Welcome to A Tale of One City – Portsmouth’s new community history website and online archive.
Find out about the people, places and topics which are part of Portsmouth’s story.
You can also add new entries, pictures, memories and comments of your own to the site.
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People, Places & Topics
John Pounds (1766-1839) was the inspiration of the ragged schools movement.
'We used to slide down the bannisters'
Comments: “I was there when the Pier caught fire. I was on the beach with my mum, brother and sister”. – Comment submitted by Mrs Crown. South Parade Pier caught fire in
Our latest news
Well done to the City Museum, which has won the News Guide Award for Best Exhibition. Museums staff celebrated as ‘Tale of One City’ was announced as Best Exhibition, at an event which honours the best entertainment in the area. Joining museums staff at the event were representatives from 3 of the community groups […]