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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


_A_Type_open_tops_of_the_1920_s.jpg

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

Random files
Buchanan_Baird.jpg
Baird and Buchanan620 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.
Esplanade_putting.jpg
Esplanade and putting green1012 viewsAn atmospheric picture of the esplanade and putting green looking west, possibly circa 1930.
1948-Hel-Cubs-w.jpg
Cub Party790 viewsOne of several tables at a Helensburgh Cub Party. Back row (from left): Neil Burgess, Margaret Lyon, Billy Campbell, ?, Teddy Boyle, ?, ?; front: Doreen Hunter, Bertie Donaldson, Helen Orr, Angus Tran, sister and brother Campbell, Gordon Fraser, Maggie Rice. Image, circa 1948, supplied by Gordon Fraser.
Bonar_Law_card.jpg
One Empire589 viewsA loyal postcard of One King, One Flag, One Fleet, One Empire features King George V with Irish Unionist politician, barrister and judge the Rt Hon Sir Edward H.Carson, and Unionist Party Leader Andrew Bonar Law from Helensburgh.
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Sir William Raeburn941 viewsSir Wiliam Raeburn, 1st Baronet of Helensburgh, is pictured in the large conservatory at his home, Woodend, Millig Street, in July 1933 with a visiting friend, Marjorie Pipon. Sir William was head of the shipping company of Raeburn & Verel Ltd. Image by courtesy of Dr Nigel Allan.
Conservative_club-1.jpg
Conservative Club1048 viewsThe upstairs premises at 40 Sinclair Street, Helensburgh, housed the Conservative and Unionist Club Rooms. The attractive building was designed in 1894 by Honeyman and Keppie, and it is thought Charles Rennie Mackintosh, then a young architect employed by the firm, contributed to the design which has many Glasgow-style features. A statue of St Andrew, the crest of the club, occupies a niche in a central position on the facade. Now the building is owned by the clothing firm Mackays. Image by Stewart Noble.
Cairndhu_Hotel_card.jpg
Cairndhu Hotel818 viewsA card advertising the historic Cairndhu Hotel, later a nursing home for the elderly and now disused, photographed by Helensburgh photographer Bill Benzie. Originally Cairndhu House, it was built in 1871 to a William Leiper design in the style of a grand chateau for John Ure, Provost of Glasgow, whose son became Lord Strathclyde and lived in the mansion.. Image supplied by Jim Chestnut.
Hermitage-Park4242.jpg
Park flowers1064 viewsFlowers in Hermitage Park, with part of Hermitage House and the war memorial in the distance. 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
WW1-Rhu-Parade-w.jpg
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