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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 2,120
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 1030 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

36 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2020
Album viewed 1220 times

Works of art


Rosneath-Shore-by-P_Kerr.jpg

54 files, last one added on Dec 16, 2020
Album viewed 1142 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

134 files, last one added on Mar 29, 2021
Album viewed 847 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

141 files, last one added on Feb 15, 2021
Album viewed 2443 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

70 files, last one added on Jan 04, 2021
Album viewed 1326 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


comet_centenary_poster_p3.jpg

116 files, last one added on Nov 30, 2020
Album viewed 533 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-Paris.jpg

23 files, last one added on Dec 23, 2020
Album viewed 425 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

103 files, last one added on May 19, 2021
Album viewed 1529 times

Organisations


Millig_SWRI_25th_2001.jpg

89 files, last one added on Nov 29, 2020
Album viewed 1316 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 1087 times

Mansions


Inverarnan-House-w.jpg

108 files, last one added on May 01, 2021
Album viewed 1308 times

Places — Burgh


sugar-ship-w.jpg

319 files, last one added on Mar 05, 2021
Album viewed 2546 times

Places — District


Fernbreck-w.jpg

243 files, last one added on Apr 19, 2021
Album viewed 1472 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

89 files, last one added on Apr 19, 2021
Album viewed 920 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

67 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 2039 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 533 times

Transport — General


GCS-bus-w.jpg

44 files, last one added on Feb 15, 2021
Album viewed 584 times

Transport — Railways


Shandon-Station-w.jpg

84 files, last one added on Feb 17, 2021
Album viewed 1526 times

Transport — Steamers


Portincaple_pier.jpg

86 files, last one added on Jan 02, 2021
Album viewed 856 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

152 files, last one added on Mar 29, 2021
Album viewed 794 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.

54 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 776 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

2,120 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 2,015,232 times

Random files
Trust-book-w.jpg
Around Helensburgh252 viewsCompilers Kenneth Crawford, who wrote the captions, and Alison Roberts are pictured at the 1999 launch of the Helensburgh Heritage Trust book of old local pictures, entitled Around Helensburgh and part of the Images of Scotland series from Tempus Publishing Ltd of Stroud, Gloucestershire.
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Bell obelisk123 viewsThe Henry bell obelisk on West Clyde Street before the railings were removed for the war effort in World War Two. Image date unknown.
Council_Water_Trip0584.jpg
Council Water Trip1124 viewsHelensburgh Town Council members and officials on the steps of the Municipal Buildings in East Princes Street before the last ever Water Trip in April 1968. It was the first trip for 17 years, and was a month before responsibility for the town's water passed to the Lower Clyde Water Board. The water scheme was inaugurated 100 years earlier. Pictured from left are George Primrose, Councillors Norman Glen and Edith Garty, Burgh Surveyor Jim McColm and behind him Parks Superintendent Tom McColl, Councillors John Langan, James Urquhart and behind him Ian Johnson, Provost J.McLeod Williamson and at the back Town Clerk Robert Mackay, Burgh Chamberlain Philip Mill and behind him Councillor Jae Gardiner, Bailie Alex Gillespie and ?, ?, ?.
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Helensburgh Merchants1017 viewsLeading members of Helensburgh Merchants Association, circa 1970. The men are Cyril Thompson of Kerrs, Bob McMeeking of C.G.Reid Ltd., and restaurateur David Milne.
Colquhoun_Arms.jpg
Ardlui Hotel813 viewsA bus waits outside Ardlui Hotel — at that time named the Colquhoun Arms Hotel, as is the hotel at Luss. Image circa 1948.
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Princess Alexandra1129 viewsHRH Princess Alexandra is pictured on a visit to the Lagarie Childrens Home at Rhu in the early 1970s.
HLTC_Clubhouse3.jpg
New Clubhouse1344 viewsMrs Winifred Wedgwood receives a bouquet after officially opening Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club's new clubhouse on May 2 1969. Also in the picture are Will Steuart-Corry, Mrs Hope Wedgwood, and Amery Wedgwood.
HA-60-Queen-at-Faslane-w.jpg
PM in Churchill653 viewsThe Queen inspects Royal Navy personnel at the then Clyde Naval Base at Faslane in 1972. Photo by Brian Averell for the Helensburgh Advertiser.

Last additions
Clyde-at-War-1-w.jpg
Clyde at war-146 viewsLooking from Fort Matila towards, Greenock pier. Two Sunderland flying boats can be seen in the right foregound. 1941 image supplied by Michael Wison.May 19, 2021
Clyde-at-War-3-w.jpg
Clyde at war-394 viewsLooking over from Army huts at Portkil, Kilcreggan, towards Gourock, with battleships and cruisers in the foreground. 1942 image supplied by Michael Wilson.May 19, 2021
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Clyde at war-260 viewsShips of a wartime convoy anchored in lines from Portkil to Ardmore. 1942 image donated by Michael Wilson.May 19, 2021
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Wartime greetings152 viewsA World War Two postcard referring to Helensburgh, posted in 1945 to Miss Betty Wilson of Paisley.May 01, 2021
Inverarnan-House-w.jpg
Inverarnan House111 viewsAn image of Inverarnan House on Loch Lomondside, c.1930.May 01, 2021
Fernbreck-w.jpg
Viaduct view114 viewsAn image of Fernbreck, Garelochead, and the viaduct on the hillside. Image date unknown.Apr 19, 2021
Rosneath-Post-Office-w.jpg
Village Post Office87 viewsA 1905 image of the Post Office in Rosneath village.Apr 19, 2021
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St Modan's Church99 viewsA 1905 image of Rosneath Parish Church, St Modan's.Apr 19, 2021