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Helensburgh Sailing Club 1972902 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Sailing Club at their annual dance in the Queen's Hotel in February 1972.
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Seafront pony rides901 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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Sheepdog trials899 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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Tennis Prizegiving 1913899 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club at the annual prizegiving.
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Whistler's Glen897 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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Coronation Tree Planting896 viewsTo mark the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth in 1953, flowering cherry trees were planted by Helensburgh schools. This is the planting party from Larchfield School at the south-eastern corner of Stafford Street and James Street. From left are Stuart Sandeman, Stewart Noble (now Heritage Trust chairman, Alex Kennedy, William Marshall and a Parks Department employee. Image supplied by Stewart Noble.
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Camis Eskan Market Garden896 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 Clyde893 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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High Green winners892 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 seafront890 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 Greenhouse887 viewsThe greenhouse in the gardens of Camis Eskan during the Second World War. Photo by kind permission of Sheila Penny.
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Helensburgh from above887 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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