Collection by Colin Dennis

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THIS WEEK IN 1972: Inquiry hears of plans to give Commercial Road a boost

The Commercial Road shopping centre was to become the focal point of a new road system in Portsmouth, Freddie Emery-Wallis, the chairman of Portsmouth development and estates committee, said at an inquiry.

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Postcards of the Past - Old Postcards of Portsmouth and Southsea.

A collection of old postcards of Portsmouth and Southsea, Hampshire.

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NOSTALGIA: Ever wondered how famous old Portsmouth pub was given its name?

Back on December 29 I published a photograph taken from the top of St Mary's Church bell tower looking south.

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The Hard

The hard, Portsmouth.

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It's 50 years since the passing of the glorious age of steam

Spare a thought on Sunday for the passing of a slice of British history which many mourn to this day.

[momentarily lost for the right word]

“Arthur Conan Doyle stands outside his Southsea medical practice, 1882. ”

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Pompey Photo Store

Portsmouth EnglandWorld War TwoTrainPhotos

The train now waiting... would like a passenger

The picture above show buildings completely missed by the Luftwaffe during the Second World War. It's a view unchanged to this day.

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RETROSPECTIVE - Vintage Portsmouth & Southsea | Strong Island

“Since Strong Island began back in 2008 we have amassed an incredible amount of historical information about Portsmouth & Southsea’s past. These articles are not only from our own interest and passion about the city, but also from readers that have sent us some amazing facts. So much has changed in such a relatively short […]

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Pompeia Lil

Pompeia Lil. Writer : Edwardian Family Saga. Book I, Hope Street.

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Shiny Big Boots and Smoking in the Bath: Wonderful Photos of the 1939 FA Cup - Flashbak

On April 29th 1939 Portsmouth defeated Wolverhampton Wanderers 4–1 in the FA Cup Final. The Second World War meant the next FA Cup final was not held again til 1946. These photographs are of that FA Cup season.



Outside Fratton Park - Portsmouth celebrate winning the English Division One Title in an open top bus

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Vintage | team group - 1906/1907

team group - 1906/1907