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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.

    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

  • Corporal Chris Portway, who landed with 231st Brigade HQ, was impressed above all by the sense of “noise, noise, noise”, the continuous roar of gunfire, much of it from the Allied bombardment ships.

    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