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red mail Bright family
I would like to receive any information regarding William Henry Bright (electrician) and his wife Alice Helena Bright. I believe that they were shopkeepers in the 1960's.
red mail Lansdowne Place Hove
Hi - can anyone tell me anything about Lansdowne Place Hove in the 1930s specifically no. 19 or anyone who lived there. Many thanks.
red mail Death of Laura May Maxton
I'm trying to find the death of Laura May Maxton or husband Andrew William Maxton.He was in the telephone directory 1970 living at 23 Brunswick Sqare Hove.Laura gave this address in 1959.She was born Woolwich 1900 but gave d.o.b. as 1908 when she married Andrew 1937 in York.Andrew was born approx 1913. Thank you
red mail Vallance Brooker and Catt families of Hove
Looking for information or other living relatives of these families settled in Hove for hundreds of years. John Oliver Vallance built what is now the Hove Museum and Art Gallery in 1870s. Vallance family were lords of the manor of Hove and built the Vallance estate. They have a family vault in St Andrews (old) church. Father was George Brooker Vallance. Also related to the Catt family and Brooker families.
red mail Thomas and Elizabeth Yeates brighton
Looking for descendants of Thomas and Elizabeth Yeates (nee Haffenden) of Brighton/Hove england. They are my Great great grandparents
red mail DREWETT and variants
Walter Drewett born 1848 in Hove to James and Charlotte. Siblings are Jane, Henry, William, Thomas and Mary Elizabeth. Married Mary Ann Tullett in 1876 in Bermondsey. I'd be interested to hear from anyone with these in their family tree.
red mail Susan LouisaPinyon
Born7.11.1865, Married William Thomas Storey Lived in Grange RD.
red mail Looking for desecendents of Thomas and Elizabeth Ann (nee Haffenden) Yeates
Hi. I am looking for some ancestors that may have come from Hove. Thomas and Elizabeth Ann Yeates were married April 19, 1887. She was a Haffenden before marriage. They had up to 8 children. 2 of the children were sent to North America after their mother died and their father basically abandoned them; he may have joined the Royal Navy and left England on a ship. Thomas Yeates died in 1919 and is buried in Billingly Hospital Cemetary. Elizabeth Ann (Haffenden) Yeates died in 1903. One of their children is my great-grandmother. When she married in Toronto, Ontario Canada, she married a Sanderson. Any information available on this family would be much appreciated.
red mail Fanny Blogg (Greaves), Hove
Fanny Alethea Greaves born abt 1878 in Windlesham Surrey married Ebenezer James Blogg circa 1915 and moved to Hove. Whilst there they ran a dance school. Fanny died in 1954 in Hove. Any connections, descendants, info on the dance school appreciated.
red mail Vera Irene Lockwood
I am trying to trace this lady, a romance writer, who was living in Lloyd Rd, Hove in the 1930s and was born around 1906 in London. She may be the V I Lockwood living in the same road 1950s to mid 1970s with a Georgina Lockwood who died 1978 aged 100. I have found a Vera Irene Lockwood who died in Worthing in 1991, though she was born 1922. Obviously not the lady I am looking for, though I have been unable to find the death of any other Vera Irene Lockwood in the area.
