Local History Questions and Answers
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|Topic||Started by||Last post|
|William, Thomas & Charles Cole|
I have a newspaper cutting from the Brighton Herald of 19/10/1833 which states that a schooner ‘Ranger’ was ‘lately launched ...
|Rosalind Boon||8 June 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
|Historic information A27 Brighton Hove Bypass|
Hi Everyone, I am trying to find information on the Brighton Hove A27 Construction back in the late 80s or ...
|Bobby Pennycoste||12 June 2018 by Georgie Hole|
Can anyone tell me the location of Sussex Terrace in 1939 please?
|Graham Maskell||4 June 2018 by Tim Sargeant|
|Searching street directories for The Avenue|
I am trying to research the residents of The Avenue in South Moulsecoomb but I am having problems locating it ...
|Paul Clarkson||3 June 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
|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||8 June 2018 by John Snelling|
|Sea View Hotel|
Hello, I’m an American just passing through and enjoying the beautiful scenery of Hove/Brighton. I’m staying at the Sea View ...
|Cara Graf||26 May 2018 by Cara Graf|
I’ve just seen this 2008 postfrom Celia Proud. There was “another establisment with ation on the end”. It was an electricity ...
|Bristol Boater||23 May 2018 by Alan Hobden|
|Landsdowne place original plans|
Hello! I was wondering if some of the original plans for the Regency houses in Landsdowne place still exists? I am ...
|Miri||22 May 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
|What links St Nicholas Road House names.|
I have walked along St Nicholas Road for longer than I care to mention and I have always wondered WHY ...
|Jon Prideaux||21 May 2018 by Andy Grant|
|Schools near Newmarket Road|
On the 1911 census my father Edward Edmund Evento was a foster child age 7, living at #8 Newmarket road. ...
|Christine Mepham||6 May 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
|trying to identify pupils in Cardinal newman School in the 1880s|
I know that two of my grandmothers sisters attended this school, and I am now looking for information on them. ...
|Ann Maguire||19 April 2018 by Ann Maguire|
|1939 to 1945 the longest camp|
which area in Falmer was the Queens west surreys regiment T A camping when the second world war started
|Barry Eade||19 April 2018 by Barry Eade|
|Daisy Margaret Burtenshaw|
Hi there, I am looking for any information about my grandmother Daisy Margaret Burtenshaw (we think that is how she spelled ...
|Susanne Conroy||16 April 2018 by Andy Grant|
|Alexandre Public House Lewes Road Brighton|
Hi, Is it true, that the upstairs of the Alexander Public House Lewes Road, Brighton has a preservation order ...
|Theresa Phillips-Gunn||5 April 2018 by Theresa Phillips-Gunn|
|bradshaws shop and stuarts wholesale grocers whar|
i wonder what happened to bradshaws in westeren road it was near stuarts were my father was manager in ...
|john sharratt||5 April 2018 by Robert Bradshaw|
|St Anne Convent|
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|Elizabeth Greenhill||2 April 2018 by Elizabeth Greenhill|
Hi l wonder if anyone can help me. We have lived in Lancashire for the last 22yrs and moved back ...
|Maxine Quigley||24 March 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
My wife’s grandfather,Francis Walter Allum was born at 2,Clarendon Place, Hove on 16th July 1877. Can anyone tell me who ...
|William Stevens||23 March 2018 by William Stevens|
You need to give details – but remember – we do not deal with any enquiries post 19ll. Please read the ...
|Michael Payne||18 March 2018 by Michael Payne|
|Roedean Coastguard cottages|
Can anyone help me find an early photograph of the Roedean Coastguard cottages before the Roedean estate was developed?
|Stephen Rowlins||18 March 2018 by Sam Flowers|
|John Douglas Edward How|
Thumbing through the photo album of a long-deceased aunt, I came across a newspaper cutting reporting the loss during the ...
|Geoff Robbins||15 March 2018 by Geoff Robbins|
Prompted by some of my recent research and the knowledge that this year marks the centenary of the end of ...
|Geoff Robbins||11 March 2018 by Geoff Robbins|
One of my ancestors, William Packham, lived in Portslade Street, Portslade in 1861. Can anyone tell me where this was? ...
|Geoffrey Barber||12 March 2018 by Alan Hobden|
|Claremont School - & a golfer called Ross|
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|Kevin Newman||18 February 2018 by Kevin Newman|