Southport, Merseyside
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Happy Days....Jeux Sans Frontieres

One of many events to take place in this amazing pool was the 1975 International heat of Jeux Sans Frontieres. Stuart Hall and Eddie Wareing compered on a late summers evening when competitors from all over ...Read full memory

A memory of Southport by David A

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

The Copper's Helmet And The Nut Cracker

The ride in the middle of this photograph of the children’s playground on the beach at Southport was known as a ‘copper’s helmet’, and the nearest one on the left was called ‘the nut cracker’. As the ...Read full memory

A memory of Southport by Julia Skinner