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|Topic||Started by||Last post|
|Thomas Ward, builder|
I am seeking information about Thomas Ward, who was a builder/developer in Brighton in the mid-1800’s. I know from the ...
|Neal Ward||13 November 2015 by Neal Ward|
|Number 6 Bus|
Hi Does anybody know whether or not the number 6 bus was operating from Downs Valley Road in Woodingdean to Brighton ...
|Lisa Knight||10 November 2015 by Keith Potter|
|John Taylor died 1917-DELETED|
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|Sheila Hayward||2 November 2015 by Sheila Hayward|
|Note for all enquirers|
Just a short note to remind all enquirers of the purpose of this board. What it IS for: Questions relating to ...
|Jennifer Drury: Website Editor||29 October 2015 by Jennifer Drury: Website Editor|
|Henry (or Harry) HOBDEN, a miller in Brighton c.1800|
I am looking for any information about this man, who appears in the 1798 UK Land Redemption Tax – East ...
|Alan Hobden||19 October 2015 by Alan Hobden|
|Brewhouse in Middle Street, Brighton in 1805.|
In the “Sussex Weekly Advertiser’” on September 9th 1805 there appeared the following notices: p.3. Notice ...
|Alan Hobden||18 September 2015 by Alan Hobden|
|Belgrave Street Chapel, Brighton|
Please can anybody tell me what Denomination the Belgrave Street Chapel belongs to and does anybody know when it opened. Your ...
|Wyn Burgess||14 September 2015 by Wyn Burgess|
My Aunt, Ethel Mockford born in 1907, swam for the County. Any ideas as to where her medals may be,or ...
|Susan Stone||15 December 2016 by Susan Stone|
|Emile Moreau of Fairlie Place|
Hello, I am an Indian born writer presently living in the US, and am trying to find more information on ...
|Anu Kumar||22 August 2015 by Roy Grant|
|Regent Square Hotels- WW2|
In late 1943 my father was posted to Brighton for 6 months as part of his RAF pilot training. He ...
|Lorraine Lawrence||17 August 2015 by Lorraine Lawrence|
|Elizabeth Sarah HUMPHRIES or HUMPHREYS: 1850s.|
Still seeking information about Elizabeth Sarah Humphries, OR, Humphreys, who was known to be in Brighton during the 1850s. ...
|Tim Sargeant||15 August 2015 by Tim Sargeant|
|name of company in hove 1940's 1950's|
does anyone know the name of a coachworks company that was situated on the corner of stirling place in hove ...
|June Mclean||2 August 2015 by Andy Grant|
Does anybody know the origin of the name Blatchington as in East/West Blatchington,Blatchington Road, Blatchington Mill/School etc?
|Robin Tulley||28 July 2015 by Geoffrey Mead|
|3rd gt grandmother|
my 3rd gt grandmother jermima bodle died in 1857 in pelham terrace brighton also before that in 1841 she lived ...
|R.T.Bodle||23 July 2015 by Pauline Miller|
|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||20 December 2015 by Alan Hobden|
|Sussex Square Stables. 1861.|
Does anyone know where Sussex Square Stables were circa 1861? I used to live in Sussex Square and Church Place ...
|Tim Sargeant||19 July 2015 by Tim Sargeant|
Hi all, I’m hoping someone with a long memory will have some information about a theatre manager, playwright and author ...
|James Doig||17 July 2015 by James Doig|
Hi, my greatx2 grandfather is listed in the 1871 census as running a pub in Old Steine Street, Brighton with ...
|David Phillips||14 July 2015 by Alan Hobden|
|Old photographs of Hanningtons|
I’m researching a documentary programme relating to Hanningtons around the 1850s or thereabouts. I need some old photographs depicting that ...
|Alan Scales||6 July 2015 by Andy Grant|
|Past Effigies burned in Lewes|
Hello, I’ve heard that a former Chief Executive of a local Health Trust was once burned in effigy at Lewes, ...
|Dean Wooding||28 June 2015 by Tim Sargeant|
|The Sir Robert Peel public house|
Between 1872 and 1880 my great grandfather lived at 48 Church Street, where he was a beer retailer in The ...
|Fred Gillett||13 June 2015 by Alan Hobden|
|George Croft Hatter Brighton|
request any info on 2 Russell street Brighton 1870 onwards
|Peter Gray||2 June 2015 by Peter Gray|
|Preston Grammar School, Millers Road, Brighton|
It appears that No 37 Millers Road, Brighton, which I often thought had probably been a public house, began life ...
|Alan Hobden||2 June 2015 by Alan Hobden|
|councillor charles george yates, brighton tramways|
As part of our Centenary of the St John Ambulance at Brighton, I am looking for more information about the ...
|David Shelton||1 June 2015 by David Shelton|