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|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||4 days ago by Serena Kirkham|
|Demolished school, Upper Drive, Hove|
An old OS map 1944-1969 shows a school in Upper Drive, Hove, on the north side. The site is the ...
|Alan Hobden||4 days ago by Alan Hobden|
|Zetlands Coffee Shop|
Does anyone recall Zetlands Coffee Shop? It used to be patronised by ‘ladies who took morning coffee’ they wore smart ...
|Hawkeye||4 days ago by Jillian Foley|
|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||4 days ago by Diane Ruff|
|Bombings in Brighton|
Does anyone know any information on bombs in Caledonian rd Brighton 1940 September the 20 that where dropped, or have ...
|vikkysmile||4 days ago by Linda Bailey|
|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||4 days ago by Barb Rose|
I wonder if anyone can tell me please if I can access any lists of people who stayed at Warren ...
|Denise||4 days ago by Robert Kesterton|
|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||4 days ago by Terry Fitzpatrick|
|37 Rugby Road|
Preston Drove once formed part of an ancient trackway across the parish from Lewes to Portslade. Does anyone have any ...
|John Knight||4 days ago by Alan Phillips|
This a strange name, does anyone remember two sisters, the Misses Fuggles, who ran a little private school in Powis ...
|June||4 days ago by Valerie Cook (née Smart)|
|Johnny Dee & The Initials|
As a ex member of the above band in the 1960s just wondering if their are any ex members of the ...
|John Grover||4 days ago by Martin Fuller|
|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 days ago by Roger Straiton|
does anyone remember the linden club thay was in a basement in this street i think it was owned by ...
|duffy newman/watkins||12 days ago by John Kearns|
|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 days ago by Tim Sargeant|
|Court School of Dancing,Brighton|
Does anyone remember the teachers, Stan, Daphne, Tim, George. Where are they now? Do you have any memories?
|Pauline Stratton||11 September by Pauline Stratton|
|What shop was 24 Aberdeen Road in 50s|
Looking for history of 24 Aberdeen Road, where I lived from 1959 when it became a residence. Originally a mission ...
|susan waller||11 September by Geoffrey Mead|
Does anyone know if the platform for Brighton & Hove Golf Club was south or north of the clubhouse? ie ...
|brian churchill||9 September by brian churchill|
|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||9 September by Philip Horan|
|Odd Ball Characters.|
Brighton has always been a Town of Tolerance(alliteration) and because of this attracted and fully accepted those who chose to ...
|Roy Grant||9 September by Alan Phillips|
|Mound in field near Mile Oak Farm|
Is there any archaeological significance to this big mound in a field about 1/2 mile east of Mile Oak Farm?
|brian churchill||8 September by brian churchill|
|Clubs and Coffee Bars 1964-1966|
Can anyone help!Am writing a history on Clubs and Coffee bars in Brighton in the Mod era of 1964-1966 and ...
|geri||8 September by Quentin|
my grandads name was charles william akehurst and he was a postman until he retired .he lived with his sister ...
|sheryl||8 September by John Snelling|
|Does anybody remember Brighton snooker clubs in the sixties?|
I clearly remember two, the Piccadilly snooker club below Burtons Tailors, 130a North Street Brighton, and Chic’s snooker and card ...
|George Sibun||8 September by Brian Matthews|
My great grandfather kept a pub/beerhouse which was called the Shamrock between 1893 and 1900. Can anyone tell me where ...
|Beryl||8 September by george sibun|