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Can anyone tell me if there is a Mormon church in Brighton or Hove, and if so whereabouts please
|John||31 August by Kimball North|
What was Whitehawk Bottom like before houses were built around 1910?
|Jane Emery||31 August by Gill Wales|
|Does anyone have any more information about Peter McKay/Ally Soper ?|
Pete McKay was a very successful itinerant musician who entertained holidaymakers in Brighton in the 1890s. He appeared dressed as ...
|John Neil||29 August by John Neil|
|Mystery photo of a Brighton church/church hall in 1960s|
Does anyone recognise this Brighton location please? Some of my family members were photographed here, outside a church (or perhaps a ...
|Alan Hobden||16 August by Alan Hobden|
|Sherry's Bar (the original)|
Do you know the location (address) of Sherry’s, the bar that was there during the war? My cousin Primrose taylor ...
|firstname.lastname@example.org||16 August by Sue Standen|
|Gents' tailors in East Street in 1950's ?|
Can someone please help with the name of the gents’ tailor, which was situated on the East side of East ...
|Ian Tollady||16 August by Ron Barrow|
|Elephant and Castle Pub|
I know that this pub was in London Road, could someone please tell me where exactly? Was there also a ...
|vanessa||16 August by Michael Older|
|The Roxbee Family|
Hi I am researching my family tree. My great great great grandfather Henry Roxbee originated from Brighton. If ...
|Linda Downes||16 August by simon Roxbee|
does anyone remeber stuart norris in george strret hove. i had my first job there at the tender age of 15
|Valerie Bruce||16 August by Bruce Rawlings|
I am endeavouring to trace a W.H. VINER who lived in or near Haywards Heath before and during the 39 ...
|John Wall||16 August by Contribution Form (do not delete)|
|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||8 August by Laurie Peacock|
|Morley Family Sussex|
After info on Morley family in sussex area Early 19th Cent. Henry Morley born 1811 ish either in or moved to ...
|Michael Morley||8 August by Iris Board|
|Card suits in the windows|
There is a building in Marlborough Street with a heart, a diamond, a spade and a club in the upstairs ...
|Val Stockley||8 August by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
|A question about 11 Finsbury road|
I’m doing my family tree and my father was born at 11 Finsbury road Brighton in 1938 and was then ...
|Dana Grayley||2 August by Gill Wales|
|Seeking relatives of George Brian Gates and Gladys Millicent Gates of Hove and Brighton early 1900s|
My Wife and I are looking for contact with relatives of both “Captain George Brian Gates” Born Hove 1899, Joined ...
|Robin Van Kempen||2 August by george sibun|
|Dawn Jordan School of Dancing|
Does anyone remember the Dawn Jordan School of Dancing which used off Trafalgar Street I recall .
|karen||2 August by Sarah Dowsett|
|THE DOWNS SCHOOL IN 1932|
During my family history research I’ve found a relative who was an engineer working in India in the period between ...
|Richard Corden||2 August by Jenny Wilder|
|The Lawns Hotel, Kingsway, Hove, East Sussex. Does it still exist, what is it now called and historical resident details.|
Does the old Lawns Hotel still operate as a Hotel and if so under what name? We have found an exerts ...
|Robin Van Kempen||2 August by Alan Hobden|
|H.J. Greens of Hove|
I have searched pages for any comments re the Greens factory in Hove, just off Portland Road I believe. My mother ...
|Bonny Cother||2 August by Sue King|
|Patcham and the A27|
Hello, I’m looking for people who lived in Patcham before and after the construction of the A27, ...
|David Parker||2 August by Eddie Jackson|
|Large Building At the Top of Queens Road|
This is bugging me, because I can remember this building at the top of Queens Road. It had four small ...
|Daniel C||2 August by Daniel C|
Anyone know what happened to Laurie ? A sentimental enquiry .. I remember all night guitar parties on Brighton beach ...
|chrissy roman||21 July by Harry Atkins|
|Pavilion War Hospital|
How long was the Pavilion used as a war hospital for Indian troops?
|John Knight||21 July by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
|Chain pier location|
I’m curious to find the actual location of The Chain Pier, preferably drawn in on a (reasonbaly) current map. I lived ...
|Sven W||21 July by Dr Geoffrey Mead|