Southport, Merseyside
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Look Out For The Policeman!

This photograph of Southport shows a member of the local constabulary on point duty in Lord Street in the mid 1950s. The wearing of white coats was introduced in some towns during the Second World War, and gave ...Read full memory

A memory of Southport by Julia Skinner

Vague Memories Of Staying Here

I have Vague memories of being sent here to convalesce when I was little I remember being very poorly all the time with asthma and i almost died once from this, i do remember crying as i did not want to go and ...Read full memory

Trips To Southport Over The Years

My father's aunt lived in Southport and worked as a radiologist at the Southport Infirmary in those days.  We would visit practically every weekend.  As I grew up and married and had my own children ...Read full memory