Southampton

Collection by Jean Campbell Collen

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As a child I lived in Southampton for a short time in 1958

Jean Campbell Collen
November 1940 First night of the Southampton Blitz. Southampton was targeted as an important industrial centre, not least the Supermarine Spitfire factory, as well as being a major port. London Pictures, Old Pictures, Dresden Bombing, Southampton England, Hampshire England, Places In England, The Blitz, Historical Pictures, Historical Fiction

First night of Southampton Blitz

Account of the first major raid during the Southampton Blitz with images and link to a short documentary video with personal stories.

 We lived in Bitterne for a while but I can't remember the address now! Southampton England, Hampshire England, Pear Trees, Country Roads, Board, Places, Lugares, Pears

Pear Tree Avenue, Bitterne. We lived in Bitterne for a while but I can't remember the address now!

Above Bar - from the late definitely pre - war as most of these buildings were destroyed in the Blitz. The Blitz, Southampton, Old Pictures, Wwii, Postcards, Buildings, In This Moment, Bar, Vintage

Above Bar - from the late 1920's-1930's. definitely pre - war as most of these buildings were destroyed in the Blitz.

1926 advert for the Polygon House Hotel. 'Warmed throughout'! Southampton England, Old Pictures, Roots, Lawn, The Past, Places, House, Haus, Homes

1926 advert for the Polygon House Hotel. 'Warmed throughout'!