Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Dunoon, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.
Read and share your memories of Dunoon itself or of a particular photo of Dunoon.
The forgotten town, this small township was once a buzzing area served with blackened bottle ovens. A thriving community dwelled around the dirt and grime of The Potteries. I was born in Fenton in the fifties and how well I remember walking the length and breadth, past banks, shops and even a town hall, magistrates (...Read full memory)
Each year, the excitement mounted as summer drew near. Dad would drag out the large wicker hamper and Mum would start to fill it with clothes, wellies and tins of food from Galbraiths or the Co-op. By school's end, the carriers would have come to cart the hamper down the tenement stairs and on to its journey. (...Read full memory)