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Baird receiver350 viewsJohn Logie Baird is pictured with a C.R.T. receiver, circa 1935.
Luss from north350 viewsThis 1903 view of Luss shows fields where much of the village now is.
Rhu from Rosneath350 viewsA view of Rhu Point, with the bay and the village beyond, taken from the hill above Rosneath. Pre-1945, but image date unknown.
Rhu Narrows350 viewsAn old image of the Gareloch from above Clynder showing Rhu Narrows as it used to be, before the passage between the Spit and Rosneath was widened for use by naval vessels and submarines. Image date unknown.
1913 Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club349 viewsBack: Miss Lilley, G.Schoelles, Miss Raeburn, R.T.Templeton (Hon Sec), J.H.Strang, Miss Mackay, Mrs A.M.Stewart, Miss Macnab; middle: Dr Downs, A.G.Shillcock, J.W.Swinburne, Sheriff Blair, Miss Rodger, Miss V.MacBrayne, Mrs Strang, Mrs Hardcastle, Miss Preston, Miss Mackay; front: Miss Hamilton, Miss Douglas, Miss R.I.Templeton, Miss MacBrayne, Miss E.MacPhee, Miss Sewell, Miss Marsters, Miss M.A.Young, Miss Sidebottom, Miss F.Smith, Miss MacPhee; on ground: G.E.Fleming, J.G.Anderson. Image dated September 1913.
Art appraisal349 viewsThe Helensburgh Art Exhibition committee appraise 'Lyleston Farm' by James Dunlop Burgess for what is thought to have been the second such exhibition, circa 1935/6. From left: Nance Anderson, unknown, Alistair Paterson, J.Arnold Fleming, unknown, Agnes Stevens. Standing are artists Gregor Ian Smith and James Dunlop Burgess. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.
Andrew Bonar Law349 viewsHelensburgh man Andrew Bonar Law, a Conservative who became Prime Minister and occupied 10 Downing Street for just 209 days in 1922-23, succeeding the much better known Liberal, David Lloyd George, who had served from 1916-22. This picture was taken during World War One when he served as Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Ardenconnel, Rhu349 viewsThe avenue leading up to Ardenconnel House at Rhu. Image published by The Post Office, Row, Gareloch, circa 1905.
Hermitage collection349 viewsDuring World War One from 1914-18 the Helensburgh Town Council-owned Hermitage House in Hermitage Park became a military hospital with a capacity for 58 patients who were sent from Stobhall Hospital in Glasgow. The wounded men in their blue uniforms were a familiar sight in the town, being wheeled around the park by their nurses. A number of local ladies and girls helped out in the hospital and the local Red Cross detachment also assisted the trained nurses. Many local girls met their future husbands among the wounded ‘tommies’, and patients were taken on outings in a horse-drawn carriage from Waldie & Co. in Sinclair Street.
Luss village349 viewsThe main street looking towards Loch Lomond, circa 1925.
Helensburgh Dorian Choir349 viewsDate not known.
Royal Visit to Base349 viewsThe late Queen Mother talks to naval wives and children during a visit to the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane in May 1968.
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