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HELENSBURGH (Continued) [continued from page 109]
lighted with gas. The burgh contains 5 Churches Viz. A Chapel of Ease, a "Free Church", a "U.P. [United Presbyterian] Church" and an "Independent" and "Episcopalian Chapels". There are Schools in connection with the Chapel of Ease, "Free Church", and "Episcopalian Chapel". There are also an "Academy" and "Industrial School" in the burgh. The terminus of the "G.D. &. H [Glasgow, Dumbarton & Helensburgh] Railway" is in the centre of the town. There are branches of the "Clydesdale" & "Union Banks". There is an extensive "Gas Work" for supplying the inhabitants. A "Flour Mill" the property of Sir J. Colquhoun is at the North of the town. The business of the burgh is transacted in a "Hall" for that purpose near the Raily. Statn. [Railway Station]. A well laid out Cemetery has recently been formed at the extreme East, and a piece of ground granted by Sir James Colquhoun to the inhabitants is in process of being converted into an ornamental park for their recreation. The Burgh contains two Hotels, one of them , the "Queen's" of a first class description, the other is also a good Hotel. There is also a good "Inn" in "Sinclair Street". Constant communication is kept up with "Greenock" by means of Steamboats for the accomodation of whose passengers a stone "Pier" of considerable length stretches into the Clyde.
"In terms of the Charter the town is authorized to hold a weekly market on Thursdays, and four annual fairs.

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