1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

Southampton, Hampshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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 the old Spring hill nursing home in Hill Lane (1933), But having been living in Israel since 1955. ...Read full memory

Looking For Don Davies

I never lived in Southampton or have I ever been there  However I was friendly with a lad who hailed from Shirley. His name is Don Davies if my memory serves me right. We were stationed at an Ordnance Field Park in Deepcut in Surrey during the year 1952. The unit went to Bournemouth in September and several of ...Read full memory

A memory of Southampton by Les May

William Robert Turner, Supt Of Police.

Does anyone have any memories of my grandfather, William Robert Turner, who was supertindent of police in Southampton, also he was police chief when the Bargate was turned into a police station during the war. Any memories? Also my other grandparents, Mabel and Arthur Asher, who lived on Oakley Road, Shirley, does anyone remember them?