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How do you date an old map?

Legitimate modern facsimiles of old maps are relatively uncommon, but are also easy to recognize: Somewhere on the printed image, usually below the border, you will probably find a statement in a modern typeface such as “Reproduced by [such-and-such publishing co.],” followed by a 20th- or 21st-century date.

What was Portsmouth called in Roman times?

Portus Adurni
Roman. Portus Adurni which later became known as Portchester Castle, was one of the Saxon Shore forts and was a major base of the Classis Britannica and possibly its Headquarters.

Is there A History Centre in Portsmouth Hampshire?

The Portsmouth Record Office has merged with the Local Studies Library to form the Portsmouth History Centre If you are an archivist or custodian of this archive you can use the archive update form to add or update the details in Discovery A Buswell & Sons Ltd, cabinet makers and upholsterers Southsea, Hampshire

Where are the amusement arcades in Portsmouth UK?

ENGLAND Hampshire Portsmouth Clarence Pier amusement arcade on the seafront in Southsea. People fishing in foreground of the Still and West public house in Old Portsmouth. Overlooks the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour

What was the name of the gas company in Portsmouth?

Havant Gas Co Havant, Hampshire Hayling Bridge & Causeway Company Hayling, Hampshire Hayling Island Gas Co Hayling, Hampshire HB Rose, tailor Portsmouth, Hampshire Henry Jones & Son Ltd, builders, Portsmouth Portsmouth, Hampshire Herbert Reeves & Co Ltd, grocers Portsmouth, Hampshire

Why are the dockyards of Portsmouth in red?

The detail with which the area is surveyed reflects the danger the English establishment felt. The dockyards of Portsmouth, One of most important naval sites in Britain, Are shown by red blocks. The defence fortifications of the area are clearly delineated.