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|Hove Training Home for Girls|
Hi, I’m researching my daughters paternal side of the family tree and have found a relative at the above ‘certified ...
|Janet Vidler||16 July by Geoffrey Mead|
does any one know anything about the whichelo family in 1800 especially richard lemon whichelo, any information would we greatly ...
|sam||16 July by Owen Nichols|
|Rings of Hove|
Further to my previous enquiry does anyone have memories of it/staff from the 1980s? Who took it on when the ...
|Caroline Carter||13 July by Richard Harriss|
Hello, I am trying to find out any information I can regarding the Pearce family. I believe they lived at ...
|Lu Haff||9 July by Lu Haff|
|Rock and sweet shop, early twenties|
Looking for information on my uncle Jack Sugarman who ran the shop on the station approach, Brighton, famous for rock.
|Martin Levy||7 July by Geoffrey Mead|
According to the Argus this morning: “The uncovering of a secret historic cottage hidden away from a high street could ...
|Alan Hobden||7 July by Geoff Clements|
|Was there a harbour for troop ships landing in Brighton 1939?|
Was there a harbour for troop ships landing in Brighton in 1939?
|Bob BLAKEY||7 July by Geoffrey Mead|
|The Duke of Yorks cinema|
I am trying to find out why and how the Duke of Yorks survived in the ’60s, 70’s and 80’s ...
|Catherine Page||7 July by Dave Larkin|
|new oxford theatre of varieties, new road|
I heard somewhere about a theatre of varieties on new road around 1880’s and was wondering if anyone knew whether ...
|natalie||7 July by Geoff Robbins|
|Old friend at Union Church youth club from 1950s|
Where is Anthony P C Allen – solicitor (retired) possibly at Bunkers co?
|John Francis||7 July by Sue M|
|A question about a Chinese Restaurant in West Street|
In the sixties, there was one of the first Chinese restaurants about halfway down West Street on the right hand ...
|Martin Tidy||7 July by john partridge|
Iam researching my romany ancestors who were born in Brighton, and had caravans on the downs. would any one know ...
|j parker||7 July by Sharon Barnes|
Is there any one on this site that knows anything about the Goble family of Carlton Court.Brighton. Namely Thomas Goble ...
|Sheila Jones||7 July by Sharon Barnes|
Hello, according to Wiki Ben Sherman opened his first shirt factory at 21 Bedford Square Brighton in 1963. Does anyone ...
|Debbie Waldon||29 June by Debbie Waldon|
|Is anyone connected with someone who has a bench in their name in Brighton/Hove?|
Hi there, I’m writing a small feature on people with bench plaques in Brighton/Hove. I’d love to hear from you ...
|Brigitta Smale||29 June by Brigitta Smale|
I have a photo of my paternal grandmother which appears to have been taken professionally. Does anyone know if there ...
|Alan Hobden||29 June by Kath Parish|
|126 and 128 New Church Road, Hove|
Can anyone please tell me anything about the history of these 2 properties? They are now used as one premises, ...
|Shirley Smith||29 June by Carol Murphy|
|Question about Albion Hill Home|
Hello, does anyone know about the history of Albion Hill Home, specifically around 1920? Would it have been for unmarried ...
|Tracy Schofield||20 June by Geoffrey Mead|
|Does anyone know the Barnes family that lived in Moulsecoombe and Brighton through the seventies?|
Trying to do a family tree on my fathers side. His name was Frank William Barnes and he was born ...
|Gwendoline Healy||19 June by Gwendoline Healy|
|Old Hove College, Kinsway|
Am trying to find information about the Old Hove College on Kingsway, any info would be good.
|Robin Cook||18 June by Contribution Form (do not delete)|
Can anyone provide any information on ‘Codrington House’ situated at No. 1. Hampton Place, it is currently housing a ...
|John Billing||18 June by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
|Aryeh House School|
Anybody knows about it?
|Janine Silberman||13 June by Eskandar Nahaie|
I gather by JD’s test, things seem to have gone unusually quiet. I also recall the great number of ...
|Roy Grant||13 June by Lyn Fardell|
|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||13 June by Sarah Panes|