2 edition of Notes on the road services between Portsmouth and London 1919-1936 found in the catalog.
Notes on the road services between Portsmouth and London 1919-1936
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Dockyard re-organised and labour force reduced to 2, (see , , and ). Dockyard men laid off. The ancient offices of the Clerk of the Survey, Clerk of the Ropeyard (see ) Master Mast Maker. Baffins Community Centre, Westover Road, on Tuesday 26 September, 5pm-7pm Alternatively, email: [email protected] or call Funding for this work has come from the Department for Transport's National Productivity Investment Fund
road or track on this map does not necessarily indicate any right of way. Portsmouth Golf Centre. Title: Portsmouth Street Map NOV12 Created Date. Portsmouth in PORTSMOUTH, a corporate town in Hampshire, on the coast of the English Channel, and the principal station of the English navy ; it is 66 miles in a direct line south-west of St. Paul’s, London, or 73 from the General Post-Office by the mail-road through Kingston, Guildford, Godalming, and Petersfield.
Portsmouth history. likes 1 talking about this. This is a page for everyone to share and investigate the history of Portsmouth - it really is extradordinary when you dig deeperFollowers: One of the Portsmouth’s destination marketing taglines is: ‘Miles of coastline, centuries of history’. There are many notable events and individuals on which to report. Though the Portsmouth name doesn’t appear in the Domesday Book of , many of its smaller areas are present – including Buckland, Copnor, Cosham, Drayton, Fratton.
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The Portsmouth Road is measured (or was measured when road-travel was the only way of travelling on terra firma, and coaches the chiefest machines of progression) from the Stone’s End, went by Vauxhall to Wandsworth, Putney Heath, Kingston-on-Thames, Guildford, and Petersfield; and thence came presently into Portsmouth through the Forest of Bere and past the frowning.
The Portsmouth to London road While stuck in the endless stream of traffic through east Hampshire to and from Portsmouth, most drivers.
The Portsmouth Road and its Tributaries ought to be a very entertaining book. Nothing is in the abstract more interesting than a great road,—a human river which has run for hundreds of years from one great town to another. Think of all the great men and women and great historical events that are connected with the Portsmouth Road.
Down the Portsmorith Road, partly by the main stream and partly b. In Hampshire the London to Lands End road, the London to Southampton and thence to Poole road, and the London to Portsmouth road are distinguished in this way. Although the cover title says this is a road and rail map, it is apparent that railways are a prior interest.
We take you on the road to Fratton Park, as Sunderland battled with the Sky Bet League One leaders, Portsmouth. Sunderland AFC are heading back to Wembley following a League One Play-Off Semi-Final victory over Portsmouth.
On this page you will find links to information about roads in Portsmouth. Visit the parking section for information about resident parking and fines. There's also information about road and traffic regulation changes, and the Eastern Road water bridge works.
Trackbacks/Pingbacks. Students tour seventeenth-century Portsmouth | - Octo On the 18th October, as part of their special subject on the British Civil Wars, third year history students went on a walking tour of Old Portsmouth, taking in the house where the Duke of Buckingham was assassinated in the high street (shown here), St Thomas’s Cathedral, which had its tower.
THE SOUTHSEA RAILWAY LINE. When the first scheduled train service arrived on Portsea Island in it terminated at Portsmouth Town Station. This was not the choice of the owners but came about because at that time the towns of Old Portsmouth and Portsea were protected by lines of fortification and the military authorities would not allow them to be breached.
It was originally called Boche (book) land. In Saxon times any written document was called a book. If the king or a rich lord granted his servant land with a written document it was called book land.
In time the name changed to Buckland. Modern North End. A view of North End. In the 19th century Portsmouth grew across Portsea Island. Medieval Norman.
In the Domesday Book there is no mention of Portsmouth. However, settlements that later went on to form part of Portsmouth are listed. These are Buckland, Copnor, Fratton on Portsea Island and Cosham, Wymering and Drayton on the mainland.
At this time it is estimated the Portsmouth area had a population not greater than two or three hundred. Portsmouth is 70 miles ( km) south-west of London and 19 miles (31 km) south-east of Southampton and is the United Kingdom's only island city. Portsmouth's official population wasin the UK Census.
The city forms part of the South Hampshire built-up area, which also covers Southampton and the towns of Havant, Waterlooville, Eastleigh, Fareham, and nial county: Hampshire. Book from Project Gutenberg: The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries: To-Day and in Days of Old.
The Portsmouth Road was the direct link between London and England’s greatest naval port and, because it was frequented by seaman from foremast Jacks to Admirals, it was dubbed The Sailor’s Highway. Inthere was no glamour or romance attached to coach travel.
The first recorded instance of public transport in Portsmouth would appear to be a horse-bus service that commenced plying for hire in It ran between Southsea and North End via a circuitous route through Old Portsmouth and the Hard, the fare being 6d (2½p), a considerable sum in those days.
^ Although this picture wasn’t taken on the old Portsmouth road, nevertheless the “old” road is getting ever nearer to the “new”, and a red double decker bus is visible through the trees.
To call it the “new” road is rather a misnomer as it also is historical to some extent, being marked on the s London A-Z as Kingston Road. Travel to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is the UK’s premier destination for naval history and is a must-see for anyone visiting the South of England.
A visit to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard takes you on a journey through time, allowing you to step onboard world-famous ships. This book surveys South African history from the discovery of gold in the Witwatersrand in the late nineteenth century to the first democratic elections in Written by many of the leading historians of the country, it pulls together four decades of scholarship to present a detailed overview of South Africa during the twentieth century.
DISCOVERY OF THE STEAM BASIN CAISSON. Portsmouth Royal Dockyard Historical Society publication No.2 () A4 non-glossy paperback B/w plans and sketches £ (£ ).
An account of the discovery during road repairs undertaken inof the original caisson to No.2 Basin, (the Steam Basin), in Portsmouth Dockyard.
The caisson had been buried in-situ when a new, larger entrance to. BOROUGH TOPOGRAPHY. as ancient, at least, as the 13th century, situate on the entrance of the Creek between Portsmouth and Dock field, belonging originally to John de Gisor and afterwards to the Corporation, were on the west side of the London Road between Lady Ridge's Pond and Halfway houses.
(The dwelling-house is now used as the Free. Map, Portsmouth, Hampshire, captured from a german soldier in Netherlands, made in Germany, about GOS Map, Drinker's Guide to Gosport, 60 ale houses in the centre of Gosport, Hampshire, The Portsmouth and Ryde Joint Railway was a group of three railway lines in Southern England that were jointly owned and operated by the London and South Western Railway and the London, Brighton and South Coast main line was between Cosham and Portsmouth Harbour; there was a branch from Fratton to East Southsea; and a line between Ryde Pier Head and Ryde St John's Road.The History of Portsmouth is commonly regarded as beginning in when it was founded by the Anglo-Norman lord Jean de Gisors.
T here have, however, been settlements in the area since before Roman times, mostly being offshoots of Portchester, which was a Roman base (Portus Adurni). Portsmouth's first real church was built when a chapel dedicated to Thomas Becket was erected by.