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.

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People, Places & Topics

Dame Agnes Weston

opened the Sailors' Rest


Arches at Hilsea

The Arches at Hilsea, Portsmouth were removed in 1920


Public Houses

“I was born in the Red Lion. My Grandfather built it and we lived in it for three years. My mother was the manageress of Campion bakery”-  Comment submitted by a Portsmouth resident. “I remember the George and the Dragon Pub. We had some coach Stables at the rear of the pub. As a youngster, I […]


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Tale of One City Exhibition wins Award

Posted February 05, 2013 at 03:49pm | 0 comments

   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 […]

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