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Can anyone tell me if there is a Mormon church in Brighton or Hove, and if so whereabouts please
|John||31 July 2019 1:15 PM by Geoffrey Mead|
|14th Hove Scouts|
Hello. Hope anyone can out there can help?! I am helping my local scout group to celebrate its 100 years ...
|Naomi Darling||20 July 2019 5:19 PM by Michael Endean|
Hi everyone, Can anyone inform me as to where Eaton Mews is/was in Brighton/Hove as I am researching my family history ...
|Terry Jacobs||17 July 2019 6:45 AM by Kevin Wilson|
|A question about the bas relief at 59 North Street Brighton|
On the front of 59 North Street, between the windows on the first and second floors, is a bas relief ...
|Lawrence Suss||17 July 2019 6:43 AM by Lawrence Suss|
|Remembrance Train in Brighton sheds|
My grandfather Albert Bartlett had his photo taken with a few ( about 5 ) of the other men who ...
|Mavis Strong||14 July 2019 5:02 PM by Mavis Strong|
|Baroda Pigeon House at Brooker Hall (Hove Museum).|
Does anyone know what happened to the Baroda Pigeon House? It stood in front of Brooker Hall in New Church ...
|Alan Hobden||13 July 2019 9:50 AM by Geoffrey Mead|
|Johanna Hutton Snook - concert pianist|
Do you have any record of this lady playing the piano to Edward V11 in the late 1800s. Or ...
|Alison Layton||8 July 2019 7:56 AM by Tim Sargeant|
|Roy Charles Whipps|
How do I go about finding any information about this man – my father — who was born and lived ...
|Alison JOhnson||30 June 2019 6:17 PM by Peter Whipps|
|Watts, Hampson, Diplock, Carron|
Hi, I’m trying to find my ancestors from the brighton and hove areas and wondering if anyone can help. My ...
|Denise||24 June 2019 4:59 PM by Kirsty Carron|
|Holland Road Repository|
Can someone spread some light and history on the Holland road repository as was? I can’t seem to find anything ...
|Liam||21 June 2019 9:16 AM by Alan Hobden|
|Brighton Institution for the Blind & Dumb 1901ish|
Does anyone have any old photographs of this building on 136 Eastern Road, Brighton from about 1901, as I have ...
|Samantha Bye||13 June 2019 6:09 PM by Geoffrey Eagling|
Does anyone know when Quebec Street was built and who built the houses (postcode BN2 7NB)?
|Indira Becha||9 June 2019 8:16 AM by Andy Grant|
|Was there a Sandringham Hotel in Brighton about 1934?|
My grandmother worked there and we are trying to trace what happened to it.
|Ian Hill||7 June 2019 8:55 AM by Geoffrey Mead|
Does anyone remember an elocution teacher going by the name of Madam Moore? During the war, I attended lessons with ...
|Brenda Matthews||4 June 2019 6:20 PM by Brenda Matthews|
Is there any information about this dance teacher who put on shows at the Dome around 1955 – 1963?
|Sue Loveridge||4 June 2019 6:19 PM by Brenda Matthews|
|Maynards Sweet Factory|
Hi I am researching the Maynards sweet Factory building for an assignment as part of my History of Art and ...
|Alex Ellison||2 June 2019 9:18 PM by Priscilla Palmer|
|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||30 May 2019 11:48 AM by Rosalind Boon|
|Black cat at Royal Albion|
Im sure its been asked before, does anyone know why there is a black cat on the side of the ...
|jules||28 May 2019 4:18 PM by Ron Porter|
Does anyone remember a company called Switchit? When we lived at 27 Whitehawk Road in the forties there was a two ...
|Dave Cresdee||27 May 2019 11:47 AM by Anthony Williams|
|Does anyone have photos of Ronna florist stall on Brighton Station Concourse?|
I am looking for photos of Ronna flower stall which she ran on the concourse for 20 years. I have ...
|Brian Clark||25 May 2019 4:15 PM by Brian Clark|
Can any one tell me the name of the big house in Patcham Park which is the YMCA WHen it ...
|Susan Welham||22 May 2019 7:53 AM by Sherrill Paine|
|Clara Rosetta Cottage|
Can anyone shed light on the house at the corner of Old Shoreham Rd and York Grove please? it has ...
|Geoffrey Mead||21 May 2019 1:20 PM by andrea baulk|
|Disco by the beach|
In the 1960s there was a disco located on one of the slopes down to the beach. It was in ...
|Philip Burnard||18 May 2019 7:10 PM by Philip Burnard|
|13 Powis Villas c 1850s|
Does anyone have any information on the occupant/s of the above address during the 1850s please. eg: 1851 to 1861. The ...
|Tim Sargeant||13 May 2019 7:45 PM by Andy Grant|