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MEMORIAL UNVEILING SUNDAY 20, AUGUST 2017

Part of the memorial to be unveiled in Guildhall Square next Sunday at 2pm.

Seconds out! Long-awaited tribute to Portsmouth boxers to be unveiled

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On this day in 1831, the name Landport was used for the first time in Portsmouth.

The area was formerly known as Halfway Houses, named after some houses that stood halfway between Portsea and St Mary’s Church – from John Sadden’s The Portsmouth Book of Days.