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People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 190 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 148 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 133 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

112 files, last one added on Nov 06, 2019
Album viewed 180 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

132 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 220 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

64 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 147 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


Comet-flywheel-in-park-w.jpg

109 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2014
Album viewed 118 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 100 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

91 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 190 times

Organisations


Rovers-building-cabin-w.jpg

80 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 155 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 128 times

Mansions


Lethamhill-w.jpg

99 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2019
Album viewed 211 times

Places — Burgh


1903_Seafront.jpg

302 files, last one added on Nov 02, 2019
Album viewed 298 times

Places — District


Clynder-from-loch.jpg

229 files, last one added on Oct 26, 2019
Album viewed 172 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 149 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 213 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 121 times

Transport — General


Uncle_Hector_at_Helensburgh_car.jpg

42 files, last one added on Oct 05, 2017
Album viewed 148 times

Transport — Railways


2018-March-train-1-w.jpg

73 files, last one added on Mar 15, 2018
Album viewed 169 times

Transport — Steamers


Lady-Clare-Red-Gauntlet-w.jpg

80 files, last one added on Oct 21, 2019
Album viewed 147 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

140 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 155 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 141 times

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Random files - Heritage
HMS-Pursuer-canoes-DR.jpg
Patrol boat566 viewsHMS Pursuer, a patrol boat from the Clyde Naval Base at Faslane, led the nautical procession from Rhu Marina to Helensburgh pier for the bicentenary celebrations on Saturday August 4 2012, and local canoeists were in attendance. Photo by David Ronald.
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Helensburgh Ginger Beer1027 viewsOld bottles used by Comrie & Co. who prepared High Class Waters and Old Scotch Brewed Ginger Beer at their Fairy Springs factory in James Street. Later it belonged to Garvie, who closed it in 1957.
Shandon-Hydro-demolition-w.jpg
Hydro Demolition817 viewsOriginally 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.
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Glenmallon School1772 viewsPupils outside Glenmallon School on Loch Longside, circa 1940. Graham McGlone stands tall in the centre. Others are Herbert Gray, Alan Brough, Agnes Kirkwood, Norma Anton, Peter McKichan, Sheila Anton, Jessie Ronald, Joyce Russell, Maybeth Stevenson and Ernest ? One of the teachers is Miss Fergusson; the other possibly Miss Hattle. Image supplied by Stella Trainor, Ontario, Canada.
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The Queen's Hotel1104 viewsA 1907 photo of the Queen's Hotel, former home of Helensburgh's first Provost, steamship pioneer Henry Bell. The sign states: Breakfasts Lunches Dinners, Wines Spirits Ales Cigars, Stabling and Storage for Motors and Cycles.
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Comet at Greenock601 views'The Comet at Greenock Harbour', by Robert Salmon (1775-1844).
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David Clyde with Olivia de Havilland677 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.
Steamer_at_Rhu.jpg
Talisman at Rhu836 viewsThe North British steamer Talisman, built in 1896 by A. & J.Inglis, approaches Rhu Pier. In the background is the Training Ship Empress, while on the right Rosneath Castle can be seen across the loch. This image, circa 1915, was used on the cover of John Hood's book of old photos entitled 'Old HELENSBURGH, RHU & SHANDON'.

Last additions - Heritage
Lethamhill-w.jpg
Lethamhill11 viewsThis large, detached villa is a grade B listed building at 20 West Dhuhill Drive, Helensburgh, designed in 1914 by Sir John James Burnett, president of the Glasgow Institute of Architects in 1897. He also designed Glasgow's Alhambra Theatre and the Sick Children's Hospital at Yorkhill.Nov 15, 2019
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Pre-1802 Rosneath Castle13 viewsAn illustration by Alex McGibbon of the original castle, which comes from W.C.Maughan’s ‘Rosneath Past and Present’, written in 1893. It was burnt down in 1802, and replaced in 1806 by London architect Joseph Bonomi with a neo-classical mansion.Nov 15, 2019
Watts_Garage.jpg
Watts Garage50 viewsThe 86 Sinclair Street yard of Watts Motor House and Repair Shop, which also had premises at 53 Sinclair Street near the Princes Street junction. This yard is adjacent to the Malig Mill which stood behind the Victoria Hall, and it was taken over by the final Mill owners, R.S.MacFarlane & Son. Image circa 1905.Nov 06, 2019
1903_Seafront.jpg
!903 Seafront47 viewsA1903 image of a busy day on the beach in Helensburgh, just to the west of the pier.Nov 02, 2019
Bathing-huts-w.jpg
Beach huts22 viewsHuts provide shelter from the sun on Helensburgh beach just to the west of the pier. Image from 1933.Oct 27, 2019
Clynder-from-loch.jpg
Clynder221 viewsClynder seen from the Gareloch. Image c1950.Oct 26, 2019
Old-Luss-Road-26_10_31.jpg
62 viewsA sketch of a young woman collecting firewood on the Old Luss Road, which runs from Helensburgh over the hill to Loch Lomond, and passes through Helensburgh Golf Club. Image c1910.Oct 26, 2019
Fruin-in-winter.jpg
Snowy Glen38 viewsThe Craig's Pool area of Glen Fruin after a heavy snow fall. Image c1910.Oct 25, 2019