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Photo of the rebuilding in 1971

The rebuilding of Pearson House, the St Dunstan’s Home in St George’s Road, Kemp Town, 1971.

Rebuilding of Pearson House, 1971
Image reproduced with kind permission from Brighton and Hove in Pictures by Brighton and Hove City Council

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  • My mum, Mrs Joan Fleet, worked at Pearson House for nearly 31 years as a cake and pastry cook, originally for Lord and Lady Pearson. She saw many changes over the years until it closed and was bought eventually by the hospital for accommodation.  My mum now lives with me in Southern France.

    By Paul Fleet (25/04/2008)
  • Hi Paul – are you Paul Fleet who went to Whitehawk School in the early 60s? I think you came from Woodingdean. If you are, my name is Richard Groves and your birthday was a day before mine – yours 11th Jan and mine 12th Jan. If it is you, how are you mate? I have now retired, how about you? If it’s not you, sorry to have inconvenienced you! Many thanks.

    By Richard F Groves (06/04/2012)
  • I lived on this street, Portland Place and went to St. John the Baptist school.  It’s great to see the pictures on this website. I now live in San Francisco.

    By Janice Leach nee Prossor (19/07/2014)

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