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Having lived in Beaconsfield Villas for over 20 years and being interested in local history, I am trying to find ...
|Bill Goodchild||17 June 2022 2:29 PM by Andy Grant|
|Medieval village of Perching|
I am desperately searching for information about the medieval village of Perching; the remains of which are on the Downs. ...
|Rev Peter King||16 June 2022 3:27 PM by mike stoakes|
Does anyone know the origin of the name of this street?
|Richard Parker||16 June 2022 3:27 PM by Tim Sargeant|
I look after a gentleman of 94 who knew Winnie Hilder, does anyone have any infomation about her. He still ...
|Sue Eburn||16 June 2022 3:27 PM by Ila Hudson|
|Brighton station old left luggage office|
Whereabouts in the current Brighton train station was the left luggage office? Thinking of the Trunk Murders.
|Sassy Sal||16 June 2022 3:26 PM by Peter Groves|
|Brighton bus office|
I worked for a short while in the Brighton bus office in Lewis Road around 1950. I remember that it ...
|Dave Blackford||16 June 2022 3:25 PM by Dave Blackford|
|Brighton Festival 1967|
hello ~ does anybody here remember the very first Brighton Festival way back in 1967? In particular ...
|Michael Kemp||16 June 2022 3:25 PM by Tim Baker|
|lancing carriage works history|
i am trying to find any information available for the above particularly any records held for the staff who were ...
|mark harland||16 June 2022 3:23 PM by John Snelling|
Does anyone remember the waxwork museum? My childhood memories are that it was linked to Madame Tussauds, but in ...
|Adam Johnson-Short||16 June 2022 3:22 PM by Fenella Rook Smith|
|Salisbury Road, Hove|
I am trying to find out more about the history of Salisbury Road in Hove. I can find lots of information ...
|Kellee||16 June 2022 3:22 PM by Karen Vincent-Jones|
Wheh I was a small girl I visited Brighton with my parents and went to a cafe/restaurant and purchased “tiddieoggies”,I ...
|mrs arkwright||16 June 2022 3:22 PM by Joan Woodruff|
|Harman Family Tree|
This is a long shot but……not long into my family tree and my aunt told me of a story about ...
|Gail Oldfield||16 June 2022 3:22 PM by HUGO RUNE|
|Laundries in Brighton and Hove|
I was reading some of the posts and comments on the site about laundries in Brighton and Hove and I ...
|Peter Groves||16 June 2022 3:17 PM by Sam Flowers|
Does anybody know where Bunkers Hill was in Brighton, a local fisherman area ,l think?
|Sheila Jones||16 June 2022 3:17 PM by Janet Fenner|
I’m Brighton born and bred but in Africa for 50 years. Brighton must have had a river, judging by the ...
|Leon Bradley||16 June 2022 3:16 PM by Leon Bradley|
|Rev A D Wagner|
Who were ‘The Wagners’ mentioned on this site in ref. to church and almshouses. I am curious about Rev A ...
|S Bland||15 June 2022 3:25 PM by Dick Saunders|
|Manorbes and Cheetahs.|
When still a teenager and still getting into weight training I remember finding Manorbes Health Studio? in Hove which was ...
|Edward||15 June 2022 3:25 PM by Jax Atkins|
|Saturday morning pictures for us kids|
We sang the National Anthen with adapted words, as the song ,as we were minors of the ABC, can anyone ...
|Joyce Blackman||15 June 2022 3:24 PM by Allan Fowler|
There are two places i remember as mending dolls.Known as the dolls hospital.This might be just a phrase used ...
|jennifer tonks nee smith||15 June 2022 3:24 PM by jan simms|
Hi in the 50s my friends and i spent most ...
|liz||15 June 2022 3:24 PM by Janet Rolf|
|Does anybody remember Brighton snooker clubs in the sixties?|
I clearly remember two, the Piccadilly snooker club below Burtons Tailors, 130a North Street Brighton, and Chic’s snooker and card ...
|George Sibun||15 June 2022 3:24 PM by Lee Mitchell|
|Box's Commercial College|
I went to Box’s Commercial College in 1954. This was a private secretarial college situated on Gloucester Place. Does ...
|Trish Summers (nee Wells)||15 June 2022 3:23 PM by Sue McShane|
I’m told that George Wheatland was the last cabbie in Brighton and I would like to confirm that. ...
|Ken G||15 June 2022 3:23 PM by Kelly Deadman|
Hi. Has anyone come across this family in their research. Apparently they had a shop in Brighton from ...
|Angela||15 June 2022 3:20 PM by René Rüdlinger|