Welcome to Helensburgh Heritage

Welcome to Helensburgh Heritage

WELCOME to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust website.

We hope you find it simple to navigate, with many articles, a large Photo Gallery, letters from readers, downloads, and weblinks to heritage and local organisations.

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Deborah Kerr and Helensburgh

Deborah Kerr and Helensburgh

HELENSBURGH people have long embraced Deborah Kerr as their very own film star, but the time she spe...

Henry Bell and the Comet

Henry Bell and the Comet

2012 was the year of the bicentenary of Henry Bell's Comet steamship, and the Comet Bicentenary Comm...

What is on this website

What is on this website

THE Helensburgh Heritage Trust website has four main areas containing over 1,000 articles.

These incl...

Visit our Photo Gallery

Visit our Photo Gallery

THE Helensburgh Heritage Trust Photo Gallery has 1,912 images in 22 different albums. To find a particu...

 

Rosneath's Princess

Rosneath's Princess

HER Royal Highness Princess Louise, daughter of Queen Victoria, had a huge impact on Helensburgh and Garelochside, where she lived in Rosneath Castle and loved the beauty and quietness of the Gareloch.

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Trust Photo Gallery

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View this photo and over 1,900 more at the Heritage Trust Photo Gallery. Visit the gallery.

First 2018 Open Meeting

Mike-Thornley-wThe first 2018 Open Meeting will be held at Helensburgh Civic Centre at 7.30pm on Wednesday January 31. Mike Thornley will talk about the Glenarn garden at Rhu. Anyone interested most welcome.

The Heritage Centre

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Visit Helensburgh Heritage Trust’s Heritage Centre at Helensburgh Library during library opening hours: Monday 1-8pm; Tuesday 9.30am-1pm, 2-5pm; Wednesday 9.30am-1pm, 2-5pm; Thursday 1-8pm; Friday 1-5pm; Saturday 9.30am-1pm, 2-5pm.

Further exhibits in the Community Area at Helensburgh Civic Centre, East Clyde Street.

See also Helensburgh Memories on Facebook

Winter Talks


  • Wednesday January 31 2018 — Mike Thornley: The Glenarn Garden
  • Wednesday February 28 — Bruce and Nicola Jamieson: Developing the Mackintosh Club
  • Wednesday March 28 — Richard Reeve: A Brief History of the Rosneath Peninsula

Meetings in Helensburgh Civic Centre at 7.30pm.

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