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|Brighton aquarium: Princes dance hall/ballroom|
Can anyone assist me in learning more about this dance hall/ballroom. It is my understanding that it was part of ...
|jules||15 March by Linda Gregory|
|Does anyone know anything of RAOC 10th Army Field Workshop, Brighton|
Uncle of mine was a WO1 at this establishment – name Stocks, A H. Also he was a musician who ...
|Vivienne England||8 March by Vivienne England|
|Freemasons Tavern 33 Terminus Road Info and Photos|
Hello – I am desperately looking for any information, especially old photos, of the Freemasons Tavern at 33 Terminus Road. ...
|Peter Faulkner||8 March by Peter Faulkner|
|Hectors House name in 1968|
Hi, does anybody out there know what Hectors’ House pub was originally called in 1968 ? I am trying to find ...
|Mareth McCombe/Winch||8 March by Jennifer Addison|
|The Florida Rooms|
Anyone have any memories of the Florida Rooms in the 60s?
|Tony Clevett||8 March by Alan Phillips|
|19 Clifton Terrace|
My great grandmother, Sophia Celia Hutchins, was born 19 Clifton Terrace Brighton in 1854. Her parents were Richard Hutchins ...
|Judith Sutherland||8 March by Rebecca Nash|
|The Rockingham Inn|
I was an American exchange student in 1986 and rented a room above the Rockingham Inn. Looks like it has ...
|Ting Na||8 March by P Jameson|
Anyone have any information about the whereabouts of Bill Butler once owner of Unicorn Bookshop in Gloucester Road Brighton.I have ...
|Edward||8 March by Mike Jempson|
|The Greyhound, East Street|
My one of my husband’s ancestors ran the Greyhound pub in East street in the 1800s but we are not ...
|Pam Oxenbury||8 March by Adam|
|Sussex or London?|
I have been thinking what has formed the character of Brighton and its good people more: Sussex or London? Maybe ...
|Pat Benham||8 March by Robert (Bob) Scott|
|Did you move to Moulsecoomb?|
Hello, I’m Zoë from QueenSpark Books, Brighton’s community history publisher. Our current project is looking at migration and movement around ...
|Zoë Ganderton||27 February by Zoë Ganderton|
|New Church Road|
Hello I’m looking for more information / old images of New Church Road. My Grandfather was born there in 1926 and ...
|John Cooper||24 February by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
looking for someone called the dowds family? lived in moulescoomb area.
|carol||24 February by Isla Dowds Skinner|
|Finsbury Road school|
On 10/9/07, R LUCAS I am looking for historical information re the Junior School that was in Finsbury ...
|Ron Lucas||24 February by Jim Payne|
|museum of pipes|
i am trying to find any information on the museum of pipes which was open in the mid eighties in ...
|david bonehill||24 February by steven stainsby|
|A question about a bakery in Hove|
My grandfather Hector E Watts is supposed to have run a bakery at 28 Sterling Place, Hove in approximately 1925/26. ...
|Michelle Bowen||24 February by Michelle Bowen|
DOES ANYONE KNOW ABOUT THE 14TH SUSSEX (HOVE)BATTALION.HOME GUARD. OR ST.ANDREW’S SCHOOL PORTSLADE.MY DAD WAS HERE IN 1924.
|JANICE EMSLEY||9 February by Chris Woods|
I have a photo of my paternal grandmother which appears to have been taken professionally. Does anyone know if there ...
|Alan Hobden||6 February by Hans Hoes|
Does any one have any images of one of Brighton’s famous flower seller Harriet Gunn? She used to have a ...
|Tony Tree||6 February by Jacqueline Martin|
|Were there houses built from coal?|
In her book Three Houses, Burne Jones’s grand daughter describes being driven past some black houses on the (then) seafront ...
|Wendy Knipe||6 February by Wendy Knipe|
|Grosvenor Street, circa 1856 to 1858 period.|
I am trying to find a listing of the residents of Grosvenor Street for the 1850s period. Unfortunately directories of this ...
|Tim Sargeant||6 February by Tim Sargeant|
|2 Upper Shoreham Road|
I am trying to trace family in the Brighton area and one of two addresses I have on a birth ...
|Deborah Frost||6 February by Chris Whelan|
|Metal Box company|
Does anyone remember the metal box company portslade ny father used to work there and it is annoying me because ...
|Jacky Collard||6 February by Pauline Fox|
|HO alliance building society Hove park late 60'summer early 70's . When did it close?9|
I have never seen anything on the above firm, but it was my first job, just 16, and worked in ...
|Teresa Mackintosh||6 February by Sheila Tobin|