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Glenda Mallon561 viewsGlenda Mallon was born Jessie Ronald and grew up on Loch Longside, attending Glenmallon School then Hermitage School. She trained as an opera singer and chose Glenda Mallon as her stage name. She sang at Glyndebourne and with touring opera companies, and also was a backing singer who worked with stars such at Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Joan Sutherland, Maria Callas and Tom Jones. Now Mrs Jessie Nickell, she lives with her husband at St Albans.
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Looking towards Rhu561 viewsA view of the Gareloch from Kidston Park looking towards the Ardencaple Inn, circa 1906. In the background top right is the mansion Glenoran, which was demolished in the 1960s.
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Rosneath from Rhu561 viewsA steamer, possibly the Lucy Ashton, is seen passing Ferry Inn at Rosneath. Image circa 1920.
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Tamnavoulin561 viewsAn old view looking east at the back of Tamnavoulin Cottage in Glen Fruin, published by Sam's of Helensburgh. Image date unknown.
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Baird with tricar560 viewsA young John Logie Baird with a passenger in a Humber tricar, image circa 1906.
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Cardross Roll of Honour560 viewsThis memorial to the village fallen of World War One was unveiled by David Murray of Moorepark and dedicated by the Rev William Maxwell in the old Cardross Parish Church on September 26 1920. Some 200 young men went from the Parish to take part in the military operations, and of these 31 lost their lives.
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The first Waverley560 viewsThe first paddle steamer Waverley, built by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse, Glasgow, in 1899, was bombed and sunk at Dunkirk on May 30 1940 — the 41st anniversary of her launch date — as HMS Waverley, and 350 officers men lost their lives. The 537 ton North British Steam Packet Company vessel was purchased in 1902 by the North British Railway and in 1923 by the London and North Eastern Railway. Image circa 1925.
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Rhu from behind560 viewsAn unusual view of Rhu village from the hill behind. Image circa 1926.
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Colquhoun Square south559 viewsThe southern quadrants of Helensburgh's Colquhoun Square on a sunny day prior to the start of work to redesign the Square in Argyll and Bute Council's controversial CHORD (Campbeltown, Helensburgh, Oban, Rothesay, Dunoon) project. Image circa 2013 supplied by Alison Rutherford.
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Gareloch evening559 viewsA view south looking across Rhu Pier to the Training Ship Empress moored in the Gareloch. Image date unknown.
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Cardross Parish Church558 viewsAn old image of Kirkbrae and the original Cardross Parish Church which was destroyed by German bombs in May 1941. Image, date unknown, supplied by Archie McIntyre.
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Colour TV558 viewsColour TV in 1928. Major A.G.Church is on the right of the picture, with John Logie Baird beside the receiver.
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