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People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

43 files, last one added on Feb 03, 2016

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

33 files, last one added on Dec 06, 2015

Works of art


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53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

88 files, last one added on May 04, 2016

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

101 files, last one added on May 15, 2016

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

57 files, last one added on May 04, 2016

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

81 files, last one added on Dec 17, 2015

Organisations


1946-Helensburgh-Cubs-w.jpg

70 files, last one added on May 17, 2016

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-visit-w.jpg

24 files, last one added on Jul 02, 2015

Mansions


Cairndhu,Ferniegair-w.jpg

87 files, last one added on Mar 26, 2016

Places — Burgh


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278 files, last one added on Mar 30, 2016

Places — District


Laid-up-Gareloch-ships-w.jpg

209 files, last one added on Mar 24, 2015

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

59 files, last one added on Apr 12, 2016

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

65 files, last one added on Oct 22, 2015

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


Helensburgh-Central-Photo-by-Macneur-_-Bryden-w.jpg

68 files, last one added on Apr 28, 2016

Transport — Steamers


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74 files, last one added on May 13, 2016

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

129 files, last one added on May 15, 2016

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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Glen Fruin High Road272 viewsA 1906 image of Glen Fruin, looking down the hill at the west end of the glen.
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Day of the Sale635 viewsThis was taken outside the Helensburgh Advertiser's East King Street premises in 1985 on the day the weekly newspaper was sold to Express Newspapers. It shows (from left) Helensburgh man Ronnie Fowler of Express Newspapers, an Express executive, founder Craig Jeffrey, Sir David McNee, Advertiser chief cashier Mrs Freda Aram from Garelochhead, another Express executive, co-owner Ronnie Jeffrey, and managing editor Donald Fullarton.
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Baird's childhood home635 viewsHelensburgh-born TV inventor John Logie Baird poses outside the family home, The Lodge, in West Argyle Street, in 1900.
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Larchfield class1172 viewsA class at Helensburgh's Larchfield School in Colquhoun Street circa 1957. The teacher is Mrs Simpson. 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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Ministers Fraternal472 viewsMembers of Helensburgh and District Ministers Fraternal pictured at a Christian Unity evening service in St Columba Church, Helensburgh, in January 1972. The morning service that day had been a rededication of the church, back in use after being closed for six months for dry rot repairs. From left: the Rev Dr T.Crowther Gordon, the Rev Robert Cairns, the Rev Merricks Arnott, the Rev A.Douglas Stirling, the Rev Alan Johnston, the Rev Lindsay Parkinson, the Rev Tom Gordon, St Columba minister the Rev Andrew Mitchell, the Rev Dr George R.Logan, unknown.
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PS Kenilworth460 viewsA 390-ton paddle steamer built in 1898 by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse for the North British Steam Packet Company, she operated on the Clyde until 1937, serving initially on the Craigendoran to Rothesay route. She was refurbished and reboilered in 1915 and saw limited World War One service from 1917-19 as a minesweeper on the South Coast. Upon her return she reopened the Arrochar excursion service. Retired in 1937, she was broken up the following year at the yard where she had been constructed.
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Paddling pool416 viewsChildren play in the now removed paddling pool on Helensburgh's West Esplanade. Image circa 1951.
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Shandon Church350 viewsShandon Church with the start of the pier opposite, circa 1908. It became linked with Rhu Church in 1954, which led to full union in 1971. It ceased to be a church in 1981, and was converted into dwellings.

Last additions - Heritage
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Helensburgh Cubs20 viewsA 1946 group of Helensburgh Cubs. Top row (from left): Teddy McEwan, Jim Steel, Jim Spence, Norman Fagan, Billy Dixon, Robert Watt, Gordon Hamilton, Sandy Wright, ?, Robin Adair, Cosmo Fraser, Gordon Grant; second row: Scott Milne, Jim Aitken, John Oswald, Graham Scott, Charlie Dickens, ?, Gordon Peebles, Tony McAuley,(first names unknown) McLeod and Norvel, Jim Kennedy, Robert Burns; third row: Willie Thomson, Hugh Abraham, Billy Campbell, Campbell Jardine, Mary Brough, ?, Miss Murdoch, ?, ?, Gordon Fraser, Clark Gibson, Douglas Lamb, Leo Hendry; front row: Tony Wright, Sandy Peters, Angus Tran, Jim Campbell, Jim McNeil, Donald Cameron, Alistair Campbell Kenneth Gibson, ?, David Griffith. Image supplied by Gordon Fraser.May 17, 2016
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Dancing class27 viewsHermitage Secondary School teacher John Blain's Scottish Country Dancing class around 1951-52. From left: Ailsa Pattison, Jean Hamilton, Judith Peel, Angus Tran, Pat Paterson, Ian McLeod, Gordon Fraser and John Trail. Image kindly supplied by Gordon Fraser.May 15, 2016
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Tuning up23 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Clan Colquhoun Pipe Band prepare before entertaining tourists at Duck Bay, Loch Lomond, in 1997. Image kindly supplied by Gordon Fraser, who now lives in Sweden.May 15, 2016
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On parade27 viewsA Helensburgh Boys Brigade company pictured outside Hermitage Park on a Remembrance Day day parade. More details would be welcomed, and it is thought that the leader was a Mr Watt. Image — date unknown — kindly supplied by Gordon Fraser, who now lives in Sweden.May 15, 2016
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Amateurs on tour36 viewsThe Helensburgh Amateurs team pictured at Hinckley, near Coventry, when they played a friendly match there in 1960. Back row (from left): Robert Robb, Gordon Fraser, David Wilkie, Jim Rice, Barry Gray, Jim Paterson; front: John Singleton, Jim Healy, Billy Dixon, Peter Cavana, Tommy Bell. Image kindly supplied by Gordon Fraser, who now lives in Sweden.May 15, 2016
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Waverley 201220 viewsHelensburgh photographer Brian Averell took this stunning image of the paddle steamer Waverley heading down river from the pedestrian walkway on the Erskine Bridge in July 2012, and it is reproduced here with his permission. Built by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse, Glasgow in 1946, the 693-ton Waverley entered service in 1947 and is the world's last sea-going paddler. She replaced the first Waverley, built in 1899 and sunk at Dunkirk in 1940, and cruised the Clyde until 1973 for Caledonian-MacBrayne. In 1974 she was sold to the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society and re-entered service in 1975. She calls regularly at Helensburgh in summer.May 13, 2016
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Burgh basketball43 viewsHelensburgh Baskdetball Club's senior team; back row (from left), Robert Galbraith, Willie McSporran, George Forsyth, Sandy Clow, Ian Martin; front, Gordon Fraser, ?, Jim McNeill, Richard West, Norbert Spath. Image kindly supplied by Gordon Fraser, who now lives in Sweden.May 11, 2016
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Burgh Basketball38 viewsHelensburgh Basketball Club's 1963-64 senior and juniors. Seniors in white, juniors in black; back row (from left), Jim McNeill, Gordon Hamil, Jim Caldwell, Gordon Stewart, Sandy Clow, Hector McClelland, Jim McPherson; middle row, Derek West, Richard West, Kenny Wilson, Gordon Fraser, James Galbraith, Andy Gillespie, ?; front, Graham McKenzie, Terence Neil. Image kindly supplied by Gordon Fraser, who now lives in Sweden.May 11, 2016