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|Landsdowne place original plans|
Hello! I was wondering if some of the original plans for the Regency houses in Landsdowne place still exists? I am ...
|Miri||22 May 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
|What links St Nicholas Road House names.|
I have walked along St Nicholas Road for longer than I care to mention and I have always wondered WHY ...
|Jon Prideaux||21 May 2018 by Andy Grant|
|Schools near Newmarket Road|
On the 1911 census my father Edward Edmund Evento was a foster child age 7, living at #8 Newmarket road. ...
|Christine Mepham||6 May 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
|trying to identify pupils in Cardinal newman School in the 1880s|
I know that two of my grandmothers sisters attended this school, and I am now looking for information on them. ...
|Ann Maguire||19 April 2018 by Ann Maguire|
|1939 to 1945 the longest camp|
which area in Falmer was the Queens west surreys regiment T A camping when the second world war started
|Barry Eade||19 April 2018 by Barry Eade|
|Daisy Margaret Burtenshaw|
Hi there, I am looking for any information about my grandmother Daisy Margaret Burtenshaw (we think that is how she spelled ...
|Susanne Conroy||16 April 2018 by Andy Grant|
|bradshaws shop and stuarts wholesale grocers whar|
i wonder what happened to bradshaws in westeren road it was near stuarts were my father was manager in ...
|john sharratt||5 April 2018 by Robert Bradshaw|
|Alexandre Public House Lewes Road Brighton|
Hi, Is it true, that the upstairs of the Alexander Public House Lewes Road, Brighton has a preservation order ...
|Theresa Phillips-Gunn||5 April 2018 by Theresa Phillips-Gunn|
|St Anne Convent|
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|Elizabeth Greenhill||2 April 2018 by Elizabeth Greenhill|
Hi l wonder if anyone can help me. We have lived in Lancashire for the last 22yrs and moved back ...
|Maxine Quigley||24 March 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
My wife’s grandfather,Francis Walter Allum was born at 2,Clarendon Place, Hove on 16th July 1877. Can anyone tell me who ...
|William Stevens||23 March 2018 by William Stevens|
|Roedean Coastguard cottages|
Can anyone help me find an early photograph of the Roedean Coastguard cottages before the Roedean estate was developed?
|Stephen Rowlins||18 March 2018 by Sam Flowers|
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|Michael Payne||18 March 2018 by Michael Payne|
|John Douglas Edward How|
Thumbing through the photo album of a long-deceased aunt, I came across a newspaper cutting reporting the loss during the ...
|Geoff Robbins||15 March 2018 by Geoff Robbins|
One of my ancestors, William Packham, lived in Portslade Street, Portslade in 1861. Can anyone tell me where this was? ...
|Geoffrey Barber||12 March 2018 by Alan Hobden|
|coaches in Brighton|
I would like any information & photos of Campings, Alpha & Unique coaches which were old coach operators in the ...
|Simon Stanford||5 March 2018 by Simon Stanford|
|Claremont School - & a golfer called Ross|
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|Kevin Newman||18 February 2018 by Kevin Newman|
At the pier head, between the sea-facing side of the 1893 pavilion, the two 1866 Birch kiosks and the drop ...
|Sam Flowers||16 February 2018 by Sam Flowers|
|Mimi Ann & Warwick Haines|
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|Vanessa Moore||16 February 2018 by Vanessa Moore|
|The Jasmin restaurant|
Does anyone know where the jasmine/Yasmin restaurant was? It would have been operational sometime between 1940-1960 sorry this is vague ...
|Sorcha Jameson||13 February 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
Hi there I’m doing some research on the Upton family and the following information I have is that Mrs Upton ...
|Dawn Sedgwick||13 February 2018 by Andy Grant|
|regional chairman southdown house|
I’ve been asked to find out information about a bag our neighbour found in his loft. The bag is ...
|Ruth Ali||12 February 2018 by Alan Hobden|
|Does anyone remember me ?|
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|Robert Kruszynski||12 February 2018 by Tim Sargeant|
|Brighton B Cemetery|
I am trying to find some family graves in Brighton. I have contacted both the Council and Downs (Dignity) but they ...
|Allan Clarkson||5 February 2018 by Allan Clarkson|