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Definitely a more rustic Highfield!

Posted by on May 8, 2021 in Local History, News

According to a comment from Raylene Poppleton on this Facebook post by See Southampton, “the original was found with several other old paintings and photographs in the sacristy of Highfield Church a few years ago. It’s a very small work. It...

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Some interesting aerial shots of Portswood over the years, courtesy of the Daily Echo

Posted by on May 5, 2021 in Local History, News

Includes The Common with the Cowherds on the edge of Portswood, 2011. Aerial image of Portswood, taken in 1961   Aerial view of Portswood Road taken May 6th, 1950 Portswood Road 1967 Gordon Avenue and Alma Road, Portswood in 2006 dailyecho.co.uk...

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The first horse drawn tram routes in Southampton ran to Portswood

Posted by on May 5, 2021 in Local History

The first horse drawn tram routes in Southampton (circa 1879) ran between the Floating Bridge and The Avenue and via Stag Gates to Portswood. Info courtesy of SEE Southampton. Marie Keates 7ntSponsohreodh  · On 5 May 1879 the Southampton Tramways...

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The post card says ‘Old Portswood….Nr Southampton’!

Posted by on Apr 30, 2021 in Local History

SEE Southampton chdYretsStnpeugrdolanyg aot fthfi11sgor:ae5doc7  · Portswood Road.

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A historical view of Highfield Lane taken from the Portswood end

Posted by on Apr 30, 2021 in Local History

Courtesy of SEE Southampton. SEE Southampton chdYretsStnpeugrdolanyg aot fthfi11sgor:ae5doc5  · Highfield Lane and church.

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The old Highfield Hotel

Posted by on Apr 28, 2021 in Local History

Highfield Hotel was bombed in WW2 and rebuilt set back from road. SEE Southampton YmeSsterday aotSotffSrf 0o6p:oihoanoSsforge4dn7h  · The Highfield Hotel in Highfield Lane.

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An old picture of Highfield Lane looking towards the church

Posted by on Apr 27, 2021 in Local History

Thanks SEE Southampton for the Highfield views this morning. SEE Southampton 14 h  · Highfield Lane looking west towards the church.

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Early 20th century scene in Highfield Lane

Posted by on Apr 27, 2021 in Local History

SEE Southampton Early 20th century scene in Highfield Lane. Courtesy of SEE Southampton

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A busy day on The Common, August 1910.

Posted by on Apr 19, 2021 in Local History

Courtesy of Keith Willsher, Southampton history photos Keith Willsher Southampton history photos 1tgos5 SsspfAonprSsgoiersl rfatnr 16a:s50eand  · A busy day at the lake on the common august 1910

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Some amazing old photos of Southampton Old Cemetery, courtesy of SEE Southampton.

Posted by on Apr 19, 2021 in Local History

SEE Southampton 1ueth1 ltApgSprsrile aitoans uho14rrsse:fldu57  · Some early photographs of the Cemetery on the Common.

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