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|York Place School, Varndean and Fawcett - is this connection correct?|
Brighton Municipal School was highly respected and had started life as the York Place Board School in 1884 before changing ...
|Philip Dennett||16 December 2020 8:51 AM by Philip Dennett|
|Images of old sweet factory in Hove|
Hello there I am interested to know where I can find images of the old sweet factory (wine gums I think?) which ...
|Adam Morrison||16 December 2020 8:45 AM by Gabrielle|
|stonepound house remand home hassocks.|
Can anyone tell me more about the remand home,where naughty girls were sent by County Borough of Brighton Juvenille team ...
|nico||16 December 2020 8:42 AM by Rob Northall Rob|
|Mount Sion Place Brighton|
My father was born in 1917 at 6 Mount Sion Place, Brighton, please can you tell me if the building ...
|Kathy - Australia||16 December 2020 8:41 AM by Ian Colban|
|James Colbourne - past mayor|
I am researching my family and have a strong Brighton & Hove link, as I was born there as was ...
|Joanna Pettitt||8 December 2020 10:01 AM by george sibun|
|Easy Bar, 9-10 Cranbourne Street|
Does anybody know when Easy Bar was first established? It is now Crowns and has been for several years, but ...
|Martin||8 December 2020 10:01 AM by Geoffrey Mead|
|A question about the coloured houses in Hanover|
Hello, does anyone know when residents of the Hanover district of Brighton started to paint their houses different colours? I ...
|Ben Gladstone||8 December 2020 10:00 AM by Geoffrey Mead|
|Football tour of Germany 1938|
I am writing in the hope that you may be able to answer some questions from the local sports archives. In ...
|Caroline Gaden||8 December 2020 9:59 AM by Richard|
|The Florida Rooms|
Anyone have any memories of the Florida Rooms in the 60s?
|Tony Clevett||8 December 2020 9:58 AM by Jean Franklin-Johnson|
can anyone tell me where the area of brighton calle pimlico was
|kate||8 December 2020 9:58 AM by jeannette locorriere|
|Giant Yellow Frog|
Hello – Am I right in thinking that there used to be a giant yellow ceramic frog on the ground ...
|Honor||8 December 2020 9:57 AM by Lynda Hockley|
Would you please ask Andy Gray to contact me on my E-Mail Address. It is about Brighton History, and is ...
|David Rowland||7 December 2020 2:21 PM by David Rowland|
|catholic girls school|
I am looking for the names of catholic all girls school in the brighton area in the 1920-1939. The only thing ...
|roberta thompson||23 November 2020 4:40 PM by Contribution Form (do not delete)|
|Church Army Home 11 Funsbury Road|
Good Mornoing From Tropical North Queensland, I was born in the Church Army Home of 11 Finsbury Road Brighton in ...
|Sheila Monday||23 November 2020 4:40 PM by george sibun|
My great great grandfather, Jabez Reynolds, was a prolific builder in Brighton and Hove between 1856-86 and claimed to have ...
|Brenda Andrews||23 November 2020 4:39 PM by Donnie Todd|
|Mrs Tee's Bookshop|
Hello there! Does anyone recall Mrs Tee’s bookshop. It was a second-hand bookshop in New Road Brighton, more or less were ...
|Bernard Dutton-Briant||23 November 2020 4:38 PM by John|
|Dawn Jordan School of Dancing|
Does anyone remember the Dawn Jordan School of Dancing which used off Trafalgar Street I recall .
|karen||23 November 2020 4:38 PM by Lydia Jordan|
|History of San Remo terrace, Kingsway|
I’ve recently moved into a flat in this terrace, and am trying to find out more about their history. I ...
|John Kipps||10 November 2020 8:12 AM by Geoffrey Mead|
|1980 ish toy shop in the lanes|
I have a couple of strong memories of my grandmother buying me a toy in a shop I thought was ...
|Sue M||10 November 2020 8:11 AM by Kerry Lennard|
|Does any body recall the music fesytivals held under the Madeira Arches around 1966/67|
Mid 60’s bands participating at the venues
|John Ledward||6 November 2020 10:16 AM by Terry Green|
|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||6 November 2020 10:16 AM by Stephen Henley|
|Children's home Wellington Street|
In early sixties we lived in a children’s home in Bexhill on sea which was moved to Wellington St Brighton ...
|John Clarke||6 November 2020 10:15 AM by Brian Styles|
|Warren Farm School|
My granfather was apparently sent here with his brother as a child. I’m not sure if it was a ...
|Jean Franklin-Johnson||6 November 2020 10:15 AM by JEANETTE GREEN|
|Researching Maynards sweets. And Lanes or Laines?|
I’m interested in anyone’s recollections of Maynards sweets as I’m researching a history of them for a weekly column I ...
|Penny Chorlton||6 November 2020 10:14 AM by Jillian Foley|