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Heritage
Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust GalleryWithin this gallery are all the images. If you click the link above you will find the albums containing the images


22 2,108
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 904 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

36 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2020
Album viewed 1008 times

Works of art


Rosneath-Shore-by-P_Kerr.jpg

54 files, last one added on Dec 16, 2020
Album viewed 927 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

133 files, last one added on Nov 29, 2020
Album viewed 731 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

141 files, last one added on Feb 15, 2021
Album viewed 1985 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

70 files, last one added on Jan 04, 2021
Album viewed 1104 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


comet_centenary_poster_p3.jpg

116 files, last one added on Nov 30, 2020
Album viewed 476 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-Paris.jpg

23 files, last one added on Dec 23, 2020
Album viewed 372 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

99 files, last one added on Dec 13, 2020
Album viewed 1263 times

Organisations


Millig_SWRI_25th_2001.jpg

89 files, last one added on Nov 29, 2020
Album viewed 1113 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 860 times

Mansions


Rosneath-Castle-w~0.jpg

106 files, last one added on Feb 15, 2021
Album viewed 1103 times

Places — Burgh


Empty-bandstand-w.jpg

318 files, last one added on Feb 15, 2021
Album viewed 2170 times

Places — District


Strone_Farm.jpg

241 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2021
Album viewed 1214 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

88 files, last one added on Dec 22, 2020
Album viewed 806 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

67 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 1743 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 457 times

Transport — General


GCS-bus-w.jpg

44 files, last one added on Feb 15, 2021
Album viewed 507 times

Transport — Railways


Shandon-Station-w.jpg

84 files, last one added on Feb 17, 2021
Album viewed 1304 times

Transport — Steamers


Portincaple_pier.jpg

86 files, last one added on Jan 02, 2021
Album viewed 758 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

151 files, last one added on Dec 13, 2020
Album viewed 723 times

Old Postcards


Helensburgh_1903.jpeg

These images are copies of old postcards and some are watermarked. Please respect this website by not copying the images.

54 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 658 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

2,108 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 1,966,138 times

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donkeys.jpg
Donkey Rides1968 viewsUndated, but possibly the 1960s. Can anyone provide a date?
This image is watermarked.
Hermitage_Park_bridges.jpg
Park bridge904 viewsA rustic bridge in Helensburgh's Hermitage Park. Image circa 1915.
Dorian_Choir2.jpg
Dorian Choir Concert810 viewsUndated photograph of a Helensburgh Dorian Choir performance in the Victoria Hall.
Duirland-horse-cart-1913-w.jpg
Farm workers112 viewsPhotograph taken c.1913 probably by keen amateur photographer Robert Thorburn, a Helensburgh grocery store manager. It shows farm workers with a horse and cart at Duirlands Farm, Glen Fruin. Image supplied by David Clark from a collection of glass slides.
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Master Joe Petersen937 viewsMaster Joe Petersen, billed as 'The Phenomenal Boy Singer', was in fact Mary O'Rourke, born at 6 Maitland Street, Helensburgh, on July 26 1913, the 12th of 14 children of Hannah O’Rourke and her Irish mason’s labourer husband Joseph, who were married in the town on September 16 1892. As Joe, she rose to become a British and continental recording star from 1933 to 42, and in her later years remained a stage favourite in Scotland until she died of bronchitis in Glasgow on Christmas Eve 1964 at the age of 51. Image copyright Herald and Times, Glasgow.
Tin_Hut_Club-21015.jpg
Tin Hut Club-11282 viewsMembers of the Tin Hut Club, a club which formed within Helensburgh Golf Club in 1932 for golfers who had been members when the clubhouse was made of wood and corrugated iron. Date unknown. Image supplied by Iain McCulloch.
The-Barracks6.jpg
The Barracks1247 viewsA notorious property known as The Barracks, or Fugie's Property, which was on the west side of James Street between Princes Street and King Street roughly where the playpark now is, is pictured in the early stages of demolition in the 1890s. The 29 dwellings had housed railway employees and railway construction workers.
Luss_from_Heather_Island1844.jpg
Luss672 viewsA view of Luss from the Heather Island, circa 1908.

Last additions
Shandon-Station-w.jpg
Shandon Station33 viewsShandon Station on the West Highland Line, which was opened in 1894. Like all the other local upper stations except Rhu, it was designed to look like a Swiss chalet. Image date unknown.Feb 17, 2021
TS_Empress_and_tender.jpg
TS Empress19 viewsA 1915 image of the raining ship Empress moored in the Gareloch, with its tender beyond. She was the second of two charitable training ships for boys, and was in the Gareloch from 1889 until the 1920s, with staff giving a tough and sometimes brutal training to the 300 boys on board at any time.Feb 15, 2021
GCS-bus-w.jpg
262 viewsA green Garelochhead Coach Services Regent bus is pictured on a rainy day outside Helensburgh Central Station. Image, date unknown,© A.Murray-Rust licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence.Feb 15, 2021
Rosneath-Castle-w~0.jpg
Rosneath Castle35 viewsCompleted in 1806 by London-based architect Joseph Bonomi, this neo-classical mansion replaced a castle burnt down in 1802. It was used as a military hospital during the First World War and was home to Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Louise, the Dowager Duchess of Argyll, until her death in 1939. It was an HQ for the Rosneath Naval Base in World War Two, then abandoned, then damaged by fire in 1947, and demolished in 1961. Image date 1919.Feb 15, 2021
Empty-bandstand-w.jpg
Seafront bandstand131 viewsAn old image of the bandstand on Helensburgh's West Esplanade, with the Granary building and the Old Parish Church beyond. Image date unknown.Feb 15, 2021
Cardross-blue-train-w.jpg
Blue Train37 viewsA Blue Train approaching Cardross from Helensburgh, viewed from Coronation Park, Port Glasgow. Image, date unkniwn, © Thomas Nugent licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License.Feb 15, 2021
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Colquhoun Street18 viewsA 1912 image showing a horse and cart moving down Colquhoun Street.Feb 15, 2021
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Ardencaple Quadrant25 viewsArdencaple Quadrant, built originally to house those who had been injured in the First World War, seen beyond the greenhouse of Ferniegair which was demolished in the 1960s. Image date unknown.Feb 15, 2021