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Outing to Luss

MEMBERS of Helensburgh Heritage Trust travelled to Luss on the evening of Wednesday April 30 2008 to visit the village's Pilgrimage Centre.

The tour of the centre was conducted by the minister, the Rev Dane Sherard.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 28 April 2010 15:48 )

 

Heritage Trust Newsletters: chronological index

THREE different systems of identifying newsletters has been used:

1. Until June 2008, each newsletter had a volume and issue number and a date; thus 5/2 10/00 is volume 5, issue 2, October 2000.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 06 April 2016 09:37 )

Heritage Trust Newsletters: subject index

THREE different systems of identifying newsletters have been used:

1. Until June 2008, each newsletter had a volume and issue number and a date; thus 5/2 10/00 is volume 5, issue 2, October 2000.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 06 April 2016 10:16 )

Trust launches purchase fund

HELENSBURGH Heritage Trust has launched a fund so that it can purchase local artefacts.

The board of the Trust approved the plan at a meeting on Thursday August 14 2008, and already the fund has attracted a few donations.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 12 May 2010 14:08 )

Colquhoun Square Bicentenary Cross

A CELTIC Cross, marking Helensburgh's Bicentenary, was unveiled in Colquhoun Square in 2005. 

Created by Ronnie Paton of J.Paton Monumental Sculptors, Alexandria, it had been first suggested in 2002 as part of the bicentenary celebrations, but it took three years to raise the necessary funds by public subscription.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 12 May 2010 13:55 )

St Bride's Church Windows

The Gow Windows

The right half shows a seated Madonna with the child on her knee and St Joseph standing behind them holding a lantern. 

The Rev John Baird, the father of John Logie Baird, was the first minister of the West Established Church in Helensburgh, later known as St. Bride’s Church.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 28 April 2010 15:35 )

Maclachlan Exhibition opens

HELENSBURGH Heritage Trust's exhibition “The Maclachlan Dynasty of Town Clerks 1846 to 1956” at Helensburgh Library in West King Street was officially opened on Saturday December 2 2006.

Trust director Sandy Kerr welcomed guests to the ceremony, especially Mrs Mary Greenwell and Mrs Fiona Forrest — great grand nieces of George Maclachlan, the longest serving town clerk — and their husbands.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 28 April 2010 13:21 )

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2018-19 Open Meetings

comet4A new programme of Winter Open Meetings for 2018-19 will begin at Helensburgh Civic Centre at 7.30pm on Wednesday September 26. Details will be published when available.