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British Legion891 viewsLittle is known of this picture of a British Legion function in the now demolished Drill Hall in East Princes Street, Helensburgh. A mother holds twins at the front, and there appears to be a Christmas tree at the back. The editor would welcome any more information — please use the Contact Us facility on the Trust website homepage. Image supplied by Rae Simon.
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The Burgess brothers725 viewsThe Burgess brothers, members of a well known Helensburgh family, are pictured in their Scout uniforms in 1914. Image supplied by Geoff Riddington.
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Business Club Outing908 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Business Club on a visit to the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane on February 18 1969, with HMS Neptune Executive Officer Commander G.Hayne.
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Business Dinner873 viewsCommittee members of Helensburgh Business Club at their annual dinner in the Queen's Hotel in November 1969. Standing (from left) Angus Wylie, president Sam F.Graham, R.Simpson; seated I.H.Condie, secretary J.Birrell, W.D.Rankin and D.McNaughtan.
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Clan Colquhoun Pipe Band1019 viewsThe Helensburgh-based Clan Colquhoun Pipe Band outside Clyde Street School in 1952. Back: Jimmy Simpson, Ian Laurie, Dougie Martin, Tommy Williams, Malcolm Gilmour, Mick Thrule, Jimmy Martin; front: Pipe Major Archie McNicol, John Cameron, Robert Toole, Andy Clark, Tom McDougall, Jim Gunn. Two members missing from the picture were A.McLean and John Boyle.
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Tories Night Out908 viewsRevellers at the Conservative Dance in the Queen’s Hotel in the mid 1950s. The image was supplied by former Helensburgh resident Sheila Allen (nee Cooper), who says that the picture was taken in the year that Lady Molly Huggins stood unsuccessfully as Conservative candidate for West Dunbartonshire.
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Coronation Brownies1004 viewsThe 3rd Helensburgh Brownie Pack pictured with Brown Owl Marion Gillies (nee Dixon), back left, at the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation celebrations at the Hermitage School playing fields at Ardencaple in June 1953, attended by all the town youth groups. The toadstool, which they sang and danced around, was made by her husband-to-be whom she had just met. Image supplied by Marion Gillies.
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Town Council water trip862 viewsMembers and officials of Helensburgh Town Council are pictured on the annual trip to inspect the reservoirs in 1896.
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Council Water Trip1032 viewsHelensburgh Town Council members and officials on the steps of the Municipal Buildings in East Princes Street before the last ever Water Trip in April 1968. It was the first trip for 17 years, and was a month before responsibility for the town's water passed to the Lower Clyde Water Board. The water scheme was inaugurated 100 years earlier. Pictured from left are George Primrose, Councillors Norman Glen and Edith Garty, Burgh Surveyor Jim McColm and behind him Parks Superintendent Tom McColl, Councillors John Langan, James Urquhart and behind him Ian Johnson, Provost J.McLeod Williamson and at the back Town Clerk Robert Mackay, Burgh Chamberlain Philip Mill and behind him Councillor Jae Gardiner, Bailie Alex Gillespie and ?, ?, ?.
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Country dancers929 viewsMembers of the executive of the Helensburgh Country Dance Society at their annual Ball in the Queen's Hotel on December 4 1953. in the front row centre and third from right are branch founders Cathie Ramsay and Norah Dunn, and between them is branch president William Hunter, manager of James Simpson Ltd. in West Princes Street. In the background are members of an Australian pipe band which was visiting the district.
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1st Craigendoran Scout Hall opening786 viewsVIP guests at the official opening of the 1st Craigendoran Scouts Hall beside the Clyde Centre in October 1981. On the left is Brigadier Alastair Pearson, Lord Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire, and third left is Councillor Billy Petrie. Image supplied by Geoff Riddington.
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1st Craigendoran Scout Hall opening767 viewsBoys in the 1st Craigendoran Scouts show their climbing process at the opening of their Scout Hall beside the Clyde CE Centre in 1981. Image supplied by Geoff Riddington.
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