Southsea, Sands And Pier 1921
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Victoria Barracks 1898 Part of a large complex of military build- ings, Victoria Barracks were built in 1880 and occupied by the King's Own Scottish Borderers until 1939. The barracks were taken over by the Royal Navy and finally demolished in the 1960s. The distinctive central tower was hit during the Second World War.

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A Selection of Memories from Southsea

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This is about the place on the pebbled Southsea Beach where our family always established their bit of 'turf'. There was a whole ritual to it ...setting up the blanket so it wouldn't get blown out to sea..the baskets of delicious ham sandwiches and the bottles of home made ginger ale ! My step parents always had The Times or a Penguin book at hand whilst my step grandfather, Pop, smoked his pipe and Mum, knitted. ...see more