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General Booth98 viewsThe founder of the Salvation Army, General William Booth, arrived at Helensburgh Central Station before speaking at the Victoria Hall on October 26 1910, and was welcomed by Provost David S.Maclachlan. Booth, born in 1826, was the son of a Nottingham builder and converted to Christianity aged 15. He became a revivalist preacher, and in 1865 he and his wife Catherine set up a Christian Mission in London's east end to help the poor. It was reorganised along military lines in 1878, and the Salvation Army was born. He died in 1912. Image supplied by Malcolm LeMay.Nov 29, 2020
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Comet Centenary79 viewsThe second page of a supplement to the Illustrated London News of September 7 1912 recording the centenary of the launch of Henry Bell's Comet. This page shows images of prominent organisers of the celebrations.Nov 24, 2020
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Comet Centenary73 viewsThe first page of a supplement to the Illustrated London News of September 7 1912 recording the centenary of the launch of Henry Bell's Comet. This page shows images of from the celebrations in Helensburgh and Glasgow.Nov 24, 2020
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Craigendoran Station745 viewsA 1919 image of Craigendoran Station, with a steam train to Bridgeton on the main line and another beside the pier platform.Nov 20, 2020
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Scout Hall78 viewsThe 1st Craigendoran Scouts hall on East Clyde Street beside the former Clyde Street School, opened in 1981 and later demolished. The new wing of what is now Helensburgh and Lomond Civic Centre was built on the site. Image by the late Kenneth Crawford, date unknown.Nov 20, 2020
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Arden Post Office112 viewsThe Post Office building at Arden was demolished in the 1980s to make way for a series of road improvements, which culminated in the creation of the Arden roundabout on the A82. Image date unknown.Nov 15, 2020
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Dancing girls86 viewsThese four dancing girls were pictured on the Bandstand on West Clyde Street, Helensburgh, in the summer of 1927.Nov 15, 2020
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Bell obelisk144 viewsThe Henry bell obelisk on West Clyde Street before the railings were removed for the war effort in World War Two. Image date unknown.Nov 10, 2020
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Queen's Hotel139 viewsThe Queen's Hotel was originally Baths House, built by Henry Bell, who built Europe's first commercial steamship the Comet in 1812. The building has had many alterations but still stands on East Clyde Street, having been converted into flats. Image date unknown.Nov 10, 2020
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Bannachra House285 viewsThe elegant mansion Bannachra House, home of the Lumsden family from 1864 until 2003, close to the Cross Keys to Arden road. In the background are the ruins of Bannachra Castle. Image date unknown.Nov 10, 2020
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Crew of Eileen653 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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Going to war210 viewsLocal soldiers leaving for World War One. The second and third soldiers in, who have a kit bag between them, both have gassed written next to them. On the back of the original photo was written: 2nd on left back row - killed; soldier in front row 6th from left with dark bear skin over his shoulders - wounded; soldier behind him to the right - prisoner; soldier with a moustache in front of door - prisoner. More details would be welcomed. Copy image supplied by Liz Sutherland.Oct 24, 2020
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