Tag Archives: Woolston

Retrospective: Woolston and Weston

This is yet another of my retrospective posts about my time in Southampton. and it really encompasses the area I lump together as Woolston/Weston/Southampton Water and of course the River Itchen. I grew up in a landlocked city so never … Continue reading

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Random Churchyards: Holy Trinity Church Weston.

A turn in the wrong direction led me to this beautiful church with attendant churchyard in Weston. It is roughly half way to Netley Abbey, and of course almost in view of Southampton Water.  I have not been able to … Continue reading

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Time to go.

I am now in my last month in Southampton; from next month I will be living in Salisbury, and to be honest I am not looking forward to leaving this city. I have been here since April and have made … Continue reading

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The Spitfire Legacy

Southampton is Supermarine territory. That most famous of World War 2 fighters was born in this town and there are a number of references to it. I believe that the Supermarine assembly plant used to be on the one bank … Continue reading

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Random Churchyards: Jesus Chapel, Pear Tree Lane.

  Once again an accidental discovery, and one that has a surprisingly interesting history. Jesus Chapel is situated close to Scholing, Woolston and Bitterne, although I came through Scholing to get to it. It has the unique distinction of being … Continue reading

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