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Does anyone remember Evelyn’s toy shop along Burgess Rd which closed around 1977?

Posted by on Jan 6, 2021 in Local History

Does anyone remember Evelyn’s toy shop along Burgess Road in Swaythling? Apparently it closed around 1977 or possibly earlier. SEE Southampton 4 h  · Do You Remember EVELYN’S TOY SHOP In Burgess Road, Swaythling? The doctors surgery was...

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Tram in 1920s along the Avenue – that’s a good view!

Posted by on Jan 5, 2021 in Local History

Tram in 1920s along the Avenue – that’s a good view. Bevois Mount History Southampton YestitteurdtSsSSpdaoomym naett so1m0etfred:fu3a0  · A later tram (1920s) picking up from the Westwood Road stop in the...

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The island in the Ornamental Lake on the Common 1979

Posted by on Jan 3, 2021 in Local History

From 1979… Bevois Mount History Southampton t3gSpohnosoreSd  · The island in the Ornamental Lake on the Common in 1979.

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More on Colleys Supper Rooms!

Posted by on Jan 3, 2021 in Local History

More on Colleys Supper Rooms! SEE Southampton 1 tSJtagnpullsdaryohuugnsougs mat fuS18re:d5h0t  · Further to an earlier post, Colley’s Supper Rooms were opened in 1974 at 51, High Road, Swaythling. It expanded to outlets in Bristol, Reading and...

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Who remembers Colleys Supper Rooms in Swaythling? Fantastic meals and difficult to get a booking!

Posted by on Jan 3, 2021 in Local History, News

Who remembers Colleys Supper Rooms in Swaythling? Fantastic meals and difficult to get a booking! SEE Southampton 1 tsSrnpJfoamnnuharsy alohrhts h1ghl6t:eog3lde4n  · COLLEYS SUPPER ROOMS, SWAYTHLING For many years the restaurant was booked for...

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Happy New Year 2021 from HRA!

Posted by on Dec 31, 2020 in Events, Local History, News

Happy New Year 2021 everyone, from us all at Highfield Residents’ Association! Keep hopeful and in good health.

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Merry Christmas to all our members and followers!

Posted by on Dec 31, 2020 in Events, Local History, News

Merry Christmas to all our members and followers everywhere! Thank you for following us in 2020. We wish you a healthy, bright and hopeful 2021 and look forward to sharing it with you, whatever happens. Photo courtesy of Friends of Portswood...

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Horse and cart in Swaythling High Street in 1910

Posted by on Dec 31, 2020 in Local History

Horse and cart in 1910’s Swaythling. SEE Southampton 2tgssS8ea pDehaotnscgimembeor ncreatoon d0ducd9:14r  · High Road, Swaythling 1910

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The boating lake on the Common was originally Reservoir 3

Posted by on Dec 31, 2020 in Local History

The Boating Lake on The Common was originally Reservoir 3 which was used for the water supply of the town in the 1890s. Bevois Mount History Southampton tSopr1on7soSrmhed  · The Boating Lake, a subject of so many photos and postcards, was...

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The Court Royal Hotel, previously in Northlands Rd, and an interesting guest..

Posted by on Dec 31, 2020 in Local History

The Court Royal Hotel, which was once in Northlands Road, once had an interesting guest in residency in the 1960s! SEE Southampton 2tSopr9noS DSecseomrdonbesrS ormasotao u22rosSe:id03  · THE COURT ROYAL HOTEL, NORTHLANDS ROAD Further to our recent...

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