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|The Shades Bar|
I remember spending many an evening in a pub called “The Shades Bar”, which was in a little street between ...
|Marc Turner||14 November by Rob Padwick|
|stonepound house remand home hassocks.|
Can anyone tell me more about the remand home,where naughty girls were sent by County Borough of Brighton Juvenille team ...
|nico||14 November by Dona pattison|
|teacher training college in 1931|
My mother went to Brighton Municipal College, possibly at 8 Eastern Terrace Brighton in 1931, but I cannot find any ...
|Christine Lethbridge||14 November by David Wilkinson|
|17 Buxton Road / Felicity Evershed|
Does anyone know anything about what this property used to be? Or the artist who owned it? 🙂 It’s near the ...
|Jayne T||14 November by Diana Evershed|
|Cromwell House School, Hove 1954|
Does anyone remember attending boarding school at the above between the yeats 1954-1958 and what happened to the school. My surname ...
|Elizabeth Meakin||14 November by Chris Reed|
|Elizabeth Sarah HUMPHRIES c1850s|
I am still trying to trace one Elizabeth Sarah Humphries who was known to have been in Brighton in the ...
|Tim Sargeant||12 November by Tim Sargeant|
|Foundling Record: William Thomas Hope|
Hi Group I wondered if anyone could point me in the right direction regarding my 92 year old friends father who ...
|Denise Smith||11 November by Denise Smith|
|Medieval village of Perching|
I am desperately searching for information about the medieval village of Perching; the remains of which are on the Downs. ...
|Rev Peter King||3 November by Peter King|
|Mound in field near Mile Oak Farm|
Is there any archaeological significance to this big mound in a field about 1/2 mile east of Mile Oak Farm?
|brian churchill||3 November by Mark Standen|
my grandads name was charles william akehurst and he was a postman until he retired .he lived with his sister ...
|sheryl||3 November by Contribution Form (do not delete)|
The above named person writes amazing books on the history of Brighton which are clear and have wonderful pictures. I ...
|Tasha Humphrey||3 November by Peter Jeffery|
|In reference to Jubilee Street - running North/South between North Road and Church Street, Brighton.|
Having lived in 22 North Place from around 1944 & into the late 1950’s, I was aware of this area ...
|Nigel Buxton||3 November by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
|About a poultry, eggs and butter shop|
Have you any photo or information about a shop in 13 Cranbourne Street? My ancestor Adolphe Drincqbier was eggs, butter ...
|Stéphanie Chesterton||3 November by Stephanie Chesterton|
|Sussex Drug Company|
I had an edwardian house in hurstpierpoint. We dug up a bottle in the garden that had “SUSSEX DRUG COMPANY ...
|Kenton Green||13 October by Andrew Bannister|
DOES ANYONE KNOW WERE HENRY STREET WAS IN BRIGHTON AND DOES ANYONE EVER HEARD OF J,TOURLE.I FOUND AN OLD BOTTLE WITH ...
|BRIAN THORNTON||5 October by Nigel Buxton|
Was the Palace Pier in council ownership prior to the Noble Organisation buying it? Was it ever in Council ownership?
|John Knight||5 October by John Knight|
|The Downs Hotel hassocks|
can any body remember the the downs it was the the place to be various bands groups ithink it was ...
|young again||5 October by William Owen|
|Cordoba Coffee Lounge|
Does anyone remember this popular meeting place back in the late 1950’s/early 1960’s? Think it may have been in either ...
|Jean||5 October by Carol Rudland (nee Connors)|
|Question about sackville road hove|
I am trying to find out if there was a bottling plant in Sackville Road on the left hand side ...
|Eleanor Fitzgerald||5 October by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
|Clubs and Coffee Bars 1964-1966|
Can anyone help!Am writing a history on Clubs and Coffee bars in Brighton in the Mod era of 1964-1966 and ...
|geri||5 October by Veronica Walton|
|Odd Ball Characters.|
Brighton has always been a Town of Tolerance(alliteration) and because of this attracted and fully accepted those who chose to ...
|Roy Grant||5 October by Ermina Contrast|
|The Fountain Inn|
I’m searching for any information/photo’s of The Fountain Inn, Upper Bedford Street, Brighton. In 1881 an ancestor of my wife ...
|James Hammond||5 October by george sibun|
Can anyone help me to trace Knowles Bakery in the 60s my grandmother worked there and I would like ...
|Nicky Parker||5 October by Gillian Cooper|
|Elm Grove workhouse|
As a result of exploring family history in Brighton where I grew up I have discovered my grandfather and great ...
|Sylvia Oram||5 October by Sylvia Oram|