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|Rings Of Hove|
I am trying to find out about this shop which was on Western Road near Palmeira Square – it closed ...
|Caroline Carter||10 December 2019 10:07 AM by Keren Hancox|
|Stanmer Village Cricket Club|
Can anyone remember the name of the original Stanmer Village Cricket team that played on the lawn in front of ...
|Bee Oliver||4 December 2019 11:22 AM by Bee Oliver|
|Elmhurst, Warren Road, Lily Emma Livett|
Hi All, I’m not a local, but I have enjoyed reading all the reminiscences on here just the same. I am ...
|Daniella McCarthy-Stewart||4 December 2019 11:22 AM by Daniella McCarthy-Stewart|
|Essential festival Stanmer Park 1991|
Hi, I’m trying to find out information on a festival I attended in 1991 at Stanmer Park, I think it ...
|Will Turner||4 December 2019 11:20 AM by johnny depp|
|Barrance and Ford clothing shop, Kings Road Brighton.|
Trying to find photographs of BARRANCE AND FORD before it closed in the 1970s. Or hear from anyone who remembers shopping ...
|Stephanie Richards||4 December 2019 11:19 AM by Tim Barrance|
|Patcham and the A27|
Hello, I’m looking for people who lived in Patcham before and after the construction of the A27, ...
|David Parker||4 December 2019 11:18 AM by John Snelling|
There is a Harry Cowley on 1891/1901 census living at Lincoln St Brighton – son of Thomas & Jane Cowley. Would ...
|David||27 November 2019 9:20 AM by Michael Cowdrey|
Hello, This is my first posting. First of all I found History of Westdene, by David Fisher, most interesting. I would like ...
|Margaret Titterington||27 November 2019 9:19 AM by Jan M|
I know that this subject has been raised before, but Radio Sussex is doing a programme about it. I was evacuated ...
|David Blackford||23 November 2019 5:52 AM by Margaret Brenchley|
|London Road Shops and Pubs|
Further to recent queries, there is (or was)a web site some time ago dedicated to London Road shops. In 1969 the ...
|David Ward||22 November 2019 7:37 AM by Anthony Paice|
Hi, for many years I have been trying to trace Francois Bonnot and can get no further, I am hoping ...
|Sarah Bonnot||7 November 2019 2:50 PM by Sarah Bonnot|
|13th boys brigade|
Both my sons Steve and Andrew Atkins went to the ...
|Harry Atkins||7 November 2019 2:50 PM by Malcolm Halley|
Is there any one on this site that knows anything about the Goble family of Carlton Court.Brighton. Namely Thomas Goble ...
|Sheila Jones||1 November 2019 10:53 AM by Tim Sargeant|
Researching the Driscolls who lived here in 1876. Huge family so thinking there must still be descendants in Brighton.
|Karen Pullen||30 October 2019 12:01 AM by Karen Pullen|
|St Mary’s Place|
Does anyone remember a dance school at the very top of St Mary’s Place? Myself and several friends used to ...
|Jenny||28 October 2019 9:26 AM by Jenny|
I have a old memory of going to a slaughterhouse in Portslade, to collect manure for the garden. Does any ...
|Malcolm Mackenzie||23 October 2019 1:41 AM by|
|The Square Patcham|
I am looking for any information on My Great Grandfathers Business in Patcham. I have a photograph of a Butchers ...
|Justine Robertson||22 October 2019 9:34 AM by john snelling|
|Val's Taverne, a 1950's/60's bar in the basement of a Chichester Terrace house.|
I have come across a 1950’s postcard advertising Val’s Taverne at 11 Chichester Terrace. The postcard has an interior shot ...
|Andrew Doig||16 October 2019 4:25 PM by Tim Sargeant|
Is anyone researching the Eade family – especially Emily Eade (1874-1906) who married Frederick Sutton in 1900 in Brighton.
|Judith||14 October 2019 9:25 AM by John Snelling|
|Eastern Street, Kemptown - why is it called a street?|
There’s a short twitten in Kemptown next to Belgrave Place called Eastern Street and I wondered if anyone knows why ...
|Chris Dadswell||14 October 2019 9:25 AM by Penny Broomhead|
|The Cap of Liberty Pub|
Does anyone have any information on the Cap Of Liberty Pub which existed in Brighton in the first half of ...
|Nick Heath||6 October 2019 2:16 PM by David Packham|
|Martin's Club circa 1943|
Greetings from Canada. I’m curious about a card I’ve found. It is a membership card to Martin’s Club, 42 Kings ...
|Brad Uphill||22 September 2019 8:33 PM by Davi Fisher|
Where was London Street in Brighton
|Carol Hardy||22 September 2019 8:31 PM by Ron Jeffs|
|Frai family (could they be Fray, now?)|
Furthering my research into my family’s relocation to Brighton, it would appear that a relative, Phyllis Abell, married a chap, ...
|Julie M||17 September 2019 10:54 AM by Penny Broomhead|