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|Lavender Street sweet shop|
My grandmother Louie Norman owned a sweet shop on Lavender street in the early 1900s. I wondered if anyone had ...
|Julie Munro||8 days ago by Julie Munro|
|Easy Bar, 9-10 Cranbourne Street|
Does anybody know when Easy Bar was first established? It is now Crowns and has been for several years, but ...
|Martin||8 days ago by Martin|
|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||8 days ago by Contribution Form (do not delete)|
|Church Army Home 11 Funsbury Road|
Good Mornoing From Tropical North Queensland, I was born in the Church Army Home of 11 Finsbury Road Brighton in ...
|Sheila Monday||8 days ago by george sibun|
My great great grandfather, Jabez Reynolds, was a prolific builder in Brighton and Hove between 1856-86 and claimed to have ...
|Brenda Andrews||8 days ago by Donnie Todd|
|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||8 days ago by Tina Pendry|
|Mrs Tee's Bookshop|
Hello there! Does anyone recall Mrs Tee’s bookshop. It was a second-hand bookshop in New Road Brighton, more or less were ...
|Bernard Dutton-Briant||8 days ago by John|
|Dawn Jordan School of Dancing|
Does anyone remember the Dawn Jordan School of Dancing which used off Trafalgar Street I recall .
|karen||8 days ago by Lydia Jordan|
|A question about the coloured houses in Hanover|
Hello, does anyone know when residents of the Hanover district of Brighton started to paint their houses different colours? I ...
|Ben Gladstone||8 days ago by Ben Gladstone|
|H. THUNDER - Court Boot maker 15, East Street|
I am trying to find out more about the THUNDER Boot and Shoe Premises at 15, East Street, Brighton. My ...
|John Knowles||10 November by John Knowles|
Mary Henrietta Dobede lived at 3 Montpeleir Terrace in 1881 along with 3 of her Children, I am researching this ...
|Julie Webb||10 November by george sibun|
|Preston Road Primary School|
At the age of 3y10m I went to Preston Road Primary school. I was only there less than 2 years. ...
|John Holmes||10 November by Jan Grange|
|History of San Remo terrace, Kingsway|
I’ve recently moved into a flat in this terrace, and am trying to find out more about their history. I ...
|John Kipps||10 November by Geoffrey Mead|
|1980 ish toy shop in the lanes|
I have a couple of strong memories of my grandmother buying me a toy in a shop I thought was ...
|Sue M||10 November by Kerry Lennard|
I read a few postings that Trevor Chepstow has recently died. My sympathies to family and friends. What has become ...
|David Ward||6 November by Geoffrey Mead|
|Does any body recall the music fesytivals held under the Madeira Arches around 1966/67|
Mid 60’s bands participating at the venues
|John Ledward||6 November by Terry Green|
|Chain pier location|
I’m curious to find the actual location of The Chain Pier, preferably drawn in on a (reasonbaly) current map. I lived ...
|Sven W||6 November by Stephen Henley|
|Children's home Wellington Street|
In early sixties we lived in a children’s home in Bexhill on sea which was moved to Wellington St Brighton ...
|John Clarke||6 November by Brian Styles|
|Warren Farm School|
My granfather was apparently sent here with his brother as a child. I’m not sure if it was a ...
|Jean Franklin-Johnson||6 November by JEANETTE GREEN|
|Researching Maynards sweets. And Lanes or Laines?|
I’m interested in anyone’s recollections of Maynards sweets as I’m researching a history of them for a weekly column I ...
|Penny Chorlton||6 November by Jillian Foley|
|Filming in Hartington Road|
I grew up in Hartington Road and remember seeing, one early evening after school in the late 1960’s early 1970’s, ...
|Geoff Robbins||6 November by john nihill|
Duffy raised the problem of the origin of Popes Folly, but so far I have drawn a blank. It is ...
|Roy Grant||6 November by sophie hearne|
|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||6 November by Ian Sinclair|
|THE FORGE AT FALMER|
As a result of my researches into my family history; my grandfather Albert Slarks was the blacksmith at Falmer for ...
|JAMES BROWNING||6 November by Stan Berrett|