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A FORMER Helensburgh schoolboy, now in his early 80s and living in Southampton, has appealed to Helensburgh Heritage Trust for help in his quest to find any other family members.

Patrick Alexander Baird wrote: "I have lost all contact with my family for 60 years plus. My parents passed away when I was young and I have no contact with any family members since I was a teenager.

"I would love to know if I have any relatives, as I have tried so many times to make contact. I have nobody I can relate to from that era."

Patrick is a first cousin of Leo Capaldi, who is in the picture above which was supplied by Trust director Jenny Sanders and has been in the website photo gallery for several years.

It shows the fifth form pupils at Hermitage School in June 1948.

The boys are John Gorrie, Donald Ross, Archie MacPherson, Robin Wright, Leo Capaldi, Ian Cowie, Ian Bulloch, Jack Revie; the girls are Cecilia Renwick, Jessie Ronald, Elspeth McArhur, teacher Miss Mosen, Eleanor Williamson, June James, Jenny Burgess.

 

Last Updated ( Thursday, 12 May 2016 09:58 )  

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First 2019 Open Meeting

LocalHistory-wAt the first Open Meeting of 2019 at Helensburgh Civic Centre on Wednesday January 30 at 7.30pm Trust directors will tell the stories relating to several local images from bygone years.

Winter Talks

Wednesday September 26 — Bruce Jamieson: Developing the Mackintosh Club

Wednesday October 31 — AGM; then David Clark: How Helensburgh ended the Great War

Wednesday November 28 — Eric Thompson: Helensburgh and the Peace Movement

Wednesday January 30 — Trust members: brief talks on images of the past

Wednesday February 27 — Robert Ryan: Loch Lomond islands by canoe

Wednesday March 27 — Jon Reid: The Royal Northern Story


 Meetings in Helensburgh Civic Centre at 7.30pm.

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