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Where was the Stanmore Hotel in Brighton in the 1970’s?
|David Collis||10 hours ago by David Collis|
|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||10 hours ago by James Laws|
|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 hours ago by Maggie Elliott|
|Looking for information on the "Swiss Warehouse" at 71 Kings Road|
I believe this gift store was owned by somebody else in the 1880s and 1890s, but it was acquired by ...
|James Bigwood||10 hours ago by James Bigwood|
|Laundries in Brighton and Hove|
I was reading some of the posts and comments on the site about laundries in Brighton and Hove and I ...
|Peter Groves||10 hours ago by Sam Flowers|
I am researching Streamline Taxis, (both Brighton & Hove). Does anyone have any snapshots of drivers, cars or stories that ...
|James Wright||10 hours ago by John Snelling|
Hi all, Just found out that Ben Sherman’s started in Brighton & I wondered if anyone knew where the original factory ...
|Suzie Box||10 hours ago by David Owen|
I trying to find any history on this establishment. Relating to early/mid 60’s auto racing. Thanks!
|Bradley Hueftle||10 hours ago by Jillian Foley|
|2 Cannon Terrace, 1867|
I am looking for a map that has this address ‘2 Cannon Terrace’ in 1867. My great grandfather had a ...
|Shelly Comfort||10 hours ago by Andy Grant|
|The Joke in the Royal Pavilion!|
Having nowhere else to put this “Note” I thought I would pass it on even though I have no idea ...
|Roy Grant||4 days ago by Jennifer Martin|
|BHC and The Keep|
The more I go into this, the less sense it all makes. To recap: The Keep is a joint scheme ...
|David Fisher||8 days ago by Michael Keep|
My brother now lives in Australia, but was asking about Matt Bruce, the art teacher long ago at Varndean Boys ...
|peter whitcomb||8 days ago by Colin McNeill|
|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||8 days ago by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
Having recently moved to an apartment in Rottingdean Place I am keen to research its history. The national archives ...
|Liz Hopkin||8 days ago by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
|City Cemetery, Bear Road, Brighton|
I’ve just been informed that my father was buried at this Cemetery in 1961. I have been given a ...
|Kathryn Bryant||8 days ago by Dan McDonald|
|Fruit and Veg|
My grandmother was a “Mears” one of the fruit and veg sellers still operating in Brighton, She used to have ...
|Laine||13 days ago by Katie Mears|
|Does any one remember Cooks Cycles, White Cross Street, Brighton?|
This cycle shop was run by a very good guy Len Cook with his wife.
|David Ward||13 days ago by Alan Hobden|
|The Downs Hotel hassocks|
can any body remember the the downs it was the the place to be various bands groups ithink it was ...
|young again||21 March by Hilary Garside|
|Who was Florence Moore?|
Dinsdale Landen and several other Brighton based theatrical personalities stated they they took their first steps into the profession at ...
|Roy Grant||18 March by Roy Grant|
|Captain George Burden McKean|
Hello, I am currently looking for anything on Canada’s highest decorated World War One Army Recruit who was born in Durham ...
|Peter Bourne||18 March by Tracey Cross|
|E G Brown (Brighton) Ltd|
Can anyone assist with this query? In 1927 They were Ironfounders/Hardware & Bldrs Merchants at The Arches, Station Street & Trafalgar ...
|David Eldridge||18 March by Koulla|
Hi. Has anyone come across this family in their research. Apparently they had a shop in Brighton from ...
|Angela||18 March by Michael Mansfield|
|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||18 March by Graham Matless|
|Smiths Clock Factory|
After the 2nd World War, my Aunty lived in Brighton and worked at a Clock Factory (assembling Smiths clocks I ...
|Tracy||18 March by Peter Groves|