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Does anyone remember the sack factory in portslade where many of the ...
|alma||5 October by Terry Jones|
|Royal Crescent Hotel - Chaplins bar|
Who out there remembers Chaplins bar under the Royal Crescent Hotel. I worked there in the late 80’s. Post your ...
|cm||5 October by Ian S|
|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 September by Alan Charlton|
|Old Building, Hove Recreation Ground|
I have noticed several time a small building in the Old Shoreham Road, Shirley Drive corner of Hove Recreation Ground. ...
|Mary Turner||26 September by ian|
|Old Hove College, Kinsway|
Am trying to find information about the Old Hove College on Kingsway, any info would be good.
|Robin Cook||26 September by John Locke|
|Sir David Scott 1782-1851|
Sir David Scott (1782-1851), 2nd Baronet of Dunninald, was a prominent Brighton resident in the 19th century and a local ...
|Paul||26 September by Andeta Mulatu|
|Wedding at Brighton 6 Sept 1902, Gibson Philip Dundas and Lucy Harriet Weller. I have a photo of the wedding but would like to know who else was in the photo besides bride and groom|
Photo has Edwards, 10 Lewes Rd, Brighton. These people are my husbands grand parents.
|Phil & Marj Dundas||26 September by Marjorie Dundas|
|Western House, Western Terrace|
Does anyone know exactly what Western Terrace was built for? I have found very little history. I know it was ...
|Ivor Williams||11 September by Ivor Williams|
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||11 September by Jackie Farlow-Collett|
|A question about 90 Kings RD 1911|
I would like to know what was located at 90 Kings Road in 1911? My grandmother is listed on her ...
|R. Angela Vause||11 September by Gill Wales|
|17 Lewes Crescent, 1910|
Does anyone know of a Miss West who set up a school “Pension for Young Ladies”? She was there for ...
|Barbara Turner||7 September by Barbara Turner|
|Zetlands Coffee Shop|
Does anyone recall Zetlands Coffee Shop? It used to be patronised by ‘ladies who took morning coffee’ they wore smart ...
|Hawkeye||7 September by Cheryl Felix|
|43/44 Marine Parade|
On the 1861 census Scottish ancestors appear to be residing at 43/44 Marine Parade. Does anyone know what this building ...
|Mary Jane Harvey||7 September by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
|Gardner Street Brighton|
Does anyone have photos of Gardner Street, Brighton taken between 1967 and 1986? Specifically I am looking for ...
|Phil Drayton-Morris||7 September by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
|Rotunda Cafe Preston Park|
I went there recently,and very nice it is too.A lovely book of old postcards of Brighton and Hove I found ...
|Jennifer Tonks nee Smith||7 September by Simon Thornley|
On the deeds to our property there is a restrictive covenant re building on the land (applies to all properties ...
|Steve Knight||7 September by Ben Roberts|
|Does anybody remember Brighton snooker clubs in the sixties?|
I clearly remember two, the Piccadilly snooker club below Burtons Tailors, 130a North Street Brighton, and Chic’s snooker and card ...
|George Sibun||7 September by Sarah Feldman|
|Dentsply building Lewes Road|
I AM TRYING TO FIND OUT ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THE DENTSPLY BUILDING ON THE LEWES ROAD. CAN ANY ONE HELP.
|Benjamin Bale||31 August by Chris Morris|
|Where was York Terrace 1871?|
A great grand parent was living at 1 York Terrace in 1871. I can see York Grove and York Villas ...
|Mike Woodham||31 August by Tim Sargeant|
|PUB LANDLORDS BRIGHTON|
Can anyone help i am trying to confirm that my grandfather ran the albion inn in the early years of ...
|David Fitzgerald||31 August by Dave Richards|
|Reverend Henry Laing circa 1835 to 1855|
I am still interested in finding out a little more about the above Rev Henry Laing. (Born c1783. Died Hampstead ...
|Tim Sargeant||31 August by Tim Sargeant|
In the early 1950s the Brighton Corporation were using Ferguson tractors painted dark blue and carrying the Coporation name and ...
|A Barnes||31 August by Freddie Golding|
|Michael Wilcock and his Father|
Tim Sargeant talks of Michael Wilcock at the Swandean Garage near Worthing who in 1953 ran his Swandean Spitfire Special ...
|John Woodget||31 August by Robin P N Fryer|
|Jewish Convalescent Home in Hove|
Anybody happen to have any knowledge of the whereabouts of the Jewish Convalescent Home situated in Hove in the 19th ...
|Dave Phillips||31 August by Emma Rands|