MOURNERS have gathered to pay their respects to the 'mother of Southampton', who has died aged 97.

Mata Kuldip Kaur lived in the city for more than half a century and had at least 130 immediate family members, including 85 great grandchildren.

She died on March 3 at her home in Cranbury Avenue.

Hundreds of mourners took to the streets of Southampton to pay their respects to her today.

Scroll through the gallery above to see pictures from the event.