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St Michael's Outing481 viewsA Helensburgh's St Michael and All Angels Church Sunday School outing to Comrie in 1954. Image supplied by Robert Whitton whose father, the Rev R.A.Whitton, was minister of the church from 1951-9.
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Swan Isle481 viewsSwan Isle, which lies in the bay off Aldochlay just south of Luss on Loch Lomondside, is a crannog and one of the earliest examples of human settlement, dating from around 3000BC. These artificial islands were built for security against both human enemies and wild animals. Image date unknown.
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Colquhoun Square west480 viewsA 1959 image of Colquhoun Square, which does not appear to have any lamp posts.
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David Clyde and wife480 viewsDavid Clyde, the oldest of three siblings from a Helensburgh family who all became well known actors, is pictured with his wife, Birmingham-born Dorothy Fay Hammerton, and their dog at their ranch in San Fernando Valley, California. As Gaby Fay and later Fay Holden, she too was a well known stage and film actress.
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Deborah Kerr480 viewsA glamour shot of Helensburgh-born film star Deborah Kerr. Image circa 1950.
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Kidston Point480 viewsA chilly winter afternoon's walk at Kidston Point. Image, date unkown, supplied by Jim Chestnut.
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King's letter480 viewsThis letter was a personal message following World War Two from King George to schoolchildren throughout Britain, sent on June 8 1946. This copy was donated to Helensburgh Heritage Trust by Trust director Cecilia Dunlop.
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Seafront view479 viewsA Tuck & Sons Oilette view of Helensburgh seafront in the early 1900s, painted by D.Small.
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Cobbler summit479 viewsA 1935 image of the summit of the Cobbler mountain near the head of Loch Long at Arrochar, also known as Ben Arthur. It is called the Cobbler because of its resemblance, from a distance, to a cobbler at work.
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Queen's Hotel479 viewsThe Queen's Hotel was originally Baths House, built by Henry Bell, who built Europe's first commercial steamship the Comet in 1812 and was the first Provost of Helensburgh. The building has had many alterations but still stands on East Clyde Street, having been converted into flats. Image date unknown.
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Rhu Bay479 viewsA yacht and two other vessels lie at anchor in Rhu Bay during the Second World War. Image, published by Winton, Post Office, Rhu, circa 1944.
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West United Free Church479 viewsThe West United Free Church in Colquhoun Square in 1903. Later it became St Andrew's Church of Scotland, then Old and St Andrew's, then the West Kirk, and now Helensburgh Parish Church. Image supplied by a former minister of the church, the Rev David Clark.
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