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One of the most recent Commonwealth War Graves in Southampton Old Cemetery – designated last year

A recent one of many Commonwealth War Graves in Southampton Old Cemetery is that of Kate Trodd, a VAD nurse who died of pneumonia at the age of 20 in 1919, although the author suggests that it might have initially been the ‘Spanish flu’. Bevois Mount History Southampton 1 h  · There are many Commonwealth War Graves in the Old Cemetery but this one was only designated as such last...
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Views of past and present – University of Southampton

Views of past and present of the University College at Highfield, now University of Southampton. SEE Southampton 4 h  · The University College at Highfield and the same view today.
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Do you know where this is in Highfield?

Can’t picture it in Highfield, can you? SEE Southampton 13 h  · This looks like Highfield to me.
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A pretty card of The Common from 1911

A pretty card from 1911. Bevois Mount History Southampton 1 d  · This charming postcard of children at the entrance (?) of the Common was sent to an address in Belgium in 1911. It is written by Monique, whose handwriting is hard to decipher but she does say “la ville …….? excellente” so hopefully we can assume that she liked Southampton.
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More ‘Streetwatch’ history from The Avenue to Portswood and Westwood Road to Lodge Road

More ‘Streetwatch’ history from SEE Southampton. From The Avenue to Portswood and Westwood Road to Lodge Road. SEE Southampton 10 h  · STREETWATCH The Avenue to Portswood Road; Westwood Road to Lodge Road Bevois Mount Estate was created by Charles Mordaunt, third Earl of Peterborough, (c.1723), by combining the traditional Padwell Farm lands, with the land to the east, formerly...
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SEE Southampton has now reached The Finches, Donnington Grove, Highfield Crescent, Shaftesbury Avenue and a lot more!

Continuing SEE Southampton’s ‘Streetwatch’ – history of Southampton roads, here are The Finches, Donnington Grove, Highfield Crescent, Shaftesbury Avenue and a few more! SEE Southampton 10 h  · STREETWATCH East of Church Lane / Highfield Lane / St Denys Road, to Thomas Lewis Way; south of Welbeck Avenue / Bowden Lane. An area where it’s difficult to be certain of the...
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This ‘Streetwatch’ gives some really interesting background to roads in the Highfield area

This ‘Streetwatch’ gives some really interesting background to roads in the Highfield area. SEE Southampton 9 h  · STREETWATCH Almost a triangle, with Burgess Road in the north, down the Avenue and then Highfield Avenue / Lane in the west , and University Road / Church Lane in the south HIGHFIELD is a part of Portswood lying east of the north sector of the Common, between Hampton...
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The Queen visited the University of Southampton in 1966

Highfield Residents’ Association 7 h  · 1966 – certainly another era… SEE Southampton 21 h  · The Queen visited the University of Southampton in 1966.
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