United Kingdom / Portsmouth

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Lieutenant norman holbrook vc 1888 1976 submariner and hero of the dardanelles grew up here
Lieutenant Norman Holbrook VC 1888-1976 submariner and hero of the Dardanelles grew up here

Warleigh House, 18 Grove Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Peter sellers 1925 1980 actor and comedian was born here
Peter Sellers 1925-1980 actor and comedian was born here

96 Castle Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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W. L. Wyllie RA RI RE 1851-1931 marine artist lived here from 1906 until 1931

Tower Street, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Rudyard kipling 1865 1936 writer and nobel laureate lived here as a boy 1871 1877
Rudyard Kipling 1865-1936 writer and Nobel Laureate lived here as a boy 1871-1877

Lorne Lodge, Campbell Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Fred t jane 1865 1916 naval author artist and propagandist lived here 1898 1911
Fred T. Jane 1865-1916 naval author, artist and propagandist lived here

17 Elphinstone Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Commander edward unwin vc 1864 1950 hero of gallipoli lived here
Commander Edward Unwin VC 1864-1950 hero of Gallipoli lived here

12 Helena Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Thomas ellis owen 1805 1862 architect and developer of southsea lived here from 1849
Thomas Ellis Owen 1805-1862 architect and developer of Southsea lived here from 1849

Dovercourt, 36 Kent Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Dame frances a yates 1899 1981 renaissance historian was born here
Dame Frances A. Yates 1899-1981 renaissance historian was born here

‘Fairfax’, 49 Victoria Road North, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Gunwharf Quays Mercator Avenue Gerardus Mercator (1512-1595) published one of the earliest maps of the world in 1569. He lived and taught in Duisberg, Germany, one of Portsmouth's twin cities, for more than 40 years. The "Mercator Projection" is used for Ordnance Survey maps today

Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Kathleen Marjorie 'Marje' Henderson (nee Bell) 1905-2000 International Badminton Player Represented England 6 times 1933 - 1936. Won the All England Badminton Championships Ladies Doubles on 4 occasions 1933 - 1936 LIVED HERE

103 High Street, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Submariners Association Lieutenant Norman Douglas Holbrook VC, Royal Navy Was educated here. Awarded the Victoria Cross 13th December 1914 when he commanded HM Submarine B11 throught the Dardenelles negotiating enemy minefields, shore batteries and strong currents to fatally attack the Turkish Battleship Messudieh before returning to safety

Portsmouth Grammar School Cambridge Road, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Charles Dickens 1812-1870 spent his last night in Portsmouth here on 25th May 1866 in the Pier Hotel

Southsea Terrace, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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On this site once more stands a mighty Football Club. We cannot change the past but we can shape the future. Dedicated to all those fans who took a stand and refused to alow Portsmouth FC to die

Frogmore Road, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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First Circumnavigation of Australia. Unveiled by Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Cllr Paula Riches 19th November 2010. On 18th July 1801, HM Sloop Investigator under the command of Commander Matthew Flinders, Royal Navy set sail from Portsmouth's naval anchorage at Spithead. Commander Flinders had been commissioned to carry out a running survey and chart the entire coastline of the then unknown continent of Terra Australis. The circumnavigation was completed between 6th December 1801 and 9th June 1803. On the return passage Flinders was detained on the Ile de France (Mauritius) for six and a half years, returning to Portsmouth on 24th October 1810, giving Terra Australis the name of Australia

Broad Street, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Charles Dickens was born in this house on 7th February 1812

393 Old Commercial Road, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Peter sellers (portsmouth city)
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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On 17th May 1664 a warrant was issued by Charles II for the purchase of the ground, buildings and wharf at Gunwharf for use by the Royal Navy. The site remained in operational use from this date, with particular strategic importance during WWI and WWII, operating under the name of HMS Vernon from 1923. In 1996 Berkeley Homes commenced the regeneration of the site for residential and commercial use, which was completed in 2010.

Park Road, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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H.M.S. Victory laid down 1759 launched 1765 was after 157 years of service placed 1922 in her present berth the oldest dock in the world and restored to her condition as at Trafalgar under the superintendence of the Society for Nautical Research to commemorate the completion of the work this tablet was unveiled on 17th July 1928 by H.M. King George V

Lower Gun Deck, HMS Victory, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Siege of Ladysmith 118 days C. Broomfield. A.B. HMS Powerful 1899 - 1999 The panels around this plinth depict the history of field gun and commemorate the bravery of the blue jackets who took part in the Relief of Ladysmith 1899. The same courage and commitment was shown throughout the years of the command field gun competition until its cessation in 1999. To the Limit and Beyond

Field Gun, Main Road, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Portsmouth Field Gun 1947 - 1999 This bronze statue and field gun commemorate those men from Portsmouth Command who competed in the annual field gun competition at the Royal Tournament and trained at "Royal Naval Barracks" Portsmouth from 1947 until cessation of the tournament in August 1999. To the Limit and Beyond

Field gun statue, Main Road, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Captain Robert Falcon Scott. RN. CVO. Born 6 June 1868 died about 29 March 1912 During his return from the South Pole in his journal found 8 months later he wrote "The gale is howling about us we are weak writing is difficult but for my own sake. I do not regret this journey which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another and meet death with as great a fortitude as ever in the past. We took risks we knew we took them things have come out against us and therefore we have no cause for complaint but bow to the will of providence determined to do our best to the end."

Captain Robert Falcon Scott statue - College 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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Doctor Arthur Conan Doyle M.D. practised from 1882 until 1890 at No.1 Bush Villas which formerly stood on this site. It was here that the first two Sherlock Holmes novels were written.

Elm Grove, Southsea, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Frank Matcham (1854-1920) theatre architect designed this theatre

The Kings Theatre, Albert Road, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Pompey Pop. Site of The Birdcage Club. Rikki Farr originally opened the club at Kimbells on 25th February 1965 and later transferred it to a building that stood on this site in August 1965. The club ran until August 1967. Among bands who appeared here were The Who, The Moody Blues, The Action, Cream, Pink Floyd, Rod Stewart, Jimmy James and the Vagabonds, Geno Washington, David Bowie, Small Faces, Spencer Davis & Georgie Fame 1960s Heritage Site

114 Eastney 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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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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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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Percy F. Westerman 1876-1959. Writer of 174 children's adventure books lived here between 1880 and 1900. 'No boy alive will be able to peruse Mr Westerman's pages without a quickening of his pulses' Outlook - 1918

55 Campbell Road, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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On 5 April 1898 a meeting was held in this building to found Portsmouth Football Club

12 High Street, 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

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Near this house in Hawke Street in 1812 lived Charles Dickens novelist 1812-1870

Hawke Street, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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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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This Plaque commemorates the visit of Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh to Old Portsmouth on 11 July 1980

Broad Street, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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The Old Sally Port. From this place naval heroes innumerable have embarked to fight their countrys battles. Near this spot Catherine of Braganza landed in state, May 14 1662 previous to her marriage with Charles II at the Domus Dei a week later.

Waterfront, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Thomas Telford Civil Engineer 1757-1834 worked in Portsmouth Naval Dockyard from 1784 until 1786. This plaque was placed here to commerate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Telford

Storehouse no. 9, Main Road, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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In this house George Villiers Duke of Buckingham was assassinated by John Felton 23. Aug. 1628.

Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Here Nelson fell 21st Oct 1805

Quarter Deck, HMS Victory, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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This wall was begun the 4th June 1711 and finish'd ye 13th Decembr 1711

Queen Street, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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In this house was born on the 17th April 1833 Vicat Cole the famous landscape painter

Penny Street, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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