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Helensburgh Sailing Club 1972896 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Sailing Club at their annual dance in the Queen's Hotel in February 1972.
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Seafront pony rides896 viewsRides on ponies and donkeys on Helensburgh seafront used to be very popular in summer. The image date is unknown, but the shops behind are a tobacconist, T.G.Allan Ltd., Leathar & Co., and D.H.Davidson Ltd.
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Whistler's Glen896 viewsIllegal distilling was a feature in the Gareloch area until about 1830, and Whistler's Glen above Rhu was so named from the practice of signalling the approach of the Gauger or Exciseman. There was also a legitimate distillery at the foot of Whistler's Burn where Aldonaig now stands.
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Rustic Bridge894 viewsThe rustic bridge was in Hermitage Park. If you could see through the trees you would see the Victoria Halls. Hermitage Primary School is off to the left. Date unknown.
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Tennis Prizegiving 1913893 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club at the annual prizegiving.
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Camis Eskan Market Garden892 viewsThe market garden area at Camis Eskan House during World War Two. Photo by kind permission of Sheila Penny.
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Mr and Mrs Andy Clyde890 viewsMovie star Andy Clyde, one of three members of Helensburgh's Clyde family who made their names as actors, is pictured at home with his wife, former Mack Sennett bathing beauty Elsie Maud Tarran, on April 6 1934. He was an artist of no mean ability and often sketched his wife. The couple married on September 23 1932 in Ontario, San Bernadino, California. A son, John Allan, was born in 1935 but tragically died in 1944.
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Helensburgh from above886 viewsA view of Helensburgh from above the Highlandman's Road, as a steamer makes it way to Craigendoran Pier. Image date unknown.
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High Green winners885 viewsPrizewinners at Helensburgh Bowling Club at their annual prizegiving in November 1964. Among those in the picture are William Cowe, John Omnet and James Gow.
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1933 Helensburgh seafront883 viewsAn unusual view of Helensburgh's west seafront from the pier, with two shelters, taken during the very hot summer of 1933.
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Camis Eskan Greenhouse882 viewsThe greenhouse in the gardens of Camis Eskan during the Second World War. Photo by kind permission of Sheila Penny.
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Sinclair Street looking north881 viewsLooking up Sinclair Street from below Princes Street, circa 1908.
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