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Taking the plunge1386 viewsFour young swimmers jump into the Helensburgh outdoor pool in the 1930s.
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Post Office team952 viewsMOST of the players in this happy Helensburgh Post Office team are known . . . but when was the picture taken and why? In the back row are J.J.Fraser, F.M.Taylor, D.Cavana, J.Marshall, Charlie Friel, J.A.Munro, Alec Russell, and postmaster J.Sked. In the front row, only Inglis Robb (centre) and John Jardine (on his left) have been identified. Please contact the editor if you can supply more information.
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Seafront Putting Green1284 viewsThe card is postmarked 1957.
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Seafront putting green933 viewsSerious competition on the putting green on Helensburgh's west esplanade in this 1952 image.
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Official Opening1125 viewsThe Helensburgh seafront putting green is officially inaugurated and opened by Provost Duncan in 1925. At the time, the cost of a round was three pence.
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Watching putting867 viewsAn eager crowd look on at what was presumably a putting competition on Helensburgh's west promenade putting green. Any more information would be welcomed. Image, circa 1930, supplied by Alistair Quinlan, who thinks it may have been taken by George Truman as his wife Agnes (known as Cissie), nee Orr, is third from the right. Agnes was Alistair's great aunt.
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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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Rhu Amateurs1430 viewsThe Rhu Amateurs team and officials Ian McKay, Donny Thomson and Richard Don in August 1966. Captain Finlay Colquhoun is front row centre, with Joe McKell on his right. The back row includes Alistair Glendye, Billy Goodall, keeper Finlay MacDonald, and Jim Shields.
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Scotland's Champions1522 viewsThe famous Rhu Amateurs team which won the Scottish Amateur Cup on May 13 1967, beating Penilee United 3-1 in the final at Hampden Park, Glasgow. The scorers were Barry Irvine, then Neil Walsh with two. Team: Finlay MacDonald; Alistair Glendye, Arthur Thomson; Paul Robertson, Finlay Colquhoun (capt), Neil Walsh; Barry Irvine, Jim Shields, Joe McKell, Billy Mooney, Johnny Armstrong. 12th man: Jim Aitken.
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Rhu bowlers964 viewsFour members are pictured at Rhu Bowling Club in the 1950s — from left: Mr Murphy, Mr McDonald, Jack Quinlan, who served as president of the club, and Jimmy Brown. More information about Mr Murphy and Mr McDonald, and also if it was a special occasion, would be welcomed. Image supplied by Jack's son, Alistair Quinlan.
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Rhu Footballers of 19251275 viewsA Row FC team picture at Ardenconnel Park.
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20 years of Helensburgh rugby1166 viewsThe top table party at a dinner held at Helensburgh Rugby Club at Ardencaple on November 19 1983 to mark 20 years of the town's rugby team. From left are founder captain Fergus Howat, past secretary Douglas Dow, guest of honour Gordon Brown of West of Scotland, Scotland and the British Lions and known as 'Broon frae Troon', founder secretary Donald Fullarton, Helensburgh Cricket and Rugby Club past president Fraser Nicol, and past captain the Rev Russell Davidson.
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