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St Michael's Social352 viewsA social occasion at Helensburgh's St Michael and All Angels Church circa 1954. Image supplied by Robert Whitton whose father, the Rev R.A.Whitton, was minister of the church from 1951-9 and is in the picture.
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Helensburgh Sands351 viewsAn imaginative and humorous postcard from the early 1900s featuring Helensburgh beach in days gone by.
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Rest And Be Thankful351 viewsA view up the Rest And Be Thankful roads, old and new, from Glencroe. Date unknown.
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Rhu Bay351 viewsA 1905 picture of Rhu Bay with the tide in on a calm day.
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Rhu Parish Church351 viewsSnowdrops and crocuses in the churchyard of Rhu Parish Church in March 2010. Image taken and supplied by the Rev David Clark of Helensburgh West Kirk.
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Bandstand view351 viewsA 1913 image of the bandstand on Helensburgh's West Esplanade, with a steamer berthed at the pier beyond.
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Buchanan and Astaire350 viewsIn 1953, the top UK and US song-and-dance men met in The Band Wagon. Helensburgh man Jack Buchanan and Fred Astaire's duet, "I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan", and their clever version, with Nanette Fabray, of "Triplets" fame, made this one of MGM's most acclaimed musical films, and the pinnacle of Buchanan's career.
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Colquhoun Square350 viewsThe north west quadrant of Helensburgh's Colquhoun Square before the centenary monument was erected in the middle of the square. Image circa 1901.
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Deborah Kerr and Gary Cooper350 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr is kissed by Gary Cooper in the 1961 United Artists movie The Naked Edge, his last film. George Radcliffe's testimony sends Donald Heath — played by Ray McAnally — to prison for murder and the theft of over £60,000. Soon after, Radcliffe invests a large sum of money in an ultimately profitable business venture. Martha Radcliffe begins to suspect her husband of the crime.
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Helensburgh Scout Leaders350 viewsHelensburgh Scout Leaders and Rover Scouts pose for a formal photograph, circa 1918. Image supplied by Geoff Riddington.
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PS Talisman350 viewsThe North British steamer Talisman, built in 1896 by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse, Glasgow, for the Craigendoran to Rothesay route. Undertook World War One service as HMS Talla sweeping mines at Troon and Portsmouth. On refit after the war, the deck saloon was extended the full width of the hull and the bridge was moved forward of the funnel. She was on the Rothesay and Kyles of Bute service until the end of the 1934 season, and then was scrapped at Barrow. Image circa 1920.
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Tarbet350 viewsA view of Tarbet on Loch Lomondside, circa 1903. The large building is the Tarbet Hotel.
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