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Portsmouth, HMS Victory c.1960
Memories of Portsmouth
I remember Snob in Portsmouth very well as I worked there from 1975 to 1979. Some of the best days of my life. I still have a business card of our area manager.
Visiting the website I discovered a photograph of Portsmouth Guildhall which brought back sad memories. On 10th January 1941 the city was heavily bombed by the Luftwaffe including incendiaries on the Guildhall. On the morning of 11th January my father, who worked in the Treasurer's department, and I stood and (...Read full memory)
I was born in portsmouth in 1962, many parts of the city have completely changed from when I grew up there. The part of portsmouth I was born in (born at home malins road) was demolished in the 70s, I remember the bulldozers and brick dust, we watched as they knocked down my dads (rip) local pub the centaur and we (...Read full memory)
Born in Oxford, I moved to Portsmouth in 1952. My Father was in the army department constabulary, now the MOD Police, and we lived at 9, then 8, then 13 York Terrace, Hilsea in married quarters, my Father was based at Hilsea Depot opposite Old London Road. My Father came from Swadlincote but all of my (...Read full memory)