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Hello. I’m related on my Mother’s side to Tom Sayers the bareknuckle fighter and would really love to hear from anyone ...
|Karen Aked||4 October 2018 by Karen Aked|
|Local History Questions|
What’s happened to all the local history questions? No new enquiries for nearly six weeks now! I’ll have to try ...
|Tim Sargeant||3 October 2018 by Tim Sargeant|
Hi, I have a painting by Grace Collcutt who was an artist who lived in Brighton and painted some street ...
|Chris Haywood||13 September 2018 by Jennifer Drury|
|Captain George Burden McKean|
Hello, I am currently looking for anything on Canada’s highest decorated World War One Army Recruit who was born in Durham ...
|Peter Bourne||29 August 2018 by Alan Hobden|
|Church House / 2 Lancaster Road|
Ive recently moved into 2 Lancaster Road and have been trying to find some history on the building – its ...
|Adam Young||21 August 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
|Brighton Theatrical Boarding House|
Hello. I should be very interested to know if anyone has information on a theatrical boarding house run by my relative, ...
|Richard Webb||10 August 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
Hi, Would anyone have a photo of the newsagent shop in Prestonville Road between 1920s through to 50s. My mother in ...
|Sylvie Duffin||8 August 2018 by David Blackford|
|Standean Farm Patcham|
Does anyone remember this farm? It was accessed via a narrow lane opposite the top of Church Hill. I was ...
|Neville Bolding||15 July 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
Hello, could anyone tell me more about the school uniform shop Horton Stephens and where they were located? Thank you. Karen.
|Karen Daly||14 July 2018 by Neville Bolding|
|1918 York Place Division Pavilion General Hospital|
I am in possession of my relative’s (Roy Meville Leeson) Hospital Admission records on November 8, 1918 for ...
|Marc Bradell||29 June 2018 by Sam Flowers|
|High Street Brighton|
How did High Street Brighton gets its name, there have never been any shops only a couple of ...
|Ken Ross||27 June 2018 by Ken Ross|
hi, I’m doing a reserch project for my local museum & after some info about a family grave in the ...
|Karl Neve||22 June 2018 by Karl Neve|
|Historic information A27 Brighton Hove Bypass|
Hi Everyone, I am trying to find information on the Brighton Hove A27 Construction back in the late 80s or ...
|Bobby Pennycoste||12 June 2018 by Georgie Hole|
|Brighton 19c photographers|
A distant relative of mine sent me parcel of mainly Victorian photographs of possible relations. I am compiling a SNELLING ...
|John Snelling||8 June 2018 by John Snelling|
Can anyone tell me the location of Sussex Terrace in 1939 please?
|Graham Maskell||4 June 2018 by Tim Sargeant|
|Searching street directories for The Avenue|
I am trying to research the residents of The Avenue in South Moulsecoomb but I am having problems locating it ...
|Paul Clarkson||3 June 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
|Sea View Hotel|
Hello, I’m an American just passing through and enjoying the beautiful scenery of Hove/Brighton. I’m staying at the Sea View ...
|Cara Graf||26 May 2018 by Cara Graf|
I’ve just seen this 2008 postfrom Celia Proud. There was “another establisment with ation on the end”. It was an electricity ...
|Bristol Boater||23 May 2018 by Alan Hobden|
|Landsdowne place original plans|
Hello! I was wondering if some of the original plans for the Regency houses in Landsdowne place still exists? I am ...
|Miri||22 May 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
|What links St Nicholas Road House names.|
I have walked along St Nicholas Road for longer than I care to mention and I have always wondered WHY ...
|Jon Prideaux||21 May 2018 by Andy Grant|
|Schools near Newmarket Road|
On the 1911 census my father Edward Edmund Evento was a foster child age 7, living at #8 Newmarket road. ...
|Christine Mepham||6 May 2018 by Geoffrey Mead|
|trying to identify pupils in Cardinal newman School in the 1880s|
I know that two of my grandmothers sisters attended this school, and I am now looking for information on them. ...
|Ann Maguire||19 April 2018 by Ann Maguire|
|1939 to 1945 the longest camp|
which area in Falmer was the Queens west surreys regiment T A camping when the second world war started
|Barry Eade||19 April 2018 by Barry Eade|
|Daisy Margaret Burtenshaw|
Hi there, I am looking for any information about my grandmother Daisy Margaret Burtenshaw (we think that is how she spelled ...
|Susanne Conroy||16 April 2018 by Andy Grant|