Portsmouth, The Hard 1890

Portsmouth, The Hard 1890

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Memories of Portsmouth

Buckland / Mile End

I was born in portsmouth in 1962, many parts of the city have completely changed from when I grew up there. The part of portsmouth I was born in (born at home malins road) was demolished in the 70s, I remember the bulldozers and brick dust, we watched as they knocked down my dads (rip) local pub the centaur and we were ...Read full memory

Coffee Bars.

Born in Portsmouth 1947. Happy memories of the early 60's. 'Manhattan' Coffee bar Palmerston Road. 'Birdcage' Osborne Road and also 'Delmonico's', And the never to be forgotten R & B venue 'Kimballs'. Jennifer Davies nee Ford.

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 Casbah Pub both in Charlotte St. The landlord of the Casbah, Ron Shepherd, was a witness at my wedding when I married a sailor at the Registry ...Read full memory

A memory of Portsmouth by Chris Evans

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 and dance at Neros. Great Memories. My week started at Dorchester, then I moved on to Bournemouth and Southampton and went back to Watford on Friday.

A memory of Portsmouth by Paul Croft
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History

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

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