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I was born in 96 Drove crescent in 1956, my dad left to come to australia in 1963. I went ...
|Nick Manning||21 July by Debra Archer|
|Swan cafe, Kings Road, Brighton|
Does anyone know where the Swan cafe/restaurant in Kings Road was in the 1930’s? What is there today? Any help ...
|jules||21 July by Vernon Gardner|
|song or poem about Brighton|
I was wondering if there was any song or poem ever written about Brighton if so, would you please let ...
|Veronika||21 July by Lee Smith|
does anyone know where ivory buildings was,my great grandparents lived there in 1901,katherine rolf/pumfrey.many thanks
|christine pumfrey||21 July by Contribution Form (do not delete)|
|ST. John the Baptist Convent.|
I would like to know did anyone board in the Convent between 1954-1958, and did anyone know Christabel Denehy who ...
|Cherie (Pat )Davies.||21 July by Mollie Squires|
My Grandfather, Charles Otto McBRIEN, used the address of 4. Whitehawk Road as his business address between about 1915 and ...
|Chris McBrien||21 July by Phil Lockwood|
|Kenning Tyre Services|
My big sister worked for many years in the office of Kenning Tyre Services. It was near Waterloo Street but ...
|Honor||21 July by Terry Clifford|
|A haunting Of a lady|
Does anyone have any information about a lady spirit who wears a red coat seen in a cloakroom that use ...
|Kim Ayres||16 July by Kim Ayres|
|Elizabeth Sarah Humphries|
We are still seeking any information on the above. She was known to have been in Brighton during the 1850s. The ...
|Tim Sargeant||5 July by Dr Geoffrey Mead|
Having lived in Beaconsfield Villas for over 20 years and being interested in local history, I am trying to find ...
|Bill Goodchild||5 July by Jo Chatfield|
|Where in Preston Park was this taken? (1890!)|
Query posted here (and insta) .. this seen on an old calendar.. https://twitter.com/paulbennett2018/status/1673796167761526784
|Paul bennett||2 July by Paul bennett|
My great grandfather Herbert Mowbray had a hair dressers in Air street (and his brother ran another in Queen`s street) ...
|Stephanie Caplen-Jerromes||29 June by Stephanie Jerromes|
Anyone have any information about Newhaven street from the 1950’s.I lived there until 1959,then moved on to Middlesex. Any info ...
|Brian Burton||29 June by Brian Burton|
|Manorbes and Cheetahs.|
When still a teenager and still getting into weight training I remember finding Manorbes Health Studio? in Hove which was ...
|Edward||29 June by peter thorpe|
Am I right in believing that Brighton might have been one of the first towns in Britain to have a ...
|Robert Niblett||26 June by Alan Phillips|
During the 60’s I worked for Southern Licensed Supplies, a wholesale wine company owned by Michael Cook. This ...
|Valerie Farrar||26 June by Robert Malone|
|Aryeh House School|
Anybody knows about it?
|Janine Silberman||26 June by Valerie Byron|
|Ellen Street School and Aldrington National School|
My great grandmother KATE SCIVYER was a teacher in Brighton and Hove. We have pictures of her at school in ...
|Joanna Simmonds||19 June by Janet Norris nee Sharp|
|E Foard Spirit and Wine Merchants|
I’ve been doing some exploring on some family land and came across a load of half buried/submerged bottles. Most I ...
|David Turner||19 June by george sibun|
|Henry Davey, Mayor of Brighton in 1878 and 1879 - living relatives?|
Does anybody know if Henry Davey who served two terms in office as Mayor of Brighton in 1878 and 1879 ...
|Sam Horn||19 June by Jaimie Todd|
Would anybody know where I can find more about the life of Ambrose Gorham.All I know is that he owned ...
|Carol Hardy||19 June by Jozef Kis|
|Brighton Tattoo History|
Hi folks, I’m looking to see if anyone has any accounts of tattooists working in Brighton between 1960s to late 80’s. You ...
|John Parkinson||19 June by Brendon Feeney|
|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||19 June by Shirin Razavi|
|Spyridon Marketis jewellery shop in Brighton|
Hi I’m looking for an address for his shop circa 1890. I know they lived at 45 Sydney St, in ...
|Caz Sca||8 June by Dr Geoffrey Mead|