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Photographed in May 1959

Wood Street
Image reproduced with permission from Brighton History Centre

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  • My husband’s great great grandparents Adam & Ann Campbell lived at number 5, they are there on the 1871 & 1881 census. Strangely enough his other great great grandparents on his mother’s side Edmond & Elizabeth Wilkins lived at number 6, they were there in 1853 when their daughter was born and also are there on the 1861 census.

    By Josie Campbell (09/03/2007)
  • My great great great grandfather Frederick Edwards Ewer was living at number 6 in the 1871 census.

    By Rob Osborne (15/04/2007)
  • At the time my great great grandparents Henry Guilford & Eliza Simmons married in 1842 at St Nicholas Church they were living in Wood Street. Henry at no 16 & Eliza at no 35. Henry was described as a Railway Policeman (Guard). So the houses must have been built around or before this time.

    By Rachel (19/05/2007)
  • My ancester, William Gray, was living at 9, Wood Street in the 1871 census.

    By Paul Gray (02/10/2012)
  • My Grandparents lived at 9, Wood Street in the 50’s. Grandma’s sister, husband and 3 sons lived across the road and my Aunt and her husband lived at no.3. We lived with my Grandparents until I was 6.

    By Jill Aberdeen (16/06/2013)
  • Hello Josie Campbell; Adam Campbell is my 5x Great Uncle – I just found his address on the 1871 Census. If your husband – presumably a cousin of some permutation – would care to share family info my name can be searched on 🙂

    By Christine Reeves (05/02/2016)
  • My great grandfather was living at 25 Wood Street.
    I’ve just discovered on Parish marriage Records.
    He was Charles Lower & married Eliza Cosham at St Nicholas Of Myra church Brighton 1840. His father my great great grandfather was Henry Lower.Eliza’s father was Caleb Cosham. She was living at Cheapside. I was living at Southampton Street when this Street was pulled down 1962. I had no idea.

    By Joyce Bishop/Jackson /Lower/Simmons😊 (06/04/2021)

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