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Ardencaple Castle698 viewsA 1915 view of Ardencaple Castle, the ancient seat of the Clan MacAulay. All but one tower of the building was demolished in 1957, and a naval housing estate was built on the site.
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67629 at Helensburgh697 viewsAn engine of the 84-ton V1 Class introduced in 1930, 67629, waits at Helensburgh Central. Photo reproduced by kind permission of the Duncan Chandler Collection, the copyright holder.
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Salute to champion697 viewsFellow competitors at the annual Larchfield School Sports Day in June 1935 and a teacher salute the champion.
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Victory Parade694 viewsTownfolk watch the final stages of Helensburgh's World War One Victory Parade in Colquhoun Square in 1918.
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Ardencaple694 viewsAn old picture of Ardencaple. Date unknown.
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Park flowers694 viewsFlowers in Hermitage Park, with part of Hermitage House and the war memorial in the distance. Image date unknown.
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Helensburgh Esplanade693 viewsA family group on the west esplanade. Date unknown.
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View from the Golf Links693 viewsJohn Young Hunter's picture of the view from the Helensburgh golf course is one of three images from the Anderson Trust collection of local works of art which have been printed as greetings cards and are on sale at The Scandinavian Shop in Sinclair Street, Helensburgh. The others are "View from the Long Croft" by Viola Paterson and "Clyde Regatta" by Arthur H. Turner.
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Kidston Park Bandstand691 viewsThe now demolished bandstand at Kidston Park, circa 1903. Bought from the Duke of Argyll in 1877 for £650 by William Kidston with help from Sir James Colquhoun and others, it was formerly Cairndhu Point — known locally as Neddy's Point after a well known fisherman and ferryman who lived nearby — but was renamed Kidston Park from 1889 when Mr Kidston left money to support its maintenance and requested the name change. The bandstand was used by the boys bands from the Training Ships Cumberland and Empress.
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Tin Hut Club-2690 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 tennis players687 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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Wonder of Woolies-1687 viewsLocal historian Pat Drayton is seen with members of staff outside the Woolworths store in West Clyde Street, Helensburgh, in October 1997. She won a competition to perform the official opening of a new look store after extensive refurbishment and was treated to a champagne breakfast before the opening. The store was open for many years until it closed in January 2009 when the chain went into administration.
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