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Baird receiver427 viewsJohn Logie Baird is pictured with a C.R.T. receiver, circa 1935.
Kilcreggan Bay427 viewsA steamer is leaving Kilcreggan pier in this view published by Kerr, The Post Office, Kilcreggan, circa 1906.
Mill Brae, Kilcreggan427 viewsA view of the lower part of the Mill Brae, the steep hill down into Kilcreggan. The low wooden house was for many years the home of Mrs Lucy Rickerman, who lived to the age of 105 before her death in 1980 and was the only person to be awarded the title of Burgess of the Burgh of Cove and Kilcreggan. She was also the oldest person ever to live in Helensburgh and district. Image circa 1962.
Garelochhead Hotel view426 viewsThe view looking north from outside Garelochhead Hotel. It was was demolished following a serious fire in the 1990s. Image circa 1906.
Glen Loin Youth Hostel426 viewsThe Glen Loin Youth Hostel, near the Succoth Burn at Arrochar, was provided for the Scottish Youth Hostels Association by a grant from the Carnegie U.K. Trustees and was opened on March 19 1932 by Sir John Clerk Maxwell. It was very popular with climbers, as it was at the foot of the 'Arrochar Alps', and was in operation from 1932 to 1950. Image circa 1939.
Novelty postcard426 viewsA 1911 novelty postcard bearing Greetings from Helensburgh, which shows the Training Ship Empress moored in the Gareloch at Rhu, and below it a scene in which the young man on the left is saying "I am having a change, different girl again".
Park Church426 viewsPark Church at the junction of East King Street and Charlotte Street, Helensburgh, now the Buddhist Meditation Centre of Scotland. Built in 1862 as the East Free Church, it became Park United Free Church in 1900 following the union of the Free Church and the United Presbyterian Church. It became Park Church in 1929 when the United Free Church and the Church of Scotland united as the Church of Scotland. The congregation became part of Helensburgh Parish Church, and in 2016 the church building was bought by Buddhists. Image published by M.C.Robertson, West End Library, Helensburgh, circa 1912.
David Clyde and wife425 viewsDavid Clyde, the oldest of three siblings from a Helensburgh family who all became well known actors, is pictured with his wife, Birmingham-born Dorothy Fay Hammerton, and their dog at their ranch in San Fernando Valley, California. As Gaby Fay and later Fay Holden, she too was a well known stage and film actress.
Spirited Performance425 viewsThe cast of the Garelochhead Players production of 'Blithe Spirit' in April 1982.
Gregor Ian Smith425 viewsA drawing of Helensburgh artist Gregor Ian Smith as a young man by his friend and fellow artist James Dunlop Burgess. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.
Gareloch view425 viewsA view of the Gareloch from near Kidston Park showing a steamer which has just passed the Training Ship Empress. Image circa 1912.
Rhu Bay425 viewsA yacht and two other vessels lie at anchor in Rhu Bay during the Second World War. Image, published by Winton, Post Office, Rhu, circa 1944.
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