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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 889 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

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Random files - Heritage
Rosneath_corn_mill310.jpg
Old corn mill at Rosneath867 viewsTwo children wait outside the old corn mill at Rosneath as a trap approaches. Image circa 1905.
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Larchfield School 19151739 viewsBack: Colin Donald, Tom Wedgwood, Alec Young, Eric Oastler, Cyril Cameron, Amery Wedgwood, Ian McDougall, ?, ? Begg, John Gray, Henry MacFarlane, G.Baird, I.McGeoch, D.Mackenzie; 2nd back: R.H.Ottman, ? Harrison, T.Gordon, A.McGeoch, ? Gray, ? Gow, Tom MacFarlane, Edward Maclachlan, Robert Young, Ian McEwan; seated: Mr Carter, Mr Nelson, G.Balfour, N.Bruce, ? Matthew, Mrs Perkins, headmaster T.T.N.Perkins, Ronald Young, ? Ross, A.N.Paterson, Mr Pearson; front: ? Steven, Jack Macdonald, A.Paul, ? Guest, Ian Maclachlan, A.Frew, R.Angus, Donald Macdonald, L.White, Stanley Ternouth. Image supplied by Fiona Forrest (nee Maclachlan).
Helensburgh_1903.jpeg
Helensburgh Public Hall and School 19031066 viewsA photograph from the top of the St Columba Church tower, looking up Sinclair Street, published as a postcard by J.Valentine & Co. of Dundee. It shows the chimney of the Malig (or Millig) Mill.
This postcard is part of, and is reproduced by kind permission of, the University of St Andrews Library Special Collection.
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Yew Tree Avenue880 viewsThe famous Yew Tree Avenue in Rosneath which originally linked the now gone Clachan House to Rosneath Church. Image date unknown.
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Knockderry Castle2277 viewsA view of Knockderry Castle at Cove, published by MacFarlane Brothers of Cove, circa 1908. Built on the site of a Danish fort about 1855 to the design of the famous architect Alexander 'Greek' Thomson, Knockderry Castle became the family home of the Templeton carpet manufacturing family. In 1896-7 another famous architect, William Leiper, designed an extension and a lodge for John Templeton, and a famous guest of his at the castle was millionaire philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. For some years a hotel, it is now a private residence again.
Rob-Roy_s-cave.jpg
Rob Roy's Cave720 viewsThe entrance to Rob Roy's Cave on Loch Lomond, circa 1915. It is sited on the east bank near Inversnaid and was not so much a cave as a shelter provided by the fallen rocks. It is thought to have provided shelter for both Rob Roy and Robert the Bruce — the latter is said to have been saved from his pursuers when sleeping wild goats in front of the cave misled his enemies into believing it was empty. Rob Roy was for a time Laird of Craigrostan and Inversnaid.
Clyde_Street_horses.jpg
Seafront carriages991 viewsChildren play around the William Street shelter on West Clyde Street, Helensburgh, as two horse-drawn carriages approach. Image circa 1909.
deborah-kerr-daughters.jpg
Proud mum Deborah Kerr862 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr is pictured with her daughters, Melanie Jane (3) and baby Francesca. Image circa 1952.

Last additions - Heritage
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
Clyde-at-War-2-w.jpg
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
Inverarnan-House-w.jpg
Inverarnan House186 viewsAn image of Inverarnan House on Loch Lomondside, c.1930.May 01, 2021