The Early Years of Waterlooville 1810-1910 and a History of the Forest of Bere.
A special Edition to Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo – 18 June 1815
“…In 1710 it was recorded that the 'highway' between Portsmouth and Petersfield was impassable for nine months of the year with the road being no more than a muddy track it was decided through an Act of Parliament to create the Portsmouth Sheet Turnpike Trust.
Because of the rapidly growing importance of Portsmouth as a Naval Port…”
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