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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

35 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

73 files, last one added on Jul 13, 2014

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

94 files, last one added on Jun 10, 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


Bonar-Law-demo-w.jpg

16 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

70 files, last one added on Jul 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


Knockderry_Castle~0.jpg

75 files, last one added on May 18, 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
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Deborah Kerr and Peter Viertel361 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr is pictured with her second husband, the German-born, Californian-educated author and screenwriter Peter Viertel, arriving at the Standard British Film Awards in London in the early 1970s.
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Steamer leaving the Gareloch377 viewsThe date of this picture, taken from the Whistler's Glen area above Rhu, is not known, and neither has the steamer been identified. Of particular interest is Kidston Point, bottom left
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Garelochhead Station524 viewsGarelochhead Station on the West Highland Line. Like all the local upper stations except Rhu, it was originally designed to look like a Swiss chalet. Image date unknown.
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The Arrochar Hotel328 viewsAn old view of the Arrochar Hotel. Originally a coaching inn and called The Arrochar Inn, it was also the Torrance Hotel for a time. Image date unknown.
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Baird with tricar321 viewsA young John Logie Baird with a passenger in a Humber tricar, image circa 1906.
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Hermitage Park War Memorial545 viewsThe War Memorial in Hermitage Park, circa 1930. In those days the pond was full, but nowadays it is empty for safety reasons. Designed by well known local architect Alexander Nisbet Paterson after a campaign by his father-in-law, artist J.Whitelaw Hamilton, one of the 'Glasgow Boys', the War Memorial was completed in 1923. A service is held in the Garden of Remembrance on the Sunday nearest to November 11.
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General Booth in Burgh288 viewsGeneral William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army, visited Helensburgh on October 26 1910 to give a lecture in the Victoria Hall, staying overnight with the Kidston family at Ferniegair. He is pictured at Helensburgh pier the next day before leaving for Port Glasgow, with Provost David S.Maclachlan saying farewell. The gentleman in the bowler hat is the Lord Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire, Lord Inverclyde. Image supplied by Provost Billy Petrie.
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Painters president352 viewsHelensburgh man Gregory Alexander Burgess (left) is congratulated on his election as president of the Federation of Master Painters and Decorators in Scotland at the 1952 annual conference held at Shandon Hydro Hotel by his predecessor, Robert Carfrae. Four years later Mr Burgess was elected president of the Incorporated Institute of British Decorators. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.

Last additions - Heritage
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Camp photo12 viewsArgyll and Sutherland Highlanders Territorials from Helensburgh pictured at camp in the 1920s. Image supplied by Mrs Betty Stewart, whose father, Lachie McDonald, is in the picture.Jul 13, 2014
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Heading for camp12 viewsArgyll and Sutherland Highlanders Territorials from Helensburgh leave Helensburgh Central Station in September 1939 on route to England for training. They marched from the Drill Hall in Lomond Street to the station led by a piper. Among those in the picture are Gordon Hattle, Angus McKell, ? Rennie, Lachie McDonald, and Ian Lawrie. Image supplied by Lachie's daughter, Mrs Betty Stewart, who remembers seeing them march off that day.
Jul 13, 2014
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On parade12 viewsArgyll and Sutherlands Highlanders Territorials on parade outside the Lomond Street Drill Hall in September 1939. From left: Lachie McDonald, Jimmy Handyside, Jock McDonald. Image supplied by Mrs Betty Stewart, Lachie's daughter/Jul 13, 2014
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Four brothers14 viewsFour Helensburgh brothers who were Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Territorials, pictured circa 1939 almost certainly in England by the look of the hanging tiles in the background. Charlie and Jock McDonald are standing, with Lachie and Tommy McDonald in front. Image supplied by Mrs Betty Stewart, Lachie's daughter.Jul 13, 2014
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Territorials at camp11 viewsArgyll and Sutherland Highlanders Territorials from Helensburgh relaxing at a camp in the late 1930s. Lachie McDonald is second from left back row, while Jimmy Handyside is on the right in the back row. The surname of the man at the left end of the front row is believed to be MacFarlane. Image supplied by Mrs Betty Stewart.Jul 13, 2014
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Laundry staff15 viewsManagers and staff of the Helensburgh Steam Laundry Company in East King Street in the early 1920s. Nos 5 and 6 in the back row from left are Bessie — known to all as Lizzie — and Flora McDonald. The man on the left is Mr Glover. In the front row the second from the left is Jeanie Donnachie, and the fourth from left is Agnes Aird (nee Graham). Image supplied by Lizzie and Flora's niece, Mrs Betty Stewart.
Jul 13, 2014
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Bonar Law demonstration postcard11 viewsA sketch of what was claimed to be the largest Union Jack in the Empire being unfurled at the Bonar Law demonstration in Belfast on Easter Tuesday 1912, calling for 'No Home Rule'. Published by 'Town Topics', 30 Chichester Street, Belfast.Jul 12, 2014
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Arrochar14 viewsA 1904 image from an unusual angle of part of Arrochar, looking south to Loch Long.Jul 12, 2014