Video: Southsea Driveby in 1983

The Cooperative Societys May Day parade passes along Fratton Road in 1907.

Location of 1907 May Day parade through Portsmouth streets is identified

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This was Point, Old Portsmouth, in the early 1980s before the Coal Exchange was merged with the Lone Yachtsman next door

This view is included in a fascinating film by Vivian Charles Gregson called Southsea Driveby 1983 in which he placed a video camera in the front of his car before driving around Southsea and Old Portsmouth.

The Point, Old Portsmouth, as it was about the time of Vivian Gregson film

The Point, Old Portsmouth, as it was about the time of Vivian Gregson film

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