Portsmouth, The Hard 1890

Portsmouth, The Hard 1890

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Memories of Portsmouth

Tricorn And Charlotte St

I worked at Fine Fare and the Landport Drapery Bazaar in 1970/71 and was a member of the Tricorn Club on top of the Tricorn. My favourite locals were the Coxs Hotel and the ...Read full memory

A memory of Portsmouth by Chris Evans

Clothes Shop Called Snob?

Does anyone remember a clothes shop called Snob in portsmouth and I think there was one in southampton too,back in the seventies I loved that shop but have never seen any ...Read full memory

A memory of Portsmouth

Mudlarks

My father was one of those so called 'Mudlark's. I remember him telling the stories of how they used to stage mock fights over the pennies to make people feel sorry for them and throw more ...Read full memory

Dancing At Neros

In 1977 I was the Wrigleys rep, I was 21. I stayed in Hayling Island Holiday Inn, being from the Watford area. I was in charge of Fine Fare, Southsea. I used to drive into Portsmouth ...Read full memory

A memory of Portsmouth by Paul Croft

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Carriages standing in front of an imposing line of banks, taverns and offices epitomise bustle, trade and commerce. The timber floating loosely in the dock has been off-loaded from a boat, probably one engaged in the Baltic trades; the wood is being stored in the dock to save quay space whilst awaiting further transportation.

This is an excerpt from Picturesque Harbours Photographic Memories, by Dr Raymond Solly

This photograph of The Hard, overlooking Portsmouth Harbour, shows at least three pubs - including The Victoria and Albert in the centre of the picture. The many waterfront drinking houses would have tempted Portsmouth's shifting population of sailors. On the extreme right are the premises of the now defunct National Provincial Bank of England.

This photograph of The Hard, overlooking Portsmouth Harbour, shows at least three pubs - including The Victoria and Albert in the centre of the picture. The many waterfront drinking houses would have tempted Portsmouth's shifting population of sailors. On the extreme right are the premises of the now defunct National Provincial Bank of England.

This is an excerpt from Hampshire Photographic Memories, by Nick Channer

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