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Cutting the cake303 viewsHelensburgh Cubs and Leaders at the cutting of the Jubilee cake in the Victoria Hall in 1982. Among those in the picture are Alan Crawford (left) and Mrs Mary Copeland (centre). Image supplied by Geoff Riddington.
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Luss main street303 viewsA couple walk down the picturesque village main street to the pier. Image date unknown.
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Rosneath303 viewsAn old image of Stroul, Rosneath, supplied by Eleanor Evans. Image date unknown.
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First church303 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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Jack Buchanan302 viewsThe great entertainer from Helensburgh pictured signing autographs at London's Waterloo Station on September 25 1937. He was on his way to New York to appear with Evelyn Laye in a musical comedy.
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Row (Rhu) Parish Church302 viewsRow (Rhu) Parish and War Memorial. From a postcard published by Winton, Stationer, Post Office, Row. Image date unknown.
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St Modan's, Rosneath302 viewsSt Modan founded a church at Rosneath in the 6th century, and died there. In 1880, a finely carved stone was dug up from the grounds of the present church. It has been dated to circa 800 A.D. and is thought to represent the tombstone of St Modan. It is preserved inside the church. The present building celebrated its centenary in 1953. In the grounds are the ruins of the previous church (1780), and the only known grave in Scotland of an African slave, Robert Story, who came to Scotland as a freed slave.
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Art appraisal301 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 Law301 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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Deborah Kerr301 viewsA glamour shot of Helensburgh-born film star Deborah Kerr. Image circa 1950.
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Helensburgh Sands301 viewsAn imaginative and humorous postcard from the early 1900s featuring Helensburgh beach in days gone by.
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Ben Lomond from Tarbet301 viewsA view of Ben Lomond from across Loch Lomond at Tarbet, with cattle in the foreground and a steamer in the distance, circa 1907. The artist's name appears to be P.Wansey, but the signature is hard to make out.
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