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So many of Southampton’s suburbs were at one time peaceful and attractive villages. This is Swaythling High Road…

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

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

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!

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

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 Avenue. The variety and type of name here, makes we wonder whether some I can’t explain were named after big houses – but apart from the ones I’ve...
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The University’s rag mascot in 1953 – Kelly the skeleton!

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

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 obligatory!
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A tram along Portswood Road

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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