Local History Questions and Answers
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|Professional tennis in Brighton|
Dear all I’m a tennis historian and I’m trying to track down the professional tennis activity in the 60s. They played many ...
|Piero Pieri||19 August 2017 by Piero Pieri|
|High View (hotel)|
Does anyone know what happened to the High View (hotel) Montpelier Street? It was there 1964
|Marian Oakes||10 August 2017 by Alan Hobden|
|Queen Victoria and the Royal Pavilion|
I am researching for a talk on the Royal Pavilion and Queen Victoria. Specifically I am looking for information on ...
|Derrick Bradfield||10 August 2017 by Derrick Bradfield|
|Brighton Trunk Murders|
I am writing a book inspired by the first Brighton Trunk murder discovered in June 1934. Over the course ...
|Eileen O'reilly||7 August 2017 by Eileen O'reilly|
|Why so many Wilburys in Hove?|
Having recently moved in to the area, I am intrigued as to why so many of the streets are named ...
|Simon Stockwell||21 July 2017 by Geoffrey Mead|
|Hove Manor School|
Can anyone post some pics of Hove Manor School in Connaught Avenue. I know it has been knocked down now ...
|Mary Spencer||13 July 2017 by Robin Cringle|
I was in East St last week and noticed that the twitten that links East St to Little East St ...
|Geoffrey Mead||29 June 2017 by Geoffrey Mead|
Hello Kieran – please read the posting guidelines which explain what can and cannot be posted here. Thank you Jennifer Website Editor
|Kieran Sullivan||30 May 2017 by Kieran Sullivan|
|Edward Jarvis & Family|
Pauline – please read the posting guidelines shown above. It explains what is and what is not acceptable here. Please ...
|Pauline Jarvis||27 May 2017 by Pauline Jarvis|
|Plaw Hatch, East Grinstead|
I have been researching my Father’s family history. He was born in 1885 in Plaw Hatch, East Grinstead (I am ...
|Margaret Robinson||24 May 2017 by Margaret Robinson|
|Sussex Street/Nelson Street|
I am seeking information about the green grocers shop 116 Sussex Street which was on the corner of Sussex Street ...
|Stan Storry||23 May 2017 by Geoffrey Mead|
I am researching Benjamin Cooke JP and his family who lived at 21 Adelaide Crescent Brighton. He was born ...
|Susan Allen||6 May 2017 by Susan Allen|
Im looking for info about George Thompson a fisherman, Hannah Ann (Marchant) his wife. The 1881 census has them in ...
|Tony Souter||2 May 2017 by Tony Souter|
I’m researching an Ellen Doggett she worked as a cook at a school in Upper Brunswick head mistress Sarah Kemp ...
|Ian Dilley||1 May 2017 by Andy Grant|
|brighton permit 1943|
can anybody tell me plse,what is a brighton permit 1943. thanks
|Joseph Demascio||29 April 2017 by Tim Sargeant|
Was the shelter at the bottom of Elm Grove turned into a police box ?
|Maggie Holder||25 April 2017 by Maggie Holder|
Your message has been deleted as it is not appropriate for this board. Please read the posting guidelines above before ...
|Val Aspinall||25 April 2017 by Val Aspinall|
|John Thomas Bennet|
John Thomas Bennett was a hairdresser who lived at 7 Market Street, Brighton for some years prior to the 1871 ...
|Pamela Richardson||23 April 2017 by Andy Grant|
Lorraine – your post is not appropriate as it is not regarding local history. Please reading the guidelines above before posting ...
|Lorraine West||18 April 2017 by Lorraine West|
|LGBT pubs and clubs in the 1960s / early 1970s|
Sorry Kate but this board is not the place to ask for memories. Please post your request on an appropriate ...
|Kate Wildblood||18 April 2017 by Kate Wildblood|
|westbourne swimming lido Hove|
Hi there Ive just started a William Boyd novel and he mentions Westbourne swimming lido in Hove. Sounds like the location ...
|Shelley Attrell||9 April 2017 by Nickie Preston|
|Clapsons Stores Old London Road Patcham|
(I’m also going to post this on the Brighton Past group on Facebook but thought I’d ask on here as ...
|Jeanette C||3 April 2017 by Jeanette C|
|Looking for hidden history in the HANOVER area|
I will be performing on the Brighton Fringe 2017 at VILLAGE CAFE (formally the Horse and Groom pub). I’m a ...
|Cathianne Hall||1 April 2017 by David Blackford|
Hi, I am looking up some history on Quebec Street. I have been told by a neighbour that one of ...
|Sue Johnson||28 March 2017 by Geoffrey Mead|