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Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust GalleryWithin this gallery are all the images. If you click the link above you will find the albums containing the images


22 1,950
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

47 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 139 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 79 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 74 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

109 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 97 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

130 files, last one added on Jul 29, 2018
Album viewed 137 times

John Logie Baird


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64 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 73 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


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109 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2014
Album viewed 71 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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20 files, last one added on Dec 27, 2018
Album viewed 65 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

91 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 109 times

Organisations


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80 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 94 times

Royal Visits


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29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 76 times

Mansions


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96 files, last one added on Mar 26, 2019
Album viewed 133 times

Places — Burgh


Seafront-relax-w.jpg

300 files, last one added on May 19, 2019
Album viewed 121 times

Places — District


Rhu-water-trip.jpg

222 files, last one added on Feb 10, 2019
Album viewed 108 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 70 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 85 times

Shops


Sinclair-St-crossing-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Jan 07, 2017
Album viewed 87 times

Transport — General


Uncle_Hector_at_Helensburgh_car.jpg

42 files, last one added on Oct 05, 2017
Album viewed 106 times

Transport — Railways


2018-March-train-1-w.jpg

73 files, last one added on Mar 15, 2018
Album viewed 96 times

Transport — Steamers


Lucy-Ashton-test-bed-w.jpg

79 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 77 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

139 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 107 times

Old Postcards


Helensburgh_1903.jpeg

These images are copies of old postcards and some are watermarked. Please respect this website by not copying the images.

55 files, last one added on Feb 10, 2015
Album viewed 91 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

1,950 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 1,787,006 times

Random files
Engine-and-paddle-wheel.jpg
Engine and paddle wheel562 viewsThe engine and paddle wheel of the first Comet.
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Art appraisal629 viewsThe Helensburgh Art Exhibition committee appraise 'Lyleston Farm' by James Dunlop Burgess for what is thought to have been the second such exhibition, circa 1935/6. From left: Nance Anderson, unknown, Alistair Paterson, J.Arnold Fleming, unknown, Agnes Stevens. Standing are artists Gregor Ian Smith and James Dunlop Burgess. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.
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Park Church647 viewsPark Church at the junction of East King Street and Charlotte Street, Helensburgh, now the Buddhist Meditation Centre of Scotland. Built in 1862 as the East Free Church, it became Park United Free Church in 1900 following the union of the Free Church and the United Presbyterian Church. It became Park Church in 1929 when the United Free Church and the Church of Scotland united as the Church of Scotland. The congregation became part of Helensburgh Parish Church, and in 2016 the church building was bought by Buddhists. Image published by M.C.Robertson, West End Library, Helensburgh, circa 1912.
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Tin Hut Club-21280 viewsMembers of the Tin Hut Club, a club which formed within Helensburgh Golf Club in 1932 for golfers who had been members when the clubhouse was made of wood and corrugated iron, pictured in 1935. From left, back: W.K.Maclachlan, A.McDougall (vet), R.C.Lindsay (auctioneer), R.Stanton (lawyer), W.Easton (grocer); front: A.McCulloch (decorator), A.Douglas (coal businessman), R.Ness (lawyer), G.R.Murray, A.Stewart, W.Ferguson, club professional Tom Turnbull. Image supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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Arrochar pupils1211 viewsA 1914 image of Arrochar School pupils. The image is published here by courtesy of Arrochar, Tarbet and Ardlui Heritage Group and came to light when they were preparing a booklet to commemorate the 'Great War'.
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The Gareloch, by Flint703 viewsThe Gareloch from Shandon, painted in 1918 by Sir William Russell Flint. Born in Edinburgh in 1880, Flint’s remarkable talent was discovered at an early age. He studied at the Royal Institution School of Art in Edinburgh and after serving an apprenticeship at a printing works, he moved to London aged 20 to become a medical illustrator. In 1903 he joined the Illustrated London News, then served in World War One and became Admiralty Assistant Overseer - Airships. After the war his artistic career flourished.
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Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr716 viewsA Front of House Lobby Card featuring Burt Lancaster and Helensburgh film star Deborah Kerr in the MGM production of 'The Gypsy Moths'. A 1969 American film, directed by John Frankenheimer, it was based on the novel of the same name by James Drought. It is the story of three barnstorming skydivers and their effect on a midwestern American town. At the time, the sport of skydiving was in its infancy.
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Hermitage Academy Class 2A 1967-81930 viewsBack row: Norman McIvor, Geoffrey Thompson, George Beggs, Andrew McNeill, Stanley Sowinsky, Jamie Hulme, Scott Paige, Robert Prescott, George Cusker, Richard Makeham, Alan Oldfield; middle: David Harris, Stephen Richards, Ian Doig, Sharon Temple, Sheena Smith, Elizabeth Truscott, Noelle Odling, Lynne Price, Laura Johnstone, Duncan Campbell, Robbie McLean, John Burnhill; front: Sandra Werry, Fiona Bryce, Susan Cogger, Heather Mennie, Marion Hancox, Susan Taylor, Mary Ross, Rosalind Mulligan, Anne Munn, Lorna Will, Alison McLuskie. Image supplied by Sue Taylor.

