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1 Rosneath's Princess Donald Fullarton 5569
2 Helensburgh's Prime Minister Donald Fullarton 6467
3 Burgh's Victoria Cross hero Donald Fullarton 5919
4 The 1st Baron Strathclyde Donald Fullarton 6750
5 Slavery abolitionist from Cardross Donald Fullarton 5954
6 How the town began Jim Chestnut 5604
7 From Hermitage to millions Donald Fullarton 7222
8 The 1st Baronet of Helensburgh Donald Fullarton 7881
9 Hazel often comes home Donald Fullarton 12190

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Next Open Meeting

Fraser-Noble-wThe second of six Winter Open Meetings will be held on Wednesday October 28 at Helensburgh Tennis Club in Suffolk Street at 7.30pm, when Fraser Noble will talk about boatbuilding at McGruers. The AGM is at 7pm.

Winter Talks 2015-16

  • Wednesday September 30 2015 — Melissa Simpson: Hermitage Park: past, present and future
  • Wednesday October 28 — AGM at 7pm; Fraser Noble of McGruers: My family has been building boats since the 11th Century
  • Wednesday November 25 — Sir Malcolm Colquhoun and James Pearson: The Clan Colquhoun and the History of Helensburgh (to be held at the Loch Lomond Golf Club at Luss)

  • Wednesday January 27 2016 — Lachie Munro: The Many Lives of Robert Bontine Cunningham Graham — the Uncrowned King of Scotland
  • Wednesday February 24 — Sue Furness, Fiona Jackson: Hidden Heritage of a Landscape — Vengeful Vikings and Reckless Rustlers
  • Wednesday March 30 — Fiona Baker: Boutcher's Banks — the Genesis of Helensburgh?

Meetings are normally in the upstairs room at Helensburgh Tennis Club, Suffolk Street, at 7.30pm.

Charity Number

Scottish Charity