Helensburgh Heritage Trust Photo Gallery

Your online photo album


Home :: Login
Helensburgh Heritage Trust :: Album list :: Last uploads :: Last comments :: Most viewed :: Top rated :: My Favorites :: Search

Most viewed
Loch-Lomond.jpg
Loch Lomond looking south413 viewsA view of Loch Lomond from the hill above Ardlui looking south, circa 1915.
Tarbet_Pier.jpg
Tarbet Pier413 viewsThe steamer Maid of the Loch is seen arriving at Tarbet Pier. Image circa 1958.
JLB-transmitter4124.jpg
First television transmitter412 viewsHelensburgh inventor John Logie Baird is pictured with the first television transmitter, made up literally from odds and ends. It is now housed in the Science Museum in South Kensington, London. Image date unknown.
Loch-and-Ben-Lomond4762.jpg
Loch and Ben Lomond412 viewsA steamer on Loch Lomond, with Ben Lomond in the distance, circa 1912.
Whistlefield_houses.jpg
Whistlefield412 viewsA view of Whistlefield from the north, looking towards the Gareloch, circa 1925.
Baird_postcard33.jpg
Baird by Conroy411 viewsHelensburgh artist Stephen Conroy painted this portrait of TV inventor John Logie Baird. He was specially commissioned by the Scottish Post Office Board to paint six portraits for a postcard series to celebrate the contribution Scots have made to communication, in the year of 1989 when the first Edinburgh Festival of Science and Technology took 'communication' as its theme.
Garelochhead_Hotel_view~0.jpg
Garelochhead Hotel view411 viewsThe view looking north from outside Garelochhead Hotel. It was was demolished following a serious fire in the 1990s. Image circa 1906.
Cove-Burgh-Hall5032.jpg
Cove Burgh Hall410 viewsThen described as Kilcreggan Public Buildings and U.F.Church, this picture was used on a postcard published by Kerr, Post Office, Kilcreggan, circa 1905. It sits on the boundary between Cove and Kilcreggan and has been known for many years as Cove Burgh Hall. In recent years it has been very successfully run by a local committee who acquired it from the local authority for a nominal sum.
David-Clyde-De-Havilland5351.jpg
David Clyde with Olivia de Havilland410 viewsDavid Clyde, the oldest of three siblings from a Helensburgh family who all became well known actors, played the butler in the 1943 film Princess O'Rourke, a comedy romance written and directed by Norman Krasna and starring Olivia de Havilland (left) as the princess and Charles Coburn (right) as her uncle. A pilot (Robert Cummings) falls in love with a woman he believes is intending to become a maid, little suspecting that she is actually a princess. It won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.
Mystery_Rhu_group.jpg
Mystery Rhu group410 viewsThis image supplied by Alistair Quinlan show a Rhu group, possibly a church outing, circa 1910. Back row third right is his grandfather, William Lyon Winton, and sprawling on the grass front left is his brother, Arthur Burnett Winton. Their brother, Sidney Walker Winton, who was between them in age is probably wearing the white shirt, to the right of the cornet (5th right front). Any more information would be welcome.
Park_Church.jpg
Park Church410 viewsPark Church at the junction of East King Street and Charlotte Street, Helensburgh, now the Buddhist Meditation Centre of Scotland. Built in 1862 as the East Free Church, it became Park United Free Church in 1900 following the union of the Free Church and the United Presbyterian Church. It became Park Church in 1929 when the United Free Church and the Church of Scotland united as the Church of Scotland. The congregation became part of Helensburgh Parish Church, and in 2016 the church building was bought by Buddhists. Image published by M.C.Robertson, West End Library, Helensburgh, circa 1912.
Sunday_School_picnic-2.jpg
Sunday School trip-1410 viewsA Sunday School outing from Helensburgh's St Bride's Church to Balmaha in June 1930. Image supplied by Chrissie Clow.
1770 files on 148 page(s) 108