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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 2,072
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 727 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

36 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2020
Album viewed 841 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 744 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

131 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2020
Album viewed 631 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

140 files, last one added on Oct 24, 2020
Album viewed 1580 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

68 files, last one added on Sep 16, 2020
Album viewed 928 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


comet-centenary-poster-p2.jpg

114 files, last one added on Nov 24, 2020
Album viewed 406 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 317 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

98 files, last one added on Oct 24, 2020
Album viewed 1043 times

Organisations


Craigendoran-Scout-hall-w.jpg

88 files, last one added on Nov 20, 2020
Album viewed 933 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 691 times

Mansions


Bannachra-w.jpg

103 files, last one added on Nov 10, 2020
Album viewed 927 times

Places — Burgh


Seafront_weighing_machine.jpg

312 files, last one added on Sep 09, 2020
Album viewed 1759 times

Places — District


School_Road_Rhu.jpg

240 files, last one added on Sep 27, 2020
Album viewed 1000 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 700 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

67 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 1476 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 390 times

Transport — General


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43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 443 times

Transport — Railways


1919_Craigendoran_Station-w.jpg

81 files, last one added on Nov 20, 2020
Album viewed 1078 times

Transport — Steamers


Lady_Clare.jpg

85 files, last one added on Sep 22, 2020
Album viewed 649 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

147 files, last one added on Oct 29, 2020
Album viewed 640 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.

55 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 555 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

2,072 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 1,930,812 times

Random files
Donald-McKay-at-blacksmith.jpg
Rhu blacksmith817 viewsPainter and decorator Donald McKay at Findlay McCallum's blacksmith workshop behind the Rhu Inn, where Donald also had a workshop. Image circa 1930, supplied by his grandson Iain McKay.
Ferry-Inn-print1.jpg
Ferry Inn, Rosneath757 viewsAn art print of the Ferry Inn at Rosneath by Mary Young Hunter, dated 1906, which was found at an auction in Staffordshire. She and her husband J.Young Hunter painted 67 views for a book entitled 'The Clyde: River and Firth', written by Helensburgh journalist and author Neil Munro and published in 1907 by Adam and Charles Black of Soho Square West, London.
Esplanade_and_fence.jpg
West Esplanade954 viewsA sunny day on Helensburgh seafront at the foot of William Street, when the esplanade was fenced off from West Clyde Street. Image circa 1903.
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Comet flywheel646 viewsThe Comet flywheel and Henry Bell's anvil were on display in Hermitage Park for many years, then were moved to the East Bay as part of the 2002 Helensburgh bicentenary celebrations. Image circa 1926.
Helensburgh_pier304.jpg
Helensburgh Pier808 viewsLooking across the Helensburgh pierhead towards the West Bay. Image circa 1904.
Annie-Baird1.jpg
Miss Annie Baird757 viewsAnnie Baird, older sister of TV inventor John Logie Baird, with her pet cat, circa 1905.
1909_Gareloch___Clynder.jpg
Clynder and the Gareloch1186 viewsA view of Clynder, Barremman Pier, and shipping moored in the Gareloch. Image circa 1909.
Duchess_of_Argyll2021.jpg
TS Duchess of Argyll1032 viewsThe 593-ton turbine steamer Duchess of Argyll was built by William Denny & Brothers at Dumbarton in 1906 for the Ardrossan to Arran run. Requisitioned as a transport ship in World War One, she returned to service in the 1919 season, making the Kyles of Bute and Arran run her own. She moved to the long cruises to Inveraray and Campbeltown in 1936, returned to the Kyles of Bute run after the war, and was sold in 1952 to the Admiralty for experimental work at Portland. She was scrapped at Newhaven in 1970.

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comet-centenary-poster-p2.jpg
Comet Centenary2 viewsThe second page of a supplement to the Illustrated London News of September 7 1912 recording the centenary of the launch of Henry Bell's Comet. This page shows images of prominent organisers of the celebrations.Nov 24, 2020
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Comet Centenary2 viewsThe first page of a supplement to the Illustrated London News of September 7 1912 recording the centenary of the launch of Henry Bell's Comet. This page shows images of from the celebrations in Helensburgh and Glasgow.Nov 24, 2020
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Craigendoran Station16 viewsA 1919 image of Craigendoran Station, with a steam train to Bridgeton on the main line and another beside the pier platform.Nov 20, 2020
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Scout Hall6 viewsThe 1st Craigendoran Scouts hall on East Clyde Street beside the former Clyde Street School, opened in 1981 and later demolished. The new wing of what is now Helensburgh and Lomond Civic Centre was built on the site. Image by the late Kenneth Crawford, date unknown.Nov 20, 2020
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Arden Post Office24 viewsThe Post Office building at Arden was demolished in the 1980s to make way for a series of road improvements, which culminated in the creation of the Arden roundabout on the A82. Image date unknown.Nov 15, 2020
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Dancing girls16 viewsThese four dancing girls were pictured on the Bandstand on West Clyde Street, Helensburgh, in the summer of 1927.Nov 15, 2020
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Bell obelisk66 viewsThe Henry bell obelisk on West Clyde Street before the railings were removed for the war effort in World War Two. Image date unknown.Nov 10, 2020
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Queen's Hotel52 viewsThe Queen's Hotel was originally Baths House, built by Henry Bell, who built Europe's first commercial steamship the Comet in 1812. The building has had many alterations but still stands on East Clyde Street, having been converted into flats. Image date unknown.Nov 10, 2020