Period golfer to a tee

Dapper George Morriss.

Dapper George Morriss.

A magnificent photograph looking south over Portsbridge with the Hilsea arches in the background. 		                   Picture: Barry Cox Collection

Where there’s a wheel there’s a way – straight down Portsmouth tramlines

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Peter Forsyth sent this photo of his wife’s grandfather George Morriss who, in the 1911 census, was a golf pro lodging at the George Inn on top of Portsdown Hill.

His dapper attire, compared to today’s lightweight clothing, says it all.

Peter wonders where the photograph was taken. At first glance I thought it might be the Wimbledon Park area of Southsea, but that’s only a guess. Can anyone identify with George or work out the location of the picture?

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