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Where the name ‘Bassett Avenue’ might come from

Where the name ‘Bassett Avenue’ might come from… SEE Southampton 8 hrs   · Streetwatch : Next section of Bassett Avenue BASSETT AVENUE. Bassett was formerly a part of part of North Stoneham. The name may derive from a family name (a Bassett family is known to have been in South Stoneham in the early 15th century) or from the Old French word for an outcrop of land. In the early...
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Court Royal Mews recalls the former hotel of the same name that was once in Northlands Road…

Anyone remember the hotel? SEE Southampton 24 June at 08:20   · Instagram  · Court Royal Mews recalls the former hotel of the same name that was once in Northlands Road.
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Early photograph of Bassett Green Village

Definitely an earlier time! SEE Southampton 17 hrs   · Early photograph of Bassett Green village.
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SEE Southampton history tours, tickets valid until Dec 2021

Let’s hope these Southampton History tours get going again at some point. There is a lot to see! Made in Here Southampton 19 June at 11:42  · This is how you’ll receive your tickets for SEE Southampton tours, valid until Dec 2021! Have you been underground to the vaults? Have you heard the stories of kings and queens and pilgrims and inventors; the Quakers and the French church; the...
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Portswood Road in 1914

With a tram in the background? SEE Southampton 17 hrs   · Portswood Road in 1914.
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Remembering the Flower and Balloon Festival on The Common

Remembering the Flower and Ballon festival on The Common…. dailyecho.co.uk https://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/18546007.photos-balloon-festival-2000—many-remember/?fbclid=IwAR25pGJWwuEIiiUPtBiX3H0Jckn-W8Fqb4Nf9-MiHBBw0UaYfTVJIbvyhdg PHOTOS: Balloon festival in 2000 – how many of these do you remember?
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Remembering Benny Hill in the grounds of Richard Taunton Sixth Form College, Hill Lane – it looks rather neglected….

Remembering Benny Hill in the grounds of Richard Taunton Sixth Form College, Hill Lane – it looks rather neglected…. SEE Southampton Yesterday at 08:20   · Instagram  · Benny Hill’s rather neglected, simple plaque in the grounds of Richard Taunton Sixth Form College in Hill Lane. This building was originally built as the Girls Grammar School in 1936. In Benny’s day...
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On this day in 1620, Walter Prescot was appointed Cowherd and the first Cowherd to have a house on The Common. ..

On this day in 1620, Walter Prescot was appointed Cowherd and the first Cowherd to have a house on The Common….. Bevois Mount History Southampton Yesterday at 14:50   · Another view of the Cowherds for the good reason that it was on this day in 1620 that Walter Prescot was appointed Cowherd. Walter was significant in that he was the first Cowherd to have a house on the...
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