Helensburgh Heritage Trust Photo Gallery

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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


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People


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46 files, last one added on Mar 13, 2019
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The Arts


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34 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2016
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Works of art


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53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
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Business


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107 files, last one added on Mar 09, 2019
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Education


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130 files, last one added on Jul 29, 2018
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John Logie Baird


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63 files, last one added on Oct 03, 2017
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Henry Bell and the Comet


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109 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2014
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Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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20 files, last one added on Dec 27, 2018
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Military


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91 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
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Organisations


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80 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
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Royal Visits


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28 files, last one added on May 21, 2017
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Mansions


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95 files, last one added on Mar 11, 2019
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Places — Burgh


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293 files, last one added on Nov 25, 2018
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Places — District


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222 files, last one added on Feb 10, 2019
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Religion


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82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
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Screen and stage stars


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66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
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Shops


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29 files, last one added on Jan 07, 2017
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Transport — General


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42 files, last one added on Oct 05, 2017
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Transport — Railways


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73 files, last one added on Mar 15, 2018
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Transport — Steamers


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78 files, last one added on Mar 13, 2019
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Sport


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138 files, last one added on Jul 29, 2018
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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
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Vintage car crash794 viewsMacneur & Bryden Ltd. in East Princes Street, Helensburgh, publishers of the Helensburgh and Gareloch Times weekly newspaper, printed and published this road accident photograph as a postcard, with the heading 'The Effect of a Motor Collision at Helensburgh'. It took place on June 4 1906 at the junction of Glasgow Street and West Princes Street. The car on the left belonged to Mr F.McAlpine of Helensburgh, and the other to Mr Kirkpatrick of Lagbuie, Shandon.
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67629 at Helensburgh1248 viewsAn engine of the 84-ton V1 Class introduced in 1930, 67629, waits at Helensburgh Central. Photo reproduced by kind permission of the Duncan Chandler Collection, the copyright holder.
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Business Club Outing873 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Business Club on a visit to the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane on February 18 1969, with HMS Neptune Executive Officer Commander G.Hayne.
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Colquhoun Square south691 viewsThe southern quadrants of Helensburgh's Colquhoun Square on a sunny day prior to the start of work to redesign the Square in Argyll and Bute Council's controversial CHORD (Campbeltown, Helensburgh, Oban, Rothesay, Dunoon) project. Image circa 2013 supplied by Alison Rutherford.
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Helensburgh Central701 viewsHelensburgh Central Station, possibly circa 1890.The photo was taken for Macneur & Bryden Ltd., stationers and publishers of the Helensburgh and Gareloch Times weekly newspaper, whose premises were in East Princes Street opposite the station.
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Rhu Arden1195 viewsA 2013 image of Rhu Arden, 1 Upper Sutherland Crescent, Helensburgh, which was built about 1871 by noted architect William Leiper and was originally named Bonnington. Later he built his own home, Terpersie, next door. Photo by Donald Fullarton.
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Craigrownie Church339 viewsUntil the 19th century the only church on the Rosneath Peninsula was in Rosneath itself. However with the coming of steamships the population of Cove and Kilcreggan expanded rapidly, and this was what brought about the construction of Craigrownie Church in Cove in 1852. By the 1880s the church was proving too small and in 1889 it was extended by the architects Honeyman and Keppie. Today it is home to the only Church of Scotland congregation in Cove and Kilcreggan, being linked with Rosneath and Garelochhead, and it was refurbished in 2017. Photo by Professor John Hume.
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Family photo774 viewsJohn Logie Baird greets his father, the Rev John Baird, and his older sister Annie at the front door of his birthplace, The Lodge in West Argyle Street, in 1928. Annie is holding up her Cairn terrier ‘Jinkie’ to whom she was devoted. Baird’s prosperity is reflected in his immaculate attire which includes spats. On the other hand his father has just stepped out of the door and is still wearing his bedroom slippers.

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Provost Andrew Buchanan5 viewsAn image from the Helensburgh and Gareloch Times of Andrew Buchanan, who served as Provost of Helensburgh from 1930-36. He donated the outdoor swimming pool to the burgh, and paid for the refurbishment of the interior of the Victoria Halls, amongst many acts of generosity.Mar 13, 2019
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Lucy Ashton5 viewsThe Lucy Ashton at Craigendoran Pier, c.1910. Image courtesy of Helensburgh Memories.Mar 13, 2019
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Ardgare House13 viewsImposing Ardgare House at Shandon before the building and land was cleared to start construction of the Ardgare housing estate with its 13 homes. The castellated curved wall round the stables (top right) still exists and forms the property boundary with No.10 Ardgare. Image c.1970 supplied by Ken Glen.Mar 11, 2019
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Hydro share21 viewsAn 1894 share certificate for the Shandon Hydropathic Company. Image kindly supplied by courtesy of https://www.scripoworld.com/Mar 09, 2019
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Waterworks trip67 viewsLocal worthies, including F.C.Buchanan of Rowmore, Rhu (left), celebrate the opening of a new dam and waterworks in the hills above the village, c.1896.Feb 10, 2019
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Passion for chess141 viewsBonar Law was a great chess enthusiast, and was a highly rated player. He is pictured here at the London International Chess Congress in July and August of 1922 with the Mayor of Westminster, a few weeks before he became Prime Minister. The players were José Raúl Capablanca y Graupera, world champion in 1922, (left) and Machgielis Euwe. known to all as Max. Photo by courtesy of the Chess Scotland History Archive at www.chessscotland.com/documents/history/latest_additions.htm.Dec 27, 2018
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Faslane shipbreaking284 viewsThe Shipbreaking Industries yard at Faslane, clearly illustrating that they broke up old railway locomotives as well as ships. After Faslane had been a military port in World War Two, at the end of 1945 the southern section was handed over to the Royal Navy who used it as a base for the Reserve Fleet. In August 1946 the rest was handed over to Metal Industries (later Shipbreaking Industries) for shipbreaking. Many famous vessels ended their days there, including the last four-funnelled liner, the Aquitania, the German battleship Derflinger which had been scuttled at Scapa Flow, and the last battleship built for the Royal Navy, HMS Vanguard. Image, date unknown, by courtesy of Stewart Noble.Nov 25, 2018
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Cairndhu271 viewsThe magnificent William Leiper-designed Helensburgh seafront mansion Cairndhu, which is now boarded up, pictured in its heyday by Gordon Fraser. It was built for Glasgow businessman John Ure, who later became Lord Provost of Glasgow, in the style of a miniature French chateau, with stained glass windows by Daniel Cottier. The mansion remained a private home until the Second World War. In September 1940 it was requisitioned by the Royal Navy and became home to part of HMS Vernon, along with neighbouring Ardencaple Castle. for degaussing operations. In 1947 Cairndhu was returned to private ownership and became a hotel and then a nursing home.Nov 25, 2018