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|Could anyone tell me where the police court was located in the town hall?|
Hi, I am researching a trial that took place at the Brighton town hall police court in 1882. I am ...
|Charlie Novell||4 July 2022 11:27 AM by Tim Sargeant|
|Royal Crescent Hotel - Chaplins bar|
Who out there remembers Chaplins bar under the Royal Crescent Hotel. I worked there in the late 80’s. Post your ...
|cm||3 July 2022 9:48 PM by Camilla Markowiak|
I AM LOOKING FOR ANY INFORMATION ON MY GRANDADS SHOP ON 35 CHATHAM PLACE BRIGHTON WHICH HE RAN FROM 1910 ...
|TONY LIDBETTER||3 July 2022 9:48 PM by george sibun|
|Past and Present Magazine|
I am looking for information about the past and present magazine, when was it founded? and where? Historical details about ...
|Husain Al Mahroos||3 July 2022 9:48 PM by michael robbie|
|Aryeh House School|
Anybody knows about it?
|Janine Silberman||3 July 2022 9:47 PM by Peter Kutcher|
|Information about Margaret Cullen, palmist working at 64 Elm Grove and on West Pier|
I am a guide at Lytham Hall in Lancashire and a local historian. I am searching for information on the ...
|Peter D Watson||3 July 2022 9:47 PM by Jillian Foley|
I am seeking information about the Worthington family. A matriarch died at 2 Norton Road Hove in 1885 her name ...
|blackburn-mitchell||3 July 2022 9:46 PM by george sibun|
|Hectors House name in 1968|
Hi, does anybody out there know what Hectors’ House pub was originally called in 1968 ? I am trying to find ...
|Mareth McCombe/Winch||3 July 2022 9:46 PM by Jennifer Addison|
|Bellmans London Road.|
My mother Violet worked for Sydney Bellman during and after the war. Bellmans ran the Helpy Club for the war ...
|Jennifer Goddard nee Norrell||3 July 2022 9:46 PM by Tony Blain|
I’m researching an article on Brighton’s Gay History. Does anyone know of someone I could chat to who attended or ...
|Hester Viney||3 July 2022 9:45 PM by Joseph West|
|Barrance and Ford|
Hello, I am doing some research on the department store Barrance and Ford that was situated on the corner of Kings ...
|Karen Scanlon||28 June 2022 1:47 PM by Lynne Chester|
My wife’s grandfather,Francis Walter Allum was born at 2,Clarendon Place, Hove on 16th July 1877. Can anyone tell me who ...
|William Stevens||23 June 2022 9:08 AM by george sibun|
|Moores of Brighton|
I am trying to research the history of my fiancé’s car. We know it came originally from Moores of Brighton, ...
|Clare Mobbs||23 June 2022 9:05 AM by Andy F|
Hi to all,I would like to know if anybody has any information regarding the history of Brighton Abbatoir.Many thanks for ...
|Paul Brooker||23 June 2022 9:05 AM by Trevor Henshaw|
|St Anne's Covent Brighton|
My name is Michael Gormley & I was at St Anne’s convent 1946 – 52. From St Anne’s I was ...
|Michael Gormley||23 June 2022 9:04 AM by vincent menham|
|St Peters Court School, Burgess Hill|
Does anyone have any information on St Peters Court School, in Burgess Hill, the Rev, Mcdonald Hobley I think was ...
|Angela Greaves||23 June 2022 9:04 AM by Mike Faraday|
Avondale College was a private girls’ day school run by Mrs A B Cobbold at 63 Wilbury Road. Boys were ...
|Pat Benham||23 June 2022 9:04 AM by Anthony Cobbold|
|Does any body recall the music fesytivals held under the Madeira Arches around 1966/67|
Mid 60’s bands participating at the venues
|John Ledward||23 June 2022 9:03 AM by Greg Page|
|The West End Cafe, Hove.|
We used to catch the 8a bus from Foredown Drive, Portslade to the West End Cafe and down onto the ...
|Chris McBrien||23 June 2022 9:03 AM by Mrs Carol Anne Connolly|
|Port Hall Mission 36 Exeter Street|
Who ran this Mission? Are there any records kept? Was a Mr Edward Street a preacher there about 1905?
|Peter Stoner||23 June 2022 9:01 AM by James Kacki|
does anyone else recall the gentleman tramp, known as “sunshine joe” who used to wander around the old steine and ...
|alan purton||23 June 2022 9:00 AM by Peter Miller|
I write in the hope that the resources afforded by your excellent website can help me discover more about my ...
|Mark Dickens||23 June 2022 9:00 AM by Iris Mavraki|
|St Matthews Church - Sutherland Road, Kemp Town|
St Matthews Church was on the corner of Sutherland Road and College Terrage. I believe it was demolished in the ...
|Ruth Touhey||23 June 2022 8:59 AM by Rosemary Brazill|
Iam researching my romany ancestors who were born in Brighton, and had caravans on the downs. would any one know ...
|j parker||19 June 2022 7:26 PM by Sharon Barnes|