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City Insights
City Insights
Armed Forces Day at Blind Veterans UK
City Insights
City Insights
St Andrew's Church Summer Fayre
Old Ship Hotel
Old Ship Hotel
Protection of the old town from encroachment by the sea
City Insights
City Insights
Calling all Max Miller fans
City Insights
City Insights
Saturday 8th July - BEVFEST
City Insights
City Insights
Armed Forces Week
City Insights
City Insights
Preston Village Open Day-SAT 24th JUNE
Local Folk
Local Folk
Producing the Evening Argus:Ernie Care
The Brighton Astronomer: George Hole
The Brighton Astronomer: George Hole
"Nothing else to point it at".
City Insights
City Insights
Brighton Housing Trust volunteers
Preston Park
Preston Park
Cycle racing in the 1960s
City Insights
City Insights
Bevendean Health Day
Downs School
Downs School
Early 1970s class photograph
City Insights
City Insights
The National Garden Scheme
Brighton Herald photograph collection
Brighton Herald photograph collection
Brighton beach in 1920s?
WW II
WW II
A case of mistaken location
Fawcett School York Place
Fawcett School York Place
Football practice in Preston Park
Brighton Herald photograph collection
Brighton Herald photograph collection
Bombing of Marine Gate
Community Groups
Community Groups
Drama games for playful self discovery
City Insights
City Insights
Freedom of the city:Brighton & Hove Albion
City Insights
City Insights
Mayor of Brighton and Hove:Councillor Mo Marsh
1950s
1950s
'Going out the back' with the Argus
Mystery Photos of Brighton & Hove
Mystery Photos of Brighton & Hove
My Brighton Festival Day Ends with a Mystery!
Brighton Herald photograph collection
Brighton Herald photograph collection
Damaged houses in Lowther Road 1943
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S.S. Brighton
S.S. Brighton
Saturday mornings in the 1950s
My dad was "Pat" Barry and he was the manager of the bars. I can remember the...
By Chrissy
On 27/06/2017
Brighton Zoo
Brighton Zoo
Who remembers Brighton Zoo?
Hi Clive, I remember your folks well when at Pantzer Mansions where Denis was a...
By John Hancock
On 27/06/2017
Brighton Zoo
Brighton Zoo
Who remembers Brighton Zoo?
I recently rediscovered Willy Pantzer's headstone in ...
By John Hancock
On 27/06/2017
Central School: Church Street
Central School: Church Street
Class photograph 1951
Hi Jennifer, I too went to Central School in the early 50s and have clear...
By June Gray
On 27/06/2017
Introduction to Woodingdean
Introduction to Woodingdean
Childhood memories of the 1940/50s
Hello Susan. My name is Tom Paul and I was at Xaverian College with Robert and...
By Tom Paul
On 26/06/2017
Sussex Street
Sussex Street
Undated photograph
Hello Harry.  Sorry but I have only just seen your comments.  I am...
By Margaret Stewart
On 26/06/2017
Brighton Herald photograph collection
Brighton Herald photograph collection
Bombing of Marine Gate
David Rowland in "The Brighton Blitz" (S.B. Publications, 1997 - p. 51)...
By Sam Flowers
On 26/06/2017
Roads
Roads
Street name derivations
Judy Middleton's 'Encyclopedia of Hove' will have the definitive...
By Geoffrey Mead
On 26/06/2017
Roads
Roads
Street name derivations
The Westbourne area derives from an old ditch/small stream which once formed...
By Simon Carey
On 26/06/2017
Roads
Roads
Street name derivations
Any idea where the Westbourne area derives its name? We have gardens, street...
By Janette Eddisford
On 25/06/2017
Introduction to Woodingdean
Introduction to Woodingdean
Childhood memories of the 1940/50s
Does anybody remember either Robert or Christopher Emmett? They would have...
By Susan A Emmett
On 25/06/2017
Park Crescent
Park Crescent
Site of the former Gaiety Theatre
The entry above for the Gaiety notes the owners as the Ginnetts, which may...
By Geoffrey Mead
On 25/06/2017
Local Folk
Local Folk
Elizabeth Haymon nee Mears
Hi Peter Paolella, I was just reading about your link with the Demarios. I have...
By Sophia Jones
On 24/06/2017
Park Crescent
Park Crescent
Site of the former Gaiety Theatre
I have recently acquired a Victorian one pint pewter tankard - on the bottom of...
By John
On 24/06/2017
Pelham Street School
Pelham Street School
Class photographed in 1924/25
Whicy school was this, the North of Pelham Street or the South?...
By Andrew Buck
On 24/06/2017
Cottesmore St Mary's RC School
Cottesmore St Mary's RC School
The move to the new Secondary Modern School
I left Cottesmore school in 1969 with no academic qualifications whatsoever....
By Peter Mitchell
On 24/06/2017
Central School: Church Street
Central School: Church Street
Class photograph 1951
Looking at that photo again, I'm wondering if I am in it after all. I was...
By Jennifer Capper
On 24/06/2017
Bear Road
Bear Road
Bevendean Isolation Hospital
I spent 5 months in the hospital in 1959/60. I had TB. I was 19 years old and...
By Jennifer Capper
On 24/06/2017
Introduction to Woodingdean
Introduction to Woodingdean
History of Woodingdean
I was fostered by the Fairchild family (Gordon and Pat) who lived in Stanstead...
By Joe Adams
On 24/06/2017
Bevendean Primary School
Bevendean Primary School
Class photograph c1957
Fantastic seeing this photo, and what a good memory for names; I remember...
By Barbara Knowles (nee Gibbs)
On 22/06/2017
Local Folk
Local Folk
Mr and Mrs Louis Victor La Croix
I think Superintendent Thomas Gibbs is my grandfather. I would appreciate any...
By Barbara Knowles (nee Gibbs)
On 22/06/2017
Local folk
Local folk
John Hollingdale: Brighton sailmaker
Since posting this I have discovered that John Hollingdale had had enough of...
By Alan Hollingdale
On 20/06/2017
MB Metals Ltd
MB Metals Ltd
Trading before WWI
Hi. After leaving Gross/Chubb cash 1979/80, I worked at MB Metals / MBM for 19...
By Paul Herbert
On 20/06/2017
Clubs
Clubs
The Whisky a Go Go
Spot on Brian. Another to which all joined in lustily was Fats Domino's...
By Geoff Stoner
On 20/06/2017