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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 2,038
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 564 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 630 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 559 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

127 files, last one added on Jun 21, 2020
Album viewed 518 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

133 files, last one added on May 08, 2020
Album viewed 1165 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

67 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 704 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


1912_Comet_replica.jpg

111 files, last one added on Jul 31, 2020
Album viewed 325 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 251 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

96 files, last one added on Jul 06, 2020
Album viewed 763 times

Organisations


2005-blossom-festival-w.jpg

87 files, last one added on May 01, 2020
Album viewed 730 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 528 times

Mansions


Geilston-House.jpg

102 files, last one added on Mar 02, 2020
Album viewed 725 times

Places — Burgh


Seafront-bandstand-w.jpg

311 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 1318 times

Places — District


Tamnavoulin~0.jpg

236 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2020
Album viewed 764 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 567 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 1130 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 308 times

Transport — General


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43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 371 times

Transport — Railways


Hel_Central_interior.jpg

78 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2020
Album viewed 829 times

Transport — Steamers


Steamer_Garelochhead.jpg

84 files, last one added on Jul 31, 2020
Album viewed 522 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

143 files, last one added on Apr 11, 2020
Album viewed 472 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 424 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

2,038 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 1,898,224 times

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Gregory_Peck0725.jpg
Star Guest1154 viewsFilm star Gregory Peck chats to two ratings on a visit to the Faslane Polaris submarine HMS Repulse. Date unknown.
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The Thorburn Family1426 viewsRobert Thorburn, a Helensburgh grocery store manager and keen amateur photographer, with his wife, Christina Graham from Rhu, and family. Taken around 1909.
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East Bay Pavilion190 viewsThis building at the east end of Helensburgh's East Bay was a popular facility with bus parties and other visitors to have tea and look out at the Clyde. It was later taken over by a firm of architects as an office. When it was decided to demolish it in the 1990s a campaign to save it was unsuccessful. Photo by Kenneth Crawford.
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PS Marmion844 viewsLaunched on May 5 1906 at A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse, Glasgow, the 403 ton Marmion was used on the Arrochar and Loch Goil service for the North British Steam Packet Company. She was requisitioned for mineweeping at Dover from 1915 as HMS Marmion II, and returned to regular Clyde service in 1926. Again she was requisitioned for war service, stationed at Harwich. After surviving the Dunkirk evacuation, she was sunk by enemy bombers at Harwich on the night of April 8 1941 and was later raised and scrapped.
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West End United 19651553 viewsHelensburgh's West End United football team which took part in the Gareloch League, which also included teams from the Faslane base, Arrochar, Garelochhead, Rosneath and Kilcreggan. The club was run by secretary Jimmy Shields for ten years, and after his death the team folded. In January 1965 picture by well known burgh photographer Bill Benzie are (back) Mr Shields, W.Ross, J.Moffat, A.Dennett (capt), T.Griffiths, J.Smith, J.Cameron, (front) K.Johansson, j.Healey, J.Mackay, J.Scullion, B.Johnston.
The_Cobbler.jpg
The Cobbler633 viewsThe Cobbler mountain near the head of Loch Long at Arrochar, also known as Ben Arthur. It is called the Cobbler because of its resemblance, from a distance, to a cobbler at work. Image circa 1900.
Early_Gareloch.jpg
Gareloch evening686 viewsA view south looking across Rhu Pier to the Training Ship Empress moored in the Gareloch. Image date unknown.
Bellevue_Bank.jpg
Bellevue Bank1109 viewsLooking east along Helensburgh's East Bay at Bellevue Bank towards the Queen's Hotel. Image circa 1910.

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Steamer_Garelochhead.jpg
Steamer at Garelochhead66 viewsA 1906 image of a steamer — probably the Lucy Ashton — berthed at Garelochhead Pier.Jul 31, 2020
1912_Comet_replica.jpg
1912 Comet replica49 viewsThis Glasgow Corporation single-decker tramcar in the guise of Henry Bell's Comet ran through the city at night, illuminated, to mark the centenary of the Comet launch. Towards the stern is see a metal pole leading up to make contact with the overhead electric wires. Image from the September 7 1912 edition of the Illustrated London News.
Jul 31, 2020
Tamnavoulin~0.jpg
Chilly Glen88 viewsA chilly day in Glen Fruin, with Tamnavoulin in the distance. The name of the small cottage derives from the Gaelic for ‘hill of the mill’. The vicinity of the cottage is thought to have been the site of a dwelling as far back as the 15th century, while one account gives the date of the present building as early 19th century. Image date unknown.Jul 12, 2020
Peaton_Hill.jpg
Peaton Hill119 viewsLooking down Peaton Road to the Gareloch and a merchant ship. Image c.1945 by A.C.Turner, Clynder.Jul 12, 2020
Hel_Central_interior.jpg
Concourse41 viewsAn image of the interior of Helensburgh Central Station, c.1920.Jul 12, 2020
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Marching to Rhu75 viewsThe Helensburgh Citizen Training Force marches past Pier Road, Rhu, led by members of the Helensburgh Clan Colquhoun Pipe Band, during World War One. Image supplied by Eric McArthur who suspects the gentleman on the grass verge with the black suit and black hat and walking stick could be his grandfather, Alexander Macarthur, who lived at 56 John Street. The object of the Citizen Training Force was to provide military training for men ineligible for business or other valid reasons to enlist in the Forces.Jul 06, 2020
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Rest Cure109 viewsA novelty card sent by Auntie Ida in Ardenconnel, Rhu, to her niece Joan Walters in Bowdon, a village in Trafford, Manchester. Date unknown.Jul 05, 2020
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Romantic card62 viewsA 1938 novelty postcard sent to Michael Sewell, Balgonie, Helensburgh, by Jack Morrock in Geneva.Jul 05, 2020