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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 2,038
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 546 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 607 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 538 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

127 files, last one added on Jun 21, 2020
Album viewed 503 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

133 files, last one added on May 08, 2020
Album viewed 1109 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

67 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 681 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


1912_Comet_replica.jpg

111 files, last one added on Jul 31, 2020
Album viewed 315 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 239 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

96 files, last one added on Jul 06, 2020
Album viewed 742 times

Organisations


2005-blossom-festival-w.jpg

87 files, last one added on May 01, 2020
Album viewed 665 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 511 times

Mansions


Geilston-House.jpg

102 files, last one added on Mar 02, 2020
Album viewed 708 times

Places — Burgh


Seafront-bandstand-w.jpg

311 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 1284 times

Places — District


Tamnavoulin~0.jpg

236 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2020
Album viewed 743 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 551 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 1097 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 302 times

Transport — General


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43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 359 times

Transport — Railways


Hel_Central_interior.jpg

78 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2020
Album viewed 786 times

Transport — Steamers


Steamer_Garelochhead.jpg

84 files, last one added on Jul 31, 2020
Album viewed 508 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

143 files, last one added on Apr 11, 2020
Album viewed 454 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 411 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

2,038 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 1,891,882 times

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Woolworth-Drayton-2.jpg
Wonder of Woolies-21281 viewsLocal historian Pat Drayton is seen with members of staff inside the Woolworths store in West Clyde Street, Helensburgh, in October 1997. She won a competition to perform the official opening of a new look store after extensive refurbishment and was treated to a champagne breakfast before the opening. The store was open for many years until it closed in January 2009 when the chain went into administration.
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David Clyde with Olivia de Havilland699 viewsDavid Clyde, the oldest of three siblings from a Helensburgh family who all became well known actors, played the butler in the 1943 film Princess O'Rourke, a comedy romance written and directed by Norman Krasna and starring Olivia de Havilland (left) as the princess and Charles Coburn (right) as her uncle. A pilot (Robert Cummings) falls in love with a woman he believes is intending to become a maid, little suspecting that she is actually a princess. It won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.
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Glen Fruin697 viewsCattle in Glen Fruin, looking west from near the Black Bridge. Image pre-1945, but date unknown.
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Baird and Buchanan671 viewsJohn Logie Baird pictured filming his lifelong friend and patron Jack Buchanan, the Helensburgh-born stage and film star, on the roof of the Long Acre Studios in London on July 2 1928. The technician was Thomas Collier.
Badminton-champions.jpg
Badminton champions1413 viewsHelensburgh and District badminton championships winners, circa 1960. Back row: ?, ?, Ronnie Trail, Ken Mercer, Morag Carslaw, ?, Marion Watson, ?, Robert Burns, Johnny Sharp, Alan Miller, Tommy Stewart; front row: Frank Smith, Sheila Campbell, Isobel Campbell, Robert Watt, Kathy Stewart, ?. More names would be welcome.
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Rhu Arden1259 viewsA 2013 image of Rhu Arden, 1 Upper Sutherland Crescent, Helensburgh, which was built about 1871 by noted architect William Leiper and was originally named Bonnington. Later he built his own home, Terpersie, next door. Photo by Donald Fullarton.
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Helensburgh Merchants986 viewsLeading members of Helensburgh Merchants Association, circa 1970. The men are Cyril Thompson of Kerrs, Bob McMeeking of C.G.Reid Ltd., and restaurateur David Milne.
Craigendoran-Upper11.jpg
Craigendoran Upper Station1500 viewsCraigendoran Upper Station, the start of the West Highland Line which opened in 1894. Like all the local upper stations, except Rhu, it was designed to look like a Swiss chalet. Image date unknown.

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Steamer_Garelochhead.jpg
Steamer at Garelochhead7 viewsA 1906 image of a steamer — probably the Lucy Ashton — berthed at Garelochhead Pier.Jul 31, 2020
1912_Comet_replica.jpg
1912 Comet replica0 viewsThis Glasgow Corporation single-decker tramcar in the guise of Henry Bell's Comet ran through the city at night, illuminated, to mark the centenary of the Comet launch. Towards the stern is see a metal pole leading up to make contact with the overhead electric wires. Image from the September 7 1912 edition of the Illustrated London News.
Jul 31, 2020
Tamnavoulin~0.jpg
Chilly Glen56 viewsA chilly day in Glen Fruin, with Tamnavoulin in the distance. The name of the small cottage derives from the Gaelic for ‘hill of the mill’. The vicinity of the cottage is thought to have been the site of a dwelling as far back as the 15th century, while one account gives the date of the present building as early 19th century. Image date unknown.Jul 12, 2020
Peaton_Hill.jpg
Peaton Hill81 viewsLooking down Peaton Road to the Gareloch and a merchant ship. Image c.1945 by A.C.Turner, Clynder.Jul 12, 2020
Hel_Central_interior.jpg
Concourse27 viewsAn image of the interior of Helensburgh Central Station, c.1920.Jul 12, 2020
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Marching to Rhu50 viewsThe Helensburgh Citizen Training Force marches past Pier Road, Rhu, led by members of the Helensburgh Clan Colquhoun Pipe Band, during World War One. Image supplied by Eric McArthur who suspects the gentleman on the grass verge with the black suit and black hat and walking stick could be his grandfather, Alexander Macarthur, who lived at 56 John Street. The object of the Citizen Training Force was to provide military training for men ineligible for business or other valid reasons to enlist in the Forces.Jul 06, 2020
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Rest Cure82 viewsA novelty card sent by Auntie Ida in Ardenconnel, Rhu, to her niece Joan Walters in Bowdon, a village in Trafford, Manchester. Date unknown.Jul 05, 2020
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Romantic card41 viewsA 1938 novelty postcard sent to Michael Sewell, Balgonie, Helensburgh, by Jack Morrock in Geneva.Jul 05, 2020