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Harvesting321 viewsHarvesting a crop on the hillside above Helensburgh, with the Rosneath Peninsula in the distance. Image date unknown.
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Mill Brae, Kilcreggan321 viewsA view of the lower part of the Mill Brae, the steep hill down into Kilcreggan. The low wooden house was for many years the home of Mrs Lucy Rickerman, who lived to the age of 105 before her death in 1980 and was the only person to be awarded the title of Burgess of the Burgh of Cove and Kilcreggan. She was also the oldest person ever to live in Helensburgh and district. Image circa 1962.
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PS Kenilworth321 viewsA 390-ton paddle steamer built in 1898 by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse for the North British Steam Packet Company, she operated on the Clyde until 1937, serving initially on the Craigendoran to Rothesay route. She was refurbished and reboilered in 1915 and saw limited World War One service from 1917-19 as a minesweeper on the South Coast. Upon her return she reopened the Arrochar excursion service. Retired in 1937, she was broken up the following year at the yard where she had been constructed.
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Cove320 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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David Clyde with Olivia de Havilland320 viewsDavid Clyde, the oldest of three siblings from a Helensburgh family who all became well known actors, played the butler in the 1943 film Princess O'Rourke, a comedy romance written and directed by Norman Krasna and starring Olivia de Havilland (left) as the princess and Charles Coburn (right) as her uncle. A pilot (Robert Cummings) falls in love with a woman he believes is intending to become a maid, little suspecting that she is actually a princess. It won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.
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Luss main street320 viewsA couple walk down the picturesque village main street to the pier. Image date unknown.
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Reece's Sweet Shop320 viewsMargaret Reece outside her sweet shop at the corner of Maitland Street and East Clyde Street, Helensburgh. Image, date unknown, supplied by Sue Taylor.
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RNAD Coulport320 viewsA Polaris submarine is docked at the Royal Naval Armament Depot at Coulport on Loch Long, where missiles are loaded and unloaded. Image, circa 1990, supplied by Jim Chestnut.
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St Michael's Church320 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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319 views30 line TV from the BBC, circa 1932. T.H.Bridgewater is on the left.
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Deborah Kerr and Peter Sellars319 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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Helensburgh Scout Leaders319 viewsHelensburgh Scout Leaders and Rover Scouts pose for a formal photograph, circa 1918. Image supplied by Geoff Riddington.
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