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People


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44 files, last one added on Sep 06, 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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93 files, last one added on Sep 06, 2016

Education


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116 files, last one added on Sep 07, 2016

John Logie Baird


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57 files, last one added on May 04, 2016

Henry Bell and the Comet


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109 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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84 files, last one added on Sep 07, 2016

Organisations


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73 files, last one added on Aug 16, 2016

Royal Visits


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24 files, last one added on Jul 02, 2015

Mansions


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88 files, last one added on Aug 03, 2016

Places — Burgh


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286 files, last one added on Sep 07, 2016

Places — District


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210 files, last one added on Sep 07, 2016

Religion


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59 files, last one added on Apr 12, 2016

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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36 files, last one added on Sep 06, 2016

Transport — Railways


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69 files, last one added on Jul 24, 2016

Transport — Steamers


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74 files, last one added on May 13, 2016

Sport


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132 files, last one added on Sep 06, 2016

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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Malig Mill dam418 viewsA rare image of the lade and dam for the Malig Mill in Hermitage Park, situated roughly where Hermitage Bowling Club and the tennis court are now, and in the distance is Hermitage House. The mill, a corn mill thought to have been in operation from the early 1700s, was at the rear of the Victoria Halls, and was demolished early in the 1920s. Image, date unknown, by courtesy of Jim Chestnut.
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Helensburgh Sailing Club 1972901 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Sailing Club at their annual dance in the Queen's Hotel in February 1972.
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Colour TV434 viewsColour TV in 1928. Major A.G.Church is on the right of the picture, with John Logie Baird beside the receiver.
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Prince Andrew390 viewsHRH Prince Andrew, at the time a serving naval officer, on a visit to the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane on October 22 1994 to mark the decommissioning of the Polaris submarine HMS Resolution which had been in service for 27 years.
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Camis Eskan, circa 1840369 viewsThis painting by John Knox (1778-1845) shows the sons of Colin Campbell of Colgrain standing around the ice house above Camis Eskan. He bought the estate in 1836 from James Dennistoun, the last of the Dennistouns of Colgrain, whose family had owned the land for over 500 years. The Dennistouns were granted the lands by the first Stuart king Robert II, who had married into the family, and whose son Robert III and all future Kings would have Dennistoun blood in their veins.
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St Michael's Choir473 viewsThe choir of Helensburgh's St Michael's and All Angels Church, circa 1950. Image supplied by Sue Taylor.
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Hydro Demolition51 viewsOriginally West Shandon, this 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.
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Lucy Ashton582 viewsThe little steamer Lucy Ashton, named after the famous and much loved paddle steamer, set off on the morning of Saturday August 4 2012 to greet the paddle steamer Waverley at Helensburgh pier as part of the bicentenary celebrations. Unfortunately, on the way back to Rhu Marina for the afternoon procession, a gasket in the engine blew, and the vessel's participation was ended. Photo by URTV Helensburgh.tv.

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Laid up shipping13 viewsMerchant shipping laid up in the Gareloch off Clynder during the 1930s.Sep 07, 2016
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Burgh from pier16 viewsA 1959 image looking down the pier towards the town centre.Sep 07, 2016
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HMS Traveller15 viewsThe Royal Navy T class submarine Traveller in the Gareloch in April 1942. Built by Scotts of Greenock and launched in August 1941, Traveller spent most of her career in the Mediterranean. She was unsuccessful in most of her attacks, sinking the Italian merchantman Albachiara, but launching failed attacks against the Italian merchant ship Ezilda Croce, the Italian 'small light cruiser', the Italian tanker Proserpina and the Italian torpedo boats Castore and Ciclone. Traveller left Malta on November 28 1942 for a patrol in the Gulf of Taranto. She carried out a reconnaissance of Taranto harbour for a Chariot human torpedo attack, but never returned and is presumed to have hit a mine.Sep 07, 2016
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Burnbrae23 viewsSt Bride's School teachers and boarders at Burnbrae House, circa 1960. Among the pupils are Joan Whitehead, Aline Shields, Sheila Thom, Elizabeth Lammie, Madeline Griffiths, Clair Bock, Sonia Hunt, J.McArthur, Nina Ferguson, Moyra McVicker, J.Marsh, Elizabeth Morrison, Mary Evans, Rae Hudleston, J.Mitchell, Daphne Ritchie, Elizabeth McKay, Marion Gray, Katherine Campbell, Jane McCammond, Bick Carswell, Helen Shearer, Frances M.Fleming, Jean Bone, Fiona Third, M.Stewart, and Irene Rose. The photograph was taken by Helensburgh photographer Bill Benzie.Sep 07, 2016
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Clarendon22 viewsSt Bride's School teachers and boarders at Clarendon in 1958.Sep 07, 2016
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Lansdowne26 viewsSt Bride's School headmistress Miss Rachel Drever Smith with colleagues and boarders at Lansdowne House in either 1961 or 62. Among those in the picture are Fiona Farquhar, Sheila Reid, D.Greig, C.H.Campbell, Deirdre Fleur, Ann Adamson, Lynne Taylor, Viola Lennox, Sheena Haining, Kim Menzies, Avril Andrew, Margaret Fleming, Maire Maclean, Fanny Pender, Ann Fernie, Pat Stewart, Hilary Gray, Anne Crombie, Mairi Thomson, Valerie Pow, Carol Pender, Maria Rattray, Catherine Docherty, Mate Newton, and E.Whiteford. The photo was taken by Helensburgh photographer Bill Benzie.Sep 07, 2016
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Woodend24 viewsSt Bride's School pupils and teachers at Woodend in 1956.Sep 07, 2016
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Names missing38 viewsA Clyde Street School class in June 1949. Top row: Duncan McKillop, Alex Hastings, Donald Scott, ?, Campbell Mackie, Jamie McNicol, Allan McDonald; second: Archie Haining, Bobby Lawrie, Tommy Spence, ?, John Fraser, Jim Spalding; third: Janet Fagan, Sylvia Silver, Lillian Turner, Marlyn Whyte, ?, Sally Martin, Joan Robertson; front: Marie Lowson, Mary Cranston, Noreen Kerr, Sylvia Gilchrist. Image supplied by Marlyn Ritchie (nee Whyte).Sep 06, 2016