ONE of the great advocates of his generation was educated in Helensburgh and spent his retirement at Cairndhu, the mansion on the seafront which is now a care home and was for many years until 1984 a popular hotel.
ONE of the most important figures in the fight to abolish slavery spent most of his childhood in Cardross and was educated in Helensburgh.
THE FIRST holder of the Baronetcy of Helensburgh was Sir William Raeburn.
TOP BBC sports presenter Hazel Irvine from Cardross makes regular trips home to see the family — when she is not presenting coverage of top golf tournaments.
In the “Glasgow Journal” on 11th January 1776 the following advertisement was published: “NOTICE, - To be feued immediately, for building upon, at a very reasonable rate, a considerable piece of ground upon the shore of Malig, opposite Greenock.
DELIVERING newspapers and selling clothes were the humble beginnings from which a young Helensburgh man rose to become one of the most successful businessmen in the United States.