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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 2,062
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 704 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 779 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 696 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

129 files, last one added on Sep 09, 2020
Album viewed 603 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

140 files, last one added on Oct 24, 2020
Album viewed 1441 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

68 files, last one added on Sep 16, 2020
Album viewed 868 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


1912_Comet_replica.jpg

111 files, last one added on Jul 31, 2020
Album viewed 388 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 302 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

98 files, last one added on Oct 24, 2020
Album viewed 964 times

Organisations


2005-blossom-festival-w.jpg

87 files, last one added on May 01, 2020
Album viewed 879 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 645 times

Mansions


Rosneath-Castle-w.jpg

102 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 877 times

Places — Burgh


Seafront_weighing_machine.jpg

312 files, last one added on Sep 09, 2020
Album viewed 1676 times

Places — District


School_Road_Rhu.jpg

240 files, last one added on Sep 27, 2020
Album viewed 955 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 661 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

67 files, last one added on Aug 31, 2020
Album viewed 1401 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 372 times

Transport — General


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43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 427 times

Transport — Railways


railway_100_card.jpg

80 files, last one added on Sep 22, 2020
Album viewed 1006 times

Transport — Steamers


Lady_Clare.jpg

85 files, last one added on Sep 22, 2020
Album viewed 607 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

146 files, last one added on Sep 09, 2020
Album viewed 610 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 521 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

2,062 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 1,921,791 times

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Gaby-Fay-Jean-Clyde-w.jpg
Gaby Fay and Jean Clyde752 viewsHelensburgh stage star Jean Clyde (right) pictured with her sister-in-law, Birmingham-born character actress Dorothy Fay Hammerton, was the wife of Jean's actor and director brother David. In 1936, two years after the couple moved to Hollywood, she made her screen debut billed as Gaby Fay. She changed her stage name to Fay Holden, and for the next two decades played supporting roles in numerous films, frequently cast as a warm, devoted mother. She retired in 1958.
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Deborah Kerr and daughter1023 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr and her eight month-old baby daughter Melanie Jane are filmed by proud dad Tony Bartley, her first husband, in this MGM publicity picture from 1949.
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1892 Leiper Porch711 viewsA ceremony taking place during the construction of the William Leiper Porch at the West Free Church (now Helensburgh Parish Church) in mid-1982. The porch was built as a memorial to the Rev Alexander Anderson, minister of the church, who died in 1891. On the platform are two choirs and church dignitaries, and a large crowd are watching. On a ladder can be seen the name of local painting and decorating firm J.W.McCulloch who were in business in Colquhoun Square until a few years ago. Image by kind permission of Helensburgh Parish Church.
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Robert Thorburn and family864 viewsAlexander Graham Thorburn, drawn by well known local artist Gregor Ian Smith, who was a pal of his. Image supplied by his son, Sandy Thorburn.
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Deborah and Ginger933 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr, on her first visit to Hollywood to make the 1947 film 'The Hucksters' with Clark Gable, met Ginger Rogers — a great admirer of her acting skill — one day when she visited the set to say hello. According to Metro-Goldwin-Mayer, Deborah insisted on having tea on the set every afternoon at four. Usually she entertained a visitor or invited members of the cast and crew to join her in her dressing room.
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Helensburgh 1st XI 19701463 viewsHelensburgh Cricket Club 1st XI in front of the old wooden pavilion at Ardencaple, taken a few weeks before the pavilion was burned down by vandals in August 1970. The 30ft x 20ft building was at the east end of the ground and was erected early in the 20th century to replace the first pavilion, which was on the north side. The third pavilion, now a large clubhouse which has been expanded, is on the west side. Standing: Archie Colvin, Chris Cowan, Douglas Grewcock, David Lean, Julian Rey, scorer Helen Grewcock; front: Rod Hacking, Brian Samphire, Fraser Nicol, Jack Grewcock, Ian Moir, Jack Buckham.
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Helensburgh's First Provost861 viewsA likeness of steamship pioneer Henry Bell, first Provost of the Burgh and owner of the Baths Hotel, above the doorway of the Municipal Buildings in East Princes Street. Photo by Donald Fullarton.
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A K Class Submarine1192 viewsOne of these submarines sank in the Gareloch on January 29 1917

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Going to war11 viewsLocal soldiers leaving for World War One. The second and third soldiers in, who have a kit bag between them, both have gassed written next to them. On the back of the original photo was written: 2nd on left back row - killed; soldier in front row 6th from left with dark bear skin over his shoulders - wounded; soldier behind him to the right - prisoner; soldier with a moustache in front of door - prisoner. More details would be welcomed. Copy image supplied by Liz Sutherland.Oct 24, 2020
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Rhu School c.190514 viewsThe teacher and pupils of Rhu Public School. More details would be welcome. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland.Oct 24, 2020
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Rhu School c.19358 viewsThe teacher and pupils of Rhu Primary School. More details would be welcome. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland, whose dad, Howard Macdonald, is first on the left in the back row.Oct 24, 2020
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Rhu School c.19087 viewsThe teacher and pupils of Rhu Public School. More details would be welcome. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland.Oct 24, 2020
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1930s Rhu Primary School37 viewsBack row from left, Dawson, Henderson, Hood, Ferguson, Miller, Spy; third row, Hutchison, Godfrey, ?, ?, Finlay, Black, Macdonald, Johnston; second row, McLean, Isobel Macdonald, Dawson, Nairn, Thomson, Ferguson, Henderson; front row, Irvine, Small, Spy, Orr, Hood. Missing, corrected and first names would be welcomed. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland.Oct 13, 2020
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1930s Rhu Primary School girls13 viewsIsobel Macdonald is in the middle of the front row. Other names would be welcomed. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland.Oct 13, 2020
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1944 Hermitage 4th Year boys23 viewsBack row from left, Wood, Macfarlane, McAllister, Hume, McKillop, Howie, Rowatt; second row, Tran, Howard Macdonald, Grant, Rankine, Orr, Davis, Gilchrist, Hardy; front row, Thompson, Sutton, Macaulay, Mactaggart, Robb, Dawson, Isbister, Muir. Corrected and first names would be welcomed. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland.

Oct 13, 2020
1944_Hermitage_4th_Year_Girls.jpg
1944 Hermitage 4th Year girls39 viewsBack row from left, Macdonald, Morrison, Ewing, Crnish, Grant, McKinlay, Gall; third row, Arnott, ?, McKay, Ronald, Spy, McKay, McGuire. Macalpine, second row, ?, ?, Barr, ?, ?, McCaw, Crearand, Jane, Macdonald, front row, Cowan, Hughie, Anton, McKellar, Robertson, Marshall, McGruer. Missing, corrected and first names would be welcomed. Image supplied by Liz Sutherland.Oct 13, 2020