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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

37 files, last one added on May 13, 2013

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

28 files, last one added on Jun 27, 2012

Works of art


Luss_village_Taylor.jpg

44 files, last one added on Jul 22, 2013

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

69 files, last one added on Jan 25, 2014

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

89 files, last one added on Feb 12, 2014

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

49 files, last one added on Feb 20, 2013

Henry Bell and the Comet


Henry-Bell-obelisk-Bowling-w.jpg

109 files, last one added on May 01, 2013

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

64 files, last one added on Feb 19, 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


Shandon_conference.jpg

74 files, last one added on Dec 10, 2013

Places — Burgh


Sinclair_Street~1.jpg

256 files, last one added on Jan 25, 2014

Places — District


Gareloch_ships.jpg

188 files, last one added on Jan 25, 2014

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

49 files, last one added on Jul 22, 2013

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


Helensburgh-Central-w.jpg

61 files, last one added on Oct 17, 2013

Transport — Steamers


Steamers-at-Craigendoran-w.jpg

70 files, last one added on Mar 23, 2013

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

119 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2013

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Random files - Heritage
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Seafront view280 viewsA Tuck & Sons Oilette view of Helensburgh seafront in the early 1900s, painted by D.Small.
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Flag gifted Down Under757 viewsMargaret Badham, Assistant Principal at Helensburgh Public School in New South Wales, Australia, supplied this old picture, taken when a red Union Jack was presented to her school by the pupils of our Hermitage School in 1911. The flag is kept in a frame in the school in Australia, and the photo from the school archive shows the raising of the flag for the first time.
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Glen Fruin farm152 viewsA 1914 image of Glen Fruin, with Drumfad Farm in the foreground.
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Theatre triumph254 viewsHelensburgh Theatre Arts Club producer Mrs Vera McIntyre is pictured with Provost J.McLeod Williamson at a civic reception in the Court Hall of the Municipal Buildings, given by the Town Council to mark the club's achievement in winning the Scottish Community Drama Association's annual three act play festival final in May 1967 at the Albert Hall, Stirling, with Mrs McIntyre's production of Thornton Wilder's 'Our Town'. In the background is the Stirling Cup.
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Helensburgh Seafront356 viewsTaken from the pier when the tide was in. Note the paddling pool along the beach.
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Wedding guest300 viewsJohn Logie Baird (2nd from right, back row), his father, the Rev John Baird (4th from left, front row), and his mother Jessie, a niece of the famous Inglis shipbuilding brothers Anthony and John, are seen in this wedding group outside the Queen's Hotel in Helensburgh on June 6 1922. The bride was JLB's sister Jeannie, known to friends as Tottie, and the groom is the Rev Neil Conley. Jessie Baird is on the bride's left, and JLB's sister Annie is immediately behind the groom. Far left back row is Anna Snodgrass (nee Inglis), aunt of Arnold Snodgrass. JLB is looking fit after a sojourn at a health spa. The Conleys' son Norman (b.1926) moved from Glasgow to Helensburgh about 2002 and passed away early in 2009. Norman's daughter Laura Conley (b.1954) is still living in the burgh.
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On the Row Road343 viewsPost-marked 1909. On the road to Row (Rhu) with Helensburgh in the background.
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Comet Replica237 viewsThe Comet replica built in 1962 and steamed across the Clyde to mark the 150th anniversary of Henry Bell's Comet, seen in its permanent home in Port Glasgow.

Last additions - Heritage
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King's letter59 viewsThis letter was a personal message following World War Two from King George to schoolchildren throughout Britain, sent on June 8 1946. This copy was donated to Helensburgh Heritage Trust by Trust director Cecilia Dunlop.Feb 19, 2014
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Larchfield School118 viewsA 1951 image of the staff and pupils of Helensburgh's Larchfield School outside the Colquhoun Street building. It later became part of Lomond School, but when that was consolidated on the St Bride's site it was sold to Cala Homes for development. The headmaster at the time was Stephen Hutchinson, later to become a minister, and other masters included Mr Barclay-Smith, Mr Goldsmith, Mr Denny and Mr Geddes. Image supplied by former pupil Thomas Mann.Feb 12, 2014
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De Gaulle at Cove105 viewsFree French leader General Charles De Gaulle, later to become President of France, visited Free French naval wounded at the World War Two Knockderry Hospital in Cove — in the requisitioned Knockderry Castle — on Christmas Eve 1942. Having arrived with his aides by taxi from Kilcreggan Pier, driven by local man Tom McNeilage, he spent an hour with the patients and distributed gifts. The Secretary of State for Scotland would have attended to welcome him, but did not have enough notice of the visit. Photo by James Hall of Greenock, which is in the Norman Burniston Collection, published by kind permission of Norman Burniston.Feb 10, 2014
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Croquet for all104 viewsDuring World War One from 1914-18 the Helensburgh Town Council-owned Hermitage House in Hermitage Park became a military hospital with a capacity for 58 patients who were sent from Stobhall Hospital in Glasgow. The wounded men in their blue uniforms were a familiar sight in the town, being wheeled around the park by their nurses. A number of local ladies and girls helped out in the hospital and the local Red Cross detachment also assisted the trained nurses. This photo by Helensburgh lamplighter Edward Graham, supplied by his great great grandson Ian MacQuire, shows patients playing croquet.Feb 04, 2014
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Hermitage Hospital fundraising109 viewsDuring World War One from 1914-18 the Helensburgh Town Council-owned Hermitage House in Hermitage Park became a military hospital with a capacity for 58 patients who were sent from Stobhall Hospital in Glasgow. The wounded men in their blue uniforms were a familiar sight in the town, being wheeled around the park by their nurses. A number of local ladies and girls helped out in the hospital and the local Red Cross detachment also assisted the trained nurses. Patients also raised funds. Photo by Helensburgh lamplighter Edward Graham, supplied by his great great grandson Ian MacQuire.Feb 04, 2014
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Bob Hope at Rosneath128 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.Feb 04, 2014
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Rotary bookstall147 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Rotary Club pictured running a bookstall beside the esplanade putting green in 2002. From left: Denis Taylor, Dilwyn Jones, Jim McBlane, Gordon Hattle, George Boyd, ?, and Graham Smith.Jan 27, 2014
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Hermitage ward101 viewsDuring World War One from 1914-18 the Helensburgh Town Council-owned Hermitage House in Hermitage Park became a military hospital with a capacity for 58 patients who were sent from Stobhall Hospital in Glasgow. The wounded men in their blue uniforms were a familiar sight in the town, being wheeled around the park by their nurses. A number of local ladies and girls helped out in the hospital and the local Red Cross detachment also assisted the trained nurses. Many local girls met their future husbands among the wounded ‘tommies’, and patients were taken on outings in a horse-drawn carriage from Waldie & Co. in Sinclair Street.Jan 26, 2014