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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 2,054
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 667 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 728 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 650 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

129 files, last one added on Sep 09, 2020
Album viewed 571 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

133 files, last one added on May 08, 2020
Album viewed 1331 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

68 files, last one added on Sep 16, 2020
Album viewed 803 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


1912_Comet_replica.jpg

111 files, last one added on Jul 31, 2020
Album viewed 367 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 284 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

97 files, last one added on Sep 09, 2020
Album viewed 890 times

Organisations


2005-blossom-festival-w.jpg

87 files, last one added on May 01, 2020
Album viewed 831 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 607 times

Mansions


Rosneath-Castle-w.jpg

102 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 821 times

Places — Burgh


Seafront_weighing_machine.jpg

312 files, last one added on Sep 09, 2020
Album viewed 1523 times

Places — District


School_Road_Rhu.jpg

240 files, last one added on Sep 27, 2020
Album viewed 893 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 623 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

67 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 1289 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 353 times

Transport — General


_A_Type_open_tops_of_the_1920_s.jpg

43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 408 times

Transport — Railways


railway_100_card.jpg

80 files, last one added on Sep 22, 2020
Album viewed 947 times

Transport — Steamers


Lady_Clare.jpg

85 files, last one added on Sep 22, 2020
Album viewed 564 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

146 files, last one added on Sep 09, 2020
Album viewed 582 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 Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 489 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

2,054 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 1,909,120 times

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Helensburgh-from-Rosneath.jpg
Helensburgh from Rosneath1084 viewsA view of Helensburgh from above Rosneath, published by E.Eakin, Post Office, Rosneath. Image date unknown, probably early 1900s.
CRM_postcard4.jpg
Detail from Hill House907 viewsThis study of a stencilled wallpaper in Mackintosh's Hill House at the top of Upper Colquhoun Street was taken by Colin Baxter for the book 'Remembering Charles Rennie Mackintosh' by Alistair Moffat, published in 1989 by Seven Hill Books, and is copyright Colin Baxter Photography.
Coronation1953.jpg
Coronation tree planting2131 viewsAlex Douglas, headmaster of Clyde Street School, teacher Miss Laing, and some of their pupils plant a tree outside 27 East Montrose Street, Helensburgh, to mark the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth on June 2 1953. Image supplied by Alex Hunter, now of Ontario, Canada, who is the boy holding the shovel, and taken by Alexandria press photographer Peter Leddy.
donkeys.jpg
Donkey Rides1939 viewsUndated, but possibly the 1960s. Can anyone provide a date?
This image is watermarked.
Deborah-Kerr-in-costume.jpg
Deborah Kerr in costume778 viewsDeborah Kerr wearing a costume designed by Edith Head for the 1952 Paramount movie 'Thunder in the East', a war drama set during India's first years of independence from Britain. Steve Gibbs (Alan Ladd) lands his armaments-loaded plane in Ghandahar province hoping to get rich, and falls in love with Joan Willoughby (Deborah Kerr), the blind daughter of a parson. Also starring Charles Boyer.
Burgh-pier-w.jpg
Pier from above130 viewsAn aerial view of the Helensburgh pier area, pre-2010 when the Mariners pub opposite the old Parish Church tower was burnt down.
Old-boys-football-team.jpg
Arrochar champions1279 viewsThe Arrochar Primary School football team of 1955 who won the Lochside League, a competition for village primary school teams in Helensburgh District but outwith Helensburgh. The line-up is — back row from left: Joey Atkinson, Ian McLean, Freddie Mathieson, Timber Woods, Dougie McGilvary, Johnnie McEachern; front: Sandy McPherson, Willie McDonald, Donald McLeod, Bruce Sutherland, Donald McGlone. The adult is schools attendance officer Donnie Thomson, who was also associated with Rhu Amateurs for many years. Image supplied by Stella Trainor, Ontario, Canada.
Henry-Bell-Ex-2-06_08_12.jpg
Comet exhibition587 viewsSome of the panels in the Henry Bell and the Comet exhibition, compiled by Doris Gentles, in Helensburgh Library, West King Street, throughout August, September and October 2012. Photo by Donald Fullarton.

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School_Road_Rhu.jpg
School Road Rhu5 viewsA 1909 image of School Road in Row (now Rhu).Sep 27, 2020
railway_100_card.jpg
Centenary32 viewsA postcard issued on August 5 1994 to mark the centenary of the West Highland Railway in Helensburgh.Sep 22, 2020
Lady_Clare.jpg
Lady Clare14 viewsThe steamer Lady Clare takes on passengers at Garelochhead pier. She was built in 1891 by J.MacArthur & Company of Paisley for the North British Railway Company’s service up the Gareloch from Craigendoran, and latterly Greenock. A smaller version of Lucy Ashton but with equally neat proportions, she was 180 feet long with a beam of 19 feet. After also serving in Derry from 1906 and in World War One as a minesweeper based in Belfast, she was broken up at Dumbarton in 1928. Image c.1900.Sep 22, 2020
Baird_plaque_in_Shenzhen_China.jpg
China honour31 viewsA plaque honouring John Logie Baird has been erected in a park in the Chinese city of Shenzhen. It has a population of 12 million and is a centre of Chinese high technology. Nearby are plaques for Einstein and Mendeleev. Image supplied by Professor Malcolm Baird.Sep 16, 2020
Fruin_farmer.jpg
Fruin farmer52 viewsPhotograph of a farmer with his scythe in Glen Fruin, taken c.1910 by keen amateur photographer Robert Thorburn, a Helensburgh grocery store manager.Sep 09, 2020
Fruin_flowers.jpg
Fruin flowers40 viewsPhotograph of his wife, Christina Graham from Rhu, and children Graham and Mabel picking flowers in Glen Fruin, taken c.1910 by keen amateur photographer Robert Thorburn, a Helensburgh grocery store manager.Sep 09, 2020
Fruin_fishing.jpg
Fruin fishing37 viewsPhotograph of George Nicol fishing in Glen Fruin with two young helpers, taken c.1910 by keen amateur photographer Robert Thorburn, a Helensburgh grocery store manager.Sep 09, 2020
Fruin_trap.jpg
Fruin journey24 viewsPhotograph of a horse-drawn transport through Glen Fruin, taken c.1910 by keen amateur photographer Robert Thorburn, a Helensburgh grocery store manager.Sep 09, 2020