circa 1900:  Holidaymakers and boats on the beach at Southsea, Portsmouth.  (Photo by Edgar Ward/General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)
circa 1900: Holidaymakers and boats on the beach at Southsea, Portsmouth. (Photo by Edgar Ward/General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Stunning images of Portsmouth and Southsea in 1900

If you have ever wondered what Portsmouth and Southsea looked like in the 1900s here is a selection of rare – and quite fabulous – images.

Saturday, 13th March 2021, 11:16 am

You will see holidaymakers on the beach next to the original Clarence Pier, a very Victorian-looking Portsmouth Dockyard, boats sailing close to the shoreline when people could enjoy that sight and The Royal Garrison Church Sunday service, when the church had a roof and was in full use.

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