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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

44 files, last one added on Sep 06, 2016

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

34 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2016

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

96 files, last one added on Jan 19, 2017

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

117 files, last one added on Dec 19, 2016

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

58 files, last one added on Nov 07, 2016

Henry Bell and the Comet


Comet-flywheel-in-park-w.jpg

109 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

86 files, last one added on Jan 09, 2017

Organisations


Blain-dance-group-w.jpg

76 files, last one added on Jan 07, 2017

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-visit-w.jpg

24 files, last one added on Jul 02, 2015

Mansions


Hartfield-House,-Cove-w.jpg

89 files, last one added on Dec 20, 2016

Places — Burgh


Craigendoran-Avenue-w.jpg

289 files, last one added on Dec 27, 2016

Places — District


Rest-and-Be-Thankful-north-2.jpg

217 files, last one added on Dec 28, 2016

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


Sinclair-St-crossing-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Jan 07, 2017

Transport — General


Clyde-Hovercraft-w.jpg

38 files, last one added on Oct 03, 2016

Transport — Railways


Garelochhead-Station-w.jpg

70 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2016

Transport — Steamers


waverley-2012-w.jpg

74 files, last one added on May 13, 2016

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

136 files, last one added on Dec 19, 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
Yew-Tree-Avenue-3-w.jpg
66 viewsThe famous Yew Tree Avenue in Rosneath which originally linked the now gone Clachan House to Rosneath Church. Image circa 1910.
Lady_Helen_Colquhoun.jpg
Lady Helen Colquhoun697 viewsWife of Sir James Colquhoun of Luss, who founded Helensburgh in 1777 and named it after her. It is not known which artist painted her portrait, of which this is a mono copy. She was the daughter of William, Lord Strathnaver, son and heir apparent of John, 19th Earl of Sutherland.
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Colquhoun Square798 viewsAn image of Colquhoun Square circa 1905, when the centenary monument was in the middle of the square and stone fountains stood in the north east and south west quadrants.
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East Bay636 viewsThree children pose for a picture on Helensburgh's East Bay, with the pier in the distance and a tea room — now a motor spares shop — on the right. Image date unknown.
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Forbidding sky328 viewsA forbidding sky beyond HMS Pursuer during the bicentenary celebrations off Helensburgh pier on Saturday August 4 2012. Photo by Neil MacLeod.
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Waiting for the Princess540 viewsA group of eager cubs from the 1st Craigendoran Scouts await the arrival of Princess Margaret 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. Image supplied by Alistair Quinlan.
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PS Jeanie Deans831 viewsThe paddle steamer Jeanie Deans was built by Fairfield at Govan and launched in 1931, then extensively refitted after war service. She remained a passenger favourite on cruises from Craigendoran until the end of the 1964 season. The next year she went to the Thames and was renamed 'Queen of the South'. She was broken up in Antwerp, Belgium, in 1967.
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Caledonian no.123741 viewsCaledonian locomotive no.123 pictured at the Helensburgh engine depot in 1948 during an excursion to mark the centenary of the Caledonian Railway. Built by Neilson & Co. in Springburn in 1886, she won a gold medal at the Edinburgh International Exhibition that year. In regular service, no.123 worked on the 101-mile Carlisle to Edinburgh section of the west coast route. She was withdrawn in 1935 and is now an exhibit at Glasgow's Transport Museum. Image supplied by the photographer, Donald McAllister.

Last additions - Heritage
Muirholm-Hotel-w.jpg
Muirholm7 viewsThe now closed Muirholm Hotel in Cardross, which was originally a private home. It has been lying empty for several years, and the Co-op has received planning permission to turn it into a 2,000 sq ft foodstore. The plans show that the conservatory at the front will disappear and the principal part of the foodstore will be to the back of the two-storey building in a new extension at the rear. Photo by Stewart Noble.Jan 19, 2017
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19 viewsMembers of the Rose family from Helensburgh pictured on top of an army tank believed to have been stationed near the road at Whistlefield. The photo was taken by Professor Richard Rose in September 1967, and he believes that it was removed about 10 to 15 years later. Any further information would be welcome.Jan 09, 2017
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Macvicars33 viewsPedestrians use the crossing at the foot of Sinclair Street, Helensburgh, in front of Macvicars clothing store in the 1960s.Jan 07, 2017
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Dance group36 viewsA 1951 image of members of gym teacher John Blain's Dance Group, receiving apples sent from British Columbia. Pictured (from left) are Judith Peel, Pat Paterson, Jean Hamilton, Lexine Milne, Hazel Russel, Joyce Henderson (the head between Hazel and Sheena), Sheena Campbell, teacher James Bell and Sonja Aitken. Image supplied by Sheena Campbell's elder brother, Iain G.Campbell, who now lives in Canada.Jan 07, 2017
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Rest and be Thankful35 viewsThe north end of the Rest and be Thankful road, with the old military road below. Image, circa 2010, supplied by Gordon Fraser.Dec 28, 2016
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Over the hill36 viewsHeading towards Loch Lomond from Coulport. image, date unknown, supplied by Gordon Fraser.Dec 28, 2016
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Craigendoran Avenue51 viewsA view of houses in Craigendoran Avenue with the railway line on the right. Image supplied by Gordon Fraser.Dec 27, 2016
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East Bay46 viewsAn unusual view of the East Bay looking towards Helensburgh town centre. Image supplied by Gordon Fraser.Dec 27, 2016