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Views of past and present of the University College at Highfield, now University of Southampton

Posted by on Sep 20, 2020 in Local History, News

Views of past and present of the University College at Highfield, now University of Southampton. SEE Southampton 2 d  · The University College at Highfield and the same view today.

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More SEE Southampton ‘Streetwatch’ history of Southampton roads; this time from Portswood Road to Thomas Lewis Way and St Denys Road north side

Posted by on Sep 18, 2020 in Local History, News

Another SEE Southampton ‘Streetwatch’ history of Southampton roads. This time from Portswood Road to Thomas Lewis Way and St Denys Road north side. What an amazing collection! SEE Southampton 1 d  · STREETWATCH Portswood Road to Thomas...

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

Posted by on Sep 18, 2020 in Local History

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...

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Views of past and present – University of Southampton

Posted by on Sep 18, 2020 in Local History, News

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?

Posted by on Sep 17, 2020 in Local History, News

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

Posted by on Sep 16, 2020 in Local History

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...

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More ‘Streetwatch’ history from The Avenue to Portswood and Westwood Road to Lodge Road

Posted by on Sep 16, 2020 in Local History, News

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...

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SEE Southampton has now reached The Finches, Donnington Grove, Highfield Crescent, Shaftesbury Avenue and a lot more!

Posted by on Sep 13, 2020 in Local History, News

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...

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This ‘Streetwatch’ gives some really interesting background to roads in the Highfield area

Posted by on Sep 10, 2020 in Local History, News

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...

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The Queen visited the University of Southampton in 1966

Posted by on Sep 10, 2020 in Local History

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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