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1950s Bank Holiday
These are photos my father took on a Bank Holiday in the 1950s. He was trying to find scenes relating to ...
A Personal view
A P.C.’s memory “As a young PC, I saw children climbing into the grounds of the Goldstone Pumping Station. When looking ...
A place for all seasons
Happy times with the dogs I was born and lived in Port Hall Street from 1943 to 1964. Dyke Road Park ...
A secluded and peaceful place
Despite the ever-present noise of traffic from the Dyke Road, as I live nearby I often come here to relax. ...
A very pretty park
“We used to go to play rounders and have our sports days. The chalet was lovely. It was run by ...
Hove Esplanade undated photo
This photo is a recent acquisition, bought just because it looked interesting. But I don’t have a date for it ...
Hove Seafront c1910?
This photograph was taken c1910 and features Hove Battery. But what was the large building on the right of the ...
Ill equipped for recreation
Tucked between Shirley Drive and Old Shoreham Road, this is an unlovely squarish field with a small pavilion at the ...
Image from 1910
Images of the Engineerium in 2003, part 1
Images of the Engineerium in 2003, part 2
Images of the Engineerium in 2003, part 3
James Gray's Nevill Avenue mystery photo: Part I
A photographic assignment In December 2017, I volunteered to help Kevin Wilsher and Mary McKean at the Regency Society in their ...
James Gray's Nevill Avenue mystery photo:Part II
Still ruminating on the problem By 12 February 2018, and unable to keep this mystery out of my mind, I was ...
Police transport motorcade
I have been trolling through the museum collection of photographs again and come across this impressive shot of police transport. The ...
Summer 1958 in Albemarle Mansions
What a wonderful year 1958 was. We moved into a flat on the top floor of Albemarle Mansions on Medina ...
Where was this model train?
This is my great grandad Guy Edwards 1890-1977. He was a draughtsman at Allen West, and he had a work shop where ...
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