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THREE different systems of identifying newsletters have been used:

1. Until June 2008, each newsletter had a volume and issue number and a date; thus 5/2 10/00 is volume 5, issue 2, October 2000.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 06 May 2014 16:19 )

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Trust launches purchase fund

HELENSBURGH Heritage Trust has launched a fund so that it can purchase local artefacts.

The board of the Trust approved the plan at a meeting on Thursday August 14 2008, and already the fund has attracted a few donations.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 12 May 2010 14:08 )

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Colquhoun Square Bicentenary Cross

A CELTIC Cross, marking Helensburgh's Bicentenary, was unveiled in Colquhoun Square in 2005. 

Created by Ronnie Paton of J.Paton Monumental Sculptors, Alexandria, it had been first suggested in 2002 as part of the bicentenary celebrations, but it took three years to raise the necessary funds by public subscription.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 12 May 2010 13:55 )

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St Bride's Church Windows

The Gow Windows

The right half shows a seated Madonna with the child on her knee and St Joseph standing behind them holding a lantern. 

The Rev John Baird, the father of John Logie Baird, was the first minister of the West Established Church in Helensburgh, later known as St. Bride’s Church.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 28 April 2010 15:35 )

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2014-15 Winter Talks

The 2014-15 series of Winter Talks begins on Wednesday September 24 2014 at 7.30pm in the upstairs meeting room at Helensburgh Tennis Club with a talk by Peter McCaughey on setting up of the CHORD Open Air Museum in Colquhoun Square, Helensburgh.

Non-members are always welcome, and tea and coffee is served at the end of the meeting.

Winter Talks 2014-15

  • Wednesday September 24 2014 — Peter McCaughey: Establishing Helensburgh's Open Air Museum
  • Wednesday October 29 — AGM at 7pm; Robert Layden: The 9th Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in World War One
  • Wednesday November 26 — Ian McKellar: Parkhead and the Garden, Rosneath       

  • Wednesday January 28 2015 — Michael Gallagher: Reinventing Ruins — stories from Kilmahew and St Peter's Seminary
  • Wednesday February 25 — Tam Ward: Recent Discoveries by the North Clyde Archaelogical Society
  • Wednesday March 25 — Michael Davis: Curious Interconnections of the Mansions of Cowal

All meetings are in the upstairs meeting room at Helensburgh Tennis Club, Suffolk Street, at 7.30pm

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Scottish Charity
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