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|Filming in Hartington Road|
I grew up in Hartington Road and remember seeing, one early evening after school in the late 1960’s early 1970’s, ...
|Geoff Robbins||6 November 2020 10:14 AM by john nihill|
Duffy raised the problem of the origin of Popes Folly, but so far I have drawn a blank. It is ...
|Roy Grant||6 November 2020 10:11 AM by sophie hearne|
|THE FORGE AT FALMER|
As a result of my researches into my family history; my grandfather Albert Slarks was the blacksmith at Falmer for ...
|JAMES BROWNING||6 November 2020 10:07 AM by Stan Berrett|
|School Records from the 1850s?|
Would anyone have any knowledge whether any school records survive from the 1850s for a girls’ school called ‘Belvedere’ which ...
|Tim Sargeant||26 October 2020 8:13 AM by Tim Sargeant|
looking for any inf on the scrase family – came from horsham – brighton road
|isabel brazier nee scrase||26 October 2020 8:13 AM by John Snelling|
This a strange name, does anyone remember two sisters, the Misses Fuggles, who ran a little private school in Powis ...
|June||21 October 2020 3:30 PM by Tim Sargeant|
|Johnstone's Midget Coaches, Brighton.|
I recently added a posting on the ‘Childrens Memories of Brighton seafront in the 1950‘s page about Johnstones Midget Coaches. ...
|Tim Sargeant||19 October 2020 9:45 AM by Tim Sargeant|
Does anybody know where Bunkers Hill was in Brighton, a local fisherman area ,l think?
|Sheila Jones||19 October 2020 9:45 AM by janet fenner|
|Brighton Register Office - 1947|
Hi there, I’m researching for a book and want to find out where Brighton Register Office was in 1947. I believe ...
|Maggie Elliott||19 October 2020 9:43 AM by Margaret BISHOP|
|250 Elm Grove Brighton|
Hi can anyone with a street directory for Brighton tell me please who was living at 250 Elm Grove Brighton ...
|Kaz||19 October 2020 9:43 AM by Agnes Bean|
Does anyone remember the Co-op? laundry, somewhere around Byron St, or that area? I recall it as ...
|Annie||19 October 2020 9:43 AM by John Barber|
I am trying to track the Edlin family history in Brighton as I am led to believe that my ...
|edlin||19 October 2020 9:43 AM by Vicki Lefort (née Noble)|
|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||16 October 2020 9:57 AM by Jillian Foley|
|betting shop opend by max miller|
what is the shop now which once was a betting shop which was opened by max miller.in new england road
|wayne||16 October 2020 9:56 AM by Geoffrey Mead|
|gracie field orphanage|
Hi i wonder if anyone can help. My friends mumwent to the above orphange, we believe it was sussex. Seh ...
|joanne||16 October 2020 9:54 AM by Mark Woodouse|
|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||12 October 2020 3:30 PM by Diane Ruff|
|19 Clifton Terrace|
My great grandmother, Sophia Celia Hutchins, was born 19 Clifton Terrace Brighton in 1854. Her parents were Richard Hutchins ...
|Judith Sutherland||12 October 2020 3:21 PM by Tony Patrick|
|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||29 September 2020 9:20 AM by Serena Kirkham|
|Medieval village of Perching|
I am desperately searching for information about the medieval village of Perching; the remains of which are on the Downs. ...
|Rev Peter King||29 September 2020 9:18 AM by Justin Brice|
|Cromwell House School, Hove 1954|
Does anyone remember attending boarding school at the above between the yeats 1954-1958 and what happened to the school. My surname ...
|Elizabeth Meakin||29 September 2020 9:17 AM by Julia Allen|
|Bombings in Brighton|
Does anyone know any information on bombs in Caledonian rd Brighton 1940 September the 20 that where dropped, or have ...
|vikkysmile||29 September 2020 9:17 AM by Allan Warner-Clarkson|
|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||21 September 2020 5:26 PM by Alan Hobden|
I wonder if anyone can tell me please if I can access any lists of people who stayed at Warren ...
|Denise||21 September 2020 5:20 PM by Robert Kesterton|
|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||21 September 2020 5:19 PM by Alan Phillips|