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Southampton Archaelogy have been undertaking exploratory evaluations of the site once occupied by the Church of Christ Scientist

Southampton Archaelogy have been undertaking exploratory evaluations of the site once occupied by the Church Scientist. Bevois Mount History Southampton 3tSaponsdhoremds  · Southampton Archaeology are doing an exploratory evaluation of the site that was most recently occupied by the Church of Scientology on the Avenue. Unfortunately they have not found anything of much interest except lots of...
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Two incredible stories behind two laid to rest at Southampton Old Cemetery

Two interesting stories here: one Charles Rawden McLean whose gravestone is in isolation as he died in a pauper’s grave. The other Kate, or Kit, who was a nurse in the Voluntary Aided Detachment (VAD), which provided nursing care for military personnel. She died at just 20 years old. dailyecho.co.uk ...
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An interesting picture of Southampton Common in 1940

An interesting picture of Southampton Common in 1940. SEE Southampton YgitsearsScposthecrsdtafSmnssiuy ate 1oo1r:e2od6  · 1940 Southampton Common by British (English) School Leeds Museums and Galleries
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Cemetery Road – so different today

So true… Bevois Mount History Southampton lt5Spoounsorehd  · Although that must be Cemetery Road to the left and we can see the public conveniences through the trees (no longer there), the scene looks so different now.
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This one penny tram ticket took you through Portswood Junction!

This one penny tram ticket took you through Portswood Junction. Bevois Mount History Southampton 1tSphoensSor9hemnd  · A one penny tram ticket. Many of the local tram stops are the same as current bus stops e.g. Spring Crescent, Cedar Road.
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99-111 Portswood Road; the 9 Myrtle Cottages

99-111 Portswood Road (situated on the west side of Portswood Rd, just to the south of Gordon Avenue). These seven cottages were built between 1845 – 1878, and were known as Myrtle Cottages in the late 19th century. SEE Southampton 21 m  · 99 – 111 Portswood Road. These cottages are situated on the west side of Portswood Road, just to the south of Gordon Avenue. The south wall of the...
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Interesting information on some well-known alumni of the University of Southampton

Interesting information on some well-known alumni of the University of Southampton. . SEE Southampton htSpo13nsonhremSd  · A member of the Russell Group, the University of Southampton can trace its roots back to the Hartley Institution, Below Bar, opened in 1862 by Lord Palmerston. Actor, author and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax became Chancellor in 2019. Southampton University alumni...
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Padwell Cross Pond on the grassed area of the Avenue, known as Asylum Green

SEE Southampton htSpo13nsonhremSd  · On the grassed area known as Asylum Green on the Avenue was Padwell Cross Pond used by thirsty animals going to the Common. By 1850 this pond contained dead putrid animals and other unwholesome material. Following the 1849 Cholera outbreak in Southampton there was an enquiry into local sanitary conditions. The Ordnance Survey, on the other side of the road to...
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