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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 HISTOEY AND ANTIQUITIES. 5 all England." Por picturesqueness as a whole, viewed from any stand point, and from the handsomeness of its shops in detail, the Southamptonians may still, we venture t [...]
Full text:[...] 6 SOUTHAMPTON : —ancl on the three faces of the pedestal the following inscriptions which sufficiently explain the object of the memorial:— " As a permanent record of private worth and to honour a ca [...]
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:[...] SOUTHAMPTON : of the several counties or districts of which from time to time the survey is being made, is carried out under the personal direction of an officer of Engineers, in charge of what may b [...]
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. 11 price; and we may judge of the importance of this trade from the fact that in the time of Henry VI. no less stately a personage than Sir Thomas Coke, the mayor of Lond [...]
Full text:[...] 12 SOUTHAMPTON : series of years the experience of the townsmen alternated between attacks by the French—their memory still perpetuated to the inhabitants by " French Street " and the despatch of exp [...]
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