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Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust GalleryWithin this gallery are all the images. If you click the link above you will find the albums containing the images


22 2,036
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 509 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 565 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 496 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

127 files, last one added on Jun 21, 2020
Album viewed 485 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

133 files, last one added on May 08, 2020
Album viewed 1025 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

67 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 631 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


Comet_painting_1.jpg

110 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2019
Album viewed 297 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 225 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

96 files, last one added on Jul 06, 2020
Album viewed 689 times

Organisations


2005-blossom-festival-w.jpg

87 files, last one added on May 01, 2020
Album viewed 629 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 475 times

Mansions


Geilston-House.jpg

102 files, last one added on Mar 02, 2020
Album viewed 670 times

Places — Burgh


Seafront-bandstand-w.jpg

311 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 1205 times

Places — District


Tamnavoulin~0.jpg

236 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2020
Album viewed 697 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 518 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 1006 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 288 times

Transport — General


_A_Type_open_tops_of_the_1920_s.jpg

43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 345 times

Transport — Railways


Hel_Central_interior.jpg

78 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2020
Album viewed 732 times

Transport — Steamers


Craigendoran2C_s-finest2C-JEANIE-DEANS-the-LNER-Clyde-paddler-launched-on-April-7th-1931-at-the-Fairfield-yard_.jpg

83 files, last one added on Apr 11, 2020
Album viewed 479 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

143 files, last one added on Apr 11, 2020
Album viewed 408 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.

55 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 390 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

2,036 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 1,886,897 times

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clynder.jpg
Clynder805 viewsA view of Clynder from Rosneath, with Barremman Pier in the distance. Date unknown.
On-board-Waverley-1920.jpg
1920 Waverley cruise677 viewsPassengers on board the paddle steamer Waverley on a cruise from Craigendoran in 1920. Photo by courtesy of Professor Graham Lappin's excellent pictorial website www.dalmadan.com.
Woolworth-Drayton-1.jpg
Wonder of Woolies-11393 viewsLocal historian Pat Drayton is seen with members of staff outside the Woolworths store in West Clyde Street, Helensburgh, in October 1997. She won a competition to perform the official opening of a new look store after extensive refurbishment and was treated to a champagne breakfast before the opening. The store was open for many years until it closed in January 2009 when the chain went into administration.
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Helensburgh Cenotaph1419 viewsAn old photograph of the Cenotaph in Hermitage Park. Today the lettering of the names of the fallen is weather-beaten, and for safety reasons the pool is kept empty.
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Unusual Helensburgh card863 viewsThis unusual card, posted on December 17 1901, has a version of the Helensburgh coat of arms and four scenes — the West Esplanade, Rhu Bay, Helensburgh golf course, and the East Bay.
Dorian_Choir2.jpg
Dorian Choir Concert789 viewsUndated photograph of a Helensburgh Dorian Choir performance in the Victoria Hall.
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67662 at Helensburgh1044 viewsThe Thompson-designed Class L1 engine 67662 takes on water at the Helensburgh shed on June 21 1955. The class was introduced in 1945 and weighed almost 90 tons.
Laid-up-Gareloch-ships-w.jpg
Laid up ships725 viewsMerchant shipping laid up in the Gareloch during the depression. Image circa 1929.

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Tamnavoulin~0.jpg
Chilly Glen2 viewsA chilly day in Glen Fruin, with Tamnavoulin in the distance. The name of the small cottage derives from the Gaelic for ‘hill of the mill’. The vicinity of the cottage is thought to have been the site of a dwelling as far back as the 15th century, while one account gives the date of the present building as early 19th century. Image date unknown.Jul 12, 2020
Peaton_Hill.jpg
Peaton Hill2 viewsLooking down Peaton Road to the Gareloch and a merchant ship. Image c.1945 by A.C.Turner, Clynder.Jul 12, 2020
Hel_Central_interior.jpg
Concourse1 viewsAn image of the interior of Helensburgh Central Station, c.1920.Jul 12, 2020
WW1-Rhu-Parade-w.jpg
Marching to Rhu17 viewsThe Helensburgh Citizen Training Force marches past Pier Road, Rhu, led by members of the Helensburgh Clan Colquhoun Pipe Band, during World War One. Image supplied by Eric McArthur who suspects the gentleman on the grass verge with the black suit and black hat and walking stick could be his grandfather, Alexander Macarthur, who lived at 56 John Street. The object of the Citizen Training Force was to provide military training for men ineligible for business or other valid reasons to enlist in the Forces.Jul 06, 2020
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Rest Cure20 viewsA novelty card sent by Auntie Ida in Ardenconnel, Rhu, to her niece Joan Walters in Bowdon, a village in Trafford, Manchester. Date unknown.Jul 05, 2020
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Romantic card12 viewsA 1938 novelty postcard sent to Michael Sewell, Balgonie, Helensburgh, by Jack Morrock in Geneva.Jul 05, 2020
Seafront-bandstand-w.jpg
Bandstand view25 viewsA 1907 image of West Clyde Street, Helensburgh, looking towards the bandstand, the Granary, and the Old Parish Church.Jul 05, 2020
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First day cover8 viewsA 1967 first day cover with a 1s 9d stamp showing John Logie Baird's television equipment, posted in Helensburgh on September 19 1967.Jul 05, 2020