"In March 1807 Jane Austen, her sister Cassandra and their mother - with their friend Martha Lloyd - moved to Southampton to share a house with brother Frank and his new bride Mary. Southampton was an old seaport with medieval streets tumbling down to the quay, just reinventing itself as a fashionable spa town. Now the town is more noted for shopping, but it is worth discovering the ancient city walls which Jane would have walked along."
This is a link to the full article and images on Jane Austen in Southampton.
Source of text and images: Seeking Jane Austen, Susan Hubbard © Cosimo Publications