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|Portland Road School|
Hello, We are trying to find out how many pupils attended West Hove Schools, then Portland Road School when it opened ...
|Derek||19 January by Simon Leney|
Am trying to find out what the houses originally looked like on both the inside and out. Also who ...
|Maggie Bacon||19 January by Contribution Form (do not delete)|
|st martins hotel|
Does anyone remember the Saint Martins Hotel just off the seafront and do you remember the address or can any ...
|Michael Griffin||13 January by Michael Griffin|
DOES ANYONE KNOW WERE HENRY STREET WAS IN BRIGHTON AND DOES ANYONE EVER HEARD OF J,TOURLE.I FOUND AN OLD BOTTLE WITH ...
|BRIAN THORNTON||13 January by Mervyn Huggett|
|1950s Boxing In Schools|
Kaz has just reminded me about boxing being taught in schools during the 50s.Fairlight school taught boys to box.Sometimes us ...
|jennifer tonks nee smith||13 January by Geoff Robbins|
|"NEWMAID" vacuum cleaner|
This is NOT an electric vacuum cleaner. My Mother had one before the 39/45 war. It was an ...
|John Wall||13 January by Ann Tyler|
|hills, east street, brighton|
I used to spend my summer holidays above the lovely Edwardian shop, Hills, in East Street, Brighton…it belonged to members ...
|nantic||13 January by Mike Southon|
hi, i’m trying to find out if anyone can remember or has info on panzer mansions that used to be ...
|rod harrison||13 January by Phil Penfold|
Where and how many public baths or slipper baths were there in Brighton and Hove? I know of one that ...
|David Shelton||13 January by Gordon Coleman|
Has anyone any memories of the veteren broadcaster Gilbert Harding.I lived near him as a child and have vague memories ...
|Edward||13 January by Dan 0'Shaughnessy|
|the evershed family|
any info. on the above family who owned jewellery shops in brighton/hove in the 19 century would be gratefully received
|julia andrews||13 January by Julian Parr|
ANYONE REMEMBER PAMELA HUNT I LIVED 22 WISTON ROAD FROM 1947 TO 1961I HAVE FOND MEMORIES OF WHITEHAWK HOPE TO ...
|PAMELA CLIFF||13 January by Kathleen Dubsky|
|Lavender Street sweet shop|
My grandmother Louie Norman owned a sweet shop on Lavender street in the early 1900s. I wondered if anyone had ...
|Julie Munro||7 January by Julie Munro|
|Pattimore Family / Shops in St James Street circa 1930-1940|
I’m desperate to find information about my mother’s family who owned shops in St James Street near Woolworths and lived ...
|Michael Harrison||7 January by Geoffrey Mead|
|In 1891 Princess Sophia Duleep Singh was a pupil in a school on Dyke Road, Brighton|
I am trying to put a name to Sophia’s school. It occupied 36-42 Dyke Road, Brighton. It was quite a large ...
|Suchi Chatterjee||7 January by Suchitra Chatterjee|
|Chris Rees - Plaque|
I noticed this plaque on the undercliff between Rottingdean and Saltdean. I have been unable to find any information?
|John Knight||30 December 2020 2:18 PM by John Knight Knight|
|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 December 2020 12:54 PM by george sibun|
|Shooter’s Gardens 1835|
I am looking at a Burial record for Thomas Markwick at St Nicholas Church in 1835. He is described as ...
|Ian Smith||26 December 2020 12:51 PM by george sibun|
Are there any Lampers living in the area? My fathers family came from Brighton and I am steadily building up ...
|Thelma Pound||26 December 2020 12:49 PM by barry lamper|
does anyone remeber stuart norris in george strret hove. i had my first job there at the tender age of 15
|Valerie Bruce||26 December 2020 12:49 PM by Gordon Hepworth|
Mary Henrietta Dobede lived at 3 Montpeleir Terrace in 1881 along with 3 of her Children, I am researching this ...
|Julie Webb||26 December 2020 12:49 PM by Alison Dufton|
|Info on Buckingham Street, Brighton|
Iam intrestedin knowing a little about Buckingham Street, Brighton. I wanted to know who may have lived in the street ...
|Anthony||17 December 2020 1:33 PM by Gail Williams|
|Brighton's Police Horses|
I am having a problem trying to find out anything about Brighton’s last police horses. I would like to know ...
|Brian Evans||17 December 2020 1:33 PM by Tim Sargeant|
Does anybody have knowledge of a substance known as ‘stromboli’ (apparently after the Italian volcano) which was found on the ...
|Geoff Stoner||17 December 2020 1:29 PM by Geoffrey Mead|