Southport, Merseyside
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Manz World, Lord Street

I moved to Southport in 1978 and worked at Manz World, I worked with three of the best guys I have ever known, David Pitson, Paul Foreman and Peter Poulter. If anybody remembers me I would love to hear from you.

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

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