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Past Presents - outwith Glasgow
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 24, 2008 10:44 am    Post subject: Past Presents - outwith Glasgow  Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Some Helensburgh Past/Presents


Craigendoran Pier possibly 1920s



Craigendoran Pier Sept 2008




Craigendoran Avenue c1925



Craigendoran Avenue Sept 2008




Queens Hotel no date (at one point my Grandparents ran the bar at the hotel, visible in the picture)



Queens Court Sept 2008




"The Castle" East Clyde St 1960s (after they ran the hotel bar, my grandfather started his own company "Ronnie's Taxis", who went on to become the first taxi company in Helensburgh to be "radio controlled", the first controller being my Mum)



"The Castle" Sept 2008 (I had to ask my Mum for guidance on the correct positioning of this one)




East Beach Sandcastle Competition Aug 1915



East Beach Sept 2008




Sinclair St from Clyde St no date


Sinclair St from Clyde St Sept 2008




West Clyde St from Sinclair St 1913



West Clyde St from Sinclair St Sept 2008




East Clyde St from Sinclair St 1913



East Clyde St from Sinclair St Sept 2008




Granary Building c1906



Granary Building Sept 2008




West Clyde St no date



West Clyde St Sept 2008




West Clyde St from the pier 1930



West Clyde St from the pier Sept 2008




West Clyde St Esplanade 1935



West Clyde St Esplanade Sept 2008




West Kirk and Bank Buildings, Colquhoun Square no date



West Kirk and Bank Buildings, Colquhoun Square Sept 2008




West Princes St looking west from Colquhoun Square no date



West Princes St looking west from Colquhoun Square Sept 2008




West Princes St looking east from Colquhoun Square 1904



West Princes St looking east from Colquhoun Square sept 2008


Still loads more to get but the light was going so it means another trip for Sunday dinner again soon!


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 24, 2008 11:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

 fantastic...maybe admin can set up a past and present for outwith Glasgow in the Universe and Beyond so people can find it easy ...keep things tidy anat
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 24, 2008 2:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Good work there Cheesylion I liked the inclusion of a wee bit of family history  
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 24, 2008 3:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 24, 2008 3:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

Cheers guys, I appreciate it! Did you notice the man with the placard in the 'sandcastle comp' pic? "CHRIST DIED FOR THE UNGODLY"

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fantastic...maybe admin can set up a past and present for outwith Glasgow in the Universe and Beyond so people can find it easy ...keep things tidy anat


That's a good idea Minxy, I was rather unsure of where to place it but your suggestion makes sense. Mods?
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Cheers James, yer some man!  
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 11:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

was that the whole "Old Helensburgh" book?
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 12:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

great pictures, perfect positioning


what happened to the war memorial in the colquhoun sq?
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 5:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Report this post to Mods

AlanM wrote:
was that the whole "Old Helensburgh" book?


It was actually two "Old Helensburgh" books, but I still have loads of pictures to get.


alma balzitch wrote:
great pictures, perfect positioning


what happened to the war memorial in the colquhoun sq?


Thanks alma, if you look at this picture you can just make out the cross on the left at the side of the road. It was moved when cars became more popular to stop any possible accidents.



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