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Volumes in the collection: Southampton: Its History and Antiquities
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Full text:[...] SOTJTHAMPTOIT : Its Ijistoi'i} and Jtfitxquities, An Index of Contents will be found at the end. The situation of Southampton must ever secure for it tlie character of a beautiful place, if its great [...]
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:[...] 10 SOUTHAMPTON : known as Porter's-lane, in the rear of the Chamber of Commerce buildings, off the Town Quay, of which more anon. At the Norman invasion Southampton possessed a hero in the person of [...]
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:[...] ITS I-IISTOltY AND ANTIQUITIES. 38 residence here at the beginning of the present century, intended by it to perpetuate the memory of George III., displacing for that purpose a scarcely more elegant [...]
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