28 stunning old images capture Clarence Pier going back to 1860

Here is a wonderful collection of photos from the olden days showing life on and around Clarence Pier in Southsea.

Some of the photos go as far back as 1860 and feature the popular funfair rides, as well as people taking a stroll along the pier.

All of these photos have been sourced from The News’ archives and show how the pier changed over the course of about 100 years, between the mid 19th and 20th centuries.

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