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Sherry at Craighelen1023 viewsCraighelen Tennis Club members enjoy a sherry party in February 1968. Among those in the picture are the late Ian Drummond and the late Jimmy Miller, together with Mrs Mary Pat Smith and Mrs Muriel Borland.
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No Chaps!1000 viewsFive lady swimmers play dominoes in Helensburgh Outdoor Pool in the 1930s.
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Tennis in 1913936 viewsPlayers on the grass courts at Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club in Suffolk Street in 1913
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Unknown Football Team1273 viewsThe venue might be Ardenconnel Park, Rhu, but neither the team nor the date are known.
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Bowling presidents952 viewsPresident of the Helensburgh and district member clubs at the Gareloch Bowling Association dinner in February 1965. In the middle of the front row is Alex Douglas, the last headmaster of Clyde Street School, and on the right is Willie Cowe, the janitor at the school.
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Garelochhead Tennis Club979 viewsMembers of Garelochhead Tennis Club are pictured at their annual dinner-dance in Helensburgh's Queen's Hotel in November 1960.
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Second clubhouse784 viewsHelensburgh Golf Club's 'Tin Hut' clubhouse in its second position. The original clubhouse was built in 1894 just to the west of the Old Luss Road, but it was upgraded and moved in 1900 close to the West Highland Railway Line at East Abercromby Street. In 1909 it was acquired by Vale of Leven Golf Club and in that year the present clubhouse was opened.
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Course with a view852 viewsThis old picture shows the outstanding view over the Clyde and the Gareloch from the final holes of Helensburgh Golf Club. Image date unknown.
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Helensburgh Golf Club827 viewsThe golf club was formed in 1893, and this image of the clubhouse is circa 1910. At that time the subscription for ordinary members was £1 11s 6d, and for lady and junior members 16 shillings. The 18-hole course was described as “of singular excellence” and this clubhouse as “one of the best equipped in Scotland. Tom Turnbull was the professional from 1895 for 50 years.
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The Golf House773 viewsThe original Helensburgh Golf Club clubhouse, known as the 'Tin Hut', was built in 1894 just to the west of the Old Luss Road. It was upgraded and relocated in 1900 to close to East Abercromby Street.
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Pro for 50 Years940 viewsA party at Helensburgh Golf Club in 1945 to celebrate Tom Turnbull retiring after completing 50 years as the club professional. From left, back: Messrs McCulloch, Aitkenhead, Easton, Keir, Davidson; third row: Messrs McAuley, Clements, Herbeson, Spy; second row: Messrs Michie, McAuslan, Jack, Douglas; front: Messrs Colville, Rafferty, Workman, Downs, Fairbairn with Tom Turnbull in the centre. Image supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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Gun Club meets885 viewsMembers of Dunbartonshire Gun Club gather at Geilston Farm, Cardross, on October 10 1969.
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