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Hampshire Heritage

The Baffin Boys

Youngsters' trip of a lifetime on troopship turned educational cruiser

The Grace Dieu. Image: Victor Ambrus

Historian to talk about Henry V's ships

The Old Shirley Tap

Raise a glass to memory of lost city pubs

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Eyeful of grit from Southampton's old power station

Eyeful of grit from Southampton's old power station

Era of the iconic Rubik's Cube toy phenomenon

Era of the iconic Rubik's Cube toy phenomenon

George Sainsbury

Remembering one of Southampton's most famous sons

William Wilberforce

Poll day and Tories took a bad beating

PHOTOS: Millbrook through the years

PHOTOS: Millbrook through the years

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Mr Justice Stephen

Libel paper's editor lucky that he was not in court

Two members of the Yogi Boogie group share an embrace

'Yogi Boogie' stirs up village outrage

Mayfield House being reduced to rubble and dust as the demolition takes place

'Grand house' turned into temporary shelter for homeless

The Amphicar in action on the Itchen

The Amphicar - the car built to cross the River Itchen

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HERITAGE LETTER: Trying to trace Carslake siblings

HERITAGE LETTER: Trying to trace Carslake siblings

Netley Royal Victoria Hospital

HERITAGE LETTER: Military hospital treated my dad

Southampton's Art Gallery after the German bombing

HERITAGE LETTER: Gallery survivor Eva is still alive

Southampton's High Street after German bombing

HERITAGE LETTER: German bombers blitzed chip shop

PHOTOS: Southampton's Lost Pubs

PHOTOS: Southampton's lost pubs - in pictures

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David and Angie Bowie on their wedding day. Photo: Ernie Mitchell

Unseen photographs of David Bowie's wedding revealed

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The Fifty Shilling Tailors

Shop names from Southampton's past

Inside a Netley Hospital ward at Christmas 1937

Military hospital a breathtaking site

Dock worker that birds relied on for daily feed

Dock worker that birds relied on for daily feed

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Blondin in action

Wind doesn't stop legendary daredevil's tightrope performance

Southampton's tram fever a nightmare for health and safety

Southampton's tram fever a nightmare for health and safety

Judge Baron Huddleston

Gracious drinker with a mind for brutal murder

Southampton's Gaiety theatre.

Drama off-stage after actor knocked out by one punch

The Royal Hampshire Regiment in the trenches

Hampshire heroes did country proud

Station Hill in Eastleigh in 1935

Big changes made to street scene in Eastleigh

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The Amazon

Ship sank after leaving Southampton with the loss of more than 100 lives

Southampton's Royal Pier pictured in the 1970s

The weird attractions of Southampton's Royal Pier

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The Dunera

The troopship that became the first schools cruise liner

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The then West station in 1935 which was to become today’s Southampton Central later that year.

Eighty years since Southampon West station became Southampton Central

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Festive memories at Southampton’s Tudor House museum

Festive memories at Southampton’s Tudor House museum

Christmas shoppers make their way along a well-illuminated Above Bar in Southampton.

The festive spirit endures anything

Kenneth and Robert Gray with the ACD-1

The hovercraft that grabbed the South's attention

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Calshot Lightship pictured during its later years at Ocean village in 1996

Carol service marked the end of the Calshot Spit Lightship

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Workers stop for a break from pouring molten lead into the keel mould.

Hard day’s work for boat builders

The Clock Tower with its visible list pictured here at Bitterne Triangle in 1973.

Clock tower is a Southampton icon

W G Grace, who is still regarded as one of the greatest-ever English cricketers.

Fake WG Grace took to the pitch to fool fans

Regimental Sergeant Major Arthur Harrington

Letters reveal the horror of the First World War

King George VI, accompanied by the Mayor of Southampton, walk past the gutted offices of the Southern Daily Echo on Above Bar as the party surveys the damage to the town following the Blitz raid of November 30th, 1940.

PHOTOS: Southampton Blitz - city remembers on 75th anniversary

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The White Star liner Olympic

Southampton bowed in salute to one of its famous sons

The old Forest Inn being used as a wholesale cycle depot by Mr Bishop seen in this 1922 photograph with his wife.

Millbrook - a tranquil place to gaze over the sea

Wartime Visit:Sir Winston Churchill, accompanied by Lady Churchill at Southampton when they visited the town shortly after the Blitz in 1940.

Wartime evacuees set for reunion

Novel experience for cinema-goers

Novel experience for cinema-goers

A new hope for film fans hoping to see Star Wars in Southampton

A new hope for film fans hoping to see Star Wars in Southampton

Southampton's Royal Pier pictured in the late 1800s

Crewmen win the day in fresh meat wrangle on ship

Back to the Future - the posters from parts I, II and III.

Back to the Future - What was happening in Southampton during the dates in the films?

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Visitors to the Southampton enjoyed taking in the sea air during walks along Western Shore

What Georgian life was like in Southampton

I ran PoW camp in the New Forest during Second World War

I ran PoW camp in the New Forest during Second World War

Burning at the stake in public had long been used as capital punishment but ceased in Hampshire during the 1700s

County crime and grisly punishment

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