Some familiar scenes and a mystery for you to solve

Old Portsmouth in the 1920s or 1930s
Old Portsmouth in the 1920s or 1930s
HMS Nelson entering Portsmouth Harbour before 1936. The tram gives us the date clue.

NOSTALGIA: The mighty Royal Navy dwarfing Old Portsmouth

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Don Lucas, who is an honorary alderman from Gosport, was given a set of pictures recently, most of which feature the Portsmouth area.

I’m featuring some today which show some familiar scenes.

South Street, Emsworth, with the Blue Bell pub on the right

South Street, Emsworth, with the Blue Bell pub on the right

However, one of them is a mystery to me and to Don, of Privett Road, Gosport.

It’s at the bottom of the page and although it rings bells I can’t place it.

Can you?

St Thomas's Street, Old Portsmouth

St Thomas's Street, Old Portsmouth

This is the mystery picture. Can you place it?

This is the mystery picture. Can you place it?

Hayling Island railway - a mixed train near Langstone

Hayling Island railway - a mixed train near Langstone