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Gareloch ship548 viewsA merchant ship is laid up in the Gareloch. Image circa 1938.
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The Portkil Boys855 viewsWorld War One soldiers at Portkil, Kilcreggan, on April 20 1916. From the image collection of the late Nan Moir, of Cove.
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Watts Garage589 viewsThe 86 Sinclair Street yard of Watts Motor House and Repair Shop, which also had premises at 53 Sinclair Street near the Princes Street junction. This yard is adjacent to the Malig Mill which stood behind the Victoria Hall, and it was taken over by the final Mill owners, R.S.MacFarlane & Son. Image circa 1905.
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Oklahoma465 viewsGordon White, George Gill, Bill Ferguson, Pat Gale and Eileen Caulkwell from the cast of the 1976 Helensburgh Amateur Operatic Society production of Oklahoma in the Victoria Hall. Image from the show programme supplied by Russell Moffatt through the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.
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1945-47 Rhu Amateurs371 viewsA Rhu Amateurs side from the 1940s. Back row (from left): John Parlane, David Dodds, Jim Spy, John Miller, Archie McNab, and John Parlane's twin, Willie; front: Sam Best, Hugh Dawson, Jimmy McIntyre, Peter Small, Charles Russell.
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East Princes Street801 viewsLooking east along East Princes Street from the Sinclair Street junction, with a horse and cart outside the station and two small boys with bare feet. Image circa 1906, supplied by Jim Chestnut.
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Model gifted507 viewsMrs Mary-Pat Smith and Mrs Nancy Jackson, daughters of Helensburgh's last Provost, Norman M.Glen CBE, with a model of the Comet they presented to Helensburgh Library at the opening of the 2002 Bell Exhibition organised by Doris Gentles as part of the burgh bicentenary celebrations.
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Kintillo461 viewsKintillo in Suffolk Street, Helensburgh, the home of Andrew Bonar Law and his wife Annie. He employed famous architect William Leiper to add a billiard room, and they lived there until 1909 when the family moved to London. Photo by Donald Fullarton.

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1885 Seafront0 viewsA view of the town from the pier c.1885, taken by pioneering Scottish photographer George Washington Wilson (1823-93) from Aberdeen. Reprinted as a postcard, it includes the Imperial Hotel, the Granary and the Old Parish Church.Nov 19, 2017
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Queen's Hotel1 viewsThe Queen's Hotel on Helensburgh eastern seafront was originally Baths House, built by Henry Bell, who built Europe's first commercial steamship the Comet in 1812. The building has had many alterations but still stands on East Clyde Street, having been converted into flats. Image date unknown.
Nov 17, 2017
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St Michael's Church10 viewsHelensburgh's St Michael and All Angels Scottish Episcopal Church stands at the corner of William Street and West Princes Street. On Sunday August 22 1841 a congregation of Scottish Episcopalians met in the room of a house in William Street, where Divine Service was solemnised by the Very Rev William Routledge. Their first church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, opened on the site of the present St Michael's Church in 1843. Sir Robert Rowand Anderson, a prolific architect and pupil of George Gilbert Scott, chose the style of the Gothic Revival for the current church which was consecrated on May 7 1868. Photo by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017
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St Modan's Church10 viewsSt Modan's Church at Rosneath. Photo by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017
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United Reformed Church12 viewsHelensburgh's United Reformed church at the corner of James Street and West Princes Street was originally Helensburgh Congregational Church. Photo by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017
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Shandon Church15 viewsShandon Church on Garelochside, opposite Shandon Pier, is now a private dwelling. Photo by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017
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St Bride's Church15 viewsPhoto by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017
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St Columba Church13 viewsPhoto by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017