Southampton, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Old Memories

I was born in Spring Hill nursing home in 1933, corner of Hill Lane and Howard Road, and I used to take short cuts via the bomb site on the way to school, sometimes I would find a coin or two. We lived near the Dell football ...Read full memory

Southampton Zoo

i remember being taken to the zoo on the common many times as a kid. it was very small and probably not a nice place for some of the animals to live. i particularly remember watching the big cats pacing up an down in their ...Read full memory

A memory of Southampton by vikkig7

Cadana Bakery

Hi my name is gerry Guthrie I worked at the cadena bakery in park rd in Shirley Southampton in 1963 to 1968 my nick name was Gus then and I am looking for anyone who can remember me it would be nice Gerry