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|Mrs Fitzherbert and Brighton|
Hello members Have just joined and am asking if anybody has any information on the historic sites related to Mrs Fitzherbert ...
|Derrick Bradfield||16 September 2019 12:07 PM by Rob Body|
|The Winsor family|
Hi,I am researching my ex nans family,her surname was Winsor and she was born in Bute st kemp town 1908.I ...
|Phillip Baker||15 September 2019 11:55 AM by Diane|
|George Ernest Bryant lived in Brighton|
Hi, I was adopted shortly after my birth and have in the last year or so found many ancestors. ...
|Kathryn Bryant||15 September 2019 11:54 AM by dom smith|
|A question about Coleman Street, Brighton|
Bit of a long shot but when I was 6 (now 69!) years old my parents Chris and Lois Lade ...
|Nick Lade||15 September 2019 11:52 AM by Nick Lade|
|Fish and Chip Restaurant in the North Laine 1990's.|
Does anyone know of a Fish and Chip Restaurant in the North Laine? I was taken there in the 1990’s ...
|Ria Ship||13 September 2019 4:00 PM by|
|Bombings in Brighton|
Does anyone know any information on bombs in Caledonian rd Brighton 1940 September the 20 that where dropped, or have ...
|vikkysmile||6 September 2019 5:04 PM by Allan Warner-Clarkson|
|Miss Margaret Hardy|
I am researching Brighton’s first female Mayor, Miss Margaret Hardy. Local Studies are sending me a brief history of her ...
|Colin Cartwright||3 September 2019 11:26 AM by David Packham|
|Looking for Reginald Footitt/Footit|
Hello, I’d like to re-unite my Dad with his old Navy colleague called Reginald Footitt (or Footit). All we know is he ...
|Steph Joynson||30 August 2019 3:31 PM by Steph Joynson|
Does anyone know anything about the Wigney family who came to Brighton at the end of the 18th Century? Brighton’s ...
|Heather King||22 August 2019 5:54 PM by Ivor Williams|
|the weaver family|
Hi i wonder if anyone can help me i am a member of the weaver family and trying to find ...
|wayne||22 August 2019 9:19 AM by Shady Pooh|
I wonder if anyone can tell me please if I can access any lists of people who stayed at Warren ...
|Denise||6 August 2019 8:10 AM by Geoffrey Mead|
|First Scout Camp|
Baden Powell’s first ever scout camp took place in 1908. Amongst those first thirty scouts who attended the camp was ...
|Peter Whitcomb||2 August 2019 1:06 PM by Mary Norris|
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|