Monthly Archives: June 2012

Now and Then – Longfleet and the Port Mahon Castle

This photograph, full of fantastic details, shows the relaying of the tram lines just before the First World War in High Street, Longfleet. A queue of horses and carts is forming a traffic jam as they wait to squeeze past … Continue reading

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Jubilee!

Not for the first time and in line with the rest of the country, the High Street has been celebrating a royal occasion in a riot of red, white and blue. Here are just some of the diamond jubilee decorations … Continue reading

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Now and Then – the Turning

Taken around 1872, this picture shows the corner where High Street, Hill Street and Towngate Street meet, a very important junction in the past where all the traffic had to turn to get to or from the town gate. Even … Continue reading

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