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Bernard Jordan: Honorary Alderman of Brighton and Hove
Bernard goes AWOL Bernard Jordan was a well-known face in Brighton and Hove, having served twenty three years as a Hove ...
Brian Oxley: Honorary Alderman
Sixteen years of service Brian Oxley, former councillor and leader of the City Council in 2007/08, has been made an Honorary ...
Brighton Town Council Bye-Election, 1935
A lucky find I fortunately found this original handbill which happened to be folded up at the back of a recently ...
Councillor and Alderman: Jonathan Burberry (1859 - 1943)
Jonathan Burberry was born in Rusper, Sussex in the last quarter of 1859. (Horsham Reg District 2b 254). He was ...
Dorothy Stringer: Mayor of Brighton
Dorothy Stringer School It was very appropriate that in 1955, a new secondary school in Brighton was named after Dorothy Stringer. ...
General election 1950
Here are some photos taken before the General Election on 23rd. February 1950 when a great deal of the transport ...
Prince Petr Alexeyvich Kropotkin
Sir Herbert Carden
Please note that this text is an extract from a reference work written in 1990. As a result, some of ...
Sir John George & Lady Blaker
Records sadly show that the twin daughters born to Sir John George & Lady Blaker died young, Victoria in 1899 ...
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