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Sheepdog trials914 viewsA young lady with dogs at the Helensburgh and District Sheepdog Trials at Camis Eskan Farm, circa 1930. Photo by James Russell, Alexandria.
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The Queen's Hotel911 viewsThe Queen's Hotel was originally Baths House, built by Henry Bell, who built Europe's first commercial steamship the Comet in 1812. The building has had many alterations but still stands on East Clyde Street, having been converted into flats. Image date unknown.
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Tennis Prizegiving 1913911 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club at the annual prizegiving.
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Hermitage class 1939910 viewsA Hermitage Primary School class, circa 1939. More information would be welcomed by the editor. Image supplied by Sue Taylor.
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Camis Eskan Market Garden909 viewsPart of the gardens at Camis Eskan during World War Two. Photo by kind permission of Sheila Penny.
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High Green winners907 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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Seafront pony rides907 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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1933 Helensburgh seafront905 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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Mr and Mrs Andy Clyde905 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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Camis Eskan Market Garden904 viewsThe market garden area at Camis Eskan House during World War Two. Photo by kind permission of Sheila Penny.
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Whistler's Glen903 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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Camis Eskan Greenhouse893 viewsThe greenhouse in the gardens of Camis Eskan during the Second World War. Photo by kind permission of Sheila Penny.
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