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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 1,988
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 308 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 316 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 279 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

114 files, last one added on Jan 31, 2020
Album viewed 290 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

132 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 450 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

65 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 347 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


Comet_painting_1.jpg

110 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2019
Album viewed 198 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 154 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

91 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 387 times

Organisations


Rovers-building-cabin-w.jpg

80 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 377 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 268 times

Mansions


Hill-House-damp-w.jpg

101 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2020
Album viewed 381 times

Places — Burgh


Helensburgh_pierhouse.jpg

306 files, last one added on Jan 11, 2020
Album viewed 653 times

Places — District


Whistlefield-Brae-c_1900-w.jpg

231 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2019
Album viewed 376 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 312 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 526 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 192 times

Transport — General


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43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 222 times

Transport — Railways


Signal_box_Helensburgh.jpg

75 files, last one added on Dec 10, 2019
Album viewed 379 times

Transport — Steamers


Steamer_at_Craigendoran-w.jpg

81 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2020
Album viewed 291 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

140 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 247 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 Feb 10, 2015
Album viewed 241 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

1,988 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 1,833,459 times

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Bellevue_Bank.jpg
Bellevue Bank1094 viewsLooking east along Helensburgh's East Bay at Bellevue Bank towards the Queen's Hotel. Image circa 1910.
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Remains of Malig Mill1513 viewsAround 1922 the mill was demolished. Some remains were kept and a rock garden was created.
This image is watermarked.
CHORD-seafront-w.jpg
CHORD project347 viewsARGYLL and Bute Council's Helensburgh's CHORD project, opened in 2015, involved over £7 million of investment in regenerating the town centre, making improvements to the town's public places, including wider pavements, better access to local shops, new parking bays, and new street furniture. This image by Gordon Fraser shows work in progress on laying the new pavement near the junction of West Clyde Street and William Street.
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Council Water Trip1028 viewsHelensburgh Town Council members and officials on the steps of the Municipal Buildings in East Princes Street before the last ever Water Trip in April 1968. It was the first trip for 17 years, and was a month before responsibility for the town's water passed to the Lower Clyde Water Board. The water scheme was inaugurated 100 years earlier. Among those pictured are Provost J.McLeod Williamson, Bailies John Urquhart and Alex Gillespie, Councillors Edith Garty, Norman Glen, John Langan and Ian Johnson.
Diamond_Jubilee_Party_1976.jpg
Diamond Jubilee799 viewsA formal photograph at the Diamond Jubilee party in 1976. Image supplied by Geoff Riddington.
Russell_Moffat_Operatic_Oklahoma1976-2.jpg
Oklahoma725 viewsEric McKenzie, Gordon Hanning, James Gow, Craig Rankin, Marjorie Fullerton and Helen Donaldson from the cast of the 1976 Helensburgh Amateur Operatic Society production of Oklahoma in the Victoria Hall. Image from the show programme supplied by Russell Moffatt through the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.
Loch_Lomond_Youth_Hostel.jpg
Loch Lomond Youth Hostel1766 viewsThe former Loch Lomond Youth Hostel, Auchendennan, overlooks the loch at Duck Bay. Built on the site of Robert the Bruce’s hunting lodge, the mansion — now back in private ownership — has many original features, including a sweeping staircase with vast stained glass windows, a ballroom, and even a claimed haunted room. Erected from 1842-46 for George Martin, a Glasgow merchant, with later additions to the house by Mr Chrystal, a chemical manufacturer, it passed to the Scottish Youth Hostels Association in 1945 and was sold in 2013. Image circa 1959.
1954-Larchfield-Cubs.jpg
Larchfield School Cubs846 viewsA 1954 image of the Larchfield School Cubs outside the Colquhoun Street prep school. Standing, from left: Donald Fullarton (now Heritage Trust website editor), Alec Nicol, ?, Michael Cleare, ?, ?, ?, ?, James Muir, Campbell Savage, Jonathan Fleming, Jock Troup, Stewart Noble (now Heritage Trust chairman), ?, Graeme Wedgewood, ?, ?, Willie Walker; middle: Campbell Smith, Chris Bamford, Graham Mellis, Ian Duncan, ?; front: ?, Robin Noble, Norman Brown, ?, ?. Image supplied by Stewart Noble.

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Hill-House-damp-w.jpg
Hill House21 viewsA 2019 image of the damp penetration at the Charles Rennie Mackintosh mansion Hill House in Upper Colquhoun Street, currently protected by a £4million metal box roof.Feb 16, 2020
Steamer_at_Craigendoran-w.jpg
Which steamer15 viewsThis image appears to be of a paddle steamer berthed at Craigendoran pier. But which steamer is it? Contact dsf@btinternet.com if you know.Feb 16, 2020
Hill_House_Ploughing.jpg
Burgh ploughing88 viewsThis image of ploughing the then field to the east of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh mansion Hill House in Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh, was kindly supplied by Frank Donald. It was taken around 1910 by his grandfather who lived round the corner at the top of Sinclair Street.Jan 31, 2020
Helensburgh_pierhouse.jpg
236 viewsA 1925 image showing Helensburgh pier and the pierhouse.Jan 11, 2020
Helensburgh_pier_c_1940.jpg
Pier walkers288 viewsA 1940s image of Helensburgh pier and the outdoor swimming pool.Jan 11, 2020
Ardencaple_Castle_cows.jpg
47 viewsCows graze in the field in front of Ardencaple Castle, the ancient seat of the Clan MacAulay. All but one tower of the building was demolished in 1957, and a naval housing estate was built on the site. Image c.1911.Jan 11, 2020
Whistlefield-Brae-c_1900-w.jpg
Whistlefield Brae83 viewsThe Whistlefield Brae looking up the hill from Garelochhead. Image c.1900 by courtesy of the Helensburgh Memories website.Dec 24, 2019
Luss-Hotel-1903-w.jpg
Luss Hotel165 viewsTravellers arrive at Luss Hotel on Loch Lomondside. Image c.1900 by courtesy of the Helensburgh Memories website.Dec 24, 2019