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|Does anyone remember Mrs Vaughan Roderick and the Royal Riding stables?|
This is a photo taken at the stables in Hove in the 1950s. Mrs Vaughan Roderick is on “Shear”. My ...
|Deryn Bell||20 hours ago by Deryn Bell|
Does anyone know if the platform for Brighton & Hove Golf Club was south or north of the clubhouse? ie ...
|brian churchill||yesterday by brian churchill|
|The Model Aerodrome|
The Model Aerodrome model shop was located at the junction of Cranbourne and West Street.I vividly remember as a child ...
|Edward||yesterday by Dodgy Geezer|
I trying to find any history on this establishment. Relating to early/mid 60’s auto racing. Thanks!
|Bradley Hueftle||yesterday by Jillian Foley|
|Reverend Henry Laing circa 1835 to 1855|
I am still interested in finding out a little more about the above Rev Henry Laing. (Born c1783. Died Hampstead ...
|Tim Sargeant||yesterday by Philip Horan|
|Question about old Fawcett School at York Place|
What is the old Fawcett (ex Vardean and Municipal ) school building used for now, please?
|Philip Dennett||yesterday by Geoffrey Mead|
|West Pier Mysteries|
I’ve been reading a lot about the evolution and sad decline of The West Pier but there are a couple ...
|Luke||yesterday by Sam Flowers|
i remember it well.Bobby Sansom was very popular and very good looking as i recall.Somethings you never forget! Having just ...
|jennifer tonks nee smith||yesterday by Stefan Jähne|
I am seeking information about the Worthington family. A matriarch died at 2 Norton Road Hove in 1885 her name ...
|blackburn-mitchell||yesterday by Amanda Worthington|
|Looking for information regarding the Nash family who lived in Hove during WW1|
My great grandfather, whose surname is Nash lived in London and also had a house in Hove. During WW1 part ...
|Amanda Louth||yesterday by Geoffrey Mead|
I AM MAUREEN DOUGHTY (NEE MUZZALL)WOULD LIKE TO CONTACT FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS )WHO LIVED IN HERVEY ROAD OR WENT TO ...
|Maureen Doughty||yesterday by Glenn Mellor|
|34 Medina Villas Hove|
I was born at this address during World War 2, in September 1944 and was almost immediately adopted. In stories ...
|Robert||yesterday by Robert Niblett|
my grandads name was charles william akehurst and he was a postman until he retired .he lived with his sister ...
|sheryl||yesterday by Maria Mayhew|
My great great grandfather, Jabez Reynolds, was a prolific builder in Brighton and Hove between 1856-86 and claimed to have ...
|Brenda Andrews||yesterday by Jabez Reynold|
|Boating Accident 1900|
Maralyn Eden raised this query in June 2007 – It does seem to have a reply. 7 Bluejackets from the torpedo ...
|david||yesterday by Alan Fennah|
does anyone remember the linden club thay was in a basement in this street i think it was owned by ...
|duffy newman/watkins||yesterday by Jane Davison|
|Metal Box company|
Does anyone remember the metal box company portslade ny father used to work there and it is annoying me because ...
|Jacky Collard||yesterday by Contribution Form (do not delete)|
|Finsbury Road school|
On 10/9/07, R LUCAS I am looking for historical information re the Junior School that was in Finsbury ...
|Ron Lucas||yesterday by mohamed Jaffar|
|Is this a Brighton Butchers Shop?|
I have this butcher’s shop picture and I am trying to determine where it is. The butcher’s shop name is ...
|Michael Harding||yesterday by Michael Harding|
|Author searching for an image of 109 Marine Parade, Brighton known as The Snake House, now demolished.|
I am writing a biography of Edwardian (1903-1909) Brighton resident Colonel George Gouraud. Newspaper reports of his move-in to 109 ...
|Howard Hope||12 days ago by Howard Hope|
|Lincoln Street improvements?|
I have an old photo dating from c. 1930. For various reasons, I think it is Brighton, and almost looks ...
|Eric Kellerman||12 days ago by Eric Kellerman|
|Nevill Avenue, Hove|
Can anyone tell me when the road and the houses were constructed in Nevill Avenue please?
|Alan Hobden||12 days ago by Julia Wood|
Hi all, Just found out that Ben Sherman’s started in Brighton & I wondered if anyone knew where the original factory ...
|Suzie Box||12 days ago by Debbie Waldon|
|Bellmans London Road.|
My mother Violet worked for Sydney Bellman during and after the war. Bellmans ran the Helpy Club for the war ...
|Jennifer Goddard nee Norrell||12 days ago by Alan Phillips|