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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 2,120
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 1030 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

36 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2020
Album viewed 1220 times

Works of art


Rosneath-Shore-by-P_Kerr.jpg

54 files, last one added on Dec 16, 2020
Album viewed 1142 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

134 files, last one added on Mar 29, 2021
Album viewed 847 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

141 files, last one added on Feb 15, 2021
Album viewed 2443 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

70 files, last one added on Jan 04, 2021
Album viewed 1326 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


comet_centenary_poster_p3.jpg

116 files, last one added on Nov 30, 2020
Album viewed 533 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-Paris.jpg

23 files, last one added on Dec 23, 2020
Album viewed 425 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

103 files, last one added on May 19, 2021
Album viewed 1529 times

Organisations


Millig_SWRI_25th_2001.jpg

89 files, last one added on Nov 29, 2020
Album viewed 1316 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 1087 times

Mansions


Inverarnan-House-w.jpg

108 files, last one added on May 01, 2021
Album viewed 1308 times

Places — Burgh


sugar-ship-w.jpg

319 files, last one added on Mar 05, 2021
Album viewed 2546 times

Places — District


Fernbreck-w.jpg

243 files, last one added on Apr 19, 2021
Album viewed 1472 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

89 files, last one added on Apr 19, 2021
Album viewed 920 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

67 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 2039 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 533 times

Transport — General


GCS-bus-w.jpg

44 files, last one added on Feb 15, 2021
Album viewed 584 times

Transport — Railways


Shandon-Station-w.jpg

84 files, last one added on Feb 17, 2021
Album viewed 1526 times

Transport — Steamers


Portincaple_pier.jpg

86 files, last one added on Jan 02, 2021
Album viewed 856 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

152 files, last one added on Mar 29, 2021
Album viewed 794 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.

54 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 776 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

2,120 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 2,015,220 times

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St-Bride_s-Church-sketch.jpg
Sketch of St Bride's Church705 viewsA sketch of St Bride's Church, which stood in West King Street at the junction with John Street. It is from the book 'Sketches of Churches and Clergy, published by Macneur and Bryden Ltd. of Helensburgh in 1889. Originally known as the West Parish Church, St Bride's Church was opened on March 10 1878. Its first minister was the Rev John Baird, father of TV inventor John Logie Baird. In 1981 it was united with the then Old and St Andrew's Church in Colquhoun Square to become the West Kirk, and a few years later it was demolished and replaced by a new burgh library and flats.
1943-Hermitage-girls.jpg
Hermitage School girls 1943-42310 viewsWartime class. Back: Kathleen and Margaret Morrison, Grace Ewing, Betty Cornish, Alison Grant, Chrissie McKinley, Mary Gall; third: Elsie Arnott, Catriona Cockburn, Marjory McKay, Jessie Ronald, Jean Spy, Betty McKay, Denise McGuire, Fiona McAlpine; second: two Belgian refugees, Una Barr, Sheila Cameron, Barbara Stanton, Nance McCaw, Marie ?, Sylvia Jane and Margaret McDonald; front: Sheila Cowan, Cathie Hine, Norma Anton, Fiona McKellar, Lillian Robertson, Frances Marshall, ? McGruer, Adaline Stevenson.
Hermitage_Secondary_3B_1958.jpg
Hermitage Secondary 3B 19582600 viewsBack row: X, Alex Smith, David Galloway, X, Alasdair Glendye, X, X, X, X, Alastair McIntyre, Colin McCallum, Jean Crook, Maray Cranstoun; 2nd back row: Lindsay Malan, Helen Murdoch, Sylvie Gilchrist, Molly Oswald, X, X, X, X, X, X; 2nd front row: X, Janet Fagan, X, X, X, Mr. Smith, X, X, X, X, Irene McLaren; front row: X, John Potter, Jim Graham, Robert Cameron, X, John McPhail. Image supplied by Jim Graham. More names would be welcomed.
Training_Ship_Empress109.jpg
Training Ship Empress1251 viewsThe Empress moored in the Gareloch off Rhu, with another vessel nearby. She was the second of two charitable training ships for boys, and was in the Gareloch from 1889 until the 1920s, with staff giving a tough and sometimes brutal training to the 300 boys on board at any time. Image circa 1908.
Shandon_from_pier.jpg
Shandon from pier701 viewsShandon Pier, which was demolished in 1980, with Shandon Church beyond. It became linked with Rhu Church in 1954, which led to full union in 1971. It ceased to be a church in 1981, and was converted into dwellings. Image circa 1908.
gareloch-road.jpg
Gareloch Road815 viewsExact location unknown. Date unknown.
Garelochhead2612.jpg
Garelochhead875 viewsA view of the road into Garelochhead, circa 1904.
Old_Luss_Road_in_snow.jpg
Old Luss Road774 viewsA 1909 Helensburgh image captioned: "The silent snow possess'd the Old Luss Road".

Last additions
Clyde-at-War-1-w.jpg
Clyde at war-146 viewsLooking from Fort Matila towards, Greenock pier. Two Sunderland flying boats can be seen in the right foregound. 1941 image supplied by Michael Wison.May 19, 2021
Clyde-at-War-3-w.jpg
Clyde at war-394 viewsLooking over from Army huts at Portkil, Kilcreggan, towards Gourock, with battleships and cruisers in the foreground. 1942 image supplied by Michael Wilson.May 19, 2021
Clyde-at-War-2-w.jpg
Clyde at war-260 viewsShips of a wartime convoy anchored in lines from Portkil to Ardmore. 1942 image donated by Michael Wilson.May 19, 2021
WW2-postcard.jpg
Wartime greetings152 viewsA World War Two postcard referring to Helensburgh, posted in 1945 to Miss Betty Wilson of Paisley.May 01, 2021
Inverarnan-House-w.jpg
Inverarnan House111 viewsAn image of Inverarnan House on Loch Lomondside, c.1930.May 01, 2021
Fernbreck-w.jpg
Viaduct view114 viewsAn image of Fernbreck, Garelochead, and the viaduct on the hillside. Image date unknown.Apr 19, 2021
Rosneath-Post-Office-w.jpg
Village Post Office87 viewsA 1905 image of the Post Office in Rosneath village.Apr 19, 2021
St-Modan_s-Church-w.jpg
St Modan's Church99 viewsA 1905 image of Rosneath Parish Church, St Modan's.Apr 19, 2021