Southampton

Collection by Jean Campbell Collen

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As a child I lived in Southampton for a short time in 1958

Jean Campbell Collen
Southampton blitz

First night of Southampton Blitz – World War II Today

Account of the first major raid during the Southampton Blitz with images and link to a short documentary video with personal stories.

Above Bar, 1959 - just as I remember it.

Above Bar, 1959 - just as I remember it.

Southampton ice rink, where I learnt to skate.

The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, Hampshire
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The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, Hampshire

Above Bar  with the Classic Cinema across the road!

Above Bar with the Classic Cinema across the road!

Pear Tree Avenue, Bitterne. We lived in Bitterne for a while but I can't remember the address now!
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Pear Tree Avenue, Bitterne. We lived in Bitterne for a while but I can't remember the address now!

1926 advert for the Polygon House Hotel. 'Warmed throughout'!

1926 advert for the Polygon House Hotel. 'Warmed throughout'!

Alma Road, Portswood.
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Alma Road, Portswood.

I remember that restaurant in the Tudor Buildings.

I remember that restaurant in the Tudor Buildings.

Above Bar - from the late 1920's-1930's. definitely pre - war as most of these buildings were destroyed in the Blitz.
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Above Bar - from the late 1920's-1930's. definitely pre - war as most of these buildings were destroyed in the Blitz.