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|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||9 days ago by John Knight|
looking for any inf on the scrase family – came from horsham – brighton road
|isabel brazier nee scrase||9 days ago 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||9 days ago 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||11 days ago by Marilyn Jones|
We used to visit the Rockery when I was young and I loved the atmosphere. Recently watched the “Bald Explorer” ...
|Bonny Cother||11 days ago 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||13 days ago by John M|
Hi i was wondering if anyone had any information on a family named tidy living in cuckfield around 1895. Thanks ...
|Jenny||13 days ago 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||13 days ago by Dan O'Shaughnessy|
|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||1 January by David Ellsmore Petty|
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|
|Brighton Stragglers Cricket Club|
Back in the 60’s & 70’s my dad (and sometimes brothers) used to play for Brighton Stragglers Cricket Club. Their ...
|Geoff Robbins||10 December 2019 10:09 AM by Geoff Robbins|
My great grandfather Herbert Mowbray had a hair dressers in Air street (and his brother ran another in Queen`s street) ...
|Stephanie Caplen-Jerromes||10 December 2019 10:08 AM by John Snelling|
|House History- Clifton Road|
I am researching history of my house. I live in Clifton Road, and have so far found that the house ...
|Lindsey||10 December 2019 10:08 AM by Peter R|
|Rings Of Hove|
I am trying to find out about this shop which was on Western Road near Palmeira Square – it closed ...
|Caroline Carter||10 December 2019 10:07 AM by Keren Hancox|
|Stanmer Village Cricket Club|
Can anyone remember the name of the original Stanmer Village Cricket team that played on the lawn in front of ...
|Bee Oliver||4 December 2019 11:22 AM by Bee Oliver|
|Essential festival Stanmer Park 1991|
Hi, I’m trying to find out information on a festival I attended in 1991 at Stanmer Park, I think it ...
|Will Turner||4 December 2019 11:20 AM by johnny depp|