Website Updates

2009

13th November

The Dyke Railway Exploring the route of the old Dyke Railway: Part I
City Insights
Black History Month
Local Folk
John Crook: Pulic House Landlord
Brighton Pier
Brighton Pier's 110th year anniversary celebration
Round Hill Street Childhood memories of the 1930s 
Fitzherbert School 3rd X1 1956/57 season  
Roedale Road
Researching its history
Hertford Road School
Soccer Team c1954
Belton Road A walk in my memory
The Dyke Railway
Exploring the route of the old Dyke Railway: Part II
Caught on Camera
Cissbury Road: Hallowe'en 2009 
Moulsecoomb Housing Estates 'The Lane'
Local Folk A Portslade wedding
Moulsecoomb Housing Estates A bonfire as big as a house
Buses AEC Regent bus at Rottingdean
Brighton Carnival. Decorated car at Brighton Carnival 1923.
Remembrance Whitehawk Primary School: 2009
Local History Resources Wartime Memories
Remembrance AJEX Remembrance Service
Local History Resources Wartime Memories

23rd October

Chain Pier:Remains of its structure?
The 'Big Apple':Venue for bands c1970
Health and Welfare:Changing Places: innovative toilet facility
Local History Resources:War Stories: Hove Museum & Art Gallery
Local History Resources:The Land Girls: Cinderellas of the Soil
1950s:Jaconellis - the place to be
St Paul's School: Little Russell Street:Update for ex-pupils
Local Folk:Who was 'Ma' Barney?
Whitehawk Primary School:Class of 1952 (5)
City Insights:25th anniversary of 'The Brighton Bombing
Brighton General Hospital:SRNs' Hospital Badge
Queen's Park Secondary School:Call for classmates
Benfield Crescent:Incendiary Air Raid
Stanford Road School:Mr Smither's class 1957
Family businesses:Belcher's shoe-making and repairs shop
Wartime Memories:Hove VE Day street party
Caught on Camera:The Model Railway in HovePark
Devil's Dyke:Before the Second World War
Cinema:Memories from 1963
1950s:Street Party June 1953 in Dudley Road

15 September

Local History Resources  Back to the '40s at Coldean
Electricity : Southwick Power Station
Whitehawk Primary School  Class photo 1952
Fawcett School  An ex-pat remembers
The 1960s  Invasion of the Mods
Ditchling Road School  Sports Team photographs 1957-1959
Church of the Annunciation: Hanover  Opened by Reverend Arthur Wagner in 1864
Ditchling Road School Class photos 1960
Elm Grove School  Senior Girls class photos 1948/1949
Railways  Abandoned railway projects
Cardinal Newman Catholic School  Opened as a convent school in 1872
Osborne Pearce  Cutlers and fancy goods stores
Fawcett School, York Place  Speech Day 1965
Stanford Road Primary School  Class of '59

9 August  

St Joseph's School : More Memories Of The May Queens c1949
Fawcett School : Mr Bert White with Class IIC 1956
Trafalgar Street
: Memories from the 1970s
St Joseph's Church : Archbishop of Southwark visit c1947
Local Folk : Moulsecoomb Junior Training Corp 1941
Remembrance : Henry Allingham: 1896-2009 WWI veteran  

2 August 

Local History Resources : Brighton Diaries by Ken Chambers
'Birdcage' Bandstand
: Restored and renovated in 2009
St Margaret's School : School Photo 1950
St Joseph's School
: St Joseph's Church altar boys
Springfield Road
: Childhood memories of the 1950s
Caught on camera : Tanker takes an unexpected swim

22 April

From our personal contributors:

Local Folk: A wartime Whitehawk group
Volks Electric Railway: An ambitious plan for the future
Local History Resources: The Alex Story
Elm Grove: Fish shop owned by the Cook family
Brighton Unitarian Church : Built in 1819
Local Folk: Jack Breeds, footballer
Mystery Photos: Can you identify this house?
Wartime Memories: A kid in the Blitz
Beach: A tidal wave in 1929
Caught on Camera: Help for Heroes

