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|"NEWMAID" vacuum cleaner|
This is NOT an electric vacuum cleaner. My Mother had one before the 39/45 war. It was an ...
|John Wall||13 January by Ann Tyler|
|hills, east street, brighton|
I used to spend my summer holidays above the lovely Edwardian shop, Hills, in East Street, Brighton…it belonged to members ...
|nantic||13 January by Mike Southon|
Where and how many public baths or slipper baths were there in Brighton and Hove? I know of one that ...
|David Shelton||13 January by Gordon Coleman|
|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||13 January by Julian Parr|
ANYONE REMEMBER PAMELA HUNT I LIVED 22 WISTON ROAD FROM 1947 TO 1961I HAVE FOND MEMORIES OF WHITEHAWK HOPE TO ...
|PAMELA CLIFF||13 January by Kathleen Dubsky|
|Lavender Street sweet shop|
My grandmother Louie Norman owned a sweet shop on Lavender street in the early 1900s. I wondered if anyone had ...
|Julie Munro||7 January by Julie Munro|
|Pattimore Family / Shops in St James Street circa 1930-1940|
I’m desperate to find information about my mother’s family who owned shops in St James Street near Woolworths and lived ...
|Michael Harrison||7 January by Geoffrey Mead|
|In 1891 Princess Sophia Duleep Singh was a pupil in a school on Dyke Road, Brighton|
I am trying to put a name to Sophia’s school. It occupied 36-42 Dyke Road, Brighton. It was quite a large ...
|Suchi Chatterjee||7 January by Suchitra Chatterjee|
|Chris Rees - Plaque|
I noticed this plaque on the undercliff between Rottingdean and Saltdean. I have been unable to find any information?
|John Knight||7 January by John Knight|
|H. THUNDER - Court Boot maker 15, East Street|
I am trying to find out more about the THUNDER Boot and Shoe Premises at 15, East Street, Brighton. My ...
|John Knowles||26 December 2020 12:54 PM by george sibun|
|Shooter’s Gardens 1835|
I am looking at a Burial record for Thomas Markwick at St Nicholas Church in 1835. He is described as ...
|Ian Smith||26 December 2020 12:51 PM by george sibun|
Are there any Lampers living in the area? My fathers family came from Brighton and I am steadily building up ...
|Thelma Pound||26 December 2020 12:49 PM by barry lamper|
does anyone remeber stuart norris in george strret hove. i had my first job there at the tender age of 15
|Valerie Bruce||26 December 2020 12:49 PM by Gordon Hepworth|
Mary Henrietta Dobede lived at 3 Montpeleir Terrace in 1881 along with 3 of her Children, I am researching this ...
|Julie Webb||26 December 2020 12:49 PM by Alison Dufton|
|Info on Buckingham Street, Brighton|
Iam intrestedin knowing a little about Buckingham Street, Brighton. I wanted to know who may have lived in the street ...
|Anthony||17 December 2020 1:33 PM by Gail Williams|
|Brighton's Police Horses|
I am having a problem trying to find out anything about Brighton’s last police horses. I would like to know ...
|Brian Evans||17 December 2020 1:33 PM by Tim Sargeant|
Does anybody have knowledge of a substance known as ‘stromboli’ (apparently after the Italian volcano) which was found on the ...
|Geoff Stoner||17 December 2020 1:29 PM by Geoffrey Mead|
|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|