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this is for roy grant,searching through messages i found 1 from you 21/1/09 about brigton barracks and a man ...
|jackie||2 days ago by Phil Back|
We used to visit the Rockery when I was young and I loved the atmosphere. Recently watched the “Bald Explorer” ...
|Bonny Cother||3 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||3 days ago by Leonard Alston-Roberts-West|
|Girls School in Brighton around 1876|
I am trying to trace a school – I believe it was called Blaydon House School – in Brighton. I ...
|Jackie Godfrey||4 days ago by Jackie Godfrey|
|My Mom worked in a bakery in 1939|
According to the 1939 register, where my Mom’s name was just unlocked, she worked as a bakery assistant. I never ...
|Jeanne Masterson||4 days ago by Jeanne Masterson|
|Hampstead Road, Preston|
Can anyone please give me some idea what type of property 22 Hampstead Road, Preston was in 1899/1900? I am ...
|Barbara Snelling||4 days ago by Barbara Knights|
|Waterhall Golf Course|
Anyone know what’s happening at Waterhall Golf Course? I’m not talking about the possible closure, although info on that would ...
|Peter Groves||4 days ago by Tim Sargeant|
|Family in Brighton|
My family came from Brighton. The Steels and Nurcombes. The Nurcombes lived at 18 Elder Street at the end of ...
|Barry||4 days ago by Anne Worthington|
|Edith Clopet and Bruce Green|
Hi I’m trying to trace the history of Edith Clopet and Bruce Green, pantomime and variety actors living in the ...
|Jackie Clopet||4 days ago by Mark Loudon|
looking for any inf on the scrase family – came from horsham – brighton road
|isabel brazier nee scrase||8 January by Sylvia Hill nee Scrase|
|FUNNELL FAMILY- BRIGHTON/SEAFORD|
Has anyone come across any Funnells? My grandmother was Margaret Funnell, parents Mary and Ebenezer. Also a Tom ...
|Angela||8 January by Samantha Sharp|
|Locations in the 60's|
In 1968 I spent a great week in Brighton on holiday but cannot remember where the following places were. Can ...
|David Arnold||6 January by Marilyn Jones|
|Jimmy Hunters Brighton Follies|
I have a ‘photo of my Grandparents walking along Brighton seafront, passing a lamp post with a poster for the ...
|Neal||4 January by John M|
Hi i was wondering if anyone had any information on a family named tidy living in cuckfield around 1895. Thanks ...
|Jenny||4 January by Nicola Holmes|
Please could you tell me when the AA had an office in Oxford Street, Brighton? I believe it was in ...
|Caroline Tyler||4 January by Dan O'Shaughnessy|
I had an ancestor, Peter Vickers/Vicars who was a gunmaker born in Cheshire. He went to Ireland then to Brighton. ...
|Jackie Bush||1 January by Phil Back|
Hi, looking for information about my GrandFather who had a store until his early death in 1939. He was Jewish and ...
|Tom Newell||1 January by Peter v.d. Hoek|
|Brighton 19c photographers|
A distant relative of mine sent me parcel of mainly Victorian photographs of possible relations. I am compiling a SNELLING ...
|John Snelling||27 December 2019 5:29 PM by Marilyn Coates|
I am trying to do some research into the Dubarry Perfume Factory (adjoining Hove Railway Station). The reason for my interest ...
|Ben Hanbury||22 December 2019 8:20 AM by David Kirk|
This is a long shot but does anyone know what happend to Buchanan Photographers in Portslade? I am trying ...
|Mike||20 December 2019 7:39 AM by Maria Pursey|
I lived at Patcham in a very large yellow brick house called Ashburnham from about 1946-49. Its main entrance came ...
|John Lewis||20 December 2019 7:39 AM by Thomas Stace|
|Smells & Sounds of Brighton|
Just had ‘the sounds of the sea,’ which made me think of other sounds and smells I associate with Brighton. ...
|Roy Grant||20 December 2019 7:38 AM by Geoff Robbins|
|The Florida Rooms|
Anyone have any memories of the Florida Rooms in the 60s?
|Tony Clevett||20 December 2019 7:38 AM by Johnny Watton|
|Patcham Old Village - no. 96 London Road in 1851|
I’m looking for an image that would show what no. 96 (Old) London Road looked like in 1851. It would ...
|Christine Jackson||17 December 2019 6:28 PM by Christine Jackson|