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People


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36 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

The Arts


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31 files, last one added on Aug 19, 2014

Works of art


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46 files, last one added on Sep 06, 2014

Business


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76 files, last one added on Oct 08, 2014

Education


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95 files, last one added on Aug 13, 2014

John Logie Baird


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51 files, last one added on May 14, 2014

Henry Bell and the Comet


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109 files, last one added on May 01, 2013

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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16 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

Military


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73 files, last one added on Oct 06, 2014

Organisations


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64 files, last one added on Sep 08, 2014

Royal Visits


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23 files, last one added on Nov 20, 2011

Mansions


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77 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

Places — Burgh


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262 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

Places — District


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201 files, last one added on Oct 08, 2014

Religion


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50 files, last one added on Oct 08, 2014

Screen and stage stars


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62 files, last one added on Jul 22, 2013

Shops


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28 files, last one added on May 11, 2013

Transport — General


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34 files, last one added on Jul 09, 2012

Transport — Railways


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66 files, last one added on Oct 06, 2014

Transport — Steamers


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71 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

Sport


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120 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

Old Postcards


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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 - Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust Gallery
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Ardgartan Youth Hostel53 viewsThe custom-built 82-bed Ardgartan Youth Hostel on Loch Longside, in the Argyll National Forest Park, was officially opened by HRH Prince Charles in May 1969, but was closed in 2001 because of low usage and high maintenance costs. It succeeded a previous hostel opened in 1936. Image circa 1977.
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Hermitage School Pupils 19621403 viewsSenior pupils at Hermitage School in 1962. Image supplied by Gordon Mickel.
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Heading for camp111 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.
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King Tut 1951379 viewsTwo ladies stand on top of the famous painted rock 'King Tut' at Kilcreggan in 1951.
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Cumberland Terrace377 viewsCumberland Terrace in Rhu, circa 1917. It was named after the Sail Training Ship Cumberland, which was anchored off Kidston Park from 1886, when she was endowed by 12 prosperous Glasgow merchants to be a home for boys aged 12-14 at risk of being drawn into crime, until she burnt to the waterline in 1889. No lives were lost, but four boys were charged with 'incendiarism'. She was replaced by the Empress. Cumberland Terrace was built to house the ship's officers and a hospital.
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A Heinkel at Rhu circa 1940526 viewsThis photo by World War Two photographer Bob Bird shows a German Heinkel aircraft at the Marine Aircraft Experimental Research Establishment at Rhu. It was one of two Heinkel He 115 floatplanes modified by MAEE and Scottish Aviation to fly agents into Europe. Reproduced by kind permission of Robin Bird, who wrote ‘Top Secret War Bird of World War Two’ about his father.
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PS Jeanie Deans621 viewsThe paddle steamer Jeanie Deans in British Railways livery, between nationalisation in 1948 and the transfer to the Caledonian Steam Packet Company in 1951. Built by Fairfield at Govan and launched in 1931, she was extensively refitted after war service. She remained a passenger favourite on cruises from Craigendoran until the end of the 1964 season. The next year she went to the Thames and was renamed 'Queen of the South'. She was broken up in Antwerp, Belgium, in 1967.
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Fruin Water313 viewsAn old image of the Fruin Water. Image date and exact location not known.

Last additions - Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust Gallery
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Meat delivery16 viewsHelensburgh butcher Peter McKellar, assisted by a young boy, delivers meat to one of the Helensburgh mansions with a rhododendron-ringed drive. Image date unknown.Oct 08, 2014
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Portincaple shore13 viewsA very old image of Portincaple, the fishing village on Loch Long down the hill from Whistlefield. Image date unknown.Oct 08, 2014
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First Communicants15 viewsFirst Communicants at Helensburgh's St Joseph's Church. Image, circa 1957, supplied by John Booth whose youngest brother Harry is in the back row of the picture 4th boy from the end on the right.Oct 08, 2014
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Houseboats at Luss16 viewsHouseboats moored opposite Aldochlay, near Luss, on Loch Lomond. Opposite is Swan Island. Image date unknown.Oct 06, 2014
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Houseboats at Luss16 viewsHouseboats moored opposite Aldochlay, near Luss, on Loch Lomond. Image date unknown.Oct 06, 2014
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Sowing corn11 viewsTwo farm workers prepare to sow corn on the hillside above Loch Lomond. Image circa 1906.Oct 06, 2014
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At the Wishing Well17 viewsDuring World War One from 1914-18 the Helensburgh Town Council-owned Hermitage House in Hermitage Park became a military hospital with a capacity for 58 patients who were sent from Stobhall Hospital in Glasgow. The wounded men in their blue uniforms were a familiar sight in the town, being wheeled around the park by their nurses. A number of local ladies and girls helped out in the hospital and the local Red Cross detachment also assisted the trained nurses. Here some of the patients and staff are seen posing beside the Wishing Well in Hermitage Park. Image date unknown.Oct 06, 2014
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The Boys of Helensburgh62 viewsAn old Victorian song sheet for 'The Boys of Helensburgh', printed in Larne. It refers to a parade of Orangemen in the town sometime in the 19th century.Sep 08, 2014