Southampton, God's House Tower 1908

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

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

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Southampton by Les May
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History

Now Southampton's Archaeological Museum, this used to be the home of the town gunner, with the guns and powder stored here. During the 17th century, when it was the town jail, prisoners of war were held in custody here. The buildings survive as one of the most awe-inspiring defences within the city.

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