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People


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49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 844 times

The Arts


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36 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2020
Album viewed 945 times

Works of art


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54 files, last one added on Dec 16, 2020
Album viewed 867 times

Business


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133 files, last one added on Nov 29, 2020
Album viewed 699 times

Education


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140 files, last one added on Oct 24, 2020
Album viewed 1837 times

John Logie Baird


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70 files, last one added on Jan 04, 2021
Album viewed 1041 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


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116 files, last one added on Nov 30, 2020
Album viewed 455 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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23 files, last one added on Dec 23, 2020
Album viewed 354 times

Military


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99 files, last one added on Dec 13, 2020
Album viewed 1181 times

Organisations


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89 files, last one added on Nov 29, 2020
Album viewed 1035 times

Royal Visits


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29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 774 times

Mansions


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105 files, last one added on Jan 02, 2021
Album viewed 1034 times

Places — Burgh


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315 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2021
Album viewed 2031 times

Places — District


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241 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2021
Album viewed 1132 times

Religion


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88 files, last one added on Dec 22, 2020
Album viewed 770 times

Screen and stage stars


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67 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 1649 times

Shops


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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


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82 files, last one added on Dec 13, 2020
Album viewed 1227 times

Transport — Steamers


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86 files, last one added on Jan 02, 2021
Album viewed 726 times

Sport


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151 files, last one added on Dec 13, 2020
Album viewed 706 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 Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 619 times

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Meeting Mr Bell602 views'Mr Bell' with one of his descendents, Shona McNeil, at the bicentenary celebrations on Helensburgh pier on Saturday August 4 2012. Photo by David Speed.
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Helensburgh Sailing Club 19721387 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Sailing Club at their annual dance in the Queen's Hotel in February 1972.
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A K Class Submarine1206 viewsOne of these submarines sank in the Gareloch on January 29 1917
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LNER train at Helensburgh Upper981 viewsA LNER passenger train on the West Highland Line waits at Helensburgh Upper Station before completing its journey to Glasgow. The engine's number is 221 and its name was Glen Orchy. It had a 4-4-0 arrangement. Image circa 1928.
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Old Milligs Toll House1132 viewsThe Toll Cottage at the top of Sinclair Street, Helensburgh, looks pristine in this 1911 picture as a farmer leads his horse and cart down the hill. In 2018-19 the little building was substantially expanded and modernised, and is now a private dwelling
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Hermitage School3397 viewsThe old Hermitage School in East Argyle Street. It was built in 1880 in late Gothic style for the School Board of Row on land formerly part of Hermitage House and made available by the Cramb family, and had only five headmasters. The architect was William Spence, of Ardlui, 23 Charlotte Street, who also designed both the St Columba and Rhu churches. It was replaced by Hermitage Academy at Colgrain in 1966, and demolished in 1967.
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PS Waverley763 viewsBuilt by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse, Glasgow in 1946, the 693-ton Waverley entered service in 1947 and is the world's last sea-going paddler. She replaced the previous Waverley, built in 1899 and sunk at Dunkirk in 1940, she cruised to all parts of the Clyde Estuary until withdrawn after the 1973 season by Caledonian-MacBrayne. Next year she was sold to the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society after a massive public campaign in Scotland, and re-entered service in 1975 with support from local authorities. She calls regularly at Helensburgh during the summer. She is pictured at Gourock in 1970.
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Victoria Hall rear869 viewsAn unusual view of the Victoria Hall taken from the rear in Hermitage Park. At the back of the hall are workshops, while to the right is part of the remains of the Malig Mill which was demolished in 1922. Image is circa 1926 and is reproduced here by courtesy of the Argyll and Bute Council Libraries Collection.

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Strone Farm81 viewsA 1905 image of Strone Farm in Glen Fruin.Jan 05, 2021
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82 views1915 image of deep snow in Hermitage Park, Helensburgh.Jan 05, 2021
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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
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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
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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
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Stormy waters56 viewsA 1904 image of a seafront storm seen from the balcony of the then Queen's Hotel.Dec 24, 2020