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|70th Anniversary of Dunkirk Evacuation|
I watched, with emotion, TV coverage of the 70th anniversary of the Dunkirk Evacuation and some original footage with all ...
|Suzie||29 May 2020 7:49 AM by Joan Homewood|
|Regent (side Issues)|
The Regent Ballroom item has given rise to so many side issues that were unconnected with Joanne’s original request, I ...
|Roy Grant||29 May 2020 7:46 AM by Cherrie Taylor|
Can anyone tell me exactly where Harry Cowley lived please? I have seen mention of Grove Street and Lincoln Street, ...
|Alan Hobden||29 May 2020 7:43 AM by Loraine Perrin|
Seeking information on George & Florence Gouraud who may be buried in St. Wolfran’s Church Cemetery in Ovingdean. Wish ...
|Ray Johnston||25 May 2020 4:48 PM by Roy Grant|
|Do you remember a Peter Wilson, born 1927, from Maytree Walk?|
I am trying to find any information about a Peter W. Wilson, born 1927, along with his parents Percy, who ...
|Rose Blain||24 May 2020 5:30 PM by Rose Blain|
|Philip Morris on Bond Street 1847|
Hi, I live over in the colonies (U.S.A.). I am trying to find out information about Philip Morris. ...
|Donna Rosenbloom||24 May 2020 3:33 PM by Nicholas Fleischmann|
|Arnold House Hotel|
Can anyone tell me what happened to this hotel in the Montpelier rd area of Brighton
|Eric Masters||23 May 2020 6:18 PM by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
|Does anyone know of the Maslin family, who lived in or around Brighton in the 1930's?|
I am trying to find the Maslin family, who were living in or around Brighton in the 1930’s. One member ...
|Kerry Bevan||23 May 2020 5:55 PM by Kerry Bevan|
|History of Sussex fishing fleets in the 1800s|
My great grandfather is listed in various census as agricultural labourer or fisherman. In 1871, I found him on the ...
|Terry Walls||22 May 2020 9:51 PM by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
Hi, I’m trying to trace a relative who may have been a resident at the orphanage that is now the ...
|Dawn Pretorius||21 May 2020 11:30 AM by Val Stevens|
My brother now lives in Australia, but was asking about Matt Bruce, the art teacher long ago at Varndean Boys ...
|peter whitcomb||19 May 2020 7:58 AM by Anthony Norman|
One of my ancestors is listed as living at Royal Hussar possibly in Lewes Road. Can anyone tell me if ...
|Veronica||19 May 2020 7:55 AM by Robert Ellis|
|The Edlins of Brighton|
I am related to Henry and Sarah Edlin and their children Frederick Henry Walter and Lloyd ( Henry also known ...
|Mandy Edlin||19 May 2020 7:52 AM by Molly Edlin|
|Re The Dennis family|
Hi I am trying to connect with any descendants of Henry and Mary Ann Dennis, who were living in Toronto Terrace ...
|Christine Halstead||18 May 2020 5:19 PM by Christine Halstead|
|History of Nelson Place|
I always knew that my grandfather lived in Nelson Place (no 14) but, thanks to the myhousemystreet website have now ...
|Jeanette C||11 May 2020 11:06 AM by Helen Cowles-DeMorro|
|The Feld Family and the Norfolk Hotel|
As a Canadian exhange student I worked a few months of the summer of 1979 at the Norfolk’s American Bar. ...
|Russ Cowan||11 May 2020 11:06 AM by Genifer Best|
Has anyone got any information on the Hicks family? There was apparently one Hicks whose nickname was “Spank” and he ...
|David Ward||9 May 2020 8:06 AM by David Lacey|
|Existence of Smuggling Tunnel ?|
Hi all, I am just wondering if the smuggling tunnel still exist underneath the Lane at Brighton. I’ve recently found a ...
|Kin||6 May 2020 9:26 AM by Mike Bjarkoy|
does anyone remember the zylo plate metal works off queenspark road
|june||5 May 2020 9:28 PM by Sean Clark|
|A question about Roedale Woods and farm buildings|
Are the woods and various old farm buildings and road named Roedale at Hollingbury named after William Roe or derived ...
|John Knight||5 May 2020 9:28 PM by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
|Dig for Victory and vegetable and fruit growing in Brighton and Hove in World War Two.|
Brighton Community Supported Agriculture – Fork and Dig It (FADI) is a local organic food growing project based at Stammer ...
|Mary Hill||5 May 2020 9:27 PM by Mary Hill|
Has any 1 got any information on the Mainstone family
|Mainstone||4 May 2020 4:19 PM by James Chalcroft|
|45 Lansdowne Place|
Hello! We recently moved into 45 Lansdowne Place and would love to know anything regarding its history. If anyone has ...
|Natalie Sargent||4 May 2020 4:18 PM by Natalie Sargent|
|New Sussex Hospital, Windlesham road 1960s|
Hi, my mother Matilda Merlyn died in January 2020 and was a retired nurse. She came to England in 1961 ...
|Emil wijeweera||2 May 2020 10:16 AM by Emil wijeweera|