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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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This day in 1805 saw the last day of 3 days of racing on Southampton Common

Posted by on Aug 3, 2020 in Local History

Picture/photo of racing on The Common dates from around 1805… Bevois Mount History Southampton 1 d · This day in 1805 saw the last day of three days of racing on Southampton Common.

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A tram coming down The Avenue in 1910

Posted by on Aug 1, 2020 in Local History

A very clear picture of The Avenue with a tram and less tree growth in 1910. SEE Southampton 17 h · A tram coming down the Avenue in 1910.

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A regular on The Common!

Posted by on Jul 31, 2020 in Local History, News

Quite a feature of the summer. SEE Southampton 2 d · A regular on the Common.

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More background to street names: Hill Lane to the junction with Bassett Avenue

Posted by on Jul 31, 2020 in Local History, News

More background to street names: north of Winchester Road from Lordswood Gardens /Hill Lane to the junction with Bassett Avenue. SEE Southampton 44 m · North of Winchester Road from Lordswood Gardens / Hill Lane, to the junction with Bassett...

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The University’s rag mascot in 1953 – Kelly the skeleton!

Posted by on Jul 28, 2020 in Local History

The University’s rag mascot in 1953 – Kelly the skeleton! SEE Southampton 4 h · Instagram · Apparently Kelly the skeleton was the student rag mascot in 1953. Source: University of Southampton Special...

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The Cowherds 1930s/1940s. Can anyone put a date on it?

Posted by on Jul 27, 2020 in Local History

Can anyone put a date on this? SEE Southampton 1 d · The Cowherds – 1930s-40s? The car and fashion experts can no doubt help with the dating! There seems to be a gathering centre right, which the families are heading towards. Sun hats...

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A tram along Portswood Road

Posted by on Jul 22, 2020 in Local History

A tram along Portswood Road. SEE Southampton 12 h   · A tram in Portswood road but is it going to or from Swaythling?

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Interesting information on a couple of Lucy boxes in our area

Posted by on Jul 22, 2020 in Local History

Interesting information on a couple of lucy boxes in our area. Bevois Mount History Southampton 27 June 2016   · Lucy boxes are something that usually, with their dull green colour and utilitarian design, blend into our urban landscape. Older ones,...

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