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John Pounds 1766-1839 Shoemender whose work for the poor of this district inspired the Ragged School Movement is buried in the Memorial Garden

Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Sir Alec Rose 1908 - 1991 Freeman of the City landed on Southsea beach on 4th July 1968 on completion of his single-handed voyage round the world in Lively Lady

Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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The Cockleshell Heroes The Officers who launched the Commando raid on Bordeaux Harbour in 1942 lived in this house whilst training at the Lumps Fort at Southsea. Only two survived to make it home, of the others, two were drowned, six were captured and executed. Erected by Portsmouth City Council on the 70th Anniversary of the Raid.

9 Spencer Road, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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The Cockleshell Heroes. The Men who launched the Commando raid on Bordeaux Harbour in 1942 lived in this house whilst training at the Lumps Fort at Southsea. Only two survived to make it home, of the others, two were drowned, six were captured and executed. Erected by Portsmouth City Council on the 70th Anniversary of the Raid.

27 Worthing Road, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Nevil Shute Norway 1899-1960 Author, Aircraft Designer & Founder of Airspeed Ltd lived here between 1936-1940

14 Helena Road, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Peter Sellers 1925-1980 Film Actor & Comedian was born in the flat above these premises on September 8th 1925

96 Castle Road, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Portsmouth Grammar School. Portsmouth's oldest school, founded by Dr. William Smith in 1732, has occupied these buildings, part of the former Cambridge Barracks, since 1926. Richard I built a royal residence here in the late 12th century. Portsmouth Theatre occupied part of the High Street frontage until its demolition in 154 to make way for the present building.

High Street, Portsmouth, United Kingdom