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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|
|coaches in Brighton|
I would like any information & photos of Campings, Alpha & Unique coaches which were old coach operators in the ...
|Simon Stanford||5 March 2018 by Simon Stanford|
|Claremont School - & a golfer called Ross|
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|Kevin Newman||18 February 2018 by Kevin Newman|
At the pier head, between the sea-facing side of the 1893 pavilion, the two 1866 Birch kiosks and the drop ...
|Sam Flowers||16 February 2018 by Sam Flowers|
|Mimi Ann & Warwick Haines|
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|Vanessa Moore||16 February 2018 by Vanessa Moore|
|The Jasmin restaurant|
Does anyone know where the jasmine/Yasmin restaurant was? It would have been operational sometime between 1940-1960 sorry this is vague ...
|Sorcha Jameson||13 February 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
Hi there I’m doing some research on the Upton family and the following information I have is that Mrs Upton ...
|Dawn Sedgwick||13 February 2018 by Andy Grant|
|regional chairman southdown house|
I’ve been asked to find out information about a bag our neighbour found in his loft. The bag is ...
|Ruth Ali||12 February 2018 by Alan Hobden|
|Does anyone remember me ?|
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|Robert Kruszynski||12 February 2018 by Tim Sargeant|
|Brighton B Cemetery|
I am trying to find some family graves in Brighton. I have contacted both the Council and Downs (Dignity) but they ...
|Allan Clarkson||5 February 2018 by Allan Clarkson|
|Tregenna, Dyke Road|
Hi all – can anyone help me? I’m trying to find out whether my grandparents’ house in Dyke Road is still ...
|Jane Allen||2 February 2018 by Alan Hobden|
|Hagons chippie and the late 60,s|
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|Stuart Richards||30 January 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
|Nevill Avenue, Hove|
Can anyone tell me when the road and the houses were constructed in Nevill Avenue please?
|Alan Hobden||22 January 2018 by Alan Hobden|
|Were you an Extra in Oh what a lovely war film?|
I’m a trustee at Patcham Memorial Hall and we’re planning to show the film on Armistice day in November, as ...
|Jan MULREANY||18 January 2018 by Richard W|
Would anyone know if the Southdown Bus Company that was, have archives stored somewhere. Thanks
|Pauline Best||15 January 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
|Oliver's Brighton - 42 Trafalgar Street|
Hello everyone, I am new the new owner of 42 Trafalgar Street, I opened my shop roughly 7 weeks ago ...
|Oliver Dall||12 January 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
Does anyone remember the Peacehaven Hotel. It ws built in the 1920s. I’d like to know what it was used for in ...
|Jules Davis||9 January 2018 by Jules Davis|
I am looking for information about Henrietta Harrington Dodgson, youngest sister of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll). She lived ...
|Terri||9 January 2018 by Jules Davis|
Does anyone know when Ladysmith Road (part of the “Boer War Estate” near Bear Road) was built? The Second ...
|Dennis Plank||8 January 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
|Old Map of Portslade area|
An age ago I seem to recollect seeing an old map of the Portslade area on this site but cannot ...
|David Phillips||4 December 2017 by David Phillips|
I am doing some research for a family whose earlier members lived at 37 Hervey Road in the 1930s. Does ...
|Richard Cairns||2 December 2017 by Geoffrey Mead|
|The Hope Inn|
3 & 4 Suffolk Place was the location of The Hope Inn, neither exist today. My 3rd ggrandfather was landlord ...
|Roger Paine||30 November 2017 by Andy Grant|
|Knight looking out to sea...|
Hello There is a largish wooden (I assume it’s wooden) Knight (I think it’s a Knight?) character located on the intersection ...
|David Coates||23 November 2017 by David Coates|
Hello. In 1990, I was a student living in Bristol Gardens Kemptown – the end near Church place. I distinctly recall ...
|David Coates||19 November 2017 by David Coates|