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Does anyone know what T.H. represents in Thackeray Road?

Posted by on Aug 11, 2020 in Local History

Does anyone know? SEE Southampton 2 d · Anyone know what T. H. represents? Is it Talbot House as in Toc H??

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Where would you find this?

Posted by on Aug 11, 2020 in Local History, News

Portswood Library? SEE Southampton 3 d · Where would you find this?

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Alec Bennett motorcyles in Portswood – late 1970s / early 1980s

Posted by on Aug 11, 2020 in Local History

In response to a query from one of our followers ref when Alec Bennett’s motorcycle business was in Portswood, we have now heard back from SEE Southampton. Thank you SEE Southampton! This is what they say and they also sent us a couple of...

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Lovers’ Walk in winter!

Posted by on Aug 11, 2020 in Local History

Indeed, it looks cold! SEE Southampton 3 h · On this hot day Lovers Walk in winter may help cool you down.

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Stage coaches en route to London came through Swaythling befor the turnpike across the Common

Posted by on Aug 11, 2020 in Local History

Stage coatches en route to London came through Swaythling… SEE Southampton 10 h · Swaythling High Road. Stage coaches en route to London came through Swaythling before the turnpike across the Common.

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University of Southampton’s Lanchester Building, named after Frederick Lanchester (1868-1946). See more below

Posted by on Aug 7, 2020 in Local History, News

University of Southampton’s Lanchester Building, named after Frederick Lanchester (1868-1946). See more below. SEE Southampton 2 d · Famous for his contributions to aeronautical, automobile and other branches of engineering, Frederick...

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Lovely old car in The Avenue and a stationary pony and trap..

Posted by on Aug 7, 2020 in Local History

A very empty Avenue and one solitary old car. Bevois Mount History Southampton 1 d · Lovely old car in the Avenue and a bit behind that, a stationary pony and trap. #southampton

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Blue plaque in Thackeray Road, Portswood

Posted by on Aug 7, 2020 in Local History, News

Never seen this one before in Thackeray Road, Portswood. SEE Southampton 17 h · In Thackeray Road, Portswood.

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Some interesting background to David Lockhart Court in Westwood Road

Posted by on Aug 7, 2020 in Local History, News

Some interesting background to David Lockhart Court in Westwood Road . SEE Southampton 19 h · DAVID LOCKHART COURT is a block of flats at the Brookvale Road end of Westwood Road, Portswood. The block was built with the involvement of the Portswood...

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So many of Southampton’s suburbs were at one time peaceful and attractive villages. This is Swaythling High Road…

Posted by on Aug 3, 2020 in Local History

Thank you for sharing some background See Southampton! SEE Southampton 1 d · So many of Southampton’s suburbs were at one time peaceful and attractive villages. This is Swaythling High Road now a busy dual carriage...

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