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My Brighton and Hove
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A 10-year chronology of the project
This timeline describes how My Brighton and Hove evolved from a museum exhibit into a community heritage website. You can ...
A part of Brighton transport history
There are still several Brighton Corporation Tramways shelters scattered about the town, having been constructed pre-1939 and served the trams, ...
My wife and I left Brighton back in the 1950s but we have been reminiscing about the fabulous pork sausages ...
Demise of the old Park Royal: Part IV
Above the Park Royal Hotel sunroom were the principal bedrooms. The bay to the right contained a room occupied by ...
Do you remember this road?
This is the first ‘mystery photo’ of the new site. Can you be the first person to identify it? If you know ...
Jack Galyer, Moulsecoomb School teacher.
John Henry Galyer, known throughout his life as Jack, was born on the 22nd January 1920 to Helen and John. ...
Memories of Hollingbury Court School
I was a pupil at Hollingbury Court School in Brighton between 1948 and 1953, about a decade before the school ...
Operation Pied Piper
To mark the 80 year anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War on 3rd September, local wartime veteran ...
Park Street School 1929
This photograph was taken roughly in 1929. My great-uncle William Gardner is in the far right bottom corner.
Prep Class of c1965/66 Xaverian College, in Queens Park,
I cannot be sure of the month this photograph was taken, it could have been in September 1965 or the ...
Remembering the 'Crook Chook'
I was born in Brighton in 1944, with my earliest recall being of living in North Place, just down North ...
Seaside Brighton 1904
More from the old album The first photo was labeled “fishing smack”. Probably hard work working on “SM62”, but how enjoyable ...
Stephen Jones milliner extraordinaire
Milliner to the stars and celebrities, Stephen Jones OBE, is presenting a dazzling new exhibition, in the Royal Pavilion, showcasing some ...
Street Party in Whitehawk 1945
This was a street party in Whitehawk, probably 1945 at the end of the 2nd World War. My great-aunt Lilly ...
Volk's Electric Railway 1904
I hope these views are of interest. Your comments and/or further information are very much welcomed. 1st Photo :- Is this railway ...
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