08 April

From our personal contributors:

Mystery photos of Brighton and Hove: Albion Inn outing - can you identify anyone?
Local reserves: The Sussex Division RNVR Part 1: 1903-1914
Local Folk: Cardinal Newman Sixth Form College debating team
Wartime Memories: Surviving the Odeon bombing
Upper St. James's Street: Redeveloped in the early 1970s
Caught on Camera: HRH Earl of Wessex visits Brighton
Wartime memories: The Crossfield family during WWII
Mystery photos of Brighton and Hove: Can you identify this pub?
Local Folk: A Guide Dog for the Blind branch opens
Local Folk: Which Mr Blaker built the 'Fly'?
Upper Lewes Road: Secondhand shop in the 1960s
Preston village shops: Blandfords


15 March

From our personal contributors:

Local Folk: Sean Ridley: British Forces Broadcasting Service DJ
BBC Radio Brighton: Brighton's first local radio station
Nostalgia Gallery: Memories of sunny days in the sixties
The Level: Chipperfield's Circus
The Level: Chipperfields Circus working model
Portland Road , Hove: CVA Apprentices 1953
Newick Road : The Chimney Sweep
History and Development of Whitehawk: Re-development in 1977
Brighton Station: Maintenance of the old roof c1970s
Broadcasting: Radio Brighton creating local radio history

01 March

A new resource on My Brighton and Hove
We now have a video tutorial which will talk you through the process of making a contribution here at MyBH.  It has been produced by Jack Latimer and will be a real boon to anyone who is daunted by the task of posting material on the site.  It really is worth a look - you can see it here

From our personal contributors:

Hurstpierpoint College : School memories of Derek Rogers
Local Folk: Lillian Kate Wiseman: Burlesque Artiste & Actress
Local History Resources: Family research
Caught on Camera: The 'Birdcage' bandstand c1980
Mystery photos of Brighton and Hove: Hove Seafront c1910?
King's Road: Buildings demolished in the mid 1960's
Hanover Terrace School : Pupils and Masters c1957
Brighton Station: The Brighton Belle
Pavilion Gardens Café: Original Cafe in 1944

15 February

From our personal contributors:

Introduction to Ovingdean and Woodingdean: Childhood memories of the 1940/50s
Introduction to Ovingdean and Woodingdean: Remembering Woodingdean schooldays
Mystery photos of Brighton and Hove: North Brighton c1915
Local History Resources: World War II Whitehawk Museum
Caught on Camera: Brighton Tattoo Show 2009
Caught on Camera: Saltdean in the snow 2009
Local Folk: Brighton couple's 70th Wedding Anniversary
Fitzherbert School: Form photograph of class 4F 1982
Lady Chichester Hospital: A pioneering psychiatric facility
Brighton and Preston Cemetery: Early family funerals
Brighton Carnival: Memories from 1923


06 February

From our personal contributors:

Mystery photos of Brighton and Hove: Nursery/Infant School c1947/1949
Local History Resources: 'The Victorian Development of the Clifton, Montpelier and Powis Estates of Brighton'
Bentham Road: Sunday School outing 1921
Hollingbury Industrial Estate: CVA later Kearney & Trecker
St Bartholomew's School: Mixed Choir c.1950
North Road, Brighton:A mystery solved
WRVS Heritage Plus: An introduction to the project
World War 1: Christmas 1918


13 January

From our personal contributors:

Grand Theatre: Lavish shows and large casts
Hangleton: Development of Hangleton and West Blatchington
Hereford Street : Then and now:1950 and 2008
News and Updates: Argus pays tribute to My Brighton and Hove
Mystery photos of Brighton and Hove: Where was this shop?
Christmas: Christmas Greetings in 1920
Miscellany: 1920s Birthday Postcards
Mystery photos of Brighton and Hove: Where is this street in 1860s Brighton?
Queens Park Infants School : A day at Mr Box's at Hassocks: c1950
Little Preston Street: The Dependant
Ronn'e Conn: Versatile and talented female entertainer
Bathing: Brighton experience by the Iwakura Mission c1872

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