Southport, Merseyside
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Southport and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Weekend Sunbathing

I used to go to the bathing lake every weekend rain or shine , I used vinegar and olive oil to get a tan, I even lay on tin foil at one time , I used to arrive as the baths opened ...Read full memory

The Copper's Helmet And The Nut Cracker

The ride in the middle of this photograph of the children’s playground on the beach at Southport was known as a ‘copper’s helmet’, and the nearest one on the ...Read full memory

A memory of Southport by Julia Skinner

Where Has The Victoria Hotel Gone ?

Does anyone know what has happened to the Victoria Hotel, seen in this picture to the right of the statue of Queen Victoria?

A memory of Southport by Clive Pratt

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