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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


1965-Royal-visit-w.jpg

24 files, last one added on Jul 02, 2015

Mansions


Mansion-1909-w.jpg

81 files, last one added on Jul 02, 2015

Places — Burgh


West-Princes-St-children-w.jpg

271 files, last one added on Jul 02, 2015

Places — District


Laid-up-Gareloch-ships-w.jpg

209 files, last one added on Mar 24, 2015

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

55 files, last one added on Jul 02, 2015

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

63 files, last one added on Jul 02, 2015

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

122 files, last one added on Jul 02, 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
Plaza_Ballroom0597.jpg
The Plaza Ballroom665 viewsThe Plaza Ballroom at 23 John Street opened in 1927 and was very popular with British and American servicemen during World War Two who knew it as the 'Honky Tonk'. Eventually the site was bought by the Town Council, and in 1970 it was demolished and flats built on the site. From 1913-27 it was the Cine Electric Picture House, closing because of competition from other cinemas.
Seafront_paddling.jpg
Seafront paddling551 viewsPaddling at what in times gone by was known as The Sands, Helensburgh. Image date unknown.
Empress.jpg
Training Ship Empress1112 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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Woolworths729 viewsA view of West Clyde Street circa 1970 showing the F.W.Woolworth branch which closed in January 2009 and beyond it the National Commercial Bank which became part of the Royal Bank of Scotland and moved to Colquhoun Square.
Helensburgh-pier-storm.jpg
Helensburgh Pier224 viewsAn atmospheric evening image of Helensburgh Pier. Image date unknown.
John_St_Shelter_1912.jpg
Seafront shelter543 viewsThe John Street shelter on the West Esplanade, circa 1912. It was one of several seafront shelters which fell into disrepair and were demolished towards the end of the century.
Jack-Buchanan-studio3.jpg
Jack Buchanan317 viewsA 1930 studio photo of Helensburgh-born Jack Buchanan, the international entertainer and Hollywood film star. Born on April 2 1891, he grew up in the town and was a great friend of TV inventor John Logie Baird. He died on October 20 1957 at the age of 66.
Hermitage_School_c_1930.jpg
Hermitage class 1930699 viewsA Hermitage Primary School class, circa 1930. More information would be welcomed by the editor. Image supplied by Sue Thornley.

Last additions - Heritage
St-Michael_s-Church-w.jpg
St Michael's Church24 viewsThe interior of St Michael and All Angels Church in West Princes Street, Helensburgh. Image circa 1909.Jul 02, 2015
West-Princes-St-children-w.jpg
West Princes Street37 viewsChildren prepare to cross West Princes Street, Helensburgh, at John Street. Image circa 1916.Jul 02, 2015
1965-Royal-visit-w.jpg
1965 Royal visit40 viewsThe Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are pictured in Helensburgh Central Station admiring a model of the first 'Blue Train' which would soon be introduced into service on the Helensburgh-Glasgow line. The 15 minute visit was on Monday June 28 1965 to open new council offices, and the royal couple arrived at and left Clydebank on the royal yacht Britannia. Behind them are Provost J.McLeod Williamson and the Lord Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire, Admiral Sir Angus Cunninghame Graham.Jul 02, 2015
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Colquhoun Square50 viewsA 1926 image of Helensburgh's Colquhoun Square, looking north east from the south west quadrant where the water fountain was situated for some years.Jul 02, 2015
Deborah-Kerr-on-beach-w.jpg
On the beach40 viewsHelensburgh's Deborah Kerr enjoys some free time on the beach while on location in California for MGM's 'Tea and Sympathy'. Image date 1955.Jul 02, 2015
Hel-Golf-Club-1st-tee-w.jpg
Teeing off45 viewsA lady and the caddie watch as a player drives from the first tee at Helensburgh Golf Club. Image circa 1930.Jul 02, 2015
Mansion-1909-w.jpg
Name wanted43 viewsAn upper Helensburgh mansion in 1909 — but which one? Redtowers? Drumadoon/Morar Lodge?Jul 02, 2015
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Church for sale100 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