THE OLDEST surviving transmission recording made by Helensburgh-born TV pioneer John Logie Baird has been saved for the nation — thanks to a burgh businessman who wishes to remain anonymous.
THE REMARKABLE architecture of Cove and Kilcreggan is highlighted in a new heritage trail leaflet launched this month.
Houses, churches, shops and hotels feature in a leaflet produced by the Rosneath Peninsula West Community Development Trust.
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HELENSBURGH Heritage Trust has been given an old photo of the Clydesdale Bank in James Street — but so far has been unable to date it.
Trust chairman Stewart Noble said: "Because of the metal railings outside the bank, it can be dated to before the Second World War, but what the event was, we do not know.
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THE discovery of a painting of Edwin Lutyen’s 1896 extension for Princess Louise of Rosneath’s Ferry Inn, built in 1880, prompted a query to Helensburgh Heritage Trust.
The Arts and Crafts style building was painted by Andrew Cranston of Loch View, Suffolk Street, Helensburgh, and the painting’s owner asked if anything was known about the artist.
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A SERVICE commemorating Rangers Football Club founder Moses McNeil took place at the end of June at a Rosneath church — his final resting place.
The service was the culmination of years of fundraising for a memorial headstone as the Rhu-born professional footballer buried at the St Modan's Church Graveyard in a plot marked with the names of his sisters, Isabella, Elizabeth, and his brother-in-law Captain Duncan Gray. The footballer’s name was not marked on the stone.
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View this photo and over 1,750 more at the Heritage Trust Photo Gallery. Visit the gallery.
The next Open Meeting will be on Wednesday October 26 at 7.30pm prompt at Helensburgh Civic Centre, East Clyde Street. After the AGM, the Rev David Clark will talk about 100 years of the BB in Helensburgh.
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