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People


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49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 704 times

The Arts


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35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 779 times

Works of art


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53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 696 times

Business


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129 files, last one added on Sep 09, 2020
Album viewed 603 times

Education


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140 files, last one added on Oct 24, 2020
Album viewed 1442 times

John Logie Baird


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68 files, last one added on Sep 16, 2020
Album viewed 868 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


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111 files, last one added on Jul 31, 2020
Album viewed 388 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 302 times

Military


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98 files, last one added on Oct 24, 2020
Album viewed 964 times

Organisations


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87 files, last one added on May 01, 2020
Album viewed 879 times

Royal Visits


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29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 645 times

Mansions


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102 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 877 times

Places — Burgh


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312 files, last one added on Sep 09, 2020
Album viewed 1676 times

Places — District


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240 files, last one added on Sep 27, 2020
Album viewed 955 times

Religion


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82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 661 times

Screen and stage stars


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67 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 1401 times

Shops


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30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 372 times

Transport — General


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43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 427 times

Transport — Railways


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80 files, last one added on Sep 22, 2020
Album viewed 1007 times

Transport — Steamers


Lady_Clare.jpg

85 files, last one added on Sep 22, 2020
Album viewed 607 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

146 files, last one added on Sep 09, 2020
Album viewed 610 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 Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 521 times

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Random files - Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust Gallery
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Church of Christ, Scientist409 viewsHelensburgh's Church of Christ, Scientist, in West Princes Street, was designed in 1956 by Margaret Brodie. The First Church of Christ, Scientist had its beginnings in Helensburgh in 1910, and a plot of ground at 138-144 West Princes Street was bought in 1946; ten years later a church was built there. By 2015 the building was closed and for sale, and it was bought by a firm of architects who announced two2 years later that they would convert it into flats. Photo by Professor John Hume.
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Ben Lomond777 viewsThis study looking south east across Loch Lomond towards Ben Lomond is by Allan M.Fraser, a prolific and talented Helensburgh artist who died in 1985 aged 75. He attended Hermitage School, where he later taught art, and studied at Glasgow School of Art. He taught in several Dunbartonshire schools, eventually becoming head of the art department at Dumbarton Academy. He was also a founder member of Helensburgh and District Art Club. Image, date unknown, supplied by Mark Welsh, Saltash, Cornwall.
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Sandcastle competition962 viewsCompetitors rush to complete their entries in a sandcastle building competition on Helensburgh's east seafront. Image, date unknown, supplied by Sue Taylor.
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Ardenconnel Road, Rhu.654 viewsPedestrians and horse-drawn carts make their way up Ardenconnel Road in Rhu, with the Training Ship Empress in the Gareloch beyond. Image circa 1911.
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Replica afloat573 viewsThis working model of Henry Bell's Comet steamship was built and sailed by members of Helensburgh and District Modellers Club, who in August 2012, after the bicentenary celebrations, donated it to Helensburgh Heritage Trust for display in the Heritage Centre in Helensburgh Library in West King Street.
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Nance Anderson MBE671 viewsA caricature by local artist Gregor Ian Smith of his close friend, Annie Templeton Anderson, who was a Helensburgh Town Councillor for ten years and the burgh's first woman Bailie. The Anderson Trust collection of paintings, many of them bequeathed by her, was established in her memory.
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The Trial of Madeleine Smith1604 viewsONE of the great tales of Scottish Law is the trial of Madeleine Smith for murder after a love affair which mostly took place in Rhu.
Madeleine was tried for the murder of her lover, Pierre Emile L’Angelier, at the High Court in Edinburgh. The trial began on June 30 1857, and finished on July 9. The case was found not proven, a unique Scottish verdict.
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Houseboats at Luss616 viewsHouseboats moored opposite Aldochlay, near Luss, on Loch Lomond. Opposite is Swan Island. Image date unknown.

Last additions - Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust Gallery
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Going to war11 viewsLocal soldiers leaving for World War One. The second and third soldiers in, who have a kit bag between them, both have gassed written next to them. On the back of the original photo was written: 2nd on left back row - killed; soldier in front row 6th from left with dark bear skin over his shoulders - wounded; soldier behind him to the right - prisoner; soldier with a moustache in front of door - prisoner. More details would be welcomed. Copy image supplied by Liz Sutherland.Oct 24, 2020
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Rhu School c.190514 viewsThe teacher and pupils of Rhu Public School. More details would be welcome. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland.Oct 24, 2020
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Rhu School c.19358 viewsThe teacher and pupils of Rhu Primary School. More details would be welcome. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland, whose dad, Howard Macdonald, is first on the left in the back row.Oct 24, 2020
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Rhu School c.19087 viewsThe teacher and pupils of Rhu Public School. More details would be welcome. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland.Oct 24, 2020
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1930s Rhu Primary School37 viewsBack row from left, Dawson, Henderson, Hood, Ferguson, Miller, Spy; third row, Hutchison, Godfrey, ?, ?, Finlay, Black, Macdonald, Johnston; second row, McLean, Isobel Macdonald, Dawson, Nairn, Thomson, Ferguson, Henderson; front row, Irvine, Small, Spy, Orr, Hood. Missing, corrected and first names would be welcomed. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland.Oct 13, 2020
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1930s Rhu Primary School girls13 viewsIsobel Macdonald is in the middle of the front row. Other names would be welcomed. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland.Oct 13, 2020
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1944 Hermitage 4th Year boys23 viewsBack row from left, Wood, Macfarlane, McAllister, Hume, McKillop, Howie, Rowatt; second row, Tran, Howard Macdonald, Grant, Rankine, Orr, Davis, Gilchrist, Hardy; front row, Thompson, Sutton, Macaulay, Mactaggart, Robb, Dawson, Isbister, Muir. Corrected and first names would be welcomed. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland.

Oct 13, 2020
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1944 Hermitage 4th Year girls39 viewsBack row from left, Macdonald, Morrison, Ewing, Crnish, Grant, McKinlay, Gall; third row, Arnott, ?, McKay, Ronald, Spy, McKay, McGuire. Macalpine, second row, ?, ?, Barr, ?, ?, McCaw, Crearand, Jane, Macdonald, front row, Cowan, Hughie, Anton, McKellar, Robertson, Marshall, McGruer. Missing, corrected and first names would be welcomed. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland.Oct 13, 2020