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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

36 files, last one added on Aug 19, 2014

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

31 files, last one added on Aug 19, 2014

Works of art


Luss_village_Taylor.jpg

44 files, last one added on Jul 22, 2013

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

73 files, last one added on Jul 13, 2014

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

95 files, last one added on Aug 13, 2014

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

51 files, last one added on May 14, 2014

Henry Bell and the Comet


Henry-Bell-obelisk-Bowling-w.jpg

109 files, last one added on May 01, 2013

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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16 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

72 files, last one added on Aug 13, 2014

Organisations


2002-Rotary-bookstall-w.jpg

63 files, last one added on Jan 27, 2014

Royal Visits


1906_royal_visit.jpg

23 files, last one added on Nov 20, 2011

Mansions


1963-hermitage-house-w.jpg

76 files, last one added on Aug 19, 2014

Places — Burgh


Sinclair-St-lower-w.jpg

259 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

Places — District


Arrochar-looking-south-w.jpg

196 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

49 files, last one added on Apr 22, 2014

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


Station-Goods-yard-w.jpg

65 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

Transport — Steamers


PS-Redgauntlet-w.jpg

71 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

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Random files - Heritage
Craigrownie_Castle.jpg
Craigrownie Castle335 viewsCraigrownie Castle, Cove, is a B listed building designed by world renowned architect Alexander 'Greek' Thomson in 1852, and recently renovated. There are six reception rooms, including an 800 sq ft ballroom, drawing room, library, morning room, dining room and informal sitting room. Thomson was 34 at the time and better known for his grand classic Grecian architecture in Glasgow. It was built as a weekend retreat by John McElroy, a wealthy Glasgow iron, railway and property magnate. Image circa 1914.
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Garelochhead Coach Services bus323 viewsA green Garelochhead Coach Services Regent bus, MSN 863G, is pictured outside Helensburgh Central Station. Image, date unknown, is copyright David Christie.
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Open Day487 viewsMembers of the public enjoy an Open Day at Garelochhead Army Training Camp in 1973.
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Wireless transmitter184 viewsThis image from the 1926 book 'Television: Seeing by Wireless', written by Alfred Dinsdale, A.M.I.R.E., shows John Logie Baird with his wireless transmitting set at 2T.V. It had a power of 250 watts and a wave length of 200 metres. A copy of the first edition of this book fetched over £10,000 at a Christies auction.
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Dad and friend328 viewsThe Rev John Baird, father of TV inventor John Logie Baird, with Baird's childhood friend and later financial backer, entertainer and film star Jack Buchanan, who lived across the road in West Argyle Street, in 1900.
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Helensburgh Merchants448 viewsLeading members of Helensburgh Merchants Association, circa 1970. The men are Cyril Thompson of Kerrs, Bob McMeeking of C.G.Reid Ltd., and restaurateur David Milne.
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Craigendoran steamers476 viewsCraigendoran pier in the late 1890s, with the steamers Red Gauntlet, Lady Clare and Dandie Dinmont.
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Helensburgh Seafront563 viewsCrowds enjoy the seafront at the West Esplanade, circa 1925.

Last additions - Heritage
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Hermitage House2 viewsAn image taken not long before the 1963 demolition of Hermitage House in Hermitage Park. Originally the home of the Cramb family, who sold what was then called Cramb Park to the Town Council in 1911 for £3,750, the mansion served as a World War One hospital for the wounded, then became an annexe to Hermitage School. After 1926 it became a council workshop and store. Image supplied by Stewart Noble.Aug 19, 2014
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Oklahoma2 viewsThe cast of the 1976 Helensburgh Amateur Operatic Society production of Oklahoma in the Victoria Hall. Image from the show programme supplied by Russell Moffatt through the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.Aug 19, 2014
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Oklahoma2 viewsEric McKenzie, Gordon Hanning, James Gow, Craig Rankin, Marjorie Fullerton and Helen Donaldson from the cast of the 1976 Helensburgh Amateur Operatic Society production of Oklahoma in the Victoria Hall. Image from the show programme supplied by Russell Moffatt through the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.Aug 19, 2014
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Oklahoma2 viewsGordon White, George Gill, Bill Ferguson, Pat Gale and Eileen Caulkwell from the cast of the 1976 Helensburgh Amateur Operatic Society production of Oklahoma in the Victoria Hall. Image from the show programme supplied by Russell Moffatt through the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.Aug 19, 2014
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Farewell to Rhu Ellen2 viewsYoung people before the Rhu Ellen Hotel at Rhu closed. They include David Urquhart, Claire Mandsley, Gavin Bowman, Seonaid Brown, Craig MacPhee, Fenella Venton, Sean ?, Alison Moncrieff, Gary Todd, ?, Malky Pearson, Stewart Jeffrey, Barbara Gilchrist, ?, Julie Johnston, Louise Roberts, and Sarah Curry. Image, taken by Stewart Cunningham for the Helensburgh Advertiser, supplied by Seonaid Brown through the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.Aug 19, 2014
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Arrochar pupils19 viewsA 1914 image of Arrochar School pupils. The image is published here by courtesy of Arrochar, Tarbet and Ardlui Heritage Group and came to light when they were preparing a booklet to commemorate the 'Great War'.Aug 13, 2014
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Arrochar Volunteers13 viewsA 1914 image of Arrochar volunteer soldiers ready to serve in the World War One. Image by courtesy of Arrochar, Tarbet and Ardlui Heritage Group who have produced a booklet to commemorate the 'Great War'.Aug 13, 2014
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Bob Hope at Rosneath39 viewsHugely popular American entertainer Bob Hope visited United States Navy Base Two at Rosneath with a concert party in 1945, including Frances Langford and Jerry Colona. This picture was taken at 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'.Jul 23, 2014