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I lived at Patcham in a very large yellow brick house called Ashburnham from about 1946-49. Its main entrance came ...
|John Lewis||20 December 2019 7:39 AM by Thomas Stace|
|Smells & Sounds of Brighton|
Just had ‘the sounds of the sea,’ which made me think of other sounds and smells I associate with Brighton. ...
|Roy Grant||20 December 2019 7:38 AM by Geoff Robbins|
|The Florida Rooms|
Anyone have any memories of the Florida Rooms in the 60s?
|Tony Clevett||20 December 2019 7:38 AM by Johnny Watton|
|Patcham Old Village - no. 96 London Road in 1851|
I’m looking for an image that would show what no. 96 (Old) London Road looked like in 1851. It would ...
|Christine Jackson||17 December 2019 6:28 PM by Christine Jackson|
|Brighton Stragglers Cricket Club|
Back in the 60’s & 70’s my dad (and sometimes brothers) used to play for Brighton Stragglers Cricket Club. Their ...
|Geoff Robbins||10 December 2019 10:09 AM by Geoff Robbins|
My great grandfather Herbert Mowbray had a hair dressers in Air street (and his brother ran another in Queen`s street) ...
|Stephanie Caplen-Jerromes||10 December 2019 10:08 AM by John Snelling|
|House History- Clifton Road|
I am researching history of my house. I live in Clifton Road, and have so far found that the house ...
|Lindsey||10 December 2019 10:08 AM by Peter R|
|Rings Of Hove|
I am trying to find out about this shop which was on Western Road near Palmeira Square – it closed ...
|Caroline Carter||10 December 2019 10:07 AM by Keren Hancox|
|Stanmer Village Cricket Club|
Can anyone remember the name of the original Stanmer Village Cricket team that played on the lawn in front of ...
|Bee Oliver||4 December 2019 11:22 AM by Bee Oliver|
|Elmhurst, Warren Road, Lily Emma Livett|
Hi All, I’m not a local, but I have enjoyed reading all the reminiscences on here just the same. I am ...
|Daniella McCarthy-Stewart||4 December 2019 11:22 AM by Daniella McCarthy-Stewart|
|Essential festival Stanmer Park 1991|
Hi, I’m trying to find out information on a festival I attended in 1991 at Stanmer Park, I think it ...
|Will Turner||4 December 2019 11:20 AM by johnny depp|
|Barrance and Ford clothing shop, Kings Road Brighton.|
Trying to find photographs of BARRANCE AND FORD before it closed in the 1970s. Or hear from anyone who remembers shopping ...
|Stephanie Richards||4 December 2019 11:19 AM by Tim Barrance|
|Patcham and the A27|
Hello, I’m looking for people who lived in Patcham before and after the construction of the A27, ...
|David Parker||4 December 2019 11:18 AM by John Snelling|
I have a photo of my paternal grandmother which appears to have been taken professionally. Does anyone know if there ...
|Alan Hobden||4 December 2019 10:26 AM by Monte Abramson|
There is a Harry Cowley on 1891/1901 census living at Lincoln St Brighton – son of Thomas & Jane Cowley. Would ...
|David||27 November 2019 9:20 AM by Michael Cowdrey|
Hello, This is my first posting. First of all I found History of Westdene, by David Fisher, most interesting. I would like ...
|Margaret Titterington||27 November 2019 9:19 AM by Jan M|
I know that this subject has been raised before, but Radio Sussex is doing a programme about it. I was evacuated ...
|David Blackford||23 November 2019 5:52 AM by Margaret Brenchley|
|Bellmans London Road.|
My mother Violet worked for Sydney Bellman during and after the war. Bellmans ran the Helpy Club for the war ...
|Jennifer Goddard nee Norrell||23 November 2019 5:51 AM by Brian Littlechild|
|London Road Shops and Pubs|
Further to recent queries, there is (or was)a web site some time ago dedicated to London Road shops. In 1969 the ...
|David Ward||22 November 2019 7:37 AM by Anthony Paice|
Hi, for many years I have been trying to trace Francois Bonnot and can get no further, I am hoping ...
|Sarah Bonnot||7 November 2019 2:50 PM by Sarah Bonnot|
|13th boys brigade|
Both my sons Steve and Andrew Atkins went to the ...
|Harry Atkins||7 November 2019 2:50 PM by Malcolm Halley|
Is there any one on this site that knows anything about the Goble family of Carlton Court.Brighton. Namely Thomas Goble ...
|Sheila Jones||1 November 2019 10:53 AM by Tim Sargeant|
Researching the Driscolls who lived here in 1876. Huge family so thinking there must still be descendants in Brighton.
|Karen Pullen||30 October 2019 12:01 AM by Karen Pullen|
|St Mary’s Place|
Does anyone remember a dance school at the very top of St Mary’s Place? Myself and several friends used to ...
|Jenny||28 October 2019 9:26 AM by Jenny|