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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 2,100
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 844 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

36 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2020
Album viewed 945 times

Works of art


Rosneath-Shore-by-P_Kerr.jpg

54 files, last one added on Dec 16, 2020
Album viewed 867 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

133 files, last one added on Nov 29, 2020
Album viewed 699 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

140 files, last one added on Oct 24, 2020
Album viewed 1837 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

70 files, last one added on Jan 04, 2021
Album viewed 1041 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


comet_centenary_poster_p3.jpg

116 files, last one added on Nov 30, 2020
Album viewed 455 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-Paris.jpg

23 files, last one added on Dec 23, 2020
Album viewed 354 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

99 files, last one added on Dec 13, 2020
Album viewed 1181 times

Organisations


Millig_SWRI_25th_2001.jpg

89 files, last one added on Nov 29, 2020
Album viewed 1035 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 774 times

Mansions


Shandon_Hydro_in_snow.jpg

105 files, last one added on Jan 02, 2021
Album viewed 1034 times

Places — Burgh


Hermitage_park_snow.jpg

315 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2021
Album viewed 2031 times

Places — District


Strone_Farm.jpg

241 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2021
Album viewed 1132 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

88 files, last one added on Dec 22, 2020
Album viewed 770 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

67 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 1649 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 431 times

Transport — General


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43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 483 times

Transport — Railways


Wee-Arrochar-w.jpg

82 files, last one added on Dec 13, 2020
Album viewed 1227 times

Transport — Steamers


Portincaple_pier.jpg

86 files, last one added on Jan 02, 2021
Album viewed 726 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

151 files, last one added on Dec 13, 2020
Album viewed 706 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 619 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

2,100 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 1,950,389 times

Random files
rotary_30th.jpg
Rotary 30th Birthday1273 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Rotary Club and guests attend a 30th anniversary dinner in the Rosslea Hall Hotel, Rhu, on October 21 1994. Seated are Jack Quinlan, Angus Wylie and Willie Mickel. Among those standing are David Arthur, Walter Bryden, Gordon Hattle, Denis Taylor, Mel McDonald, Craig Jeffrey, Gordon Burgess and Rex Cook.
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Remains of Malig Mill890 viewsBeside the remains of the mill is the specially enlarged mill pond.
Rest_and_Be_Thankful_old_road.jpg
Rest and Be Thankful656 viewsA car drives down the old Rest and Be Thankful road into Glen Croe. Image circa 1930.
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Larchfield 1st XV 19551576 viewsThe rugby 1st XV at Helensburgh's Larchfield School (now part of Lomond School) in 1955. Front: Muir, Mellis, Buchan. Middle: Kennedy, Ramage, Wingate, Hesketh, Nicol. Back: Birnie, Henderson, Lawrence, Bamford, Fullarton, Duncan, Bamford.
Mystery_Rhu_group.jpg
Mystery Rhu group1408 viewsThis image supplied by Alistair Quinlan show a Rhu group, possibly a church outing, circa 1910. Back row third right is his grandfather, William Lyon Winton, and sprawling on the grass front left is his brother, Arthur Burnett Winton. Their brother, Sidney Walker Winton, who was between them in age is probably wearing the white shirt, to the right of the cornet (5th right front). Any more information would be welcome.
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The Thorburn Family1444 viewsRobert Thorburn, a Helensburgh grocery store manager and keen amateur photographer, with his wife, Christina Graham from Rhu, and family. Taken around 1909.
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Motormen's Outing926 viewsHelensburgh motormen leaving for their annual trip from the Waldie & Co. motor and carriage hirers premises in Sinclair Street, circa 1917. Seeing off the party is John Hamilton of Waldies, and the carriage is being driven by Mr Reynolds, who often drove this carriage and was also the firm's undertaker.
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Ladies Circle1111 viewsMembers of Helensburgh and District Ladies Circle and guests at a function, date unknown. The three men on the right are John Muir, Gerry Fitzgerald and Ronnie Jeffrey, while the ladies include Mrs Rosina Williamson (second left) and Mrs Tillie Jeffrey (right).

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Strone_Farm.jpg
Strone Farm81 viewsA 1905 image of Strone Farm in Glen Fruin.Jan 05, 2021
Hermitage_park_snow.jpg
82 views1915 image of deep snow in Hermitage Park, Helensburgh.Jan 05, 2021
baird-and-wells.jpg
Baird and Wells31 viewsThe novelist H.G.Wells (1866-1946), one of the earliest writers of science fiction, and John Logie Baird met for the first and only time in October 1931 on board the liner Aquitania, on route to New York. Image first published in Baird's memoirs "Television and Me" by courtesy of the Royal Television Society.Jan 04, 2021
Shandon_Hydro_in_snow.jpg
Snowy Hydro32 viewsA 1904 image of a snowstorm at Shandon Hydropathic Hotel. Originally West Shandon, this magnificent building was the home of Robert Napier, the greatest figure in Clyde shipbuilding and marine engineering in the mid-19th century. During World War One the Hydro became a hospital, and in World War Two it was used by the army. In 1951 it became a hotel again, but in 1957 it was closed and demolished.Jan 02, 2021
Portincaple_pier.jpg
Loch Long pier57 viewsA steamer calls at what is said to have been Portincaple pier, but is more likely to be the old Finnart pier. Image date unknown.Jan 02, 2021
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Baird 193028 viewsA Northcliffe Newspapers photo, dated August 21 1930, captioned: "Mr John L.Baird, of television fame."Dec 24, 2020
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Bannachra Castle42 viewsA colour version of the ruins of Bannachra Castle on the Luss road from Helensburgh, between Cross Keys and Arden. The Castle was in roughly the shape of a parallelogram, 46 feet long and 24 feet wide, and was three storeys high with a barrel vaulted basement, a main or hall floor and an attic floor. It is currently owned by the Lumsden family, which has owned the lands on which the castle is since the 19th century. Reputed to be on the site of a former construction, it was probably built in the 16th century. Image c1940.Dec 24, 2020
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Stormy waters56 viewsA 1904 image of a seafront storm seen from the balcony of the then Queen's Hotel.Dec 24, 2020