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|Book about the North Laine area from Brighton Books?|
There is or was a book about the North Laine area of Brighton, issued by Brighton Books Publishing, I think ...
|Honor Wimlett||19 February by Sue M|
|276 Ditchling Road|
My Great Great Grandmother lived at 276 Ditchling Road from at least 1903 until her death in 1918. As I ...
|Allan Warner-Clarkson||19 February by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
|Silver Lady troop canteen WW2 Brighton|
My mum worked here during the second World War. She spoke of it with nostalgia and regrets for all the ...
|Shez Wells||19 February by Honor Wimlett|
|Sloane Street, Brighton|
I have just found the parish record of the burial of an ancestor. His address is not very easy to ...
|Angela Emmerton||19 February by Cecilia Marini Berry|
|Giant Yellow Frog|
Hello – Am I right in thinking that there used to be a giant yellow ceramic frog on the ground ...
|Honor||16 February by Honor Wimlett|
|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||13 February by John Knowles|
|Port Hall Mission 36 Exeter Street|
Who ran this Mission? Are there any records kept? Was a Mr Edward Street a preacher there about 1905?
|Peter Stoner||13 February by Barry Grimwood|
|WW1 and Canadian forces in Brighton?|
I’m still filling in gaps in my family tree and have come across a Great Aunt who, in 1920, appears ...
|Geoff Robbins||13 February by Dave Pitcher|
does anyone remember METHUEN MANOR NURSING HOME it was on preston road and is now preston park hotel
|ANTHONY DUKE||13 February by Tim Baker|
|Ashdown House school Brighton|
I have memories of attending this school in the 1950s….very young…possibly 3-4 years old. Would like to see some pictures or ...
|Toni Kemp||11 February by Toni Kemp|
|North Road swimming baths|
I have just asked the question of this site. There is no record, I find this strange. My school friends ...
|David Ward||11 February by|
|st john's jynior school carlton hill brighton|
i would like to be in touch with people who went to st’john’s school between1950-1954also if anyone has any school ...
|Kathleen Catt||11 February by David Ward|
|Black Rock Swimming Pool|
Does any one remember Black Rock Swimming Pool, great time there in the late 50s -60s before it was demolished ...
|Caroline||11 February by david ward|
|Arnold House Hotel|
Can anyone tell me what happened to this hotel in the Montpelier rd area of Brighton
|Eric Masters||11 February by Peter Groves|
|Railway stations- subway or bridge|
Hi. I attended the Brighton Circle AGM on Saturday They were stumped as to why some stations have bridges, some ...
|John Wheatland||8 February by Peter Groves|
Does anyone remember anything about the elderly and rather curious gentleman called Joseph Busby who along with his wife opened ...
|Edward||7 February by Jane Davis|
|Gaston Undertakers ?|
Edward Gaston (whose sister I have directly descended from) died at 17 Mount Zion Place in January 1886 aged 62. ...
|Suzie S||7 February by Raymond Bailey|
|Metal Box company|
Does anyone remember the metal box company portslade ny father used to work there and it is annoying me because ...
|Jacky Collard||7 February by Paul Bushby|
|Sussex Division RNVR Rifle Club|
Hi, I have a blazer badge from the Sussex Division RNVR Rifle Club. Please can anyone tell me about that rifle ...
|Douglas Millar||5 February by Vic Stevens|
Does anybody know the exact location? Was it north or south of the Old Shoreham Road?
|Geoff Stoner||5 February by Charles Clarke|
Where and how many public baths or slipper baths were there in Brighton and Hove? I know of one that ...
|David Shelton||5 February by Charles Clarke|
|Mods and rockers in Brighton|
My Film club will be screening Quadraphenia in August and would like to put on an exhibition of photos, memorabilia ...
|Joan Moore||5 February by Charles Clarke|
|Queen Victoria and the Royal Pavilion|
I am researching for a talk on the Royal Pavilion and Queen Victoria. Specifically I am looking for information on ...
|Derrick Bradfield||5 February by Charles Clarke|
What was next door to 58 Surrey Street. In 1920, the approach from Queens Road into Surrey Street was rounded off ...
|Maralyn Eden||4 February by Ron Porter|