As a child I lived in Southampton for a short time in 1958
Westgate, Southampton, England The Austens stayed in Southampton until 1809.
Account of the first major raid during the Southampton Blitz with images and link to a short documentary video with personal stories.
Hamble - a quaint little village neart Southampton.
Above Bar, 1959 - just as I remember it.
Southampton ice rink, where I learnt to skate.
Above Bar with the Cadena Cafe just a few doors away from the Echo offices, 1950s/60s vintage.
Shirley Precinct, before Sainsbury's came along !
The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, Hampshire
Above Bar with the Classic Cinema across the road!
Alma Road, Portswood.
I remember that restaurant in the Tudor Buildings.
Pear Tree Avenue, Bitterne. We lived in Bitterne for a while but I can't remember the address now!
Above Bar - from the late 1920's-1930's. definitely pre - war as most of these buildings were destroyed in the Blitz.
1926 advert for the Polygon House Hotel. 'Warmed throughout'!