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|Southdown buses social club in the 70's|
Hi, My dad was a driver for Southdown buses and I remember going to the social club with him as a ...
|Nikki||14 November 2017 by Nikki|
|LORD OF THE MANOR|
WHO IS THE PRESENT (YEAR DATE IS 2017) LORD OF THE MANOR OF STANMER, SUSSEX PLEASE?
|LUCY REYNOLDS||10 November 2017 by Geoffrey Mead|
Does anybody know where the Brighton Zoological Gardens were ?
|Maggie Holder||5 November 2017 by David Blackford|
I am a committee member of a group dedicated to “Remembering Edward Bransfield”, a native of our village of Ballinacurra ...
|André Saubolle||4 November 2017 by Geoffrey Mead|
|regiment based at preston barracks|
my great grandfather was in the 4th dragoon guards 1871-1883. His regiment were at aldershot barracks 1880-1882. He married at ...
|Carlos Romero||2 November 2017 by Carlos Romero|
I’m doing some research and am wondering whether anyone knows of any family run Jewish estate agents in Brighton in ...
|Adam Sarath||30 September 2017 by Geoffrey Mead|
|COTTAGE COFFEE BAR|
Sorry Mike but this section is not for a trip down memory lane (read posting guidelines above. Leave a comment ...
|Mike Graves||28 September 2017 by Mike Graves|
|Officer Cadet Reginald King S/N 2035767|
Very sorry Shaun but we do not handle requests like yours after our 1911 cutoff date.
|Shaun Noble||22 September 2017 by Tim Sargeant|
|Does any body recall the music fesytivals held under the Madeira Arches around 1966/67|
Mid 60’s bands participating at the venues
|John Ledward||15 September 2017 by John Ledward|
|85 SPRINGFIELD ROAD|
Hello, I am trying to trace what happened to a lady who lived in Springfield Road in 1893- bit of a ...
|Mary Hyland||5 September 2017 by Andy Grant|
Your posting has been removed as it was not appropriate for this section. Please read the posting guidelines before you ...
|Roger Heath||31 August 2017 by Roger Heath|
|Building in Palmeira Squre|
I looked through the site but couldn’t see mention of the building standing in the gardens of Palmeira Square. Can ...
|Jasper Stevens||23 August 2017 by David Shelton|
|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|