Cringing Cult of Celebrity in Portsmouth, Hampshire*
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- Roger Black. Athlete, went to Portsmouth Grammar School
- charles dickens , peter sellers , isamberd k. brunel,
- Fern Britton used to live in Southsea
- See my History of Portsmouth Website listed below.
- It was not Denis Healey who used to be a pupil of The Northern Grammar School For Boys in Mayfield Road in North End but James Calaghan whose nickname was creepy Calaghan
- Last person to come into SCRAWL was Guy Fletcher, Dire Straits Keyboards
- It is mentioned on your site that Sir Patrick Moore lives in Southsea, rumoured
that Elm Grove is his resident address however after searching the net, I believe that he actually lives in Selsey. Sorry but if you do an indepth search yourselves, you'll see that all the hits show selsey as his home town.
- Sir Patrick Moore actually lives along the coast at SELSEY
- Charles Dickens
- Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Leilani (the page three girl)
- Well there's the 657 club, they are football holligans (or were at first) but most of them are pretty nice guys if you chat to them, they just like football a bit too much... that and hitting scummers with heavy objects.
- Sir Patrick Moore - the guy with the monocle who presents "The Sky at Night" lives in Southsea. I heard a rumour Elm Grove.
- Arnold Swarzenegger
- Fred Dineage... does he count
- I think his name was Paul Judkins... there was a story in one of the nationals about how he was one of the countries greatest ladies men back in the early 90's
- Ex Res. Peter Sellers, Arnie Schwarzenneger, James Callaghan, Arthur Conan Doyle,Charles Dicken, Rudyard Kipling, H.G. Wells, Simon Ward, Audrey Jeans,
Paul Jones, Nevil Shute.
- All of the Portsmouth team
- Alan Knight (Pompey Goal keeper) london road
- Clolin Ware. Left to acquire fame as the authoritive expert of the mains drainage system of Bedfield in Suffolk.
- Arnold Schwartznegar started his training in a small Gym in tha Albert Road in Southsea before he became the big star he is today.
- Freddie Mercury, Marc Bolan, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, Isambard Brunel Kingdom, and me
- Nevil Shute - author
Rudyard Kipling writer of the Jungle Book,spent much of his early childhood in Southsea.
H.G.Wells spent sometime in Portsmouth working in a Drapers shop.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle the creator of Sherlock Holmes spent many years working as a doctor in Southsea, it was at this time he wrote his first Holmes novels.
Peter Sellers - Film/Television/Radio Comic Actor.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel - Famous Victorian Engineer.
- Ex-Monkee Davy Jones used to live in Bedhampton
- Sir Alec Rose sailed from Portsmouth on the Lively Lady back in 1968;
Nelson of course - his flagship Victory is in the Naval Base. Charles Dickens
was born here but only lived here till he was about 2; Dennis Healy went to
what is now Mayfield School in North End (I think it was the Northern
Grammar School before); Henry VIII used to live in Southsea Castle (well, sort
of) - he built it and watched from the battlements as the Mary Rose sank on her
- Charles Dickens himself and you can visit his birthplace too.
- Roger Hodgson (ex-Supertramp) born here on Mar 21 1950 12:00 PM GMT!
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