More shattered lives: Stamshaw street wrecked by final bomb to fall on city

Our pictures today from The News archive are all from the Stamshaw area of Portsmouth.

Sunday, 24th January 2021, 6:00 pm
Newcomen Road, Stamshaw, Portsmouth after a flying bomb fell on July 15, 1944, the last bomb to fall on Portsmouth. Picture: The News Portsmouth
Newcomen Road, Stamshaw, Portsmouth after a flying bomb fell on July 15, 1944, the last bomb to fall on Portsmouth. Picture: The News Portsmouth

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Portsmouth Harbour in the winter of 1939 near Stamshaw.

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News boys standing on the corner of Twyford Avenue and Newcomen Road, Stamshaw, in 1905. Picture: The News PP4145
February 1971. The fire at the old Ebenezer Methodist Church in Twyford Avenue, Stamshaw.
Youngsters enjoying the open air swimming pool at Stamshaw in 1929.