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St Michael's Church310 viewsSir Robert Rowan Anderson, a pupil of George Gilbert Scott, designed St Michael and All Angels Scottish Episcopal Church, at the corner of William Street and West Princes Street, and maintained an interest in the subsequent decorative additions. Amongst the important contributors to the cost of its erection in 1867 was William Gladstone. Image published by M.C.Robertson, West End Library, Helensburgh, circa 1912.
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First church310 viewsHelensburgh's first Presbyterian Church, built in Colquhoun Square in 1825 three years after worshippers started holding services in a tent beside King Street. The first minister, the Rev John Anderson, was called in 1827, and in 1839 he and most of the congregation were received into the Church of Scotland.
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West Esplanade310 viewsA pre-World War Two view of Helensburgh's West Esplanade looking towards the east from near the foot of James Street.
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Luss Bay309 viewsA traditional view of Luss Bay and pier, with Ben Lomond beyond, circa 1902.
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Tarbet pier309 viewsA Loch Lomond steamer leaves Tarbet pier. Date unknown.
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Cove308 viewsCove is pictured from Baron Point in this picture printed in Saxony. Image date unknown, but probably from the early 1900s.
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Detail from Hill House308 viewsThis study of a stencilled wallpaper in Mackintosh's Hill House at the top of Upper Colquhoun Street was taken by Colin Baxter for the book 'Remembering Charles Rennie Mackintosh' by Alistair Moffat, published in 1989 by Seven Hill Books, and is copyright Colin Baxter Photography.
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Popular paddlers308 viewsA 1948 view of two of the most popular steamers at their base at Craigendoran Pier, the Lucy Ashton and the Jeanie Deans.
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Art appraisal307 viewsThe Helensburgh Art Exhibition committee appraise 'Lyleston Farm' by James Dunlop Burgess for what is thought to have been the second such exhibition, circa 1935/6. From left: Nance Anderson, unknown, Alistair Paterson, J.Arnold Fleming, unknown, Agnes Stevens. Standing are artists Gregor Ian Smith and James Dunlop Burgess. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.
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Andrew Bonar Law307 viewsHelensburgh man Andrew Bonar Law, a Conservative who became Prime Minister and occupied 10 Downing Street for just 209 days in 1922-23, succeeding the much better known Liberal, David Lloyd George, who had served from 1916-22. This picture was taken during World War One when he served as Chancellor of the Exchequer.
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Arrochar Hotel307 viewsArrochar Hotel, circa 1948. Originally a coaching inn and called The Arrochar Inn, it was also the Torrance Hotel for a time.
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Deborah Kerr and Peter Sellars307 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr presents the award for Best Actor to Peter Sellars at the 1976 Evening News British Film Awards in London for his performance as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau.
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