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|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 by Genifer Best|
|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||9 May by Tracy Wadey|
Has anyone got any information on the Hicks family? There was apparently one Hicks whose nickname was “Spank” and he ...
|David Ward||9 May 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 by Mike Bjarkoy|
does anyone remember the zylo plate metal works off queenspark road
|june||5 May 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 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 by Mary Hill|
My great grandfather Herbert Mowbray had a hair dressers in Air street (and his brother ran another in Queen`s street) ...
|Stephanie Caplen-Jerromes||4 May by linda sandilands|
Has any 1 got any information on the Mainstone family
|Mainstone||4 May 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 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 by Emil wijeweera|
|Finsbury Road school|
On 10/9/07, R LUCAS I am looking for historical information re the Junior School that was in Finsbury ...
|Ron Lucas||29 April by alan clarke|
|Clapshaw & Cleave|
I am looking for information about william T Cleave and his family who ran the Clapshaw & Cleave shop on ...
|S Fryer||29 April by Richard Bowes|
|the girls of Wish Road|
I wonder if anyone can help my uncle in Australia who is piecing together half forgotten memories – three elderly ...
|Caryle Sarah Webb-Ingall||29 April by Dominic Cassidy|
|Dyke Tavern Pub|
Does anybody have any interesting facts about the Dyke Tavern Pub on 218 Dyke Road. Who was the architect of ...
|Ian Smith||29 April by Peter Groves|
|Gas Works at Black Rock;|
Does anyone know if the Black Rock gas works are still in use? I went past there this afternoon and ...
|Tim Sargeant||29 April by George Mason|
|Johnstone's Midget Coaches, Brighton.|
I recently added a posting on the ‘Childrens Memories of Brighton seafront in the 1950‘s page about Johnstones Midget Coaches. ...
|Tim Sargeant||27 April by John Snelling|
I am researching Streamline Taxis, (both Brighton & Hove). Does anyone have any snapshots of drivers, cars or stories that ...
|James Wright||27 April by Cliff Marchant|
|BHC and The Keep|
The more I go into this, the less sense it all makes. To recap: The Keep is a joint scheme ...
|David Fisher||26 April by Allan Warner-Clarkson|
This a strange name, does anyone remember two sisters, the Misses Fuggles, who ran a little private school in Powis ...
|June||26 April by David O'Dell|
Also, Phyllis may have married a Kenneth Yeates in 1950 and moved to Worthing. Am desperate for any information. Thankyou
|laura||26 April by matthew yeates|
|John Howard House|
does anyone know the history of this building on the corners of Roedean and Whitehawk roads, and presently housing a ...
|anna||22 April by Rebecca Ryan|
|History of Gladstone Place|
Hi, I have recently moved to the area and I would like to know more about the history of the ...
|Chloe Daniel||22 April by Chloe Daniel|
|34 Medina Villas Hove|
I was born at this address during World War 2, in September 1944 and was almost immediately adopted. In stories ...
|Robert||22 April by Richard Bianco|