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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

76 files, last one added on Oct 08, 2014

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


1933-Flower-Show-officials.jpg

65 files, last one added on Jan 07, 2015

Royal Visits


1906_royal_visit.jpg

23 files, last one added on Nov 20, 2011

Mansions


Rosneath_Castle_print_1831.jpg

79 files, last one added on Dec 25, 2014

Places — Burgh


Colquhoun_Square_1959.jpg

268 files, last one added on Jan 14, 2015

Places — District


High_Road_Glen_Fruin.jpg

207 files, last one added on Jan 14, 2015

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

52 files, last one added on Jan 14, 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

120 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

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 Sep 05, 2011

22 albums on 1 page(s)


Random files - Heritage
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Rest And Be Thankful346 viewsA view up the Rest And Be Thankful roads, old and new, from Glencroe. Date unknown.
ClydeSt1951.jpg
Clyde Street School 19511047 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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Shandon Hydro Conference298 viewsShandon Hydro was the venue in 1952 for the annual conference of the Federation of Master Painters and Decorators in Scotland. At this conference Helensburgh man Gregory Alexander Burgess was elected president. Four years later he became president of the Incorporated Institute of British Decorators. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.
Shandon_fishpond.jpg
Shandon Hydro fish pond394 viewsA fish pond in the grounds of Shandon Hydropathic Hotel. Originally West Shandon, the magnificent building was the home of Robert Napier, the greatest figure in Clyde shipbuilding and marine engineering in the mid-19th century. During World War One the Hydro became a hospital, and in World War Two it was used by the army. In 1951 it became a hotel again, but in 1957 it was closed and demolished. Image circa 1910.
Helensburgh_seafront_c1930.jpg
West Clyde Street539 viewsA view of West Clyde Street and the busy west esplanade on a sunny but chilly day, circa 1930.
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Funeral Carriage404 viewsA new funeral carriage is proudly displayed outside the Sinclair Street premises of Waldie & Co., Motor and Carriage Hirers. Date unknown.
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Rhu Crash438 viewsA Tennent Caledonian delivery van which crashed into the Gareloch at Rhu. Date unknown.
Outdoor-pool.jpg
Outdoor pool863 viewsA busy day at Helensburgh's outdoor swimming pool beside the pier. This photo, from a family album, was supplied by Donald Watson. Image date unknown.

Last additions - Heritage
Whitelaw-Hamilton-Glen-Fruin-w.jpg
Glen Fruin High Road6 viewsAn 83 x 108 cm oil on canvas view of Glen Fruin by Helensburgh artist J.Whitelaw Hamilton RSA RSW (1860-1932). Image by courtesy of the Paisley Art Institute Collection, held by Paisley Museum and Art Galleries, Renfrewshire Council. Jan 26, 2015
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Exchange choice12 viewsAnne McBrierty is seen receiving flowers from Helensburgh Advertiser columnist Betty Wood (left) after she was chosen to represent Helensburgh Telephone Exchange in the Miss Interflora competition in April 1968. Also in the picture are Grace Robertson and Morag MacPherson.Jan 26, 2015
Rev_John_Baird_original_refurb.jpg
The Rev John Baird10 viewsAn image of the Rev John Baird (1842-1932), father of TV inventor John Logie Baird. He was the first minister of what was originally known as the West Parish Church at the corner of William Street and West King Street. It was opened on March 10 1878 and later became St Bride's Church, which was closed as a place of worship in 1981 and demolished in 1990. This image is a retouched version of a badly stained charcoal etching which is in the Argyll and Bute Council Libraries collection. His grandson, Heritage Trust president Professor Malcolm Baird, dates it at c.1880, and would like to find out who was the artist.Jan 14, 2015
Colquhoun_Square_1959.jpg
Colquhoun Square west24 viewsA 1959 image of Colquhoun Square, which does not appear to have any lamp posts.Jan 14, 2015
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Craigendoran17 viewsCraigendoran Avenue, Helensburgh, with its row of townhouses leading down to the Clyde. Image date unknown.Jan 14, 2015
Craigendoran_Middleton_Drive.jpg
Craigendoran18 viewsMiddleton Drive, Craigendoran, beside the Clyde and west of Craigendoran Pier. Image date unknown.Jan 14, 2015
High_Road_Glen_Fruin.jpg
Glen Fruin High Road15 viewsA 1906 image of Glen Fruin, looking down the hill at the west end of the glen.Jan 14, 2015
Rosneath_jetty.jpg
Silver's jetty19 viewsAn atmospheric photo by Kirsten Easdale of the jetty at Silver's, from the boatyard in Rosneath. Image, taken in midsummer 2013, supplied by Kirsten.Jan 11, 2015