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|14th Hove Scouts|
Hello. Hope anyone can out there can help?! I am helping my local scout group to celebrate its 100 years ...
|Naomi Darling||8 hours ago by Michael Endean|
Hi everyone, Can anyone inform me as to where Eaton Mews is/was in Brighton/Hove as I am researching my family history ...
|Terry Jacobs||4 days ago by Kevin Wilson|
|A question about the bas relief at 59 North Street Brighton|
On the front of 59 North Street, between the windows on the first and second floors, is a bas relief ...
|Lawrence Suss||4 days ago by Lawrence Suss|
|Remembrance Train in Brighton sheds|
My grandfather Albert Bartlett had his photo taken with a few ( about 5 ) of the other men who ...
|Mavis Strong||6 days ago by Mavis Strong|
|Baroda Pigeon House at Brooker Hall (Hove Museum).|
Does anyone know what happened to the Baroda Pigeon House? It stood in front of Brooker Hall in New Church ...
|Alan Hobden||8 days ago by Geoffrey Mead|
|Prestonville School, Hove|
I went to Prestonville School (nr the Seven Dials) from 1962 until 1968. Anyone out there a former pupil and ...
|Steve Sherwood||9 days ago by Paul Hobbs|
|Cows on Hove Lawns|
Does anybody remember the dairy shows which used to come to Hove Lawns by the King Alfred in the summer? ...
|Val Stockley||10 days ago by Peter Groves|
|Johanna Hutton Snook - concert pianist|
Do you have any record of this lady playing the piano to Edward V11 in the late 1800s. Or ...
|Alison Layton||13 days ago by Tim Sargeant|
|Roy Charles Whipps|
How do I go about finding any information about this man – my father — who was born and lived ...
|Alison JOhnson||30 June by Peter Whipps|
|Watts, Hampson, Diplock, Carron|
Hi, I’m trying to find my ancestors from the brighton and hove areas and wondering if anyone can help. My ...
|Denise||24 June by Kirsty Carron|
|Holland Road Repository|
Can someone spread some light and history on the Holland road repository as was? I can’t seem to find anything ...
|Liam||21 June by Alan Hobden|
|Brighton Institution for the Blind & Dumb 1901ish|
Does anyone have any old photographs of this building on 136 Eastern Road, Brighton from about 1901, as I have ...
|Samantha Bye||13 June by Geoffrey Eagling|
Does anyone know when Quebec Street was built and who built the houses (postcode BN2 7NB)?
|Indira Becha||9 June by Andy Grant|
|Was there a Sandringham Hotel in Brighton about 1934?|
My grandmother worked there and we are trying to trace what happened to it.
|Ian Hill||7 June by Geoffrey Mead|
|Barrance and Ford clothing shop, Kings Road Brighton.|
Trying to find photographs of BARRANCE AND FORD before it closed in the 1970s. Or hear from anyone who remembers shopping ...
|Stephanie Richards||7 June by Geoffrey Mead|
Does anyone remember an elocution teacher going by the name of Madam Moore? During the war, I attended lessons with ...
|Brenda Matthews||4 June by Brenda Matthews|
Is there any information about this dance teacher who put on shows at the Dome around 1955 – 1963?
|Sue Loveridge||4 June by Brenda Matthews|
|Maynards Sweet Factory|
Hi I am researching the Maynards sweet Factory building for an assignment as part of my History of Art and ...
|Alex Ellison||2 June by Priscilla Palmer|
|William, Thomas & Charles Cole|
I have a newspaper cutting from the Brighton Herald of 19/10/1833 which states that a schooner ‘Ranger’ was ‘lately launched ...
|Rosalind Boon||30 May by Rosalind Boon|
|Black cat at Royal Albion|
Im sure its been asked before, does anyone know why there is a black cat on the side of the ...
|jules||28 May by Ron Porter|
Does anyone remember a company called Switchit? When we lived at 27 Whitehawk Road in the forties there was a two ...
|Dave Cresdee||27 May by Anthony Williams|
|Does anyone have photos of Ronna florist stall on Brighton Station Concourse?|
I am looking for photos of Ronna flower stall which she ran on the concourse for 20 years. I have ...
|Brian Clark||25 May by Brian Clark|
Can any one tell me the name of the big house in Patcham Park which is the YMCA WHen it ...
|Susan Welham||22 May by Sherrill Paine|
|Clara Rosetta Cottage|
Can anyone shed light on the house at the corner of Old Shoreham Rd and York Grove please? it has ...
|Geoffrey Mead||21 May by andrea baulk|