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Peninsula Evening490 viewsA view of the Rosneath Peninsula taken from above Whistler's Glen at Rhu in the 1960s. Photo by Donald Fullarton.
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Blairnairn Cottage in Glen Fruin489 viewsLooking west in Glen Fruin towards Blairnairn at harvest time. Image date unknown.
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The Burgess brothers489 viewsThe Burgess brothers, members of a well known Helensburgh family, are pictured in their Scout uniforms in 1914. Image supplied by Geoff Riddington.
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Spirited Performance489 viewsThe cast of the Garelochhead Players production of 'Blithe Spirit' in April 1982.
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Garelochhead Bay489 viewsLooking west from Garelochhead across the loch to Dalandhui, with a large yacht moored offshore. Image circa 1905.
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Gareloch from Whistlefield489 viewsA farmer poses in his field on the Whistlefield Hill, above Garelochhead. Image circa 1903.
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Strone Cottage489 viewsAn 1894 photograph of Strone Cottage at Glen Mallan on Loch Longside, taken by a Professor Steggall, who had a house in Garelochhead. He was a keen walker and photographer, and took a number of pictures in the Glen Mallan and Glen Douglas areas. The cottage was demolished about 1961 when the military jetty was built there. Image supplied by Alastair McIntyre.
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Susie's Castle489 viewsSusie lived for 60 years in the upturned fishing smack, her 'castle' on the Loch Long shore at Portincaple, and postcards of her home were sold. In this image she is standing at the door knitting and puffing her clay pipe. Her husband Jamie made a living from fishing, and the creel or basket in the foreground would be used for carrying fish. If he had a good catch, he would barrel it up to Whistlefield Station and take the train to Glasgow for the fish market. Image circa 1912.
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Deborah Kerr and Peter Sellars488 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr presents the award for Best Actor to Peter Sellars at the 1976 Evening News British Film Awards in London for his performance as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau.
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The East Bay488 viewsAn old view of the East Bay looking towards the town centre. Image date unknown.
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St Modan's, Rosneath488 viewsSt Modan founded a church at Rosneath in the 6th century, and died there. In 1880, a finely carved stone was dug up from the grounds of the present church. It has been dated to circa 800 A.D. and is thought to represent the tombstone of St Modan. It is preserved inside the church. The present building celebrated its centenary in 1953. In the grounds are the ruins of the previous church (1780), and the only known grave in Scotland of an African slave, Robert Story, who came to Scotland as a freed slave.
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Exchange choice487 viewsAnne McBrierty is seen receiving flowers from Helensburgh Advertiser columnist Betty Wood (left) after she was chosen to represent Helensburgh Telephone Exchange in the Miss Interflora competition in April 1968. Also in the picture are Grace Robertson and Morag MacPherson.
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