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People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 309 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 324 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 284 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

114 files, last one added on Jan 31, 2020
Album viewed 292 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

132 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 459 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

65 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 356 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


Comet_painting_1.jpg

110 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2019
Album viewed 202 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 156 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

91 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 395 times

Organisations


Rovers-building-cabin-w.jpg

80 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 383 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 274 times

Mansions


Hill-House-damp-w.jpg

101 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2020
Album viewed 389 times

Places — Burgh


Helensburgh_pierhouse.jpg

306 files, last one added on Jan 11, 2020
Album viewed 665 times

Places — District


Whistlefield-Brae-c_1900-w.jpg

231 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2019
Album viewed 383 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 318 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 539 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 194 times

Transport — General


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43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 225 times

Transport — Railways


Signal_box_Helensburgh.jpg

75 files, last one added on Dec 10, 2019
Album viewed 388 times

Transport — Steamers


Steamer_at_Craigendoran-w.jpg

81 files, last one added on Feb 16, 2020
Album viewed 296 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

140 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 249 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 245 times

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Random files - Heritage
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Colquhoun Square pre-19331105 viewsThis picture shows the road in to the right which existed, like the other quadrants, until that one quadrant was pedestrianised. The road in to the left led to Pender's Garage, as well as the Post Office.
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Town Council water trip860 viewsMembers and officials of Helensburgh Town Council are pictured on the annual trip to inspect the reservoirs in 1896.
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Leaf-clearing train869 viewsA view from the Sinclair Street railway bridge in Helensburgh looking east as a leaf-clearing train climbs the hill from Craigendoran. These trains runs every autumn to blast leaves clear of the railway line to increase the adhesion of trains to the track. Image taken on November 2 2011 and supplied by Stewart Noble.
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Cardross Old Parish Church662 viewsThe church, the second on the site, was built in 1826 to designs by Greenock architect George Dempster. It was destroyed by incendiary bombs dropped by German bombers over the night of May 5-6 1941. The tower and walls were made safe in 1954 as a memorial, with the interior raised as a lawn, and the tower was restored in 1999. The graveyard contains monuments from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. This image taken from the main road was supplied by Donald Fullarton.
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PS Jeanie Deans1194 viewsThe paddle steamer Jeanie Deans in British Railways livery, between nationalisation in 1948 and the transfer to the Caledonian Steam Packet Company in 1951. Built by Fairfield at Govan and launched in 1931, she was extensively refitted after war service. She remained a passenger favourite on cruises from Craigendoran until the end of the 1964 season. The next year she went to the Thames and was renamed 'Queen of the South'. She was broken up in Antwerp, Belgium, in 1967.
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Burgh Basketball731 viewsHelensburgh Basketball Club's 1960-61 seniors and juniors. Back row (from left): ?, Robert Galbraith, Willie McSporran, George Forsyth, Sandy Clow, Ian Martin, Alistair Martin; middle: Gordon Fraser, ?, Jim McNeill, Richard West, Norbert Spath; front (juniors): Graham McKenzie, Hector McClelland, Kenny Wilson, ?, Derek West. Image kindly supplied by Gordon Fraser, who now lives in Sweden.
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Waldie's Hospital Outing801 viewsServicemen patients are pictured outside the World War One Hermitage House Auxiliary Military Hospital, leaving for an outing in 1917 in a carriage from Waldie & Co. The driver is Mr Reynolds, who was also the firm's undertaker. Originally the home of the Cramb family, who sold what was then called Cramb Park to the Town Council in 1911 for £3,750, the mansion became an annexe to Hermitage School after the war. After 1926 it became a council workshop and store, and it was eventually demolished in 1963.
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Bunting at obelisk587 viewsBunting on the Henry Bell obelisk on Helensburgh's West Clyde Street to mark the bicentenary celebrations on Saturday August 4 2012. Photo by Donald Fullarton.

Last additions - Heritage
Hill-House-damp-w.jpg
Hill House46 viewsA 2019 image of the damp penetration at the Charles Rennie Mackintosh mansion Hill House in Upper Colquhoun Street, currently protected by a £4million metal box roof.Feb 16, 2020
Steamer_at_Craigendoran-w.jpg
Which steamer35 viewsThis image appears to be of a paddle steamer berthed at Craigendoran pier. But which steamer is it? Contact dsf@btinternet.com if you know.Feb 16, 2020
Hill_House_Ploughing.jpg
Burgh ploughing101 viewsThis image of ploughing the then field to the east of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh mansion Hill House in Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh, was kindly supplied by Frank Donald. It was taken around 1910 by his grandfather who lived round the corner at the top of Sinclair Street.Jan 31, 2020
Helensburgh_pierhouse.jpg
252 viewsA 1925 image showing Helensburgh pier and the pierhouse.Jan 11, 2020
Helensburgh_pier_c_1940.jpg
Pier walkers298 viewsA 1940s image of Helensburgh pier and the outdoor swimming pool.Jan 11, 2020
Ardencaple_Castle_cows.jpg
48 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
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Whistlefield Brae86 viewsThe Whistlefield Brae looking up the hill from Garelochhead. Image c.1900 by courtesy of the Helensburgh Memories website.Dec 24, 2019
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Luss Hotel176 viewsTravellers arrive at Luss Hotel on Loch Lomondside. Image c.1900 by courtesy of the Helensburgh Memories website.Dec 24, 2019