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1908-Helensburgh-Amateurs.jpg
1909 Helensburgh Amateurs852 viewsIn this picture, taken at the Mossend playing field, now an area of housing, are back row: Jimmy Palmer, Willie Wilson, Jimmy Murray, John Laver, and goalkeeper Freddie Keith, Joe Keith, committee member Donald Laver, president Jackie Robertson — a foreign correspondent to trade, Peter McNeil and George Laver; middle row: Bob Campbell, Stevie Cameron, and Abe Reece; front row: Jimmy Smith, Neil Thomson, Duncan McNeil and Jimmy Jardine.
Putting_spectators.jpg
Watching putting871 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.
Clyde_Street_School_-_Team_Photo.jpg
Clyde Street School team808 viewsAn early team from Clyde Street School with a trophy, possibly the local primary schools football league or cup. The school opened in 1903. Anyone with more information is asked to contact the editor of the Trust website, using the Contact Us facility on the main website home page. Image date unknown.
McKenzie_Salver084.jpg
First winner735 viewsHelensburgh Lawn Tennis Club president Duncan Robson (right) and vice-president Donald Fullarton (left) present the Winifred McKenzie Salver to first winner Alec Forsyth. The salver was won by Mrs McKenzie at the club's golden jubilee celebrations, and at the centenary celebrations in 1984 she presented it to the club. The committee decided that it should be presented annually to someone who had given distinguished service to the club, on or off court.
Shandon_golf_course090.jpg
Shandon golf course819 viewsA nine hole golf course existed for many years at Shandon, on the hill above the Gareloch, and Ryder Cup golfer Tom Haliburton learned to play and love the sport on this course as a child. Image date unknown.
1913_Helensburgh_Tennis_Club~2.jpg
1913 Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club587 viewsBack: Miss Lilley, G.Schoelles, Miss Raeburn, R.T.Templeton (Hon Sec), J.H.Strang, Miss Mackay, Mrs A.M.Stewart, Miss Macnab; middle: Dr Downs, A.G.Shillcock, J.W.Swinburne, Sheriff Blair, Miss Rodger, Miss V.MacBrayne, Mrs Strang, Mrs Hardcastle, Miss Preston, Miss Mackay; front: Miss Hamilton, Miss Douglas, Miss R.I.Templeton, Miss MacBrayne, Miss E.MacPhee, Miss Sewell, Miss Marsters, Miss M.A.Young, Miss Sidebottom, Miss F.Smith, Miss MacPhee; on ground: G.E.Fleming, J.G.Anderson. Image dated September 1913.
West-End-United-w.jpg
West End United844 viewsA 1962-3 West End United boys football team supplied by local man Alistair Quinlan who, aged about 13, was in the team which played a one-off charity match at Ardencaple organised by a father to raise funds for his ill son. Opponents Kirkmichael United won by a handsome score. Back: Gordon Smith, Richard Johnson, Ian Gilchrist, Hugh Jordan, Alastair Quinlan, Delford Lenk; front: Frank Lenk, Peter Jordan, the boy for whom it was arranged, Bill McEwan, ?.
Zimba.jpg
Zimba1027 viewsThe motor yacht Zimba, built by James A.Silver Ltd. of Rosneath, pictured off Gully Bridge Pier in June 1960 by Stewart Noble on board Tommy Wright's Gareloch yacht Catriona.
Outdoor-pool-backstroke-race.jpg
Backstroke race831 viewsThree contestants are seen battling it out in a Helensburgh Swimming Club backstroke race at the outdoor pool in this 1949 image. Built in 1928 as a gift from Provost Andrew Buchanan, beside the pier, the pool was replaced in 1976 by an indoor pool on an adjacent site, and a year later the outdoor pool was closed. It was demolished in 1996 and replaced by a childrens play area.
HLTC-prizegiving_c1975.jpg
1970s tennis winners694 viewsTrophy winners at Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club are seen in this image, circa 1975. From left: Donald Fullarton, Alex Hamilton, Alistair Hope, Marie Dixon, Gill Thomson, Jean Dron, Sue Forster, Lesley Cocks, Duncan Robson, Muriel Borland.
Shandon-golf-clubhouse-w.jpg
Shandon golf course871 viewsWilliam Lyon Winton tees off at the old nine-hole Shandon golf course, where leading professional the late Tom Haliburton learned the game. He considered it a very good course to learn on. It was originally attached to Shandon Hydro. Image circa 1930 supplied by Mr Winton's grandson, Alistair Quinlan.
Ardencaple_c_1930.jpg
Ardencaple cricket783 viewsA Helensburgh Cricket Club match is in progress on the current pitch, while beyond is the Helensburgh Football Club pitch and pavilion. In the distance is the Larchfield School pavilion. Image circa 1930.
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