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Photographed in 1935

This is a photographic print of St John’s Place, Brighton. It is a view looking north from Carlton Hill. Caroline Gower’s confectionary store is visible on the right of the photograph. An advertising space belonging to Charman Davey is visible on the side of the building in the centre of the photograph.

This photograph was commissioned by the Environmental Health department of Brighton Borough Council. It formed part of a visual record of areas considered for slum clearance. St John’s Place was demolished in the late 1930s.

St John's Place
Reproduced courtesy of Royal Pavilion, Libraries & Museums, Brighton & Hove

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  • I don’t know when St John’s Place was rebuilt but I was born at number 8 in 1951 and lived there until 1961.

    By Valerie Rudwick (04/06/2007)
  • My husband (William Healey ) lived in the house that was Caroline Gowers shop in 1945-46.

    By Helen Healey (06/07/2008)
  • That’s interesting, Helen. Caroline Gower was a great-aunt of mine. Had she moved out of 45 Carlton Hill by then?

    By John Gower (28/11/2008)

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