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World War Two Specials832 viewsThe town's Special Constabulary during the Second World War. Standing from left: George Loban, Hermitage janitor Tom Dunlop, railway official George Hastings and Henry Taylor, the West Clyde Street chemist; seated: school attendance officer Hugh Clark, Sergeant William McGillivray and coal merchant Robin Spy. The Sergeant came to Helensburgh in 1938 and served in the town until 1945. He later lived in Motherwell and Stirling, then Dunblane where he became deputy custodian of Dunblane Cathedral.
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VADs and Red Cross 1925-29927 viewsIn this period both Junior and Senior teams of local VADs and Red Cross won the County Cup and Shield. The lady with medals is Miss Ellis Napier of Cardross. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.
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Helensburgh Toastmistress Club882 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Toastmistress Club are pictured with guest speaker Jack House, a well known Glasgow journalist, on the lawn in front of the Queen's Hotel prior to their annual luncheon. Image date unknown.
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Scouts leave for Switzerland704 viewsA group from the 1st Craigendoran Scouts were pictured at Helensburgh Central Station by Henry Fullerton, about to head off for Brienz in Switzerland in 1964. Image supplied by Alistair Quinlan.
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Special Constabulary792 viewsHelensburgh's Special Constables 1942. Back row: Jimmy Michie, unknown, unknown, Tommy Dunlop janitor at Hermitage, Mr MacFarlane, Harry Taylor who had the chemists shop in West Clyde Street now Ladbrokes, George Loban stalwart of St Columba Church. Middle: unknown, unknown, Sam Colville, unknown, Cyril Douglas. Front: Elky Clark school attendance officer, unknown, Robin Spy coal merchant, unknown, Bill Bowman woodwork teacher at Hermitage, Lindsay Keir, Arthur McCulloch. Photo supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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Helensburgh's Specials685 viewsMembers of Helensburgh's Special Constabulary during the Second World War. Image supplied by Cecilia Dunlop.
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Rotary and Probus736 viewsOfficebearers of Helensburgh Rotary Club and Helensburgh Probus Club with Provost Norman Glen in the rotary year 1972-73. Pictured from left are: unknown, unknown, Provost Glen, rotary president Jim Moncrieff, rotarian Jack Quinlan, rotary past president Walter Bryden, unknown. Image supplied by Alistair Quinlan.
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Rotary 30th Birthday930 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Rotary Club and guests attend a 30th anniversary dinner in the Rosslea Hall Hotel, Rhu, on October 21 1994. Seated are Jack Quinlan, Angus Wylie and Willie Mickel. Among those standing are David Arthur, Walter Bryden, Gordon Hattle, Denis Taylor, Mel McDonald, Craig Jeffrey, Gordon Burgess and Rex Cook.
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Past presidents dine599 viewsA dinner for past presidents of Helensburgh Rotary Club held in the Rosslea Hall Hotel, Rhu, in 1998. The guest speaker was the Rev James Simpson who was famous for a book of Christmas jokes and had been minister of Dornoch Cathedral. Front: Mel McDonald, Cyril Thompson, Fraser Nicol, Jim McBlane, Gordon Burgess, Donald Fullarton, Hamish Andrew, Bill Morrison, Jim Strange; back: Stan Latimer, Angus Wylie, Rev David Clark, Ron Dunachie, Ian Mowat, 1998 president Graham Smith, Malcolm Jones, Rev James Simpson, George Boyd, David Arthur, Gordon Hattle, Rex Cook.
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Rotary Boxing Night783 viewsStar guests including Olympic gold medalist boxer Dick McTaggart (extreme left), football managers Jock Stein and behind him Bobby Brown, and world boxing champion Jim Watt (next to Jock Stein) with president Charlie McCrea, fellow rotarians, sponsors and guests at an International Boxing Dinner organised by Helensburgh Rotary Club at the Normandy Hotel, Renfrew, on February 19 1983. The event raised £25,000 for the Ruth Brown Cell Processor Fund launched by Bobby's wife, a cancer sufferer, and the Erskine Hospital for disabled ex-servicemen and women. It featured an amateur international between Scotland and Ireland.
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Rhu Pipe Band806 viewsMembers of Rhu (Row) Pipe Band, circa 1905. It is believed that the band folded in 1910 at about the time Helensburgh Pipe Band was formed, and more information would be welcomed. Please email the editor, using the Contact Us facility on the Trust website home page. Image supplied by Campbell Neill, whose uncles Claude and John are in the picture.
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Rhu Boys Brigade571 viewsMembers of the Rhu company of the Boys Brigade are pictured at camp. The company existed from 1915 to 1925 when it folded because leaders could not be found. It was inspected at least twice by Lord Inverclyde, the then Lord Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire. Image supplied by Alistair Quinlan, whose great uncle, Arthur Burnett Winton, is second from the left. Arthur's father ran Rhu Post Office, and he was a telegram boy. He spent most of his working life at Helensburgh Post Office and Helensburgh Telephone Exchange, and in his 20s played football for Rhu Amateurs.
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