A ONE PLACE STUDY OF THEPARISH OF ARDCHATTAN [Glen Creran, Barcaldine, Benderloch, Connel, Bonawe, Glen Etive] by Oban NORTH ARGYLL
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The start of a growing collection of old postcards depicting the area : if you have any you can share we would all love to see them.
  • Folks working on their allotments at Selma on a postcard postdated 1908. From the Valentines Series of cards No.: 50012
  • undated postcard of New Selma, Benderloch [after 1905 but there are few trees and growth around St Modans or the railway line]
  • postcard of New Selma, Benderloch 1951
  • A view across New Selma, Benderloch, postdated 1951. Postcard by JB White
    View is taken from Beregonium looking North along the road to Selma and Culcharan. The railway is much in evidence.
  • 1955 postcard from Ben Lora
  • 1955's postcard view from Ben Lora
  • benderloch village in colour maybe mid 1960's
  • A colour view from Beregonium - no date yet but possibly around the 1960's
  • 1971 postcard of Selma
  • From the stamp on the back this card can be dated to 1971. Notice what looks like a roadside pub sign at the white houses?
  • Eriska house postcard - 3 1/2 miles from Benderloch Station - date unknown
  • Benderloch Bay is the title of the card, Ardmucknish Bay is a more accurate description. Postcard was published by JB White. Ref no 9982 but date unknown.
  • Engraving pulished in 1836 of Oban Regatta looking north from Oban towards the mountains beyond Benderloch
    Engraved by M.J. Starling after T.Allom, Published 1836 by George Virtue, London
  • 1950 postcard - Views of Lochnell Castle, Ardmucknish Bay, St Modans church, view from Ben Lora
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