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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 1,985
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 292 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 266 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 234 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

113 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2019
Album viewed 268 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

132 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 397 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

65 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 285 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


Comet_painting_1.jpg

110 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2019
Album viewed 175 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 142 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

91 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 325 times

Organisations


Rovers-building-cabin-w.jpg

80 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 336 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 234 times

Mansions


Ardencaple_Castle_cows.jpg

100 files, last one added on Jan 11, 2020
Album viewed 337 times

Places — Burgh


Helensburgh_pierhouse.jpg

306 files, last one added on Jan 11, 2020
Album viewed 508 times

Places — District


Whistlefield-Brae-c_1900-w.jpg

231 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2019
Album viewed 319 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 246 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 404 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 178 times

Transport — General


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43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 204 times

Transport — Railways


Signal_box_Helensburgh.jpg

75 files, last one added on Dec 10, 2019
Album viewed 322 times

Transport — Steamers


Lady-Clare-Red-Gauntlet-w.jpg

80 files, last one added on Oct 21, 2019
Album viewed 244 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

140 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 218 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 216 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

1,985 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 1,823,042 times

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Hel-Provost-chain-1-w.jpg
Provost's chain647 viewsThe Helensburgh Provost's chain of office. Possibly presented in 1812, the chain has a link which marks to the right the first Provost, steamship pioneer Henry Bell, who served from 1802, the year the town became a Burgh of Barony, to 1809, and to the left Norman M.Glen, the last Provost, who served from 1970-75. Below hangs a medallion dated 1812 with the burgh coat of arms. Photo by Stewart Noble.
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Cairndhu and Ferniegair851 viewsTwo of Helensburgh's biggest mansions, Cairndhu and, on the right, Fergiegair — home of the Kidston family and demolished in the 1960s. Cairndhu was built in 1871 by architect William Leiper for John Ure, then Provost of Glasgow, and Ferniegair was built in 1869 by architect John Honeyman. Behind is Ardencaple Quadrant, built originally to house those who had been injured in the First World War. Image circa 1960.
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Burnbrae932 viewsSt Bride's School teachers and boarders at Burnbrae House, circa 1960. Among the pupils are Joan Whitehead, Aline Shields, Sheila Thom, Elizabeth Lammie, Madeline Griffiths, Clair Bock, Sonia Hunt, J.McArthur, Nina Ferguson, Moyra McVicker, J.Marsh, Elizabeth Morrison, Mary Evans, Rae Hudleston, J.Mitchell, Daphne Ritchie, Elizabeth McKay, Marion Gray, Katherine Campbell, Jane McCammond, Bick Carswell, Helen Shearer, Frances M.Fleming, Jean Bone, Fiona Third, M.Stewart, and Irene Rose. The photograph was taken by Helensburgh photographer Bill Benzie.
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His street72 viewsHelensburgh's last Provost, the late Norman M.Glen, in front of the street named after him. Photo by the late Kenneth Crawford.
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View from pier817 viewsLooking ashore from Helensburgh pier, with passengers boarding a boat at the pier steps. Image date unknown.
Rotary___Probus_c1973.jpg
Rotary and Probus889 viewsOfficebearers of Helensburgh Rotary Club and Helensburgh Probus Club with Provost Norman Glen in the rotary year 1972-73. Pictured from left are: unknown, unknown, Provost Glen, rotary president Jim Moncrieff, rotarian Jack Quinlan, rotary past president Walter Bryden, unknown. Image supplied by Alistair Quinlan.
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New Shire Bridge594 viewsThe New Shire Bridge at the head of Loch Long between Arrochar and Succoth. Image circa 1935.
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Popular Beach1134 viewsA 1920 picture, published by M.C.Robertson, of West End Library, Helensburgh, showing lots of people paddling in the Clyde beside Helensburgh pier.

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Helensburgh_pierhouse.jpg
122 viewsA 1925 image showing Helensburgh pier and the pierhouse.Jan 11, 2020
Helensburgh_pier_c_1940.jpg
Pier walkers229 viewsA 1940s image of Helensburgh pier and the outdoor swimming pool.Jan 11, 2020
Ardencaple_Castle_cows.jpg
17 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 Brae49 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 Hotel94 viewsTravellers arrive at Luss Hotel on Loch Lomondside. Image c.1900 by courtesy of the Helensburgh Memories website.Dec 24, 2019
Firkin_Toll_1932.jpg
Toll Cottage76 viewsThe toll cottage at Firkin Toll on Loch Lomondside, between Inverbeg and Tarbet and now the site of a large picnic area. Image c.1932.Dec 13, 2019
Kidston_Park_1903.jpg
Ornate fountain159 viewsA young boy poses beside an ornate drinking fountain which used to stand in Helensburgh's Kidston park. Image c.1903.Dec 13, 2019
Signal_box_Helensburgh.jpg
Signal box144 viewsThe old signal box just outside Helensburgh Central Station, with Alma Place in the background. Image date unknown.Dec 10, 2019