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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

33 files, last one added on Dec 06, 2015

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

93 files, last one added on Sep 06, 2016

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

116 files, last one added on Sep 07, 2016

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

57 files, last one added on May 04, 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


Andrew-Bonar-Law-w.jpg

18 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2014

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

84 files, last one added on Sep 07, 2016

Organisations


1st-Helensburgh-BB-circa-1958-w.jpg

74 files, last one added on Sep 26, 2016

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-visit-w.jpg

24 files, last one added on Jul 02, 2015

Mansions


Shandon-Hydro-demolition-w.jpg

88 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2016

Places — Burgh


Helensburgh-from-pier-w.jpg

286 files, last one added on Sep 07, 2016

Places — District


Gareloch-shipping027-w.jpg

210 files, last one added on Sep 07, 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


Margaret_Reece_sweet_shop.jpg

28 files, last one added on May 11, 2013

Transport — General


SRN6-at-Craigendoran-w.jpg

37 files, last one added on Sep 28, 2016

Transport — Railways


Central_Station.jpg

69 files, last one added on Jul 24, 2016

Transport — Steamers


waverley-2012-w.jpg

74 files, last one added on May 13, 2016

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

132 files, last one added on Sep 06, 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
Kidston_Point_winter.jpg
Kidston Point428 viewsA chilly winter afternoon's walk at Kidston Point. Image, date unkown, supplied by Jim Chestnut.
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Helensburgh Putting Green857 viewsDate unknown.
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Gareloch from Rahane463 viewsA view towards Garelochhead, with two merchant ships at anchor. Date unknown.
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Hermitage Park526 viewsThe War Memorial is on the left. Date unknown.
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Champion golfer759 viewsCharlie Green of the Cardross club pictured at the club prizegiving in 1972. He went on to become Scottish amateur champion, Walker Cup player, selector and captain, and British senior champion — and to this day is still a very competitive amateur golfer.
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Helensburgh Esplanade651 viewsThe car has just passed Glasgow Street.
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The Rev John Lindsay270 viewsThe Rev John Lindsay was the first minister of Helensburgh Parish Church on the seafront — later the Old Parish Church which was demolished and only the church tower remains — for many years in the 19th century, having been ordained to the charge in 1847. He died in 1895 and is buried in Helensburgh Cemetery.
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John Logie Baird508 viewsTV inventor John Logie Baird in his days as a pupil at Larchfield School, Helensburgh, now part of Lomond School.

Last additions - Heritage
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Hover travel7 viewsThe Clyde Hover Ferries Westland SRN6 hovercraft, which operated a service from Craigendoran pier to Greenock from 1965-6 is pictured arriving at Craigendoran pier. Powered by a Bristol-Siddeley Marine Gnome engine, it was 48 foot long, could carry 48 passengers, and had a maximum speed over calm water of 64 knots. However the service attracted fewer passengers than hoped for, and did not prove viable. Image supplied by Robert Whitton.Sep 28, 2016
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On parade9 viewsThe 1st Helensburgh Company of the Boys Brigade pictured after a Founder's Day Church Parade, circa 1959. Photo supplied by Iain McAllister.Sep 26, 2016
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Laid up shipping17 viewsMerchant shipping laid up in the Gareloch off Clynder during the 1930s.Sep 07, 2016
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Burgh from pier22 viewsA 1959 image looking down the pier towards the town centre.Sep 07, 2016
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HMS Traveller19 viewsThe Royal Navy T class submarine Traveller in the Gareloch in April 1942. Built by Scotts of Greenock and launched in August 1941, Traveller spent most of her career in the Mediterranean. She was unsuccessful in most of her attacks, sinking the Italian merchantman Albachiara, but launching failed attacks against the Italian merchant ship Ezilda Croce, the Italian 'small light cruiser', the Italian tanker Proserpina and the Italian torpedo boats Castore and Ciclone. Traveller left Malta on November 28 1942 for a patrol in the Gulf of Taranto. She carried out a reconnaissance of Taranto harbour for a Chariot human torpedo attack, but never returned and is presumed to have hit a mine.Sep 07, 2016
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Burnbrae29 viewsSt Bride's School teachers and boarders at Burnbrae House, circa 1960. Among the pupils are Joan Whitehead, Aline Shields, Sheila Thom, Elizabeth Lammie, Madeline Griffiths, Clair Bock, Sonia Hunt, J.McArthur, Nina Ferguson, Moyra McVicker, J.Marsh, Elizabeth Morrison, Mary Evans, Rae Hudleston, J.Mitchell, Daphne Ritchie, Elizabeth McKay, Marion Gray, Katherine Campbell, Jane McCammond, Bick Carswell, Helen Shearer, Frances M.Fleming, Jean Bone, Fiona Third, M.Stewart, and Irene Rose. The photograph was taken by Helensburgh photographer Bill Benzie.Sep 07, 2016
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Clarendon29 viewsSt Bride's School teachers and boarders at Clarendon in 1958.Sep 07, 2016
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Lansdowne35 viewsSt Bride's School headmistress Miss Rachel Drever Smith with colleagues and boarders at Lansdowne House in either 1961 or 62. Among those in the picture are Fiona Farquhar, Sheila Reid, D.Greig, C.H.Campbell, Deirdre Fleur, Ann Adamson, Lynne Taylor, Viola Lennox, Sheena Haining, Kim Menzies, Avril Andrew, Margaret Fleming, Maire Maclean, Fanny Pender, Ann Fernie, Pat Stewart, Hilary Gray, Anne Crombie, Mairi Thomson, Valerie Pow, Carol Pender, Maria Rattray, Catherine Docherty, Mate Newton, and E.Whiteford. The photo was taken by Helensburgh photographer Bill Benzie.Sep 07, 2016