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People


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49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 226 times

The Arts


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35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 191 times

Works of art


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53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 169 times

Business


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112 files, last one added on Nov 06, 2019
Album viewed 211 times

Education


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132 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 271 times

John Logie Baird


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65 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 200 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


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110 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2019
Album viewed 141 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 118 times

Military


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91 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 241 times

Organisations


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80 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 198 times

Royal Visits


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29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 165 times

Mansions


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99 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2019
Album viewed 251 times

Places — Burgh


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303 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2019
Album viewed 371 times

Places — District


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229 files, last one added on Oct 26, 2019
Album viewed 221 times

Religion


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82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 192 times

Screen and stage stars


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66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 276 times

Shops


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

Transport — General


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43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 168 times

Transport — Railways


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75 files, last one added on Dec 10, 2019
Album viewed 217 times

Transport — Steamers


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80 files, last one added on Oct 21, 2019
Album viewed 182 times

Sport


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140 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 176 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.

54 files, last one added on Feb 10, 2015
Album viewed 169 times

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Random files - Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust Gallery
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Royal Yacht1155 viewsThe Royal Yacht Britannia berthed at the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane for a visit by the Queen Mother in May 1968.
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“Garelochhead” by James Wright797 viewsThis oil painting of the village as it was almost 100 years ago by James Wright (1885–1947) was acquired by the Anderson Trust in 2009. The artist, who lived for a time in Garelochhead, was a friend of the well known artist, James Kay (1858–1942) who designed the house Crimea on a hill at Whistlefield, overlooking Loch Long.
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Engraving578 viewsThe engraving on the monument to John Robertson at Neilston, Renfrewshire, reads: Born in Neilston, 10th December 1782, the designer and erector of the engine of the Comet, which was launched in the year 1812 and was the first steamboat that regularly traded in Europe. Erected by parishioners and friend, 24th August, 1912. Photo by Stewart Noble.
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Mystery group1476 viewsNo details are known about this picture, which was handed in to the Helensburgh Advertiser after it had been found in the street. It might be from a nursery or a children's home, perhaps in the 1950s or 60s.
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Craigendoran Station968 viewsA view of Craigendoran Station in its heyday, with the platform on the left leading down to the steamer terminal. It opened for business under the North British Railway on May 15 1882, and steamer services were finally withdrawn in 1972. The piers have since become derelict, and on the firth side of the line the station buildings are long gone. Image date unknown.
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Dining Room1063 viewsPart of the dining room 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.
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Helensburgh Tennis Club1025 viewsHelensburgh Lawn Tennis Club, occupying most of the block between West Princes Street and West King Street, in the days of its original wooden pavilions, from an aerial view of west Helensburgh. The image, date unknown, is from the collection of William Orr of Rhu, who was at one time the Burgh Engineer before becoming the Assistant Engineer for Argyllshire, and it was supplied by his great nephew, Alistair Quinlan.
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TS Saint Columba894 viewsThe 785-ton turbine steamer was launched on April 9 1912 at the yard of William Denny & Bros Ltd., Dumbarton. Placed on the Campeltown run in succession to her namesake, she was requisitioned as a troop transport ship from 1915 to 1919 during which time she rammed and sank a German U-Boat. After the war she served Campbeltown, Inveraray and Ardrishaig until World War Two, when she was an accommodation ship at Greenock. She returned to the summer Ardrishaig service from 1947 until the end of the 1958 season, but was withdrawn and scrapped shortly afterwards. She is pictured arriving at Rothesay, circa 1950.

Last additions - Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust Gallery
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Signal box7 viewsThe old signal box just outside Helensburgh Central Station, with Alma Place in the background. Image date unknown.Dec 10, 2019
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10 viewsEngine no.67628, an 84-ton Gresley-designed V1 Class 2-5-2T locomotive, pulls coaches into Helensburgh Central Station. Image date unknown, but later than 1930.Dec 10, 2019
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Open air travel27 views'A' Type open top buses of the 1920s parked at Rhu. Image kindly supplied by Donald John Chisholm.Dec 05, 2019
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JLB's Bexhill home29 viewsJohn Logie Baird returned to the south coast in 1944, setting up home in Swiss Cottage, Bexhill. He lived there until his death two years later after suffering a stroke. The Station Road home was demolished in 2007 and the site now houses a development of apartments, named Baird Court.Dec 05, 2019
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Sunny putting14 viewsA bus awaits at Helensburgh pierhead and the putting green is busy on a sunny afternoon. Image c.1966.Dec 04, 2019
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Comet painting25 viewsA 1963 watercolour by Paul Sharp of Henry Bell's Comet at the time of the 150th anniversary.Dec 04, 2019
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Lethamhill47 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 Castle78 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