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People


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43 files, last one added on Feb 03, 2016

The Arts


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33 files, last one added on Dec 06, 2015

Works of art


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53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015

Business


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82 files, last one added on Feb 03, 2016

Education


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99 files, last one added on Oct 22, 2015

John Logie Baird


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55 files, last one added on Dec 17, 2015

Henry Bell and the Comet


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110 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2014

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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18 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2014

Military


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81 files, last one added on Dec 17, 2015

Organisations


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66 files, last one added on Feb 23, 2015

Royal Visits


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24 files, last one added on Jul 02, 2015

Mansions


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86 files, last one added on Feb 03, 2016

Places — Burgh


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277 files, last one added on Dec 07, 2015

Places — District


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209 files, last one added on Mar 24, 2015

Religion


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55 files, last one added on Jul 02, 2015

Screen and stage stars


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65 files, last one added on Oct 22, 2015

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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67 files, last one added on Jan 12, 2016

Transport — Steamers


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71 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

Sport


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123 files, last one added on Dec 17, 2015

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 Feb 10, 2015

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Random files - Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust Gallery
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1920s bride625 viewsA posed photograph by Brown & Son of Helensburgh of a local bride in the 1920s. Any information would be welcomed.
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Camp photo321 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.
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1914 New Year Swim838 viewsFive swimmers dry off on the pier after the Helensburgh New Year Swim. Image supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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World War veterans975 viewsHelensburgh veterans of the First and Second World Wars pictured at a reunion at the burgh home of Colonel McConnell, DSO, TD (front row, centre), circa 1950. Seated in the front row, second from the left, is World War One Battle of the Somme survivor Archibald Robertson, whose granddaughter Joan Spencer supplied this image. Third from the right in the standing front row is James Taylor, who owned the Music Shop in James Street, and second from the right is Walter S.Bryden, son of Provost Sam Bryden and owner of Macneur & Bryden Ltd. and the Helensburgh and Gareloch Times.
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High Green43 viewsA 1913 image of players and spectators at Helensburgh Bowling Club — known as the High Green, as opposed to the former Low Green at Hermitage Park — with the old pavilion in the south east corner.
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Kidston Band Stand452 viewsA family relax outside the now demolished band stand at Kidston Park, with the Training Ship Empress in the distance. The bandstand was used by the boys bands from the Empress and its predecessor Cumberland. Image, date unknown, supplied by Jim Chestnut.
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Camis Eskan Market Garden830 viewsPart of the gardens at Camis Eskan during World War Two. Photo by kind permission of Sheila Penny.
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Rhu Pier staff325 viewsStaff and passengers wait at Rhu Pier. Image date unknown.

Last additions - Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust Gallery
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Rhu wedding8 viewsAlice McDougall kindly supplied this picture of the wedding of her parents, Mr and Mrs Alexander Rankin Gold, in Rhu on July 16 1936. They were married from Armadale House in Rhu where her mother, Flora MacKinnon, worked for Colonel Kenneth Barge as a cook and where this picture was taken. Alice says: "Lydia Barge is the older girl seated in front of my father. My grandparents from Brechin are beside my father. My grandfather from Skye ibeside my mother. Beside him is Auntie Lottie an her husband John Cree who lived in Craigendoran, and their daughter is the other little girl. She had a shop at the east end of Helensburgh at one time I believe. Behind John Cree is Colonel Barge and behind his right shoulder is, I believe Nigel Barge."Feb 03, 2016
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Invergare, Rhu8 viewsAn old image of Invergare, Rhu, originally named Rowaleyn, which was built in 1855 to the design of architect James Smith, father of Madeleine Smith, the socialite later accused of murder, to be his family's summer home. James Smith designed, among other famous buildings, the Victoria Baths in West Nile Street (1837), the Collegiate School, Garnethill (1840), the McClellan Galleries (1855), and Bellahouston Church (1863), all in Glasgow, and Stirling Library (1863). Image date unknown.Feb 03, 2016
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Potato seekers8 viewsFour images from 1917 of young potato seekers arriving in Helensburgh from Greenock. The local newspaper headline was 'Helensburgh Invaded!'Feb 03, 2016
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Rosneath Mill7 viewsA 1904 image of the Rosneath Mill. Further information would be welcomed.Feb 03, 2016
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Thomas A.Purves13 viewsThomas A.Purves was stationmaster at Helensburgh Central Station for 31 years before retiring in June 1915 after 50 years service with the North British Railway Company. To mark the occasion, this photo appeared on a postcard published by the Helensburgh printing firm of Lindsay Laidlaw.Jan 12, 2016
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Merry Christmas37 viewsThis Christmas card was sent to Helensburgh TV inventor John Logie Baird's widow Margaret in 1948. It is signed by J.D.Percy, who worked for Baird Television in the 1930s and lived on until about 1985, and depicts the first demonstration of colour television in London in July 1928. Image by courtesy of the inventor's son Professor Malcolm Baird, who is president of Helensburgh Heritage Trust.Dec 17, 2015
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High Green43 viewsA 1913 image of players and spectators at Helensburgh Bowling Club — known as the High Green, as opposed to the former Low Green at Hermitage Park — with the old pavilion in the south east corner.Dec 17, 2015
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Landing craft55 viewsOne of the Landing Craft which used to ply from Rhu to Benbecula is pictured moored at Helensburgh pier, while crowds on the seafront take advantage of the evening sunshine. Image circa 1973.Dec 17, 2015