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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)


Random files - Heritage
Mardon_House_outing0304.jpg
Mardon House Outing1227 viewsResidents and staff from Mardon House, Helensburgh, pictured at Garelochhead Army Camp in October 1991, supporting nurses who were taking part in a charity assault course.
Rest_and_Be_Thankful_bend.jpg
Rest and Be Thankful774 viewsA hairpin bend on the old Rest and Be Thankful Road at Glencroe, near Arrochar. Image circa 1927.
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Beach huts147 viewsHuts provide shelter from the sun on Helensburgh beach just to the west of the pier. Image from 1933.
Loch-Lomond-from-Glen-Douglas,-Whitelaw-Hamilton-w.jpg
View of Loch Lomond from Glen Douglas743 viewsThis watercolour by Helensburgh artist J.Whitelaw Hamilton RSA RSW (1860-1932) was acquired by the Anderson Trust Local Collection late in 2014. It records a less familiar view of the loch and was a welcome addition to the two other paintings by this artist held in the Trust Collection, 'Evening on the Gareloch' and 'Ebb Tide', an idyllic view of Helensburgh’s West Clyde Street. Image by courtesy of the Anderson Trust.
1840-Camis-Eskan-11.jpg
Camis Eskan, circa 18401036 viewsThis painting by John Knox (1778-1845) shows some of the children of Colin Campbell of Colgrain fishing by the bridge in front of the remodelled house. He bought the estate in 1836 from James Dennistoun, the last of the Dennistouns of Colgrain, whose family had owned the land for over 500 years. The Dennistouns were granted the lands by the first Stuart king Robert II, who had married into the family, and whose son Robert III and all future Kings would have Dennistoun blood in their veins.
McInnes-Bootmaker-w.jpg
Father and son336 viewsBoot-maker Robert McInnes with his son Robert, who became a shoemaker, outside their boot-maker shop at 10 John Street, Helensburgh, c.1900. Image supplied by Jim McInnes, his great grandson.
1953-Hermitage-cricket-team.jpg
Hermitage cricket XI c.1953924 viewsTop row (from left): Willie Thornton, Gordon Fraser, John Trail, David Gall, Alistair Johnstone, Douglas McSkimming, Ian Paul; front: Jim Williamson (scorer), Jimmy MacDonald, Alan Dinwoodie, Bobby Lindsay, Neil Burgess, Dykes Carswell, coach John Blain. Image from Gordon Fraser and David Gall.
Helensburgh-Station3.jpg
Early Helensburgh Station1300 viewsAn 1875 picture of Helensburgh Station in East Princes Street, built in 1856, which came into use when the railway reached Helensburgh in 1858. On the left is the Municipal Buildings.

Last additions - Heritage
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
Seafront_storm.jpg
Stormy waters56 viewsA 1904 image of a seafront storm seen from the balcony of the then Queen's Hotel.Dec 24, 2020