Southport, Merseyside
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Where Has The Victoria Hotel Gone ?

Does anyone know what has happened to the Victoria Hotel, seen in this picture to the right of the statue of Queen Victoria?

A memory of Southport by Clive Pratt

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 hated watching my dad walk away leaving me there but can not remember much else or how long I stayed here but i do remember nuns which is strange i really wish i could remember more xx

My One And Only Visit To Southport

Yes, I have been to Southport! Sadly I saw this lovely town once only when I went there to see Southport FC play at their home ground in Haig Avenue. The occasion was a Monday night in March 1969 and the visiting team were Watford, the team I had been supporting since childhood. I had been studying ...Read full memory