Southampton, an important seaport of South Hampshire, 79 m. SW. of London, situated on a small peninsula at the head of Southampton Water (a fine inlet, 11 m. by 2), between the mouths of the Itchen (E.) and the Test (W.); portions of the old town-walls and four gateways still remain; is the head-quarters of the Ordnance Survey; has splendid docks, and is an important steam-packet station for the West Indies, Brazil, and South Africa; yacht and ship building and engine-making are flourishing industries.

Population (circa 1900) given as 94,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

South Sea Bubble * Southcott, Joanna
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Soult, Nicolas-Jean de Dieu
Sound, The
South, Robert
South African Company
South African Republic
South Australia
South Sea Bubble
Southcott, Joanna
Southern Cross
Southey, Robert
Southwell, Robert
Souvestre, Émile
Souza, Madame de
Sowerby Bridge


Antique pictures of Southampton

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Anson, George
Ashmole, Elias
Bale, John
Bancroft, Richard
Bathe, Henry De
Boyle, Robert
Brindley, James
Catherine Howard
Coke, Sir Edward
Collins, David
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