Southampton, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

High Street

My grandparents (Reg & Florence 'Flo' Lawrie), lived at 6 High Street, above the old Alliance Assurance offices from the 1930's till late 50's /early 60's. They then retired to Netley. My grandpa worked as a messenger there, ...Read full memory

Looking To Connect To Southampton

Is there anyone of the Old Jewish community who has any information about the Hamer family? My grandparents entered Southampton about 1904, they came from Warsaw in Poland. I was born in Southampton at ...Read full memory

George And Charles Candy Hill Lane Orphanage 1901

I recently discovered whilst researching my family tree that Grandad George James Candy was not only born in St Helier, Jersey, but by the time he was 13 years old he and his brother Charles ...Read full memory