Last additions
Seafront-relax-w.jpg
Relaxing on seafront231 viewsA 1912 image showing two ladies with hats relaxing on the west esplanade near the pier.May 19, 2019
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Original clubhouse282 viewsThe original Cardross Golf Club clubhouse, which was destroyed in a World War Two bombing raid by the Luftwaffe over the night of May 5 1941. Photo by courtesy of Helensburgh Memories on Facebook.Apr 16, 2019
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1965 Royal Visit122 viewsThe Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are pictured in Helensburgh Central Station admiring a model of the first 'Blue Train' which would soon be introduced into service on the Helensburgh-Glasgow line. The 15 minute visit was on Monday June 28 1965 to open new council offices, and the royal couple arrived at and left Clydebank on the royal yacht Britannia. With them are Provost J.McLeod Williamson and his wife Rosina. Photo by courtesy of Helensburgh Memories on Facebook.Apr 16, 2019
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Lucy Ashton as test bed79 viewsThe steamer Lucy Ashton operated the Craigendoran - Gareloch - Greenock service from the early 1900s until she was withdrawn during the Second World War. In 1949 she was sold for scrap, but received a last minute reprieve when the British Shipbuilding Research Association converted her to a jet-powered hull to conduct resistance experiments to analyse the impact of drag and friction on a full-scale ship hull. She was fitted with four Rolls-Royce Derwent V engines, which would not disturb the water in the same way as a propeller and shaft, then was scrapped in 1951. Photo by courtesy of Helensburgh Memories on Facebook.Apr 16, 2019
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Maitland Street plaque91 viewsThis worn carved stone in the wall at the foot of Maitland Street dates from 1778 and denotes the productive local trade of herring fishing in the early 19th century. The cured fish were stored in barrels made in the cooperage there. Photo by Kenneth Crawford.Mar 28, 2019
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Around Helensburgh113 viewsCompilers Kenneth Crawford, who wrote the captions, and Alison Roberts are pictured at the 1999 launch of the Helensburgh Heritage Trust book of old local pictures, entitled Around Helensburgh and part of the Images of Scotland series from Tempus Publishing Ltd of Stroud, Gloucestershire.Mar 28, 2019
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Burgh gasometer86 viewsThe gasometer, built in 1928, stood between East Clyde Street and East Princes Street opposite Helensburgh Central Station. It was decommissioned in 2012 and demolished in the summer of 2014, to be replaced by a car park. Photo by Kenneth Crawford.Mar 28, 2019
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Boundary stone92 viewsOne of Helensburgh's boundary stones, this one in Garrawy Glen above Kirkmichael. Photo by Kenneth Crawford.Mar 28, 2019