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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 2,124
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

50 files, last one added on Jun 19, 2021
Album viewed 1087 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

36 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2020
Album viewed 1324 times

Works of art


Rosneath-Shore-by-P_Kerr.jpg

54 files, last one added on Dec 16, 2020
Album viewed 1244 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

135 files, last one added on Jun 19, 2021
Album viewed 893 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

142 files, last one added on Aug 02, 2021
Album viewed 2627 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

70 files, last one added on Jan 04, 2021
Album viewed 1434 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


comet_centenary_poster_p3.jpg

116 files, last one added on Nov 30, 2020
Album viewed 560 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-Paris.jpg

23 files, last one added on Dec 23, 2020
Album viewed 454 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

103 files, last one added on May 19, 2021
Album viewed 1655 times

Organisations


Millig_SWRI_25th_2001.jpg

89 files, last one added on Nov 29, 2020
Album viewed 1404 times

Royal Visits


Princess-Margaret-w.jpg

30 files, last one added on Jul 25, 2021
Album viewed 1158 times

Mansions


Inverarnan-House-w.jpg

108 files, last one added on May 01, 2021
Album viewed 1399 times

Places — Burgh


sugar-ship-w.jpg

319 files, last one added on Mar 05, 2021
Album viewed 2691 times

Places — District


Fernbreck-w.jpg

243 files, last one added on Apr 19, 2021
Album viewed 1576 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

89 files, last one added on Apr 19, 2021
Album viewed 976 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

67 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 2181 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 568 times

Transport — General


GCS-bus-w.jpg

44 files, last one added on Feb 15, 2021
Album viewed 613 times

Transport — Railways


Shandon-Station-w.jpg

84 files, last one added on Feb 17, 2021
Album viewed 1673 times

Transport — Steamers


Portincaple_pier.jpg

86 files, last one added on Jan 02, 2021
Album viewed 916 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

152 files, last one added on Mar 29, 2021
Album viewed 828 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 828 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

2,124 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 2,038,135 times

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Deborah-Kerr-in-costume.jpg
Deborah Kerr in costume803 viewsDeborah Kerr wearing a costume designed by Edith Head for the 1952 Paramount movie 'Thunder in the East', a war drama set during India's first years of independence from Britain. Steve Gibbs (Alan Ladd) lands his armaments-loaded plane in Ghandahar province hoping to get rich, and falls in love with Joan Willoughby (Deborah Kerr), the blind daughter of a parson. Also starring Charles Boyer.
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Rosneath launch1368 viewsThe yacht Sea Laughter is launched after being built at Silver's Yard at Rosneath. Managing director John Boyd, also Cove and Kilcreggan's Dean of Guild, is third from left in the front row. Image date unknown.
Schack-Comet-model-a.jpg
Swedish toast635 viewsHelensburgh was not the only place where the bicentenary of Henry Bell’s Comet was remembered on Saturday August 4 2012 — a toast was proposed in Sweden. As he had done 50 years earlier, retired naval architect Gerhard Schack, an octogenarian, raised a glass in tribute to the man who pioneered commercial steamships. This is a picture of the Comet model he made himself.
Craigendoran_Middleton_Drive.jpg
Craigendoran789 viewsMiddleton Drive, Craigendoran, beside the Clyde and west of Craigendoran Pier. Image date unknown.
Steam-laundry-w.jpg
Laundry staff886 viewsManagers and staff of the Helensburgh Steam Laundry Company in East King Street in the early 1920s. Nos 5 and 6 in the back row from left are Bessie — known to all as Lizzie — and Flora McDonald. The man on the left is Mr Glover. In the front row the second from the left is Jeanie Donnachie, and the fourth from left is Agnes Aird (nee Graham). Image supplied by Lizzie and Flora's niece, Mrs Betty Stewart.
Steamer_map.jpg
Map card811 viewsA map card showing the MacBrayne steamer PS Columba and a map of the Firth of Clyde, circa 1902.
Hermitage-class-1948.jpg
Hermitage School Class 19463066 viewsBack: Douglas McFarlane, Drew Kelly, Nevill Moffat, Ian Cairns (who supplied image), Billy McCubbin, ?, Ross Porteous, Donald McAulay (now Lord McAulay); 2nd back: ?, Brian Wilson, Tony Bird, Fergus Balfour, Ronnie Sneddon, George McKenzie, ?, Brian McIlwraith; 3rd back: ?, Brian Drever, ?, Pat Templeton, ?, Sheena McNeil, Margaret Sorley, ?, Grace Watt; seated: ?, Mary Todd, Valerie Smith, ?, Jessie McKinley, Marion Dixon, Ann Spy, Betty Williamson; front: ?, Alex Green, Charlie Lyon, Allister McArthur, Ian Trail.
Helensburgh-from-Rosneath.jpg
Helensburgh from Rosneath1123 viewsA view of Helensburgh from above Rosneath, published by E.Eakin, Post Office, Rosneath. Image date unknown, probably early 1900s.

Last additions
Shandon-School-c_1944-w.jpg
Shandon School c.19447 viewsElinor Grummitt, who still lives in Shandon, supplied this image from around 1944. She is second left, back row. Her sister is middle of the middle row and her brother second left, front row. Far left is teacher Miss Buchanan, who came after Miss Willan retired, and the lady on the right is Mrs Hutchison, who helped out her janitor husband. The boy, second right bottom row, was Polish. His father was an officer in the Polish army, billeted at Shandon Hydro. His name was Richard Stetner.Aug 02, 2021
Princess-Margaret-w.jpg
Princess Margaret in Burgh49 viewsPrincess Margaret visited the town to open the former Old Parish Church on Helensburgh seafront in its new incarnation as a Church of Scotland hostel for servicemen and women on March 29 1959.Jul 25, 2021
HHT-2002-play-w.jpg
Bicentenary stars41 viewsAs part of the burgh bicentenary celebrations in 2002 a play about the granting of the burgh charter was performed. In the cast (from left) were Stewart Noble as King George III, Calum McNicol as the town crier, and Jim Ritchie as Sir James Colquhoun.Jun 19, 2021
L-and-C-pot-w.jpg
For butter303 viewsThis pot was donated to the Heritage Trust by Tony Voght. It was used for selling butter by the Helensburgh seafront shop Lennox & Chapman, grocers and wine merchants.Jun 19, 2021
Clyde-at-War-1-w.jpg
Clyde at war-1142 viewsLooking from Fort Matila towards, Greenock pier. Two Sunderland flying boats can be seen in the right foregound. 1941 image supplied by Michael Wilson.May 19, 2021
Clyde-at-War-3-w.jpg
Clyde at war-3390 viewsLooking over from Army huts at Portkil, Kilcreggan, towards Gourock, with battleships and cruisers in the foreground. 1942 image supplied by Michael Wilson.May 19, 2021
Clyde-at-War-2-w.jpg
Clyde at war-2189 viewsShips of a wartime convoy anchored in lines from Portkil to Ardmore. 1942 image donated by Michael Wilson.May 19, 2021
WW2-postcard.jpg
Wartime greetings343 viewsA World War Two postcard referring to Helensburgh, posted in 1945 to Miss Betty Wilson of Paisley.May 01, 2021