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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


Whitelaw-Hamilton-Glen-Fruin-w.jpg

50 files, last one added on Jan 26, 2015

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

79 files, last one added on Mar 30, 2015

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

98 files, last one added on Nov 30, 2014

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

51 files, last one added on May 14, 2014

Henry Bell and the Comet


Comet-flywheel-in-park-w.jpg

110 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2014

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Andrew-Bonar-Law-w.jpg

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


Upper_Sinclair_Street.jpg

269 files, last one added on Mar 24, 2015

Places — District


Laid-up-Gareloch-ships-w.jpg

209 files, last one added on Mar 24, 2015

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

54 files, last one added on Apr 15, 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

121 files, last one added on Mar 24, 2015

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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Hermitage Park sun dial635 viewsA family cluster round the sun dial in the rose garden of Hermitage Park. Image circa 1938.
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East Bay and East Clyde Street507 viewsAn old image of Helensburgh's East Bay at George Street, with East Clyde Street beyond. Image date unknown.
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Helensburgh Old Pier433 viewsAn 1848 image of the original Helensburgh pier which was approximately at the east end of the East Bay, not far from Henry Bell's Baths (later Queen's) Hotel.
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Swedish toast248 viewsHelensburgh was not the only place where the bicentenary of Henry Bell’s Comet was remembered on Saturday August 4 2012 — a toast was proposed in Sweden. As he had done 50 years earlier, retired naval architect Gerhard Schack, an octogenarian, raised a glass in tribute to the man who pioneered commercial steamships. This is a picture of the Comet model he made himself.
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Clynder and the Gareloch748 viewsA view of Clynder, Barremman Pier, and shipping moored in the Gareloch. Image circa 1909.
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The Empress, circa 19091025 viewsThe Empress moored in the Gareloch off Rhu. She was the second of two charitable training ships for boys, and was in the Gareloch from 1889 until the 1920s, with staff giving a tough and sometimes brutal training to the 300 boys on board at any time.
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Dad and friend367 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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Battrums Music Shop495 viewsThe Sinclair Street premises of W.Battrum, Pianoforte and Music Warehouse. On offer were pianofortes on hire at moderate rates, pianofortes and organs on the 'Hire Purchase System', and pianoforte tuning. They also carried a large stock of the newest and most popular music, and sold gramophones, phonographs and records. Image circa 1910.

Last additions - Heritage
Christian-Science-church-w.jpg
Church for sale12 viewsHelensburgh's Church of Christ, Scientist, in West Princes Street, designed in 1956 by Margaret Brodie, is currently on the property market. 2015 image by Stewart Noble.Apr 15, 2015
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James Colquhoun64 viewsA cdv image of James Colquhoun (1841-1910) who farmed at Auchensail Farm, Cardross. It is thought that it may have been taken by a Glasgow photographer in the late 1860s. Image supplied by his great grand-daughter, Cathy Shearer.Mar 30, 2015
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Obstacle race26 viewsAn obstacle race in Helensburgh on August 15 1901, obviously part of a well attended event.Mar 24, 2015
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John McAdam29 viewsJohn McAdam of Callendoune Farm, Helensburgh, is pictured with his Clydesdale horse. Image, date unknown, supplied by his daughter Cathy Shearer.Mar 24, 2015
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Laid up ships38 viewsMerchant shipping laid up in the Gareloch during the depression. Image circa 1929.Mar 24, 2015
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Upper Sinclair Street48 viewsA sunlit evening view of Upper Sinclair Street, Helensburgh. Image circa 1950.Mar 24, 2015
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Tom Guthrie's seaplane59 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 Kidston50 viewsA sunlit evening view of the Gareloch from Kidston Park. Image circa 2005 by Donald Fullarton.Feb 23, 2015