Southbourne, Dorset

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Southbourne, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Southbourne

Historic Maps of Southbourne and the local area.

That could be me scrambling down the sea wall onto the beach.......I spent my young years, into my early twenties, in our beach hut, on the beach and in the sea. I was born in Seabourne Nursing Home, just in from the cliff, a little further along (East) from where this photo was taken. Unfortunately there was no (...Read full memory)

Any body who knew my brother please contact me . He was at Mount Pleasant School Sept 1956 to July 1957. He drowned on southbourne beach near the school while playing ball with fellow pupils Michael Gordon Patterson and Benjamin Foxley. Anybody who knew these boys )and (...Read full memory)