South Parade Pier: The Summer of 1901

South Parade Pier, 1901
South Parade Pier, 1901
Jo and Rhys Williams competing in a nighttime navigational competition in East Hampshire

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South Parade Pier opened in July 1879, but it was a fine summer’s day in 1901 when this picture was taken.

There’s lots of activity around the entrance and two steamers are at the landing stage.