarah Osborne, Caroline Cooper, Simone Sinclair. Image supplied by Stewart Noble.
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Course with a view897 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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West End United894 viewsA 1962-3 West End United boys football team supplied by local man Alistair Quinlan who, aged about 13, was in the team which played a one-off charity match at Ardencaple organised by a father to raise funds for his ill son. Opponents Kirkmichael United won by a handsome score. Back: Gordon Smith, Richard Johnson, Ian Gilchrist, Hugh Jordan, Alastair Quinlan, Delford Lenk; front: Frank Lenk, Peter Jordan, the boy for whom it was arranged, Bill McEwan, ?.
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Award for ex-Provost892 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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Helensburgh 1st XI 1950s889 viewsThe Helensburgh Cricket Club 1st XI in the early 1950s, exact date unknown. Standing: Ian Gilchrist, David Arthur, unknown, Harry Simpson, unknown, unknown, Willie Gilchrist; seated: R.A.Whitton, George Gardiner, J.Blain, unknown, Bill Nicholson; in front: unknown. More names would be welcomed. Image supplied by Julian Rey.
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Helensburgh 1st XI 1953889 viewsThe Helensburgh Cricket Club 1st XI of 1953 line up for the camera in front of the old pavilion at Ardencaple, which was burnt down some years later. Standing (from left): umpire J.McFarlane, J.Keir, J.P.Kinloch, Ian Gilchrist, Willie Gilchrist, R.A.Whitton, J.A.N.Withrington. Seated: G.Johnstone, J.Blain, captain J.M.Ramsay, Bill Nicholson, J.H.F.Morton. In front is scorer Robert Lindsay. The photo was taken by well known local photographer Bill Benzie.
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1909 Helensburgh Amateurs883 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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Helensburgh 1st XI 1931883 viewsStanding: R.W.D.Morrison, D.R.M.McCulloch, W.L.McCulloch, K.W.Warden, J.A.Macfarlane, J.Bradshaw (umpire); seated: Harry Bolton (Professional), G.D.Morrison (Vice-Captain), J.Y.D.Bruce (Captain), G.Mailer, A.D.Frew; in front: I.MacMillan (scorer), A.S.Maclachlan.
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