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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

71 files, last one added on Jul 23, 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
Garelochhead_from_north.jpg
Garelochhead326 viewsA view from the north of the valley down to Garelochhead and the Gareloch beyond. Image circa 1920.
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Deborah Kerr 1967387 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr pictured at London's Heathrow Airport on December 13 1967 before flying to Zurich to spend Christmas at her home in Switzerland.
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Argylls at Ardencaple466 viewsThe Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders — possibly Dunbartonshire Rifles (8th/9th Battalion Argylls) — parade in the field below Ardencaple Castle, Helensburgh. Image date and other details unknown. Please email the website editor, using the Contact Us facility on the main website, if you can provide any more information.
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Clyde Street School 1951869 viewsA picture of a class at Helensburgh's Clyde Street School. Image supplied by Alex Hunter, Ontario, Canada, who is in the front row, second from the right. The boy on his right is Joe McKell, who went on to become a well known local footballer. The teacher was Miss Laing. Alex would welcome any further information.
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Garelochead from station14 viewsA 1907 image looking down the hill at Garelochhead from the station on the West Highland Line.
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Jean Clyde and Sir Harry Lauder327 viewsStage star Jean Clyde from Helensburgh and her second husband Bill McQuaid with Sir Harry Lauder (left) taken in Skye, circa 1938 — three years after he announced his retirement, although he did entertain troops during the Second World War. Best remembered as the little tartan comic with the twisted walking stick, Sir Harry (August 4 1870—February 26 1950) was described by Sir Winston Churchill as "Scotland's greatest ever ambassador”.
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Burgh plaque unveiled335 viewsOn May 1 1952 a commemorative plaque for John Logie Baird was unveiled at Helensburgh's Municipal Buildings. On the left is Provost William Lever performing the unveiling. On his left are one of the Bailies, then Annie Baird, Diana Baird, Jean Conley (nee Baird), Malcolm Baird, two councillors or officials, and the second Bailie.
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Rhu Narrows239 viewsAn old image of the Gareloch from above Clynder showing Rhu Narrows as it used to be, before the passage between the Spit and Rosneath was widened for use by naval vessels and submarines. Image date unknown.

Last additions - Heritage
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Bob Hope at Rosneath11 viewsHugely popular American entertainer Bob Hope visited United States Navy Base Two at Rosneath with a concert party in 1945, including Frances Langford and Jerry Colona. This picture was taken at 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'.Jul 23, 2014
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Camp photo20 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 camp17 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 parade17 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 brothers24 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 camp16 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 staff18 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 postcard16 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