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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 2,028
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 502 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 547 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 482 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

127 files, last one added on Jun 21, 2020
Album viewed 477 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

133 files, last one added on May 08, 2020
Album viewed 990 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

66 files, last one added on Apr 14, 2020
Album viewed 613 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


Comet_painting_1.jpg

110 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2019
Album viewed 289 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 221 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

95 files, last one added on May 17, 2020
Album viewed 670 times

Organisations


2005-blossom-festival-w.jpg

87 files, last one added on May 01, 2020
Album viewed 617 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 460 times

Mansions


Geilston-House.jpg

102 files, last one added on Mar 02, 2020
Album viewed 652 times

Places — Burgh


Helensburgh_novelty_card.jpg

310 files, last one added on Jun 06, 2020
Album viewed 1134 times

Places — District


Luss-Cottages-w.jpg

234 files, last one added on Jun 13, 2020
Album viewed 680 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 509 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 978 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 284 times

Transport — General


_A_Type_open_tops_of_the_1920_s.jpg

43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 331 times

Transport — Railways


Carriage-at-Helensburgh-Central.jpg

77 files, last one added on Jun 13, 2020
Album viewed 715 times

Transport — Steamers


Craigendoran2C_s-finest2C-JEANIE-DEANS-the-LNER-Clyde-paddler-launched-on-April-7th-1931-at-the-Fairfield-yard_.jpg

83 files, last one added on Apr 11, 2020
Album viewed 465 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

143 files, last one added on Apr 11, 2020
Album viewed 400 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.

53 files, last one added on Feb 10, 2015
Album viewed 384 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

2,028 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 1,883,818 times

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Hermitage_FP_football3.jpg
Hermitage FP football team 1912-131325 viewsBack row: J.Gilmour, S.Carson, R.Duncan, R.Martin, J.MacFarlane, W.Buchanan, T.White, T.MacFarquhar. Front: Morrison, S.Brown, W.Roxborough, W.Wright, G.McLachlan, A.McCulloch, F.Duncan. Unfortunately there is a mark on the print covering the face of the player in the middle of the front row. This club was revived after the Second World War and offered several sports for a number of years. Image supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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Pine Wood745 viewsA 1908 image of the entrance to Pine Wood and the Highlandman's Road, Helensburgh.
Mardon_House_outing0304.jpg
Mardon House Outing1210 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.
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Local Press Barons1134 viewsA rare picture of Craig Jeffrey, founder of the Helensburgh Advertiser, with Walter Bryden, owner of the Helensburgh and Gareloch Times. Between them is Provost J.McLeod Williamson. The photograph was taken at the official opening of the Churchill naval married quarters estate in May 1969.
Seafront_ponies2915.jpg
Seafront pony rides1212 viewsRides on ponies and donkeys on Helensburgh seafront used to be very popular in summer. The image date is unknown, but the shops behind are a tobacconist, T.G.Allan Ltd., Leathar & Co., and D.H.Davidson Ltd.
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Hydro Demolition853 viewsOriginally West Shandon, this magnificent building was the home of Robert Napier, the greatest figure in Clyde shipbuilding and marine engineering in the mid-19th century. During World War One the Hydro became a hospital, and in World War Two it was used by the army. In 1951 it became a hotel again, but in 1957 it was closed and demolished.
Hiawatha-cast.jpg
Hiawatha cast769 viewsThe cast of the local production of 'Hiawatha's Wedding Feast and Death of Minnehaha' at Helensburgh's Victoria Hall on April 18 1906. The conductor was E.W.Stanton, the cellist G.H.Stanton, and the soloists Major (later Provost) John F.Duncan and Mrs Hyllested. William Battrum Lever (also a Provost) played the harmonium. Photo by Robert Thorburn, supplied by his grandson Sandy Thorburn.
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Scroll awarded47 viewsThe doyen of Scottish country dancing in Helensburgh, Norah Dunn, pictured receiving the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society scroll from Alan Carrie in November 1989. Image supplied by Anne Thorn.

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Woodstone-Private-Hotel-w.jpg
Woodstone Hotel32 viewsWoodstone Private Hotel at Rhu. Its proprietor for many years was Miss E.M.Lyle. Image c.1906.Jun 21, 2020
Luss-Cottages-w.jpg
69 viewsPicturesque cottages in Luss main street. Image c.1965.Jun 13, 2020
Carriage-at-Helensburgh-Central.jpg
28 viewsCarriages await outside Helensburgh Central Station in East Princes Street when it was the North British Railway Company. Image c.1905.Jun 13, 2020
Helensburgh_novelty_card.jpg
Novelty card88 viewsA novelty card suggesting Helensburgh is a good place for romance! Image date unknown.Jun 06, 2020
ross_cycles.jpg
Ross Cycles116 viewsAn image c.1910 of John Ross in front of his cycle shop at 33 West Princes Street, Helensburgh. Image supplied by his great-grandson Jeff Castel de Oro.May 22, 2020
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The Balloch Navy77 viewsWorld War Two Home Guard security extended around Loch Lomond, where the Rhu-based Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment conducted top secret trials, but this was not the responsibility of MAEE. The fear was that German seaplanes might land on Loch Lomond, especially at night, so the ‘Balloch Navy’ patrolled the loch in requisitioned motorboats which were armed and flew the white ensign. Image by courtesy of Iain McAllister from the Silver Motor Yachts private Facebook group.May 17, 2020
Balloch-Navy-w.jpg
The Balloch Navy374 viewsWorld War Two Home Guard security extended around Loch Lomond, where the Rhu-based Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment conducted top secret trials, but this was not the responsibility of MAEE. The fear was that German seaplanes might land on Loch Lomond, especially at night, so the four vessels of the ‘Balloch Navy’ patrolled the loch in requisitioned motorboats which were armed and flew the white ensign.May 17, 2020
1931-McGruers-staff.jpg
1931 McGruers staff54 viewsManagement and staff of the McGruer & Co. boatbuilding business pictured in 1931. Image from the Silver Motor Yachts private Facebook group contributed by Craig Macdougall.May 17, 2020