Southampton, Flood Gate Bar And God's House Tower 1892

Southampton, Flood Gate Bar And God's House Tower 1892

Neg. 31334

Memories of Southampton

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

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 ...Read full memory

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History

Further south, Watling Street widens to form a market place complete with town hall and a corn exchange. The town received a market charter before 1220 and was an Anglo-Saxon fortified 'burh' since 917 AD. The town hall, built in Italianate style in 1865 with a central clocktower, is now divided into the offices belonging to the town council and other commercial concerns. To its left is the post office, located in an imposing brick fronted building of 1799. The market place still serves as a car park.

This is an excerpt from Northamptonshire Living Memories, by Martin Andrew

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