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West Clyde Street642 viewsLooking east from close to Cairndhu Avenue. Undated.
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19th Century Portrait642 viewsThe identity of these two ladies, photographed by Young, Photographer, William Street, Helensburgh, in the 1860s is not known.
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Lady tennis players641 viewsA group of local players at the Craighelen club, including member and Scottish internationalist Heather MacFarlane. On the left is Mary Steuart-Corry of the Helensburgh club. Date unknown.
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Early Helensburgh Station640 viewsAn 1875 picture of the second of three Helensburgh stations. From 1857 the first station was at George Street, but by 1862 the railway had been brought to this East Princes Street site to the east of the present Central Station, which replaced it a few years later.
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Railway Yard639 viewsThe old Helensburgh Central Station railway yard adjacent to East King Street, in the area now occupied by the Co-op, circa 1914. On the left can be seen the Baptist Church, with the original Baptist Church beside the burn behind it.
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PS Jeanie Deans638 viewsThe paddle steamer Jeanie Deans was built by Fairfield at Govan and launched in 1931, then extensively refitted after war service. She remained a passenger favourite on cruises from Craigendoran until the end of the 1964 season. The next year she went to the Thames and was renamed 'Queen of the South'. She was broken up in Antwerp, Belgium, in 1967.
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Tin Hut Club-2638 viewsMembers of the Tin Hut Club, a club which formed within Helensburgh Golf Club in 1932 for golfers who had been members when the clubhouse was made of wood and corrugated iron, pictured in 1935. From left, back: W.K.Maclachlan, A.McDougall (vet), R.C.Lindsay (auctioneer), R.Stanton (lawyer), W.Easton (grocer); front: A.McCulloch (decorator), A.Douglas (coal businessman), R.Ness (lawyer), G.R.Murray, A.Stewart, W.Ferguson, club professional Tom Turnbull. Image supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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Lady cricketers637 viewsHelensburgh ladies cricket team in August 1968.
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Toll Cottage637 viewsThe Toll Cottage at the top of Sinclair Street, Helensburgh, looks pristine in this 1911 picture as a farmer leads his horse and cart down the hill. The cottage still stands today, but is empty and in need of refurbishment.
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Prince Albert Terrace637 viewsThe Terrace in Victoria Road was built in the late 1870s by William Tait for the Cramb family, who owned Hermitage Park. It is said to have been built to such a height and facing north on the orders of the owners to obscure the view of the river from Lansdowne House opposite and overlook it, because Susannah Cramb had been jilted by a young man from Landsdowne. Novelist A.J.Cronin (1896-1981) lived in the Terrace, and contemporary portrait painter Stephen Conroy was born at no.3 in 1964.
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The Tree Seat635 viewsThe Tree Seat in Hermitage Park with what looks like a grass tennis court in the background. The buildings to the left of the tree I may be part of Malig Mill, and if this is so it would date the photo to be before 1922.
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Ardencaple634 viewsAn old picture of Ardencaple. Date unknown.
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