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|A question about the volunteer fire brigade in Brighton WW2|
I have for some time been trying to find out information about the AFS/NSF during WW2 in Brighton, mainly Whitehawk ...
|Amanda Soutter||4 February by Amanda Soutter|
|I'm Looking for Someone Very Specific! (North Laine)|
My name’s Ira, I’m a London-based photographer and I need your help! I took a photograph of a friend performing in ...
|Ira Giorgetti||4 February by Ira Giorgetti|
|Long lost family|
Looking for info regarding my long lost family of Lilly Ann Deveson who lived in Campbell Road Brighton, Who at ...
|Rosemary Britt||4 February by Rosemary Britt|
|The café at Portslade & West Hove railway station.|
Does anyone have any information or memories regarding the café that used to sit at the corner of the south ...
|Alan Phillips||4 February by Alan Phillips|
|Does anyone remember who owned the Harris Clothier's on Brunswick Place, Hove?|
Does anyone remember who owned the Harris Clothier’s on Brunswick Place, Hove, Sussex? My grandmother worked there, when she was ...
|Amelia White||4 February by Amelia White|
|Brighton Engineering ltd Fishersgate|
Can anyone tell me when BEL closed please. I worked their from 1963 for about 8 years
|Dennis KING||4 February by Dennis KING|
|Freemason's Tavern 33 Terminus Road|
My great grandfather was Publican at this address from about 1919 until about 1930. I believe it was demolished in ...
|Peter Faulkner||4 February by Peter Faulkner|
|Where was or is Mills Terrace|
I have just finished reading an amazing book about the life of Admiral Francis Beaufort, he who refined and detailed ...
|Chris Warren||4 February by Chris Warren|
|Childrens home. Preston Road 1940s|
My husband was in a Childrens home in Preston road in the mid 1940s. He thinks it was 265 Preston ...
|Beverley Martin-Lee||31 January by Beverley Martin-Lee|
|Information of First DSM holder in Brighton|
Herbert Tom Barnes: b. 28 January 1906 Portsmouth, Hampshire d. August 1984. In February 1940 ‘Tom’ was one of the Royal ...
|Paul Comber||25 January by Paul Comber|
|Does anyone remember the owners of Harris clothers in Hove|
Does anyone remember the owners of Harris clothiers in Hove? I think they were second-hand clothiers.
|Amelia White||22 December 2021 7:15 AM by Amelia White|
|London Road Glass and Porcelain shop|
I don’t know if anyone can help. In the 1881 census a family lived over their shop at 50 London ...
|Martin Best||4 February by Martin Best|
|Trying to find my dad - Bruce Surname?|
Hi, So I’m based in Brighton, been trying to find my dad. So far all I have to go on is ...
|Kieran Adams||1 December 2021 5:32 PM by Kieran Adams|
|Bruce Surname - Trying to find Father|
Hi, Does anyone in Brighton know much about the Bruce Surname? I’m trying to find my dad, and the only trace ...
|Kieran Adams||1 December 2021 11:49 AM by Kieran Adams|
|Preston Road Primary School|
At the age of 3y10m I went to Preston Road Primary school. I was only there less than 2 years. ...
|John Holmes||15 November 2021 12:07 AM by Jill Warbrick|
|Easy Bar, 9-10 Cranbourne Street|
Does anybody know when Easy Bar was first established? It is now Crowns and has been for several years, but ...
|Martin||15 November 2021 12:06 AM by Cordelia|
|Rings Of Hove|
I am trying to find out about this shop which was on Western Road near Palmeira Square – it closed ...
|Caroline Carter||15 November 2021 12:05 AM by Lindsay Leach|
My grandfarther was ,william john grieve.i was told he was from a fishing family in gt yarmouth or Lowestoft..my surname ...
|Garfield Grieve||15 November 2021 12:04 AM by Alison Grieve|
does anyone remember the linden club thay was in a basement in this street i think it was owned by ...
|duffy newman/watkins||15 November 2021 12:03 AM by Tania Langridge|
I am researching Streamline Taxis, (both Brighton & Hove). Does anyone have any snapshots of drivers, cars or stories that ...
|James Wright||15 November 2021 12:02 AM by Ian Campbell|
|The Model Aerodrome|
The Model Aerodrome model shop was located at the junction of Cranbourne and West Street.I vividly remember as a child ...
|Edward||15 November 2021 by André Feldmann|
Hi. Has anyone come across this family in their research. Apparently they had a shop in Brighton from ...
|Angela||14 November 2021 11:53 PM by René Rüdlinger|
does anyone else recall the gentleman tramp, known as “sunshine joe” who used to wander around the old steine and ...
|alan purton||14 November 2021 11:51 PM by Richard Bristow|
can anyone tell me where the area of brighton calle pimlico was
|kate||14 November 2021 11:50 PM by Paul Kaye|