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|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||17 March by Michael Stratford|
|Laundries in Brighton and Hove|
I was reading some of the posts and comments on the site about laundries in Brighton and Hove and I ...
|Peter Groves||17 March by Lou Hayter|
|The Weston gunmakers of 7, New Road|
I’m researching the history of the Westons who were game-shooting gunmakers, starting with William Weston in 1825 and carried on ...
|Robert Hodges||17 March by Hélène Personnaz|
anyone remeber the Martin family at 33 Nelson Place?
|Terry Lever||17 March by Shelley Teague|
|John Laing (d1869.) and family: Update:|
John Laing 61 Montpelier Rd c1855 to 1869. Just like to thank all on MyB&H for their assistance with info ...
|Tim Sargeant||17 March by BRIAN BOUCHARD|
Does anyone remember Stapleton Bros. trucking company on Clifton Hill (or maybe it was Street). Anyway my great-grandfather founded it ...
|John Hutchings||3 March by Steve Walker|
|Lady Leopoldina Olivia Keppel 1866--1948 of Sacred Heart Convent Hove known as Madam Keppel.|
Any information from LOCAL sources about this lady for a family history would be most welcome
|Roger Thompson||25 February by Roger Thompson|
|Searching for my mother|
I have been searching for my birth mother for many years and need to ocate her before it is too ...
|Rachel llsley||25 February by Rachel Illsley|
|Percy Wilkinson Delevine|
Looking for information on Percy Wilkinson who was part of the Delevines theatrical act and who retired to Brighton and ...
|Trish Mackay||22 February by Jane Joyce|
|Who was Florence Moore?|
Dinsdale Landen and several other Brighton based theatrical personalities stated they they took their first steps into the profession at ...
|Roy Grant||22 February by Christine Cooke|
|North Lane School|
A relative has shown me a photo of a sampler made by a child relative born 1851 who attended North ...
|Allan Warner-Clarkson||22 February by Allan Warner-Clarkson|
|Court School of Dancing,Brighton|
Does anyone remember the teachers, Stan, Daphne, Tim, George. Where are they now? Do you have any memories?
|Pauline Stratton||19 February by Peter Smith|
I am trying to do some research into the Dubarry Perfume Factory (adjoining Hove Railway Station). The reason for my interest ...
|Ben Hanbury||19 February by CHRISTINE Buckingham|
I think the following people are connected to my family tree: Lottie Emily Marchant (b) 1907, poss married to Thomas ...
|Pauline Best||19 February by Gary MacLeod|
I am interested to know the history of the Brunswick on 39 ditchling road, now the Leek and Winkle. I ...
|anna||13 February by Kathy Levine|
Does any one know which local Brighton based newspapers were available in Brighton between 1880 and 1900? I believe ...
|pathoaruk||13 February by wendy Buckman|
|1906 Hove Photo|
I have a photo of my great-great grandmother at the Kerrison (I think!) Coach House on Waterloo St in Hove. ...
|michele helm||12 February by michele helm|
|Family in Brighton|
My family came from Brighton. The Steels and Nurcombes. The Nurcombes lived at 18 Elder Street at the end of ...
|Barry||7 February by Anne Worthington|
|G M COLLEUTT|
i have a painting of st james’s street by a g m colleutt of 23 old steyne brighton as it ...
|roy pateman||7 February by Dr. S.N. Collcutt|
|250 Elm Grove Brighton|
I have a birth certificate for my aunt showing she was born at 250 Elm Grove Brighton in 1907 the ...
|Coral Luke||7 February by Kathy P|
|Stucks the Jewellers|
Does anyone remember the jewellers in the road off West Street known as Stuck’s?
|Tony Hagon||7 February by george sibun|
|Anyone remember Alfred Arnold De Lacy of Brighton?|
I am specifically interested in information on the woman Alfred lived with called Frances Eliza Allen from c1917-1928 in Brighton. ...
|Julie Mayo||6 February by george sibun|
|A dairy in Moulsecoomb|
I am doing some research about Moulsecoomb and I was wondering if anybody knew of any information or whereabouts of ...
|Paul Clarkson||6 February by Paul Clarkson|
|Girls' School. Montpelier Road. 1850s ?|
Has anyone any knowledge of a girls’ school in Montpelier Road during the 1850s period. If so what was it ...
|Tim Sargeant||4 February by Andy Grant|