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|Pub: Kennington/Kensington Arms?|
I was wondering if anyone could help me? I have searched the Internet but to no avail whatsoever. In 1995 I ...
|Mark Miller||8 June by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
|Edward Hill Creasy|
My husband’s great great grandfather, E H Creasy, I believe started the Brighton Gazette. and wondered if there were ...
|Yvonne Creasy||8 June by Stephen Conrad|
|Elim Church, The Lanes and it's burial ground.|
The Font & Firkin pub in Union Street, Brighton used to be a Non Conformist Chapel and later an Elim ...
|Alan Hobden||8 June by Alan Hobden|
|Doctor Thomas Gardner & Family|
Gt Grandfather,born in Brighton and practised medicine in Brighton and other places in UK. Married in Brighton -First wife Bessie(Maynard)-2 ...
|Lyn Tod||8 June by John Smith|
|Sloane Street, Brighton|
I have just found the parish record of the burial of an ancestor. His address is not very easy to ...
|Angela Emmerton||8 June by Larry Marchant|
|Police Convalescent Home - Clarendon Villas Hove|
Can anyone help with information and pictures of what was the first Police Convalescent Home – Clarendon Villas in Hove ...
|andy aliffe||8 June by Jeanne Rathbone|
|Looking for something on Bosses Gardens|
I am attempting to trace our family history, My great Grandparents (Ernest Fellingham and Ellen Farncombe, were married in Brighton, ...
|Jayne||1 June by Ivor Williams|
|Applesham Way Portslade|
Hello does anyone have any old images of Applesham Way or stories they can share? We are hoping to hold ...
|Eleanor Bell||27 May by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
|Air Raid shelters - Varndean School|
A query that has intrigued me for many years. The warren of air raid shelter under the playing fields at ...
|Fred Woolven||27 May by Harry Atkins|
|Crutwell's Preparatory School in 1890's|
Major A.G.Wade MC, born in Henfield in 1881, boarded at this private school in Brighton in about 1893, as did ...
|ADRIAN VIELER||27 May by george sibun|
Does anybody know where Bunkers Hill was in Brighton, a local fisherman area ,l think?
|Sheila Jones||27 May by Simon Pettett|
|H K Muddle;|
Does anyone remember H K Muddle, piano and organ repairer somewhere in the back streets of Hove in the 1950s. ...
|Tim Sargeant||27 May by Ralph Reeves-Saunders|
|Bellmans London Road.|
My mother Violet worked for Sydney Bellman during and after the war. Bellmans ran the Helpy Club for the war ...
|Jennifer Goddard nee Norrell||19 May by David Busfield|
|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 May by Joyaa Antares|
|Brighton Barrow Boys|
My father who passed away in 1966 was a Brighton Barrow Boy. I would like to learn more of them ...
|Steve Mockett||19 May by Harry Atkins|
|Bruce Green and Edith Clopet|
Can anyone give me information about these two people,please? I believe they were pantomime artists in Brighton. Thank you Jackie
|Jackie Matthews||19 May by Clopet Clopet|
|Rings Of Hove|
I am trying to find out about this shop which was on Western Road near Palmeira Square – it closed ...
|Caroline Carter||19 May by Clive Descombes|
|Essie and Fred Lyons|
I am trying to find out more about the lives of Essie ( nee tapp) and frederick george Lyons who ...
|Claire Tiffany||19 May by Linda Brand|
|Cinema in a domed marquee on Brighton Sea Front|
Does anyone remember in or about 1956, a traveling show that featured a tent with a circular cinema screen that ...
|Chris Edwards||4 May by Chris Edwards|
|Warship Savings Week 1942|
Any information on when it was held in Brighton and Hove and how much was raised by the residents? All ...
|Stephen LeVine||4 May by Stephen LeVine|
|Kemp Town, does anyone remember the property developer Godfrey Parker?|
Hi, I wanted to contact Christopher Horlock to see if he has any records and images of the old Kemp Town ...
|G.G. Weiner||4 May by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
|Old Brighton Families|
In my (Windsor) family history searches I have noticed the intermingling of many Brighton families back in the 16th,17th and ...
|RichardW||4 May by Deborah Jordan|
Does anyone have any historical knowledge about the Ebenezer Church in Brighton and the congregation that was sent to Australia ...
|Bronwyn Williams||4 May by Geoff Hellman|
|Warren Farm Orphanage|
Can anyone tell me if there were any records kept on the names of the children in this childrens home,ie ...
|Joan||4 May by Tom Dean|