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|H. THUNDER - Court Boot maker 15, East Street|
I am trying to find out more about the THUNDER Boot and Shoe Premises at 15, East Street, Brighton. My ...
|John Knowles||26 December 2020 12:54 PM by george sibun|
|Shooter’s Gardens 1835|
I am looking at a Burial record for Thomas Markwick at St Nicholas Church in 1835. He is described as ...
|Ian Smith||26 December 2020 12:51 PM by george sibun|
|St Peters Court School, Burgess Hill|
Does anyone have any information on St Peters Court School, in Burgess Hill, the Rev, Mcdonald Hobley I think was ...
|Angela Greaves||26 December 2020 12:51 PM by James Laws|
|Can anyone remember a headmaster called George Lockie brown maybe during the thirties|
My great uncle George Brown was a headmaster of an elementary school somewhere in Brighton but I do not know ...
|Adam Pearson||26 December 2020 12:50 PM by george sibun|
|Canadian Military WW2|
Does anyone know if any Canadian Units were based in Brighton in WW2? If so which units and where were ...
|davidii||26 December 2020 12:50 PM by Jill Bristow|
Are there any Lampers living in the area? My fathers family came from Brighton and I am steadily building up ...
|Thelma Pound||26 December 2020 12:49 PM by barry lamper|
does anyone remeber stuart norris in george strret hove. i had my first job there at the tender age of 15
|Valerie Bruce||26 December 2020 12:49 PM by Gordon Hepworth|
Mary Henrietta Dobede lived at 3 Montpeleir Terrace in 1881 along with 3 of her Children, I am researching this ...
|Julie Webb||26 December 2020 12:49 PM by Alison Dufton|
|Info on Buckingham Street, Brighton|
Iam intrestedin knowing a little about Buckingham Street, Brighton. I wanted to know who may have lived in the street ...
|Anthony||17 December 2020 1:33 PM by Gail Williams|
|Brighton's Police Horses|
I am having a problem trying to find out anything about Brighton’s last police horses. I would like to know ...
|Brian Evans||17 December 2020 1:33 PM by Tim Sargeant|
Does anybody have knowledge of a substance known as ‘stromboli’ (apparently after the Italian volcano) which was found on the ...
|Geoff Stoner||17 December 2020 1:29 PM by Geoffrey Mead|
|Images of old sweet factory in Hove|
Hello there I am interested to know where I can find images of the old sweet factory (wine gums I think?) which ...
|Adam Morrison||16 December 2020 8:45 AM by Gabrielle|
I am interested to know the history of the Brunswick on 39 ditchling road, now the Leek and Winkle. I ...
|anna||16 December 2020 8:43 AM by Geoffrey Mead|
|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||16 December 2020 8:42 AM by Rob Northall Rob|
|Mount Sion Place Brighton|
My father was born in 1917 at 6 Mount Sion Place, Brighton, please can you tell me if the building ...
|Kathy - Australia||16 December 2020 8:41 AM by Ian Colban|
|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||16 December 2020 8:41 AM by Tony Ascough|
|York Place School, Varndean and Fawcett - is this connection correct?|
Brighton Municipal School was highly respected and had started life as the York Place Board School in 1884 before changing ...
|Philip Dennett||15 December 2020 1:14 PM by Philip Dennett|
|James Colbourne - past mayor|
I am researching my family and have a strong Brighton & Hove link, as I was born there as was ...
|Joanna Pettitt||8 December 2020 10:01 AM by george sibun|
|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||8 December 2020 10:01 AM by Geoffrey Mead|
|A question about the coloured houses in Hanover|
Hello, does anyone know when residents of the Hanover district of Brighton started to paint their houses different colours? I ...
|Ben Gladstone||8 December 2020 10:00 AM by Geoffrey Mead|
|Football tour of Germany 1938|
I am writing in the hope that you may be able to answer some questions from the local sports archives. In ...
|Caroline Gaden||8 December 2020 9:59 AM by Richard|
Does anyone remember the Peacehaven Hotel. It ws built in the 1920s. I’d like to know what it was used for in ...
|Jules Davis||8 December 2020 9:58 AM by David Cartwright|
|The Florida Rooms|
Anyone have any memories of the Florida Rooms in the 60s?
|Tony Clevett||8 December 2020 9:58 AM by Jean Franklin-Johnson|
can anyone tell me where the area of brighton calle pimlico was
|kate||8 December 2020 9:58 AM by jeannette locorriere|