Shirley History Quiz

Shirley Heritage Project - History Quiz - November 2012

Updated: 2nd December 2012

How well do you know Shirley?

At the second talk in the Autumn 2012 Public History Talk series, "Shirley's Sites and Symbols – how well do you know them?", speaker Dr Mary South had the audience guessing as she showed sections of photographs taken around Shirley, from coats of arms and names of old cinema buildings, to carvings, tiles, and gravestones.

Below are 8 photographs of landmarks around Shirley - how many can you identify?

Hint - right‑click on a picture and select "Open image in new tab" to see an enlargement
History Quiz Picture A

Picture A

History Quiz Picture B

Picture B

History Quiz Picture C

Picture C

History Quiz Picture D

Picture D

History Quiz Picture E

Picture E

History Quiz Picture G

Picture G

History Quiz Picture H

Picture H

History Quiz Picture F

Picture F

 

If you'd like to try this quiz, you can click on the form on the right to download it, print it out, and have fun trying to find each of the locations in Shirley.

When you're ready to check your answers, click here, and see how well you did.

Happy Hunting!

And the Winner is...

The Southampton Book of Days

Mary's book

The FoSJP History Research Group ran this quiz as a competition in November 2012. Congratulations to Peter Wardall whose winning entry was drawn first out of the hat at the FoSJP History Talk on Sunday 2nd December 2012.

Peter won a copy of Dr Mary South's book "The Southampton Book of Days", pictured on the right. Congratulations to Nigel and Carolyn Fayle, runners up, who also correctly identified all the photographs.

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