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|Prestonville School, Hove
I went to Prestonville School (nr the Seven Dials) from 1962 until 1968. Anyone out there a former pupil and ...
|9 February by Christopher Pett
does anyone know where ivory buildings was,my great grandparents lived there in 1901,katherine rolf/pumfrey.many thanks
|9 February by Gavin Hughes
|Atten for Roy Grant - ref Preston Barracks
I’m sorry if this isnt the right place to post but was wondering if you or anyone else would have ...
|9 February by David Kierans
Does anyone know exactly when Preston Barracks was built please ? A forbear of mine was on the Board ...
|9 February by David Kierans
|House History- Clifton Road
I am researching history of my house. I live in Clifton Road, and have so far found that the house ...
|9 February by Wenda Eley
|Who was Florence Moore?
Dinsdale Landen and several other Brighton based theatrical personalities stated they they took their first steps into the profession at ...
|9 February by Anthony Arundell
|Information about Margaret Cullen, palmist working at 64 Elm Grove and on West Pier
I am a guide at Lytham Hall in Lancashire and a local historian. I am searching for information on the ...
|Peter D Watson
|9 February by Alexis Hawthorne
|Football tour of Germany 1938
I am writing in the hope that you may be able to answer some questions from the local sports archives. In ...
|9 February by John Sallis
Hi, I’m trying to track down any information at all about my paternal Grandad, as he died when my Dad ...
|9 February by Sue Leeves
|Old Hove College, Kinsway
Am trying to find information about the Old Hove College on Kingsway, any info would be good.
|9 February by John Counsell
|The Ship Public House
One of my ancestors, Thomas Cooper and his wife Eliza lived at The Ship Public House, Hamlet of Mead, Brighton ...
|9 February by Niave Kid
|Hudsons Depository -
Hi, I have just purchased some period furniture and was told it was supplied by a “Hudsons of London and Brighton” ...
|9 February by Chris Cobley
|Electoral Registers for Brighton
Where are the Electoral Registers kept in Brighton for the 1920/30’s? The places I’m interested in are Cambridge Street and ...
|9 February by Michael Swift
|Walter Gillett Ltd Stationers
From 1900 until at least 1970 Walter Gillett’s Printers and Stationers Shop was at 42 Market St. Does anyone know ...
|9 February by Anne Muncey nee Moppett
|The Downs Hotel hassocks
can any body remember the the downs it was the the place to be various bands groups ithink it was ...
|9 February by michael blackburn
|St. Nicholas Girl's School, North Laine
Does anyone have any information about St.Nicholas Memorial Girl’s Day School at 35 Frederick Place ? It was a school ...
|9 February by Alan Brackley
|Sussex volunteers - Spanish Civil War
Hi everyone I am hoping that somebody may be able to help us. I am part of a small team with ...
|9 February by Alan Lloyd
Wheh I was a small girl I visited Brighton with my parents and went to a cafe/restaurant and purchased “tiddieoggies”,I ...
|9 February by James Friend
|museum of pipes
i am trying to find any information on the museum of pipes which was open in the mid eighties in ...
|9 February by Richard Calvert
|Clubs and Coffee Bars 1964-1966
Can anyone help!Am writing a history on Clubs and Coffee bars in Brighton in the Mod era of 1964-1966 and ...
|9 February by John Polsue
Does anyone remember the Maskell family who moved from Thomas Street (Bedford Street area slum clearance) to Hervey Road (Manor ...
|9 February by Sonia Jenkins
|Famous people spotted in Brighton
Brighton has long been known as a place to see ‘famous faces’. Who of note have you spotted in our ...
|9 February by Jeannie Mackay
|Spyridon Marketis jewellery shop in Brighton
Hi I’m looking for an address for his shop circa 1890. I know they lived at 45 Sydney St, in ...
|9 February by Susan Marketis
|Jack Shepherds Entetainers
Hi, I was wondering if anyone has any information on one of the ladies who performed with Jack Shepherd´s Entertainers. ...
|9 February by Don Gwinnett