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People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 569 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 635 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 562 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

127 files, last one added on Jun 21, 2020
Album viewed 519 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

133 files, last one added on May 08, 2020
Album viewed 1175 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

67 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 709 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


1912_Comet_replica.jpg

111 files, last one added on Jul 31, 2020
Album viewed 329 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 253 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

96 files, last one added on Jul 06, 2020
Album viewed 769 times

Organisations


2005-blossom-festival-w.jpg

87 files, last one added on May 01, 2020
Album viewed 734 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 532 times

Mansions


Geilston-House.jpg

102 files, last one added on Mar 02, 2020
Album viewed 729 times

Places — Burgh


Seafront-bandstand-w.jpg

311 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 1326 times

Places — District


Tamnavoulin~0.jpg

236 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2020
Album viewed 768 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 570 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 1139 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 374 times

Transport — Railways


Hel_Central_interior.jpg

78 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2020
Album viewed 836 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 476 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 428 times

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Random files - Heritage
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Row (Rhu) Parish Church708 viewsRow (Rhu) Parish and War Memorial. From a postcard published by Winton, Stationer, Post Office, Row. Image date unknown.
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Ardencaple Mill865 viewsArdencaple Mill, on the left beside Rhu Road Higher. Image published by Macneur & Bryden Ltd., Helensburgh, circa 1917.
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James Gordon Burgess745 viewsA caricature by Helensburgh artist Gregor Ian Smith of James Gordon Burgess, a keen gardener who won two silver bowls outright — for winning each three years in succession — at Helensburgh Flower Shows in the 1930s for carnations grown in his plot in Hermitage Park. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.
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The Ram's Head Bridge1731 viewsThis photo by Donald Fullarton shows the Ram's Head Bridge in Glen Luss, built in 1777 by William Johns, seen in winter with little vegetation. It was also known as the Tupp Bridge. Glen Luss was one of the first of the Highland glens to be cleared after the defeat of the Jacobites in 1745, with the people forced off the land and replaced by the Linton breed of black-faced sheep.
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Redgauntlet at war810 viewsThe Clyde paddle steamer Redgauntlet saw service as a World War One minesweeper. Built by Barclay Curle in 1895 for the North British Railway, she served on the Craigendoran to Rothesay route. In August 1899 she ran on to rocks off Arran in a gale and was badly holed, but the captain ran her up the beach so that crew and passengers could be rescued. After repairs, she was moved to the Forth in 1909 and then sold to the Galloway Steam Packet Company. Later she went to Algeria and was broken up about 1934.
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Vintage car crash848 viewsMacneur & Bryden Ltd. in East Princes Street, Helensburgh, publishers of the Helensburgh and Gareloch Times weekly newspaper, printed and published this road accident photograph as a postcard, with the heading 'The Effect of a Motor Collision at Helensburgh'. It took place on June 4 1906 at the junction of Glasgow Street and West Princes Street. The car on the left belonged to Mr F.McAlpine of Helensburgh, and the other to Mr Kirkpatrick of Lagbuie, Shandon.
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Jack Buchanan628 viewsAn autographed photograph of Helensburgh-born Jack Buchanan, the international entertainer and Hollywood film star. Born on April 2 1891, he grew up in the town and was a great friend of TV inventor John Logie Baird. He died on October 20 1957 at the age of 66. Image date unknown.
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Garelochhead Tennis Club1243 viewsMembers of Garelochhead Tennis Club are pictured at their annual dinner-dance in Helensburgh's Queen's Hotel in November 1960.

Last additions - Heritage
Steamer_Garelochhead.jpg
Steamer at Garelochhead74 viewsA 1906 image of a steamer — probably the Lucy Ashton — berthed at Garelochhead Pier.Jul 31, 2020
1912_Comet_replica.jpg
1912 Comet replica52 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
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Chilly Glen92 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
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Peaton Hill127 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
Concourse46 viewsAn image of the interior of Helensburgh Central Station, c.1920.Jul 12, 2020
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Marching to Rhu80 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 Cure115 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 card65 viewsA 1938 novelty postcard sent to Michael Sewell, Balgonie, Helensburgh, by Jack Morrock in Geneva.Jul 05, 2020