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People


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37 files, last one added on May 13, 2013

The Arts


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28 files, last one added on Jun 27, 2012

Works of art


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44 files, last one added on Jul 22, 2013

Business


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69 files, last one added on Jan 25, 2014

Education


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89 files, last one added on Feb 12, 2014

John Logie Baird


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49 files, last one added on Feb 20, 2013

Henry Bell and the Comet


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109 files, last one added on May 01, 2013

Military


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64 files, last one added on Feb 19, 2014

Organisations


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63 files, last one added on Jan 27, 2014

Royal Visits


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23 files, last one added on Nov 20, 2011

Mansions


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74 files, last one added on Dec 10, 2013

Places — Burgh


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256 files, last one added on Jan 25, 2014

Places — District


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188 files, last one added on Jan 25, 2014

Religion


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49 files, last one added on Jul 22, 2013

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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61 files, last one added on Oct 17, 2013

Transport — Steamers


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70 files, last one added on Mar 23, 2013

Sport


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119 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2013

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West United Free Church270 viewsThe West United Free Church in Colquhoun Square in 1903. Later it became St Andrew's Church of Scotland, then Old and St Andrew's, and now Helensburgh West Kirk. Image supplied by the minister, the Rev David Clark.
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End of a battleship609 viewsThe German battleship Derflinger is seen arriving at the Faslane yard of Metal Industries Ltd. on board a floating dock in 1946. Launched on June 1 1913, the battleship was scuttled at Scapa Flow on June 21 1919 and lay in 45 metres of water until it raised to the surface in July 1939 — the last of the accessible big ships scuttled at Scapa Flow. After the Second World War she was brought to the Gareloch for shipbreaking.
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Rhu by Wimbush335 viewsA painting of Rhu Bay in the 1890s by prolific artist Henry M.Wimbush.
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Bandstand view220 viewsA 1913 image of the bandstand on Helensburgh's West Esplanade, with a steamer berthed at the pier beyond.
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Loch Lomond 1900443 viewsA paddle steamer pictured on Loch Lomond on July 23 1900.
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Tide out at Rhu156 viewsA view of Rhu Bay with the tide out, circa 1928.
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Craigendoran Station376 viewsA Tucks oilette postcard of Craigendoran Station with a train coming into the station. The station and steamer terminal opened for business under the North British Railway on May 15 1882, and steamer services were finally withdrawn in 1972. The piers have since become derelict, and on the firth side of the line the station buildings are long gone. Post-dated June 3 1907 to New York, the card has an American one cent stamp on it.
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Waverley leaves Helensburgh385 viewsThe Waverley is pictured leaving Helensburgh. Photo by Joe McKendrick, date unknown.

Last additions - Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust Gallery
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King's letter59 viewsThis letter was a personal message following World War Two from King George to schoolchildren throughout Britain, sent on June 8 1946. This copy was donated to Helensburgh Heritage Trust by Trust director Cecilia Dunlop.Feb 19, 2014
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Larchfield School118 viewsA 1951 image of the staff and pupils of Helensburgh's Larchfield School outside the Colquhoun Street building. It later became part of Lomond School, but when that was consolidated on the St Bride's site it was sold to Cala Homes for development. The headmaster at the time was Stephen Hutchinson, later to become a minister, and other masters included Mr Barclay-Smith, Mr Goldsmith, Mr Denny and Mr Geddes. Image supplied by former pupil Thomas Mann.Feb 12, 2014
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De Gaulle at Cove105 viewsFree French leader General Charles De Gaulle, later to become President of France, visited Free French naval wounded at the World War Two Knockderry Hospital in Cove — in the requisitioned Knockderry Castle — on Christmas Eve 1942. Having arrived with his aides by taxi from Kilcreggan Pier, driven by local man Tom McNeilage, he spent an hour with the patients and distributed gifts. The Secretary of State for Scotland would have attended to welcome him, but did not have enough notice of the visit. Photo by James Hall of Greenock, which is in the Norman Burniston Collection, published by kind permission of Norman Burniston.Feb 10, 2014
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Croquet for all105 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. This photo by Helensburgh lamplighter Edward Graham, supplied by his great great grandson Ian MacQuire, shows patients playing croquet.Feb 04, 2014
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Hermitage Hospital fundraising109 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. Patients also raised funds. Photo by Helensburgh lamplighter Edward Graham, supplied by his great great grandson Ian MacQuire.Feb 04, 2014
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Bob Hope at Rosneath129 viewsHugely popular American entertainer Bob Hope visited United States Navy Base Two at Rosneath with a concert party in 1945, and is seen arriving with Frances Langford and Jerry Colona. Afterwards there was 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.Feb 04, 2014
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Rotary bookstall147 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Rotary Club pictured running a bookstall beside the esplanade putting green in 2002. From left: Denis Taylor, Dilwyn Jones, Jim McBlane, Gordon Hattle, George Boyd, ?, and Graham Smith.Jan 27, 2014
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Hermitage ward101 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. Many local girls met their future husbands among the wounded ‘tommies’, and patients were taken on outings in a horse-drawn carriage from Waldie & Co. in Sinclair Street.Jan 26, 2014