History Of Portsmouth
Irresistible anecdotes, irrepressible characters, mindblowing stats and facts. Here;s all the vital information you never knew you needed to know about Portsmouth FC, coupled with a day-by-day diary of magical and memorable moments from Pompey;s rollercoaster history. Heard the one about the Fratton Park cleaner who claimed she was the holder of the FA Cup? How about the full-back who could throw the ball 37 yards? Or the bedridden invalid cured by Pompey;s winning goal in the 1939 Cup Final? Turn back the clock to 17 May 2008, when Kanu;s strike against Cardiff saw Portsmouth lift the FA Cup.
Originally published in 1892 this is an account of events in Norfolk County, Virginia From April 19th, 1861 to May 10th 1862, With a history of the soldiers and sailors of Norfolk County, Norfolk City and Portsmouth who served in the Confederate States Ar
Out of the Blue by Ray Morris Thomas and Julie Townsend and their two sons take a trip to Portsmouth to research their family history. Whilst there Thomas experiences a strange happening as he views one of the archery display cabinets in the Mary Rose mus
Including more than two hundred vintage photographs and illustrations, Portsmouth Harborï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½s Military and Naval Heritage chronicles the history of the Piscataqua Riverï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½s naval shipyard and harbor defenses. Long before it became home to one of the U.S. Navyï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½s first federal shipyards, the harbor at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Kittery, Maine, was protected by gun batteries, mainly at Fort Point, New Castle, New Hampshire.
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger PublishingA AcentsAcentsa A-Acentsa Acentss Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as par
The business of naming is as old as language itself. The names a town bestows on its rivers and river banks, streets, buildings and other landmarks provide a window into the soul of that town, through the history it chooses to celebrate. In 1623, the firs
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning proc
Lake Allen's History of Portsmouth was the first full history of Portsea Island and its surroundings. Written in 1817 by an 18-year-old amateur historian, the book's scope is phenomenal. From the Anglo-Saxon invasion in 501 AD, Allen relates Portesmuth's early struggles, before tracing its growing importance to successive monarchs. Historical events affecting the whole country are told, including the Empress Matilda's arrival to wage war on King Stephen for England's throne; John Felton's murder of the Duke of Buckingham; Charles II's marriage near Portsmouth High Street - and much more besides.
This book traces the remarkable career of a Portsmouth, New Hampshire-born merchant, Edmund Q. Roberts (1784-1836), and his efforts on behalf of early American diplomacy with key trading partners in both the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia. The book recou
Entrance To Portsmouth Harbour Hampshire England In The Early 19Th Century. From The History Of England Published 1859. was reproduced on the finest Canvas which captures all of the vivid colors and details of the original art. This museum quality Canvas Art was faithfully reproduced using ultra-precision print technology and fade-resistant archival inks on artist premium acid-free grade canvas.
*Anglo-Jewry since 1066: Place, locality and memory* is a study of the history and memory of Anglo-Jewry from medieval times to the present and is the first to explore the construction of identities, both Jewish and non-Jewish, in relation to the concept of place. The introductory chapters provide a theoretical overview focusing on the nature of local studies then moves into a chronological frame, starting with medieval Winchester, moving to early modern Portsmouth and then chapters covering the evolution of Anglo-Jewry from emancipation to the twentieth century.