Old Maps of Portchester

Historic Maps of Portchester and the local area.

Memories of Portchester

Read and share your memories of Portchester itself or of a particular photo of Portchester.

We moved to Portchester because of my father's job (He worked on Portsdown Hill) and in 1967 I married my husband at St Mary's church in Portchester. I have fond memorys of the church as I was confirmed in it and spent my teenage years attending the Youth Club. I can remember one occasion when Acker Bilk and his jazzman (...Read full memory)

When I moved with my family from North Boarhunt we came here to Portchester.  Little was I to know, but I would be getting married in the beautiful church in the castle grounds.  It was a lovely setting, with the lych gate and castle as a back drop.  My husband-to-be had been in the choir a few years before and so when (...Read full memory)