"PORTSEA, a parish and fortified town, including the royal dockyard, on a flat island of the same name, locally in Portsdown hundred, and borough of Portsmouth, county Hants, adjoining Portsmouth, and 69 miles from London by road, or 90 by the South-Western and 95 by the Brighton and South Coast railways. The parish comprises the town of Portsea, the towns and villages of Southsea, Halfway houses or Landport, Milton, Somers Town, Kingston, Stamshaw, and Buckland, all within Portsea guild. See Portsmouth. "
[From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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