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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 1,985
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 294 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 274 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 239 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

113 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2019
Album viewed 269 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

132 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 404 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

65 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 293 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


Comet_painting_1.jpg

110 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2019
Album viewed 178 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 143 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

91 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 333 times

Organisations


Rovers-building-cabin-w.jpg

80 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 339 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 237 times

Mansions


Ardencaple_Castle_cows.jpg

100 files, last one added on Jan 11, 2020
Album viewed 344 times

Places — Burgh


Helensburgh_pierhouse.jpg

306 files, last one added on Jan 11, 2020
Album viewed 521 times

Places — District


Whistlefield-Brae-c_1900-w.jpg

231 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2019
Album viewed 330 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 253 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 415 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 179 times

Transport — General


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43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 207 times

Transport — Railways


Signal_box_Helensburgh.jpg

75 files, last one added on Dec 10, 2019
Album viewed 332 times

Transport — Steamers


Lady-Clare-Red-Gauntlet-w.jpg

80 files, last one added on Oct 21, 2019
Album viewed 251 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

140 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 223 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 Feb 10, 2015
Album viewed 217 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

1,985 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 1,823,934 times

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Bonar_Law_card.jpg
One Empire530 viewsA loyal postcard of One King, One Flag, One Fleet, One Empire features King George V with Irish Unionist politician, barrister and judge the Rt Hon Sir Edward H.Carson, and Unionist Party Leader Andrew Bonar Law from Helensburgh.
Waverley20414.jpg
PS Waverley738 viewsBuilt by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse, Glasgow in 1946, the 693-ton Waverley entered service in 1947 and is the world's last sea-going paddler. She replaced the previous Waverley, built in 1899 and sunk at Dunkirk in 1940, she cruised to all parts of the Clyde Estuary until withdrawn after the 1973 season by Caledonian-MacBrayne. Next year she was sold to the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society after a massive public campaign in Scotland, and re-entered service in 1975 with support from local authorities. She calls regularly at Helensburgh during the summer. She is pictured at Gourock in 1970.
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Mardon House Outing1188 viewsResidents and staff from Mardon House, Helensburgh, pictured at Garelochhead Army Camp in October 1991, supporting nurses who were taking part in a charity assault course.
Promenade.jpg
Family outing856 viewsA family take a seat on the West Bay promenade while another group play on the beach, circa 1907.
Craigendoran_Pier008.jpg
Craigendoran Pier877 viewsA view from the sea of a steamer berthed at Craigendoran Pier, with the station in the background. Image date unknown.
Rest_and_Be_Thankful_bend.jpg
Rest and Be Thankful657 viewsA hairpin bend on the old Rest and Be Thankful Road at Glencroe, near Arrochar. Image circa 1927.
Deborah-Kerr,-Melanie-w.jpg
Baby Melanie612 viewsA press picture of Helensburgh film star Deborah Kerr — Mrs Anthony Bartley — is pictured with her baby daughter Melanie, born on December 27 1947. The caption stated: "Young Miss Melanie has the same red hair and blue eyes as her mother, and even at this early age shows signs of also some day having the same vivacious personality."
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Ross's Hotel880 viewsRoss's Hotel in Arrochar, Ashfield House, Jenniville, Prospect House, Prospect View and Prospect Bank all belonged to the Ross family. The old Ross's Hotel, which was a small temperance hotel built in the 1870s by Alexander Ross, has now changed its name to the Loch Long Hotel and grown in size to dominate the village landscape. Image circa 1907.

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Helensburgh_pierhouse.jpg
138 viewsA 1925 image showing Helensburgh pier and the pierhouse.Jan 11, 2020
Helensburgh_pier_c_1940.jpg
Pier walkers236 viewsA 1940s image of Helensburgh pier and the outdoor swimming pool.Jan 11, 2020
Ardencaple_Castle_cows.jpg
18 viewsCows graze in the field in front of Ardencaple Castle, the ancient seat of the Clan MacAulay. All but one tower of the building was demolished in 1957, and a naval housing estate was built on the site. Image c.1911.Jan 11, 2020
Whistlefield-Brae-c_1900-w.jpg
Whistlefield Brae50 viewsThe Whistlefield Brae looking up the hill from Garelochhead. Image c.1900 by courtesy of the Helensburgh Memories website.Dec 24, 2019
Luss-Hotel-1903-w.jpg
Luss Hotel100 viewsTravellers arrive at Luss Hotel on Loch Lomondside. Image c.1900 by courtesy of the Helensburgh Memories website.Dec 24, 2019
Firkin_Toll_1932.jpg
Toll Cottage77 viewsThe toll cottage at Firkin Toll on Loch Lomondside, between Inverbeg and Tarbet and now the site of a large picnic area. Image c.1932.Dec 13, 2019
Kidston_Park_1903.jpg
Ornate fountain164 viewsA young boy poses beside an ornate drinking fountain which used to stand in Helensburgh's Kidston park. Image c.1903.Dec 13, 2019
Signal_box_Helensburgh.jpg
Signal box145 viewsThe old signal box just outside Helensburgh Central Station, with Alma Place in the background. Image date unknown.Dec 10, 2019