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Helensburgh Golf Club165 viewsA view of the clubhouse, circa 1944. The club was founded in 1893, with a nine hole course designed by former Open champion 'Old' Tom Morris. This second clubhouse was opened in 1900, and five years later the course was upgraded to 18 holes.Mar 29, 2021
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Fun on ice86 viewsHelensburgh Skating Pond at the top of Sinclair Street in its heyday as a venue for skating and curling.The surroundings were refurbished with the aid of an EEC grant, but today it is full of weeds. Image date unknown.Dec 13, 2020
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Rhu FC from the past117 viewsThe Rhu Amateurs team and officials from a bygone era. Image date unknown. More information would be welcomed.Nov 30, 2020
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Don Cup finalists107 viewsThe Clyde Street School team which played in the 1965 Don Cup final at East King Street Park, with manager Willie Cowe, the school janitor. Back row: Steven Thorpe, William Bell, ?, Donald Paterson, George Murray, Edward McKell; front: Jim Urquhart, Bill McKechnie, Paul ?, Simon Fraser, Walter Dolan.Nov 30, 2020
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Post Office football156 viewsThe Helensburgh Post Office football team. Back row: J.J.Fraser, F.M.Taylor, D.Cavana, J.Marshall, Charlie Friel, J.A.Munro, Alec Russell, postmaster J.Sked; front: ?, ?, Inglis Robb, John Jardine, ?. Image date unknown — more information would be welcomed.Nov 29, 2020
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Crew of Eileen609 viewsThe crew of Eileen, a 75ft ketch built by William Fife in 1930, from the then Royal Northern Yacht Club at Rhu. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland, whose grandfather, Helensburgh man John Macdonald, worked as a steward on various yachts in the 1930s and later as a catering manager at several golf clubs in the West of Scotland. Names would be welcomed.Oct 29, 2020
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Skating in Glen Fruin127 viewsPhotograph taken c.1910 by keen amateur photographer Robert Thorburn, a Helensburgh grocery store manager. It shows skaters enjoying the frozen River Fruin.Sep 09, 2020
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Skating in Glen Fruin116 viewsPhotograph taken c.1910 by keen amateur photographer Robert Thorburn, a Helensburgh grocery store manager. It shows a skater enjoying the frozen River Fruin.Sep 09, 2020
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Outdoor pool111 viewsTwo swimmers on the slide at Helensburgh Outdoor Pool in August 1938.Aug 31, 2020
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Champions all156 viewsHelensburgh and district badminton champions c.1970. Back row from left: Donald Grant, Robert Burns, Isobel Campbell, Ronnie Trail, Robert Watt; front: Freda Araqm, Morag Carlaw, Jean Masters, May MacKinnon. Image supplied by Anne Thorn.Apr 11, 2020
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Busy Gala316 viewsHelensburg swimming pool is packed with spectators for a Helensburgh Swimming Club gala c.1936 — and the East Bay beyond is equally busy with sunseekers.Mar 27, 2020
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Cardross Golf Club199 viewsThe clubhouse at Cardross Golf Club, which replaced a more traditional building which was destroyed in the 'Cardross Blitz' on May 6 1941. The club was founded in 1895, and the current course layout benefitted from design changes recommended by James Braid, which were implemented in 1921. Photo by Stewart Noble.Mar 02, 2020
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