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Poetry reading popular

Many thanks for informing your members and website visitors about my poetry reading in Helensburgh Library on March 5 2009.

I'm pleased to say that it was well received by the large audience who attended, and we had an excellent question and answer session and discussion afterwards.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 29 April 2010 10:18 )

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Research into bus company

I have recently been looking into the history of the original Garelochhead Bus Company and its predecessors, with the eventual aim to put together a website.

My target is a website, but there is a considerable amount of work to be done before I would consider it a live website, especially regarding photographs etc.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 29 April 2010 10:19 )

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Plea from Holland answered

Pieter Overgaauw from Holland wrote on August 6 2009:

MAY I introduce myself as the son of Helen McPherson Scott, who had a twin brother Ronald Scott, and they were born on December 12 1912 in Glasgow.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 29 April 2010 10:22 )

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Search for ancestor's details

I AM a descendant of an early Helensburgh resident and I am trying to find out more about him and his parents.

My ancestor was Hugh McGregor, who was born in Helensburgh on October 7 1827 — only 25 years after the town became a burgh of barony — and I would like to find details of his parents.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 29 April 2010 10:27 )

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Football match inquiry

Hi there,

My name is Kieth T.Jones, I was born on June 5 1964, and I'm researching my family tree.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 29 April 2010 10:26 )

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Final Open Meeting

John Hume-wThe final Open Meeting of the season will be on Wednesday March 29 at 7.30pm at the Civic Centre, East Clyde Street, Helensburgh. Professor John Hume willl speak on the history of some West Dunbartonshire churches.

Winter Talks 2016-17

  • Wednesday September 28 2016 — Ewan Kennedy: The Leiper Legacy
  • Wednesday October 26 — The Rev David Clark: Helensburgh Boys Brigade Centenary
  • Wednesday November 30 — Ian MacEachern: The Luss Slate Quarries

  • Wednesday January 25 2017 — Bill Anderson: The Anderson (Local Collection) Trust
  • Wednesday February 22 — Dr Andrew Bicker: Recent Archaelogical Discoveries on the West Coast of Scotland
  • Wednesday March 29 — Professor John Hume: West Dunbartonshire Churches and their history

Meetings in Helensburgh Civic Centre, East Clyde Street, at 7.30pm prompt.

Charity Number

Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation
SC024603