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Volumes in the collection: Southampton: Its History and Antiquities
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Full text:[...] century it lias regained an importance quite equal to that which it held as the wine port of John and his successors, and the place whence Edward III. and the Black Prince sailed for the [...]
Full text:[...] 4 SOUTHAMPTON : importance of the Courts at Portsmouth induced their secession and the formation in 1852 of the Portsmouth District. The Directory of the Order for 1853, issued by the 19th E.G., Sout [...]
Full text:[...] ITS HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES. 7 At the drinking fountain, opposite the " Ordnance " buildings, we enter upon the Avenue. Until a few years ago this was composed of magnificent elms on both sides of th [...]
Full text:[...] ITS HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES. ITS ANCIENT HISTORY. Like its modern growth, to southerners accustomed to see our towns grow up only as the slow work of wages, and not with the magic-like rapidity which [...]
Full text:[...] its first incorporation by charter. This was confirmed by more than one of his successors, and John, before he had been three months a king, in his confirmation dated June 27th, 1199, conferred upon [...]
Full text:[...] ITS HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES. 17 docks, of the following capacity, affording unrivalled facilities for the inspection and repair of ships :— Length from gates to head : eastern 475 feet, middle 282 fe [...]
Full text:[...] ITS HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES. 19 borough iii aid of the rates of the town, the remaining four-fifths going to the maintenance and improvement of the Board's fabric, including the Quay, the Royal Pier, [...]
Full text:[...] 20 SOUTHAMPTON : removal lias been so comparatively little felt speaks higli for the recuperative power of the port, and gives the most promising hope as to its future. The P. and 0. fleet now number [...]
Full text:[...] ITS HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES. 21 mails for the West Indies, Mexico, Colon, Central American and North and South Pacific ports, China, Japan, &c. An additional steamer sails on the 10th of each month f [...]
Full text:[...] of the West bay is obtainable, we come upon the site of the Castle of Southampton, in the time of John in the governorship of A (lam de Port, and in the time of Richard II. so bravely defended from an [...]
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