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There is a Lucy box along the Avenue, near the Cowherds. What are they?

There is a Lucy box along the Avenue, near to the Cowherds. This is a cast iron box, decorated with the city’s coat of arms. They are found on pavements throughout the city. These boxes were originally used in connection with the tram network and then with the trolley bus network; and as part of the general electricity supply network; and for telephone purposes. More below!...
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Feeding the ducks on the Boating Lake on The Common many years ago!

Long gone.. Bevois Mount History Southampton YetsoStSemperodttaay nuSfsdadstolr 13e:1s7Sddhu  · Feeding the ducks on the Boating Lake on the Common.
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The 27 acres of Southampton Old Cemetery remain open throughout the pandemic. See the beautiful Christmas decorations!

The 27 acres of Southampton Old Cemetery on The Common remain open through the pandemic! Visit and see the Christmas decorations beautifully hung from the trees and bushes! Friends of Southampton Old Cemetery 1cctS3pt DnmecdestmobeaiSnsgeurocmgt atd 16reet:2rd8  · Christmas is upon us – and if you take a walk in the cemetery you might find decorations, placed by person or persons unknown,...
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The grave of William Spranger in Southampton Old Cemetery, credited with restoring Tudor House

This is the grave in Southampton Old Cemetery of William Spranger – a philanthropist, best remembered for restoring the Tudor House, which became the town’s first museum in 1912. Bevois Mount History Southampton 1octtSp7onsorneehd  · This is the grave in the Old Cemetery of William Spranger. He was a philanthropist – generous with his time as well as his money – but...
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This postcard, from between 1902 and 1914, links Bevois Mount House with Hartley University College, predecessor to the University of Southampton

This postcard, dating from between 1902 and 1914, from Southampton archives, links Bevois Mount House and Hartley University College – predecessor to the University of Southampton. It shows Bevois Mount House as a hall of residence for women students and the College premises in Southampton High Street. Bevois Mount History Southampton YehtsSsdpitncomenrdafye smolraomt 1uega4iS:d27e  · This...
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Portswood Road, August 1964!

Portswood Road, August 1964! dailyecho.co.uk https://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/18925203.southampton-picture-taken/?fbclid=IwAR2edlmm3aQBqlY7zee6YerMJaz5KzG8VboU8gMVGHI14KpnDEXObBLaRKk Portswood Road, August 1964! Can you guess where in Southampton this picture was taken?
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The trees along The Avenue were so much smaller and more sparse a 100 years’ ago!

The trees were so much smaller and more sparse 100 years’ ago! Bevois Mount History Southampton etS3phonsornedu  · An open-topped tram on the Avenue captured by F G O Stuart 100 years ago.
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Summer seems a long way off and this picture of the paddling pool on the Common is nearly half a century away!

Summer seems a long way off, and this nearly half a century away! Bevois Mount History Southampton 1r6tSpomdnsodrhed  · A sunny picture on a freezing cold day; the paddling pool on the Common in the 1970s.
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