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|Val's Taverne, a 1950's/60's bar in the basement of a Chichester Terrace house.|
I have come across a 1950’s postcard advertising Val’s Taverne at 11 Chichester Terrace. The postcard has an interior shot ...
|Andrew Doig||16 October 2019 4:25 PM by Tim Sargeant|
Is anyone researching the Eade family – especially Emily Eade (1874-1906) who married Frederick Sutton in 1900 in Brighton.
|Judith||14 October 2019 9:25 AM by John Snelling|
|Eastern Street, Kemptown - why is it called a street?|
There’s a short twitten in Kemptown next to Belgrave Place called Eastern Street and I wondered if anyone knows why ...
|Chris Dadswell||14 October 2019 9:25 AM by Penny Broomhead|
|The Cap of Liberty Pub|
Does anyone have any information on the Cap Of Liberty Pub which existed in Brighton in the first half of ...
|Nick Heath||6 October 2019 2:16 PM by David Packham|
|St Peters Court School, Burgess Hill|
Does anyone have any information on St Peters Court School, in Burgess Hill, the Rev, Mcdonald Hobley I think was ...
|Angela Greaves||23 September 2019 8:24 AM by Tim Sargeant|
|Martin's Club circa 1943|
Greetings from Canada. I’m curious about a card I’ve found. It is a membership card to Martin’s Club, 42 Kings ...
|Brad Uphill||22 September 2019 8:33 PM by Davi Fisher|
Where was London Street in Brighton
|Carol Hardy||22 September 2019 8:31 PM by Ron Jeffs|
|Frai family (could they be Fray, now?)|
Furthering my research into my family’s relocation to Brighton, it would appear that a relative, Phyllis Abell, married a chap, ...
|Julie M||17 September 2019 10:54 AM by Penny Broomhead|
|Mrs Fitzherbert and Brighton|
Hello members Have just joined and am asking if anybody has any information on the historic sites related to Mrs Fitzherbert ...
|Derrick Bradfield||16 September 2019 12:07 PM by Rob Body|
|Hove County Grammar School for Girls|
I attended Hove County in Nevill Road from 1950-55. Are the buildings still there & does anyone have photos of ...
|Jean||15 September 2019 11:55 AM by Helen Smith|
|The Winsor family|
Hi,I am researching my ex nans family,her surname was Winsor and she was born in Bute st kemp town 1908.I ...
|Phillip Baker||15 September 2019 11:55 AM by Diane|
|George Ernest Bryant lived in Brighton|
Hi, I was adopted shortly after my birth and have in the last year or so found many ancestors. ...
|Kathryn Bryant||15 September 2019 11:54 AM by dom smith|
|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||15 September 2019 11:53 AM by Geoffrey Mead|
|A question about Coleman Street, Brighton|
Bit of a long shot but when I was 6 (now 69!) years old my parents Chris and Lois Lade ...
|Nick Lade||15 September 2019 11:52 AM by Nick Lade|
|Fish and Chip Restaurant in the North Laine 1990's.|
Does anyone know of a Fish and Chip Restaurant in the North Laine? I was taken there in the 1990’s ...
|Ria Ship||13 September 2019 4:00 PM by|
|Brighton Free Home for Destitute and Orphan Boys - aka Bryn aka 3 Upper Lewes Road.|
The 1891 census shows my great uncle as being a resident (or inmate) at No 3 Upper Lewes Road (a ...
|Geoff Robbins||6 September 2019 5:04 PM by Andy Grant|
|Bombings in Brighton|
Does anyone know any information on bombs in Caledonian rd Brighton 1940 September the 20 that where dropped, or have ...
|vikkysmile||6 September 2019 5:04 PM by Allan Warner-Clarkson|
|Miss Margaret Hardy|
I am researching Brighton’s first female Mayor, Miss Margaret Hardy. Local Studies are sending me a brief history of her ...
|Colin Cartwright||3 September 2019 11:26 AM by David Packham|
|Looking for Reginald Footitt/Footit|
Hello, I’d like to re-unite my Dad with his old Navy colleague called Reginald Footitt (or Footit). All we know is he ...
|Steph Joynson||30 August 2019 3:31 PM by Steph Joynson|
|Barrance and Ford|
Hello, I am doing some research on the department store Barrance and Ford that was situated on the corner of Kings ...
|Karen Scanlon||30 August 2019 12:57 PM by Karen Scanlon|
|Cows on Hove Lawns|
Does anybody remember the dairy shows which used to come to Hove Lawns by the King Alfred in the summer? ...
|Val Stockley||30 August 2019 11:15 AM by keren hancox|
Does anyone know anything about the Wigney family who came to Brighton at the end of the 18th Century? Brighton’s ...
|Heather King||22 August 2019 5:54 PM by Ivor Williams|
|the weaver family|
Hi i wonder if anyone can help me i am a member of the weaver family and trying to find ...
|wayne||22 August 2019 9:19 AM by Shady Pooh|
I wonder if anyone can tell me please if I can access any lists of people who stayed at Warren ...
|Denise||6 August 2019 8:10 AM by Geoffrey Mead|