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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


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People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

41 files, last one added on Jan 26, 2015

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

31 files, last one added on Aug 19, 2014

Works of art


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50 files, last one added on Jan 26, 2015

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

77 files, last one added on Feb 23, 2015

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

98 files, last one added on Nov 30, 2014

John Logie Baird


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51 files, last one added on May 14, 2014

Henry Bell and the Comet


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110 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2014

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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18 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2014

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

74 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2014

Organisations


Hiawatha-cast.jpg

66 files, last one added on Feb 23, 2015

Royal Visits


1906_royal_visit.jpg

23 files, last one added on Nov 20, 2011

Mansions


Kilmahew_Castle_2015-w.jpg

80 files, last one added on Feb 02, 2015

Places — Burgh


Colquhoun_Square_1959.jpg

268 files, last one added on Jan 14, 2015

Places — District


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208 files, last one added on Feb 23, 2015

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

53 files, last one added on Feb 05, 2015

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

62 files, last one added on Jul 22, 2013

Shops


Margaret_Reece_sweet_shop.jpg

28 files, last one added on May 11, 2013

Transport — General


Garelochhead_Coach_Services_bus.jpg

34 files, last one added on Jul 09, 2012

Transport — Railways


Luss-houseboats-1-w.jpg

66 files, last one added on Oct 06, 2014

Transport — Steamers


PS-Redgauntlet-w.jpg

71 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

120 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

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.

61 files, last one added on Feb 10, 2015

22 albums on 1 page(s)


Random files - Heritage
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Helensburgh Steam Laundry381 viewsStaff of Helensburgh Steam Laundry pose outside the front door at 55 East King Street. Third from the right is Peter Graham, and more names would be welcomed. Image, circa 1930, supplied by Jim Graham (www.graham-clan.co.uk), nephew of Peter.
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Bob Hope at Rosneath284 viewsHugely popular American entertainer Bob Hope visited United States Navy Base Two at Rosneath with a concert party in 1945, and is seen arriving with Frances Langford and Jerry Colona. Afterwards there was a post-show party at the Princess Louise Officers Club, the Ferry Inn. Image supplied by Dennis Royal, author of the book 'United States Navy Base Two — Americans at Rosneath 1941-45.
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End of an era1365 viewsPart of the old Hermitage School in East Argyle Street is demolished by Hood and Co. in July 1977.
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Wartime Red Cross demonstation279 viewsMembers of the Helensburgh (North British Railway) Section of the Red Cross give a demonstration on a platform at Helensburgh Central Station during the First World War. Image circa 1916.
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The Bowling Obelisk291 viewsThis memorial to Henry Bell, erected in 1839, stands in the grounds of the semi-derelict Dunglas Castle, which is within a secure area owned by Esso to which entry cannot be obtained. This image was taken by Heritage Trust chairman Stewart Noble while on board the paddle steamer Waverley in 2011.
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Laid up ships44 viewsMerchant shipping laid up in the Gareloch close to Garelochhead. Image supplied by Jim Chestnut; date unknown.
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Hill House under construction486 viewsA 1901 image of The Hill House, the Upper Colquhoun Street mansion designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for Walter W.Blackie, under construction. It was completed the following year.
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Babes guddle51 viewsA cartoon by well known Helensburgh artist Gregor Ian Smith showing his eldest son Graham (right) and his friend Sandy Thorburn catching a fish. Image circa 1942 supplied by Sandy Thorburn.

Last additions - Heritage
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Tom Guthrie's seaplane10 viewsRhu man Tom Guthrie, son of Glasgow Boy artist Sir James Guthrie, set up a company called Clyde Flying Boats Ltd. in 1933, offering pleasure flights at ten shillings and to see Loch Lomond for £1. The aircraft, seen at Helensburgh pier, was a SARO Cutty Sark, and was kept overnight at Inchmurrin Island on Loch Lomond.Feb 23, 2015
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Gareloch from Kidston9 viewsA sunlit evening view of the Gareloch from Kidston Park. Image circa 2005 by Donald Fullarton.Feb 23, 2015
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Hiawatha cast12 viewsThe cast of the local production of 'Hiawatha's Wedding Feast and Death of Minnehaha' at Helensburgh's Victoria Hall on April 18 1906. The conductor was E.W.Stanton, the cellist G.H.Stanton, and the soloists Major (later Provost) John F.Duncan and Mrs Hyllested. William Battrum Lever (also a Provost) played the harmonium. Photo by Robert Thorburn, supplied by his grandson Sandy Thorburn.Feb 23, 2015
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MacLaren's Garage15 viewsThis garage stood at the junction of East King Street and Lomond Street until it was destroyed by fire in the 1970s, when it was Phipps Motors. Photo by Robert Thorburn, supplied by his grandson Sandy Thorburn. Image date unknown.Feb 23, 2015
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Spoof card15 viewsA card produced by Valentine's of Dundee showing a poster for an Extra Special Edition of the Helensburgh Times announcing someone's arrival in the town. A blank line was left to fill in the name — in this case Dickie. Image circa 1912.Feb 10, 2015
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Sketch of St Bride's Church25 viewsA sketch of St Bride's Church, which stood in West King Street at the junction with John Street. It is from the book 'Sketches of Churches and Clergy, published by Macneur and Bryden Ltd. of Helensburgh in 1889. Originally known as the West Parish Church, St Bride's Church was opened on March 10 1878. Its first minister was the Rev John Baird, father of TV inventor John Logie Baird. In 1981 it was united with the then Old and St Andrew's Church in Colquhoun Square to become the West Kirk, and a few years later it was demolished and replaced by a new burgh library and flats.Feb 05, 2015
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Kilmahew Castle41 viewsKilmahew Castle at Cardross was built on land granted to the Napier family by Malcolm, the Earl of Lennox, around 1290. The castle, originally a four-storey 16th century tower house, was built in the 16th century by the Napiers, who owned it until 1820. The estate had to be sold to pay off the last Laird's gambling debts. The ruins were acquired by the Archdiocese of Glasgow, with the surrounding estate, in 1948, and the now derelict St Peter's Priests Training College was built nearby. Image, taken on February 1 2015, supplied by Stewart Noble.Feb 02, 2015
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Glen Fruin High Road42 viewsAn 83 x 108 cm oil on canvas view of Glen Fruin by Helensburgh artist J.Whitelaw Hamilton RSA RSW (1860-1932). Image by courtesy of the Paisley Art Institute Collection, held by Paisley Museum and Art Galleries, Renfrewshire Council. Jan 26, 2015