Wymering Fields Cosham

Hampshire History

This image of the ¬†Wymering Fields Cosham, is a reminder of a time when this suburb of Portsmouth was a rural area of farms and fields. To the south of Wymering the mudflats of the tidal shore, it sits tucked under the chalk hills at Portsdown north of Portsmouth. After much reclamation and the passage…

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The Royal Pier Southampton

Southampton Hampshire History

The Royal Pier at Southampton gave access to the ships that the travel hungry Victorians expected. Its wooden structure however meant it was far from an ideal or practical piece of engineering.

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Droxford WW2 and the Royal Ulster Rifles

Droxford D - Day

In the run up to D-Day Droxford was home to troops near and far including the 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles. By kind permission of the official history site for the 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles, we are able to share some images from May 1944.

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A View of Netley Abbey 1909

Netley Abbey

The romantic ruins of Netley Abbey as they appeared in 1909. Netley Abbey has such a fascinating history and it’s interesting to see how historic sites have long captured the imagination of visitors.

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Five Heads Rd Horndean

Old photos Horndean

Old photos can resolve problems but also throw up new ones, can anyone shed light on this pre WWI image from Horndean Hampshire

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