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
H.G. Wells took an apprenticeship at Hide's Drapery Emporium
Singer Frankie Valli is reputed to have gone fishing in Baffins Pond
Memories of the Postal Service
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 […]