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Shandon Pier550 viewsA view of Shandon pier and the old Garelochside road, published by The Proprietor, Shandon Hotel, Shandon. Image date unknown.
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Clynder549 viewsA view of Clynder from Rosneath, with Barremman Pier in the distance. Date unknown.
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Loch Lomond Golf Club549 viewsA postcard picture of the par 5 sixth hole at the Loch Lomond Golf Club at Luss. The course occupies land previously held by Clan Colquhoun and includes the clan's seat of Rossdhu Mansion as its clubhouse. The par 71 7,100 yard course was designed by Tom Weiskopf, was opened in 1993, and has hosted the Scottish Open and the Solheim Cup. Image copyright Brian Morgan.
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Sunday School outing549 viewsSome of the young people who attended the St Michael and All Angels Church, Helensburgh, Sunday School outing in 1929. Image supplied by Sue Taylor.
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Seafront sunshine548 viewsThis August 1933 photo taken on Helensburgh seafront shows Mary Hickey in black and Margaret Hickey in a frock, with their nephew Bobby Nimlo. All three are now deceased. The identity of the boy in the shade is not known. Image supplied by John Booth, son of Margie Hickey.
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Exchange choice548 viewsAnne McBrierty is seen receiving flowers from Helensburgh Advertiser columnist Betty Wood (left) after she was chosen to represent Helensburgh Telephone Exchange in the Miss Interflora competition in April 1968. Also in the picture are Grace Robertson and Morag MacPherson.
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Presentation to family548 viewsJohn Logie Baird's sister Annie and his children Diana and Malcolm are presented with a television set from the Scophany Television Company in April 1952.
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Deborah Kerr 1972548 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr at 50. She was photographed in a London hotel on August 10 1972 while rehearsing for a new play 'The Day After The Fair', based on a Thomas Hardy short story and written by Frank Harvey. The production went on a short tour of the provinces before opening at London's Lyric Theatre in October.
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Hermitage ward548 viewsDuring World War One from 1914-18 the Helensburgh Town Council-owned Hermitage House in Hermitage Park became a military hospital with a capacity for 58 patients who were sent from Stobhall Hospital in Glasgow. The wounded men in their blue uniforms were a familiar sight in the town, being wheeled around the park by their nurses. A number of local ladies and girls helped out in the hospital and the local Red Cross detachment also assisted the trained nurses. Many local girls met their future husbands among the wounded ‘tommies’, and patients were taken on outings in a horse-drawn carriage from Waldie & Co. in Sinclair Street.
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Kidston Park bandstand548 viewsThe now demolished bandstand at Kidston Park. Bought from the Duke of Argyll in 1877 for £650 by William Kidston with help from Sir James Colquhoun and others, it was formerly Cairndhu Point — known locally as Neddy's Point after a well known fisherman and ferryman who lived nearby — but was renamed Kidston Park from 1889 when Mr Kidston left money to support its maintenance and requested the change. The bandstand was used by the boys bands from the Training Ships Cumberland and Empress. Image circa 1925.
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Rhu by Wimbush548 viewsA painting of Rhu Bay in the 1890s by prolific artist Henry M.Wimbush.
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Ben Lomond547 viewsThis study looking south east across Loch Lomond towards Ben Lomond is by Allan M.Fraser, a prolific and talented Helensburgh artist who died in 1985 aged 75. He attended Hermitage School, where he later taught art, and studied at Glasgow School of Art. He taught in several Dunbartonshire schools, eventually becoming head of the art department at Dumbarton Academy. He was also a founder member of Helensburgh and District Art Club. Image, date unknown, supplied by Mark Welsh, Saltash, Cornwall.
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