WATCH: Archive video of King George VI's wartime visit to Portsmouth

A screenshot from the British Pathe video
A screenshot from the British Pathe video
THEN: Full of life and shops galore  the eastern end of Highland Road in Edwardian days with Kassassin Street on the right.  Picture: Barry Cox Collection

NOSTALGIA: Snapshot of life in Edwardian Portsmouth

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Historic newsreel footage shows King Geroge VI visiting Portsmouth Dockyard during the Second World War.

The 1942 film - part of the British Pathe archive - shows the King meeting sailors from Allied nations before dining on HMS Victory.