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People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 289 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 262 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 231 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

113 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2019
Album viewed 267 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

132 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 395 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

65 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 280 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


Comet_painting_1.jpg

110 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2019
Album viewed 171 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

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

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

91 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 321 times

Organisations


Rovers-building-cabin-w.jpg

80 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 332 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 230 times

Mansions


Ardencaple_Castle_cows.jpg

100 files, last one added on Jan 11, 2020
Album viewed 331 times

Places — Burgh


Helensburgh_pierhouse.jpg

306 files, last one added on Jan 11, 2020
Album viewed 502 times

Places — District


Whistlefield-Brae-c_1900-w.jpg

231 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2019
Album viewed 315 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 245 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 399 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 176 times

Transport — General


_A_Type_open_tops_of_the_1920_s.jpg

43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 202 times

Transport — Railways


Signal_box_Helensburgh.jpg

75 files, last one added on Dec 10, 2019
Album viewed 318 times

Transport — Steamers


Lady-Clare-Red-Gauntlet-w.jpg

80 files, last one added on Oct 21, 2019
Album viewed 241 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

140 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 217 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 214 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)


Random files - Heritage
Gareloch-sunset130.jpg
Gareloch sunset719 viewsYachts moored on the Gareloch at Rhu in the sunset, circa 1935.
Phaeton-carriage-Rhu-1894-w.jpg
558 viewsA Phaeton carriage is stationary outside Rhu Parish Church. 1894 image supplied by Donald John Chisholm.
Adam_and_Eve1491.jpg
Adam and Eve631 viewsRosneath was renowned in the 19th century for its trees including two very large silver firs at Campsail, known as 'Adam and Eve', which were reputed to be the largest in Britain at 130 feet (40 metres) with a girth of 30 feet immediately above the ground, and over 200 years old in 1891. Eventually they died and were cut down. Image date unknown.
1881-Baird-poster-2-w.jpg
Evening lecture567 viewsThe Rev John Baird, father of TV inventor John Logie Baird and minister of Helensburgh's West Established Church, later St Bride's Church, gave a lecture on Goethe in the Pavilion at Blanefield on February 11 1881. Image by courtesy of Michael Dryden.
1st-Craigendoran-Scouts-1.jpg
1st Craigendoran Scouts903 viewsA group of 1st Craigendoran Scouts and Cubs with their leaders at the John Street Scout Hall in the 1950s. More details would be welcomed. Image supplied by Alistair Quinlan.
Ardencaple_Castle1241.jpg
Ardencaple Castle1858 viewsOnly one tower still remains of this ancient seat of the Clan MacAuley. Image date unknown.
Rosneath-Castle-demolition.jpg
Rosneath Castle demolition1534 viewsCompleted in 1806 by London-based architect Joseph Bonomi, this neo-classical mansion replaced a castle burnt down in 1802. It was used as a military hospital during the First World War and was home to Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Louise, the Dowager Duchess of Argyll, until her death in 1939. It was an HQ for the Rosneath Naval Base in World War Two, then abandoned, then damaged by fire in 1947, and demolished in 1961 — when this picture was taken.
Gareloch_steamer1823.jpg
Gareloch Steamer751 viewsA steamer enters the Gareloch after passing the Training Ship Empress moored off Kidston Park. Circa 1920.

Last additions - Heritage
Helensburgh_pierhouse.jpg
114 viewsA 1925 image showing Helensburgh pier and the pierhouse.Jan 11, 2020
Helensburgh_pier_c_1940.jpg
Pier walkers223 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 Brae47 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 Hotel89 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 Cottage75 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 fountain156 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 box143 viewsThe old signal box just outside Helensburgh Central Station, with Alma Place in the background. Image date unknown.Dec 10, 2019