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Volumes in the collection: Southampton: Its History and Antiquities
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Full text:[...] place, if its great natural advantages, aided by commercial enterprise, fail to retain for it the revived importance it has achieved principally during the last 40 or 50 years. Rich in historical [...]
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:[...] devoted to the promotion of piety, virtue, and literature. A name honoured for his sacred hymns wherever the English language extends. Especially the friend of children and of youth, for whose best [...]
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:[...] of parochial and other boundaries ; in addition, there are two Divisions in Ireland, where the revision surveys and the engraving and publication of the Irish maps are being carried on. When the [...]
Full text:[...] read but dimly and with much uncertainty, and to add to these difficulties the domestic records previous to the 15th century have perished, but since 1432 they are recorded in English in books [...]
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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