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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


22 1906
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

45 files, last one added on May 03, 2017

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

34 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2016

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

101 files, last one added on Nov 17, 2017

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

127 files, last one added on Oct 06, 2017

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

63 files, last one added on Oct 03, 2017

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


Bonar_Law_card.jpg

19 files, last one added on Mar 31, 2017

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

88 files, last one added on Dec 12, 2017

Organisations


1st_Cardross_Cubs_1947-8.jpg

78 files, last one added on Oct 05, 2017

Royal Visits


Queen-Mother-Base-68-1w.jpg

28 files, last one added on May 21, 2017

Mansions


Cairndhu-House-w.jpg

90 files, last one added on Feb 06, 2017

Places — Burgh


Helensburgh_seafront.jpg

290 files, last one added on Nov 19, 2017

Places — District


Rhu_from_Ardenconnel.jpg

220 files, last one added on Aug 07, 2017

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

81 files, last one added on Oct 20, 2017

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017

Shops


Sinclair-St-crossing-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Jan 07, 2017

Transport — General


Uncle_Hector_at_Helensburgh_car.jpg

42 files, last one added on Oct 05, 2017

Transport — Railways


Garelochhead-Station-w.jpg

70 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2016

Transport — Steamers


On-board-Waverley-1920.jpg

75 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2017

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

137 files, last one added on May 21, 2017

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
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Helen Stewart1189 viewsHelensburgh-born Helen Stewart, wife of Sir Jackie Stewart, presents the 1966 Milk for Energy Race trophy to winner Alan Robinson at Ingliston motor racing circuit, near Edinburgh.
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Craigrownie Church28 viewsCove's Craigrownie Church has recently been extensively refurbished. Photo by Professor John Hume.
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Jack Buchanan447 viewsA studio photo of a youthful Jack Buchanan, the Helensburgh-born 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.
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Lions Carnival953 viewsMiss Great Britain, Jennifer Gurley, is with Helensburgh Lions Club members Provost J.McLeod Williamson and Alan Wylie at the Lions Club's Carnival and Donkey Derby in East King Street Park in July 1968. In the background is another Lions Club member, Stewart Walker.
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Rustic bridge721 viewsA couple walk across one of the rustic bridges at the south end of Hermitage Park. Image circa 1950.
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Early Apparatus502 viewsJohn Logie Baird shows his early television apparatus to William Le Queux (left), a novelist alive to be possibilies of radio experiment, at Hastings in 1924. Le Queux was one of only three men who showed interest in Baird's work at that time.
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Hermitage Park859 viewsTree seat in Hermitage Park, circa 1928.
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Account book403 viewsA page from Henry Bell's Account Book which covers most of 1820 from the fit out at the beginning of the season to the attempts to recover the engine from the wreck in December. The page is from October and shows the details of fares collected from passengers and where they were going to/coming from. Image courtesy Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums).

Last additions - Heritage
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Deborah Kerr at 703 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr is seen at the 1990 European Film Awards at in the entrance to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall with Helensburgh man David Bruce, who was Director of the Scottish Film Council and was mainly responsible for bringing the event to Glasgow. It was also attended by a number of international film stars, including Jeanne Moreau, Max von Sydow, Nastassia Kinski, Kenneth Branagh and Richard Attenborough. Film makers present included David Putnam and the great Ingmar Bergman and Andzej Wajda. Image by courtesy of David Bruce.Dec 14, 2017
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Air raid shelter2 viewsAn air raid shelter was created on Helensburgh seafront to the west of the Henry Bell obelisk in World War Two by excavating the seafront grass opposite the James Street/John Street block. But it was never used as it kept being flooded by sea water.Dec 12, 2017
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1885 Seafront31 viewsA view of the town from the pier c.1885, taken by pioneering Scottish photographer George Washington Wilson (1823-93) from Aberdeen. Reprinted as a postcard, it includes the Imperial Hotel, the Granary and the Old Parish Church.Nov 19, 2017
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Queen's Hotel30 viewsThe Queen's Hotel on Helensburgh eastern seafront was originally Baths House, built by Henry Bell, who built Europe's first commercial steamship the Comet in 1812. The building has had many alterations but still stands on East Clyde Street, having been converted into flats. Image date unknown.
Nov 17, 2017
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St Michael's Church29 viewsHelensburgh's St Michael and All Angels Scottish Episcopal Church stands at the corner of William Street and West Princes Street. On Sunday August 22 1841 a congregation of Scottish Episcopalians met in the room of a house in William Street, where Divine Service was solemnised by the Very Rev William Routledge. Their first church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, opened on the site of the present St Michael's Church in 1843. Sir Robert Rowand Anderson, a prolific architect and pupil of George Gilbert Scott, chose the style of the Gothic Revival for the current church which was consecrated on May 7 1868. Photo by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017
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St Modan's Church30 viewsSt Modan's Church at Rosneath. Photo by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017
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United Reformed Church36 viewsHelensburgh's United Reformed church at the corner of James Street and West Princes Street was originally Helensburgh Congregational Church. Photo by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017
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Shandon Church35 viewsShandon Church on Garelochside, opposite Shandon Pier, is now a private dwelling. Photo by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017