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Heritage
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 2,123
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

50 files, last one added on Jun 19, 2021
Album viewed 1084 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

36 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2020
Album viewed 1310 times

Works of art


Rosneath-Shore-by-P_Kerr.jpg

54 files, last one added on Dec 16, 2020
Album viewed 1231 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

135 files, last one added on Jun 19, 2021
Album viewed 890 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

141 files, last one added on Feb 15, 2021
Album viewed 2611 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

70 files, last one added on Jan 04, 2021
Album viewed 1421 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


comet_centenary_poster_p3.jpg

116 files, last one added on Nov 30, 2020
Album viewed 559 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-Paris.jpg

23 files, last one added on Dec 23, 2020
Album viewed 453 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

103 files, last one added on May 19, 2021
Album viewed 1638 times

Organisations


Millig_SWRI_25th_2001.jpg

89 files, last one added on Nov 29, 2020
Album viewed 1396 times

Royal Visits


Princess-Margaret-w.jpg

30 files, last one added on Jul 25, 2021
Album viewed 1149 times

Mansions


Inverarnan-House-w.jpg

108 files, last one added on May 01, 2021
Album viewed 1389 times

Places — Burgh


sugar-ship-w.jpg

319 files, last one added on Mar 05, 2021
Album viewed 2675 times

Places — District


Fernbreck-w.jpg

243 files, last one added on Apr 19, 2021
Album viewed 1563 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

89 files, last one added on Apr 19, 2021
Album viewed 968 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

67 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 2163 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 564 times

Transport — General


GCS-bus-w.jpg

44 files, last one added on Feb 15, 2021
Album viewed 611 times

Transport — Railways


Shandon-Station-w.jpg

84 files, last one added on Feb 17, 2021
Album viewed 1661 times

Transport — Steamers


Portincaple_pier.jpg

86 files, last one added on Jan 02, 2021
Album viewed 909 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

152 files, last one added on Mar 29, 2021
Album viewed 827 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 824 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

2,123 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 2,036,846 times

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Shandon-Hydropathic-share-w.jpg
Hydro share236 viewsAn 1894 share certificate for the Shandon Hydropathic Company. Image kindly supplied by courtesy of https://www.scripoworld.com/
Royal-Bank-exterior.jpg
Royal Bank1216 viewsThe exterior of the Royal Bank of Scotland branch in East Princes Street, next to stationers Macneur and Bryden Ltd. The picture was taken by Wilson Brothers Photographers, of Glasgow, and in front is manager John R.Dixon, circa 1936. Image supplied by Marion Gillies.
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Hermitage carvings1929 viewsCarvings from the frontage saved after the old Hermitage School in East Argyle Street was demolished. It was built in 1880 in late Gothic style for the School Board of Row on land formerly part of Hermitage House made available by the Cramb family, and demolished in 1977 by George Hood & Co. Ltd. This image compilation is from photos taken by Stewart Noble of the carvings, now in the garden of the home of Mr Hood's son Charlie.
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Second clubhouse1020 viewsHelensburgh Golf Club's 'Tin Hut' clubhouse in its second position. The original clubhouse was built in 1894 just to the west of the Old Luss Road, but it was upgraded and moved in 1900 close to the West Highland Railway Line at East Abercromby Street. In 1909 it was acquired by Vale of Leven Golf Club and in that year the present clubhouse was opened.
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Larchfield class2528 viewsA class at Helensburgh's Larchfield School in Colquhoun Street circa 1957. The teacher is Miss Buchanan. Image supplied by Robert Whitton whose father, the Rev R.A.Whitton, was minister of St Michael and All Angels Church from 1951-9.
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67619 at Helensburgh1135 viewsThe steam locomotive 67619 is seen at the Helensburgh Shed beside the Central Station, where the Co-op Supermarket now stands. It is of the Gresley-designed V1 Class, introduced in 1930 and weighing 84 tons. Image date unknown.
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Heavy horses717 viewsHeavy horses pictured in Glen Fruin on a sunny evening in 1910. Image supplied by Alistair McIntyre.
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View from pier999 viewsA view of West Clyde Street from Helensburgh pier. Image date unknown.

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Princess-Margaret-w.jpg
Princess Margaret in Burgh23 viewsPrincess Margaret visited the town to open the former Old Parish Church on Helensburgh seafront in its new incarnation as a Church of Scotland hostel for servicemen and women on March 29 1959.Jul 25, 2021
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Bicentenary stars36 viewsAs part of the burgh bicentenary celebrations in 2002 a play about the granting of the burgh charter was performed. In the cast (from left) were Stewart Noble as King George III, Calum McNicol as the town crier, and Jim Ritchie as Sir James Colquhoun.Jun 19, 2021
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For butter283 viewsThis pot was donated to the Heritage Trust by Tony Voght. It was used for selling butter by the Helensburgh seafront shop Lennox & Chapman, grocers and wine merchants.Jun 19, 2021
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Clyde at war-1132 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
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Clyde at war-3365 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-2171 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 greetings325 viewsA World War Two postcard referring to Helensburgh, posted in 1945 to Miss Betty Wilson of Paisley.May 01, 2021
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Inverarnan House186 viewsAn image of Inverarnan House on Loch Lomondside, c.1930.May 01, 2021