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Donation697 viewsDog walker David Wilson donates to a Red Cross collector on the East Esplanade at the foot of Glenfinlas Street. Image, circa 1943, supplied by his grand-daughter, Marlyn Ritchie.
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Potato seekers680 viewsFour images from 1917 of young potato seekers arriving in Helensburgh from Greenock. The local newspaper headline was 'Helensburgh Invaded!'
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Sheepdog trials1330 viewsA young lady with dogs at the Helensburgh and District Sheepdog Trials at Camis Eskan Farm, circa 1930. Photo by James Russell, Alexandria.
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Evening Out1166 viewsA group of Helensburgh ladies enjoy an evening out, circa 1933.
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Bonny Babies785 viewsA Helensburgh and Gareloch Times image of the organisers and winners — with nannies — at the Baby Show held in the Old Parish Church Hall in June 1933.
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Beauty Contest1233 viewsEntrants for the 1962 Helensburgh Beauty Contest parade at the outdoor pool on a wet and cold September day.
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Exchange choice866 viewsAnne McBrierty is seen receiving flowers from Helensburgh Advertiser columnist Betty Wood (left) after she was chosen to represent Helensburgh Telephone Exchange in the Miss Interflora competition in April 1968. Also in the picture are Grace Robertson and Morag MacPherson.
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Robert Thorburn and family759 viewsAlexander Graham Thorburn, drawn by well known local artist Gregor Ian Smith, who was a pal of his. Image supplied by his son, Sandy Thorburn.
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Arden shepherd907 viewsRobert MacDonald, who was shepherd at Arden for 32 years before retiring in March 1985.
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Trust founder15 viewsBetty Humphrey, whose hard work and persistence led to the foundation of Helensburgh Heritage Trust in 1996, is pictured with her late husband John. She later moved to Rochford in Essex. The Trust was officially founded at a public meeting in the Court Hall of the Municipal Buildings February 29 1996. Mrs Humphrey, a teacher, campaigned for it for several years, Photo by Kenneth Crawford.
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Finlay McNab991 viewsWell known fisherman and ferryman Finlay McNab, whose home was at Ferry House, Portincaple, also known as Portincaple House, circa 1890.
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Hermitage Hospital1088 viewsNurses and servicemen are pictured outside the World War One Hermitage House Auxiliary Military Hospital in 1917. Originally the home of the Cramb family, who sold what was then called Cramb Park to the Town Council in 1911 for £3,750, the mansion became an annexe to Hermitage School after the war. After 1926 it became a council workshop and store, and it was eventually demolished in 1963.
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