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People


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47 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 163 times

The Arts


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35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 91 times

Works of art


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53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 85 times

Business


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109 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 114 times

Education


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130 files, last one added on Jul 29, 2018
Album viewed 157 times

John Logie Baird


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64 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 84 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


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109 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2014
Album viewed 85 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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20 files, last one added on Dec 27, 2018
Album viewed 77 times

Military


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91 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 125 times

Organisations


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80 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 108 times

Royal Visits


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29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 89 times

Mansions


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96 files, last one added on Mar 26, 2019
Album viewed 148 times

Places — Burgh


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300 files, last one added on May 19, 2019
Album viewed 140 times

Places — District


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222 files, last one added on Feb 10, 2019
Album viewed 124 times

Religion


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82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 81 times

Screen and stage stars


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66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 96 times

Shops


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29 files, last one added on Jan 07, 2017
Album viewed 99 times

Transport — General


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42 files, last one added on Oct 05, 2017
Album viewed 122 times

Transport — Railways


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73 files, last one added on Mar 15, 2018
Album viewed 107 times

Transport — Steamers


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79 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 89 times

Sport


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139 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 125 times

Old Postcards


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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 Feb 10, 2015
Album viewed 104 times

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Oklahoma707 viewsThe cast of the 1976 Helensburgh Amateur Operatic Society production of Oklahoma in the Victoria Hall. Image from the show programme supplied by Russell Moffatt through the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.
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Grindwheel2148 viewsThis has been placed below the dated roundels of Malig Mill. These remains are in Hermitage Park and to the rear of the Victoria Halls.
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Loch Lomond steamer992 viewsA Loch Lomond steamer, possibly the SS Prince George, meets the train at Balloch Pier, circa 1917.
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Arden House1578 viewsOne of the big Loch Lomond mansions, now converted into flats.
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The East Bay670 viewsAn old view of the East Bay looking towards the town centre. Image date unknown.
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Country dance class2166 viewsMembers of a country dance class run in Rhu Village Hall by nursery gardener Alec Parlane. Image supplied by Alistair Quinlan, circa 1955.
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Kidston Park724 viewsA lady sits on a bench in the evening sunlight in this old image of Kidston Park, Helensburgh. Bought from the Duke of Argyll in 1877 for £650 by William Kidston with help from Sir James Colquhoun and others, it was formerly Cairndhu Point — known locally as Neddy's Point after a well known fisherman and ferryman who lived nearby — but was renamed Kidston Park from 1889 when Mr Kidston left money to support its maintenance and requested the name change.
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Prince William-4724 viewsHRH Prince William of Wales visited HM Naval Base Clyde at Faslane on October 19 2007 in his honorary Royal Navy capacity as Commodore-in-Chief Scotland and Submarines. He is pictured arriving at the base in one of the Royal Marines new high-speed offshore raiding craft, which he boarded at the Clyde Offsite Centre in Rhu and which he took control of for a time. Prince William is currently a serving Second Lieutenant in the Household Cavalry, also known as the Blues and Royals.



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Relaxing on seafront261 viewsA 1912 image showing two ladies with hats relaxing on the west esplanade near the pier.May 19, 2019
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Original clubhouse320 viewsThe original Cardross Golf Club clubhouse, which was destroyed in a World War Two bombing raid by the Luftwaffe over the night of May 5 1941. Photo by courtesy of Helensburgh Memories on Facebook.Apr 16, 2019
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1965 Royal Visit138 viewsThe Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are pictured in Helensburgh Central Station admiring a model of the first 'Blue Train' which would soon be introduced into service on the Helensburgh-Glasgow line. The 15 minute visit was on Monday June 28 1965 to open new council offices, and the royal couple arrived at and left Clydebank on the royal yacht Britannia. With them are Provost J.McLeod Williamson and his wife Rosina. Photo by courtesy of Helensburgh Memories on Facebook.Apr 16, 2019
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Lucy Ashton as test bed92 viewsThe steamer Lucy Ashton operated the Craigendoran - Gareloch - Greenock service from the early 1900s until she was withdrawn during the Second World War. In 1949 she was sold for scrap, but received a last minute reprieve when the British Shipbuilding Research Association converted her to a jet-powered hull to conduct resistance experiments to analyse the impact of drag and friction on a full-scale ship hull. She was fitted with four Rolls-Royce Derwent V engines, which would not disturb the water in the same way as a propeller and shaft, then was scrapped in 1951. Photo by courtesy of Helensburgh Memories on Facebook.Apr 16, 2019
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Maitland Street plaque107 viewsThis worn carved stone in the wall at the foot of Maitland Street dates from 1778 and denotes the productive local trade of herring fishing in the early 19th century. The cured fish were stored in barrels made in the cooperage there. Photo by Kenneth Crawford.Mar 28, 2019
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Around Helensburgh132 viewsCompilers Kenneth Crawford, who wrote the captions, and Alison Roberts are pictured at the 1999 launch of the Helensburgh Heritage Trust book of old local pictures, entitled Around Helensburgh and part of the Images of Scotland series from Tempus Publishing Ltd of Stroud, Gloucestershire.Mar 28, 2019
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Burgh gasometer104 viewsThe gasometer, built in 1928, stood between East Clyde Street and East Princes Street opposite Helensburgh Central Station. It was decommissioned in 2012 and demolished in the summer of 2014, to be replaced by a car park. Photo by Kenneth Crawford.Mar 28, 2019
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Boundary stone109 viewsOne of Helensburgh's boundary stones, this one in Garrawy Glen above Kirkmichael. Photo by Kenneth Crawford.Mar 28, 2019