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Does anyone remember the Co-op? laundry, somewhere around Byron St, or that area? I recall it as ...
|Annie||19 October 2020 9:43 AM by John Barber|
I am trying to track the Edlin family history in Brighton as I am led to believe that my ...
|edlin||19 October 2020 9:43 AM by Vicki Lefort (née Noble)|
|Rainbow Children's Home|
Hi, I hope someone can shed light on my question! Does anyone have any information on The Rainbow Childrens Home ...
|Mark Stewart||16 October 2020 9:57 AM by Jillian Foley|
|betting shop opend by max miller|
what is the shop now which once was a betting shop which was opened by max miller.in new england road
|wayne||16 October 2020 9:56 AM by Geoffrey Mead|
|gracie field orphanage|
Hi i wonder if anyone can help. My friends mumwent to the above orphange, we believe it was sussex. Seh ...
|joanne||16 October 2020 9:54 AM by Mark Woodouse|
|Church Road Studios - ex-Barclays Bank?|
Can anyone give me any info on the history of the building which is now Church Road Recording Studios (Enterprise ...
|Kristen||12 October 2020 3:30 PM by Diane Ruff|
|19 Clifton Terrace|
My great grandmother, Sophia Celia Hutchins, was born 19 Clifton Terrace Brighton in 1854. Her parents were Richard Hutchins ...
|Judith Sutherland||12 October 2020 3:21 PM by Tony Patrick|
|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||29 September 2020 9:22 AM by Julie Mayo|
|Zetlands Coffee Shop|
Does anyone recall Zetlands Coffee Shop? It used to be patronised by ‘ladies who took morning coffee’ they wore smart ...
|Hawkeye||29 September 2020 9:21 AM by Franklin Silverstone|
|Anyone remember John T Kirkham?|
I am looking for any information on John T Kirkham. He drove buses around 1930-1936 from Brighton to Chailey, Sussex. ...
|Serena Kirkham||29 September 2020 9:20 AM by Serena Kirkham|
|Medieval village of Perching|
I am desperately searching for information about the medieval village of Perching; the remains of which are on the Downs. ...
|Rev Peter King||29 September 2020 9:18 AM by Justin Brice|
|Cromwell House School, Hove 1954|
Does anyone remember attending boarding school at the above between the yeats 1954-1958 and what happened to the school. My surname ...
|Elizabeth Meakin||29 September 2020 9:17 AM by Julia Allen|
|Bombings in Brighton|
Does anyone know any information on bombs in Caledonian rd Brighton 1940 September the 20 that where dropped, or have ...
|vikkysmile||29 September 2020 9:17 AM by Allan Warner-Clarkson|
|Demolished school, Upper Drive, Hove|
An old OS map 1944-1969 shows a school in Upper Drive, Hove, on the north side. The site is the ...
|Alan Hobden||21 September 2020 5:26 PM by Alan Hobden|
I wonder if anyone can tell me please if I can access any lists of people who stayed at Warren ...
|Denise||21 September 2020 5:20 PM by Robert Kesterton|
|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||21 September 2020 5:19 PM by Terry Fitzpatrick|
|37 Rugby Road|
Preston Drove once formed part of an ancient trackway across the parish from Lewes to Portslade. Does anyone have any ...
|John Knight||21 September 2020 5:19 PM by Alan Phillips|
|Johnny Dee & The Initials|
As a ex member of the above band in the 1960s just wondering if their are any ex members of the ...
|John Grover||21 September 2020 5:18 PM by Martin Fuller|
does anyone remember the linden club thay was in a basement in this street i think it was owned by ...
|duffy newman/watkins||13 September 2020 8:54 PM by John Kearns|
|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||11 September 2020 12:20 PM by Pauline Stratton|
|What shop was 24 Aberdeen Road in 50s|
Looking for history of 24 Aberdeen Road, where I lived from 1959 when it became a residence. Originally a mission ...
|susan waller||11 September 2020 12:19 PM by Geoffrey Mead|
Does anyone know if the platform for Brighton & Hove Golf Club was south or north of the clubhouse? ie ...
|brian churchill||9 September 2020 5:57 PM by brian churchill|
|Reverend Henry Laing circa 1835 to 1855|
I am still interested in finding out a little more about the above Rev Henry Laing. (Born c1783. Died Hampstead ...
|Tim Sargeant||9 September 2020 5:57 PM by Philip Horan|
|Odd Ball Characters.|
Brighton has always been a Town of Tolerance(alliteration) and because of this attracted and fully accepted those who chose to ...
|Roy Grant||9 September 2020 5:55 PM by Alan Phillips|