Where they lived

Do you want to know where Magnus Volk the eccentric Brighton inventor lived?  Or maybe you are more interested in where the actor Lawrence Olivier or entertainer Max Miller, lived in Brighton?  Here we have a collection of famous and interesting people for whom Brighton was home, even if for some it was only for a short time.  We will be building up this section, so check back again for new additions.

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Where they lived
Frank Bridge: Composer and instrumentalist
Page link: John Constable
John Constable
Romantic painter 1776-1837
Page link: Amon Henry Wilds
Amon Henry Wilds
Regency period architect
Page link: Martha Gunn
Martha Gunn
Brighton's famous dipper woman
Page link: Vesta Tilley and Dame Clara Butt
Vesta Tilley and Dame Clara Butt
Theatrical entertainers
Page link: Flora Robson
Flora Robson
Stage and screen actress
Page link: Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard Kipling
Poet, short-story writer, and novelist
Page link: Anthony Dale
Anthony Dale
Historian and conservationist
Page link: Patrick Hamilton
Patrick Hamilton
Author and playwright
Page link: Sir Rowland Hill
Sir Rowland Hill
Invented the penny post
Page link: Captain Samuel Brown
Captain Samuel Brown
Engineer and designer of the Chain Pier
Page link: Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898)
Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898)
A famous Rottingdean resident
Page link: Deryk Carver
Deryk Carver
Deryk Carver's residence in Black Lion Street
Page link: Aubrey Beardsley
Aubrey Beardsley
Aubrey Beardsley's birthplace in Buckingham Road
Page link: Maria Fitzherbert
Maria Fitzherbert
Maria Fitzherbert's house in the Old Steine
Page link: Dr Richard Russell
Dr Richard Russell
Dr Richard Russell's house was in the Old Steine
Page link: Max Miller
Max Miller
Max Miller's house in Burlington Street
Page link: Lord Olivier
Lord Olivier
Lord Olivier's home in Royal Crescent
Page link: Magnus Volk
Magnus Volk
Famous inventor
Page link: Hester and Henry Thrale
Hester and Henry Thrale
Hester and Henry Thrale's house stood in West Street