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  • At a fcamlet, called Portway, in the county of Stafford, are now re G ding a pair, ttye hufband up - wards of a hundred years of age, and the wife more than nine y.

    Sporting Magazine

  • Via this weekend's Observer newspaper: Autogenaprojects, three arts-science projects by Lisa Autogena, in association with Joshua Portway.

    Listening Ears

  • Via this weekend's Observer newspaper: Autogenaprojects, three arts-science projects by Lisa Autogena, in association with Joshua Portway.

    Archive 2004-05-01

  • They took the Portway, and the man with the scarf followed.

    The Pillars of the Earth

  • Tom went down the hill and through the cluster of houses at the crossroads, then turned onto the Portway.

    The Pillars of the Earth

  • To his left, the road by which Tom — and presumably the thief — had come to Salisbury, the Portway, curled up over a hill and disappeared.

    The Pillars of the Earth

  • The thief would almost certainly take the Portway.

    The Pillars of the Earth

  • Corporal Chris Portway of the 4th Dorsets claimed to find his experiences in Normandy infinitely less painful than “all those ghastly exercises”6 which preceded them.

    Overlord D-Day And The Battle for Normandy

  • Corporal Chris Portway was a 21-year-old section commander in the 4th Dorsets: “they plod along and do the job—not death or glory boys like the paratroops,” the sort of comment which might be made about many solidly dependable British county regiments.

    Overlord D-Day And The Battle for Normandy

  • The SS treated Portway unusually well, much better than we did German prisoners.

    Overlord D-Day And The Battle for Normandy

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  • The Portway was a Roman road running from Calleva Atrebatum (Silchester) (in Hampshire, England) to Sorviodunum (Old Sarum)

    December 12, 2012