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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 2,003
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 355 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 385 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 341 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

121 files, last one added on Mar 27, 2020
Album viewed 372 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

132 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 601 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

65 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 430 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


Comet_painting_1.jpg

110 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2019
Album viewed 227 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 167 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

92 files, last one added on Mar 16, 2020
Album viewed 474 times

Organisations


1970s_Hel_ScCDance.jpg

81 files, last one added on Mar 31, 2020
Album viewed 445 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 331 times

Mansions


Geilston-House.jpg

102 files, last one added on Mar 02, 2020
Album viewed 455 times

Places — Burgh


Helensburgh_pierhouse.jpg

306 files, last one added on Jan 11, 2020
Album viewed 804 times

Places — District


Geilston-Hall.jpg

232 files, last one added on Mar 02, 2020
Album viewed 466 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 368 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 651 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 216 times

Transport — General


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43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 247 times

Transport — Railways


1957-Wee-Arrochar-w.jpg

76 files, last one added on Mar 16, 2020
Album viewed 478 times

Transport — Steamers


Rhu-or-Shandon-pier.jpg

82 files, last one added on Mar 02, 2020
Album viewed 340 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

142 files, last one added on Mar 27, 2020
Album viewed 297 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 286 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

2,003 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 1,843,692 times

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Sandcastle_contest-2.jpg
Sandcastle competition996 viewsThe scene on Helensburgh's east seafront during a sandcastle building competition. Image, date unknown, supplied by Sue Taylor.
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Model gifted779 viewsMrs Mary-Pat Smith and Mrs Nancy Jackson, daughters of Helensburgh's last Provost, Norman M.Glen CBE, with a model of the Comet they presented to Helensburgh Library at the opening of the 2002 Bell Exhibition organised by Doris Gentles as part of the burgh bicentenary celebrations.
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1933 Helensburgh seafront1309 viewsAn unusual view of Helensburgh's west seafront from the pier, with two shelters, taken during the very hot summer of 1933.
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Shandon Pier896 views
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Bellcairn House2166 viewsA Cove mansion designed by architect William Landless in 1876.
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Malcolm Baird at bust unveiling889 viewsMalcolm Baird, the inventor's son and now a retired professor and president of Helensburgh Heritage Trust, is pictured at the unveiling of a bust of John Logie Baird in Hermitage Park, Helensburgh, in 1960. Some years later the bust was moved to a position on the seafront opposite William Street.
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St Michael's Church636 viewsThe interior of St Michael and All Angels Church in West Princes Street, Helensburgh. Image circa 1909.
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Helensburgh Seafront1114 viewsDate unknown.

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1970s_Hel_ScCDance.jpg
Tuesday dancing15 viewsThe Helensburgh Scottish Country Dance Dance Tuesday Class Ball at the Ardencaple Hotel in January 1973. Rear (from left): Willie Gilvear, Jack Gregor, Bob Laird, Roy Bain, George Rennie, Helen Bain, Jessie Gilvear, Janie Murray, Douglas McIlroy; middle: Margaret Thomson, Joyce Gregor, Norah Dunn, Chrissie Clark, Cath Twigg, Isa McIlroy, Etta Rennie, Enid Shearer, Elizabeth Howden, Margaret Irvine; front: Kay Campbell, Dorothy Ross, Sheila Wilson, Peggy Rose, Mary Ross, Mrs Murray. Image supplied by Anne Thorn.Mar 31, 2020
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Busy Gala39 viewsHelensburg swimming pool is packed with spectators for a Helensburgh Swimming Club gala c.1936 — and the East Bay beyond is equally busy with sunseekers.Mar 27, 2020
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News by postcard17 viewsThe February 13 1907 front page of the Helensburgh and Gareloch Times weekly newspaper featured on a promotional postcard.Mar 27, 2020
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Arrochar House Hotel22 viewsOriginally the ancestral seat of the Clan McFarlane, the hotel was founded in 1697. Originally Inverioch House, it became Arrochar House, then the Arrochar House Hotel which it was when this photo was taken. By 1950 it was owned and being run as a temperance hotel by Mrs Annie McLeod. In the 1970s Bobby Campbell from Alexandria bought it and changed the name to the Cobbler Hotel. In the 1980s Pam and Maurice Root-Reid bought the hotel from Mr Campbell, and they built a large extension to the right. In 2004 Wallace Arnold/Sheerings bought the hotel and changed the name to Claymore Hotel.Mar 21, 2020
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Arrochar Hotel55 viewsAn old view of the Arrochar Hotel. Originally a coaching inn and called The Arrochar Inn, it was also the Torrance Hotel for a time. Image circa 1916.Mar 21, 2020
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Enjoying camp82 viewsHelensburgh Territorials in camp in May 1942.Mar 16, 2020
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Wee Arrochar47 viewsThe 'Wee Arrochar' train near Whistlefield in 1957. This LNER Class C15 Reid N.B. design locomotive, weighing 60 tons, was one of a class which dated from 1911 and was built by the Yorkshire Engine Co. It was one of three which operated the push and pull service from Craigendoran to Arrochar. Two years later a diesel railbus took over the service.Mar 16, 2020
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Geilston House47 viewsGeilston House in Cardross, former home of Miss Elizabeth Hendry and Miss Margaret Bell, now owned by the National Trust for Scotland. Dating from 1666 or earlier, it began as a modest thatched laird's house, was expanded to become a villa, and finally a decorated cottage linked to a walled garden. The entire house appears to have been thatched until the early 19th century. Its extensive 200 year-old garden is a popular tourist attraction. Photo by Stewart Noble.Mar 02, 2020