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|James Colbourne - past mayor|
I am researching my family and have a strong Brighton & Hove link, as I was born there as was ...
|Joanna Pettitt||3 days ago by Tina Pendry|
I read a few postings that Trevor Chepstow has recently died. My sympathies to family and friends. What has become ...
|David Ward||3 days ago by Jozef Kis|
|School Records from the 1850s?|
Would anyone have any knowledge whether any school records survive from the 1850s for a girls’ school called ‘Belvedere’ which ...
|Tim Sargeant||3 days ago by Tim Sargeant|
looking for any inf on the scrase family – came from horsham – brighton road
|isabel brazier nee scrase||3 days ago by John Snelling|
|catholic girls school|
I am looking for the names of catholic all girls school in the brighton area in the 1920-1939. The only thing ...
|roberta thompson||3 days ago by John Snelling|
DOES ANYONE KNOW WERE HENRY STREET WAS IN BRIGHTON AND DOES ANYONE EVER HEARD OF J,TOURLE.I FOUND AN OLD BOTTLE WITH ...
|BRIAN THORNTON||3 days ago by Mervyn Huggett|
This a strange name, does anyone remember two sisters, the Misses Fuggles, who ran a little private school in Powis ...
|June||8 days ago by Tim Sargeant|
|Johnstone's Midget Coaches, Brighton.|
I recently added a posting on the ‘Childrens Memories of Brighton seafront in the 1950‘s page about Johnstones Midget Coaches. ...
|Tim Sargeant||10 days ago by Tim Sargeant|
Does anybody know where Bunkers Hill was in Brighton, a local fisherman area ,l think?
|Sheila Jones||10 days ago by janet fenner|
|Brighton Register Office - 1947|
Hi there, I’m researching for a book and want to find out where Brighton Register Office was in 1947. I believe ...
|Maggie Elliott||10 days ago by Margaret BISHOP|
|250 Elm Grove Brighton|
Hi can anyone with a street directory for Brighton tell me please who was living at 250 Elm Grove Brighton ...
|Kaz||10 days ago by Agnes Bean|
Does anyone remember the Co-op? laundry, somewhere around Byron St, or that area? I recall it as ...
|Annie||10 days ago by John Barber|
I am trying to track the Edlin family history in Brighton as I am led to believe that my ...
|edlin||10 days ago by Vicki Lefort (née Noble)|
hi, i’m trying to find out if anyone can remember or has info on panzer mansions that used to be ...
|rod harrison||10 days ago by Derek Howard|
|Rainbow Children's Home|
Hi, I hope someone can shed light on my question! Does anyone have any information on The Rainbow Childrens Home ...
|Mark Stewart||13 days ago by Jillian Foley|
|betting shop opend by max miller|
what is the shop now which once was a betting shop which was opened by max miller.in new england road
|wayne||13 days ago by Geoffrey Mead|
|gracie field orphanage|
Hi i wonder if anyone can help. My friends mumwent to the above orphange, we believe it was sussex. Seh ...
|joanne||13 days ago by Mark Woodouse|
|Church Road Studios - ex-Barclays Bank?|
Can anyone give me any info on the history of the building which is now Church Road Recording Studios (Enterprise ...
|Kristen||12 October by Diane Ruff|
|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||12 October by Bruce Knaggs|
|St Peters Court School, Burgess Hill|
Does anyone have any information on St Peters Court School, in Burgess Hill, the Rev, Mcdonald Hobley I think was ...
|Angela Greaves||12 October by James Laws|
|19 Clifton Terrace|
My great grandmother, Sophia Celia Hutchins, was born 19 Clifton Terrace Brighton in 1854. Her parents were Richard Hutchins ...
|Judith Sutherland||12 October by Tony Patrick|
|Anyone remember Alfred Arnold De Lacy of Brighton?|
I am specifically interested in information on the woman Alfred lived with called Frances Eliza Allen from c1917-1928 in Brighton. ...
|Julie Mayo||29 September by Julie Mayo|
|Zetlands Coffee Shop|
Does anyone recall Zetlands Coffee Shop? It used to be patronised by ‘ladies who took morning coffee’ they wore smart ...
|Hawkeye||29 September by Franklin Silverstone|
|Anyone remember John T Kirkham?|
I am looking for any information on John T Kirkham. He drove buses around 1930-1936 from Brighton to Chailey, Sussex. ...
|Serena Kirkham||29 September by Serena Kirkham|