red mail Smith/Caleno
Matilda CALENO married James Oswald SMITH and lived at 1 Prinsep Rd. Hove in 1901. I am looking for any descendants or anyone who knew them. Betty
red mail Latham, Tee, Avey, Hove
I am trying to trace relatives of Yvonne Patricia LATHAM born 1939 and married 15/8/1959 in Hove to Michael Raymond TEE and Pauline Gwenyth LATHAM born 1943 and married 25/3/1961 in Hove to Peter James AVEY, after she divorced married a John S SALISBURY in 1971, in Hove. Their mother was Kathleen (Jenny) BROOKER born 1916(ish) and father was Cyril Herbert LATHAM born 1917. They are my half sisters (Cyril was my dad and wouldn't talk about his first wife and children) and now he has passed away I am trying to trace that side of my family. Thanks, Sue
red mail Stimpson Holbeach Hove area
I have a Marriage certificate for Mary Dodes Stimpson aged 35, dated 1898 at St Barnabas Parish,Hove Sussex. She married Adolphus Warren. Her father's name is given at Mathias Stimpson, Deceased. I have hunted for a Mathias Stimpson, but can't find his birth or death. He had to be alive in 1863. Can someone Help with Birth and death details. Lucy
red mail Warren and Stimpson
Hi - I have a birth Certificate for 10th November 1901 for Walter Frederick Warren...Subdistrict Shoreham, Counties of Brighton and Sussex. I am looking for his parents. Cannot find in 1901 Census or earlier. Father ...Adolphus Thomas Warren...Ironmonger and Cooper...Mother Mary Warren formerly Stimpson. Address...46 Woodwork Street, Hove I would appreciate at least their Marriage and if possible any Census information. Thank you Lucy
red mail George Benjamin Smith
also known as George Barker Smith Last Known address 66 Lansdowne St Hove. He was newsagent and his shop was near the County Cricket Ground.He was a methodist lay preacher,also played cricket for Brighton and Hove.After an accident he died in 1952 at the royal hospital.I would be grateful for any information about him or his family
I am looking for information on Joseph Cronshaw Dean born Accrington, Lancs, 3.8.1900 - died 19.12.1974 at 102 Marine Parade,Brighton, East Sussex, age 74 from cancer of the larynx (death cert). His parents were Joseph Dean and Susan Dean (nee Cronshaw) from Accrington. They lived in Sultan Street, Accrington originally but by 1918 were living at what looks like 10 Aitken Street, Accrington. Joseph Junior was a motor Mechanic (retired) and lived at 102 Marine Parade, Brighton. He had married Martha Davies in 1921 in Lancaster. ?separated/divorced. He had a son, Joseph J Dean born c1922. I would be very interested to hear from anyone who knew of him, any descendants or any information about him. He worked at Hove Hospital at one time as an ?engineer. He had served in the RAF at Manby, Lincolnshire in WW2. His service no. was 247516. During WWI he was in the Royal Naval Air Service (same service no.) This is the last missing person from my Dean part of the family tree.
red mail Liptons
I am looking for photographs of the Liptons shop on the corner of George Street and Blatchington Road Has anybody any other information on the shop.
PAUL & Hans Rudolf GRUNDER - please get in touch AGAIN
Paul Reinhardt GRUNDER, and Hans Rudolf GRUNDER, both born Switzerland, sons of Marie Dyson HALL (born Oldham) and Walter GRUNDER. Paul had the "Blossoms Cafe" in Hove about 1991. His cousin Elsie Howard (nee Hall), would like to get in touch again, also his cousin ALICIA, WHO HAS LOST YOUR CONTACT DETAILS EVEN THOUGH YOU e-mailed HER A SHORT TIME AGO. MANY THANKS.
red mail COLE- Tholoth
Looking for more info on Cole line lived in Hove at 29 St. Aubyns during 1881 census- Aubrey Cole is my great grandfather.
Looking for any infomation on 'Saunders' who lived in Coleridge Street,Cowper Street,Arthur Street and Livingstone Road in 1900's onwards. I believe that some could be relatives of mine.In particular,any information on a Mr E Saunders,Coleridge Street,born about 1900 and was at Ellen Rd School about 1910.He's mentioned in family belongings.
red mail AYLING PENTON and HART of Hove
Is anyone researching the above families who were living in Hove at the beginning of 1900s?
red mail Williams in Hove
I'm looking for information on Alwyn Marr Williams. At the time of his marriage to my great aunt (22 November 1921)he was 24 and his address was 19 Selborne Road, Hove.
red mail George Benjamin BREACH + Caroline Mary Tindall SCHULTZE
George Benjamin Breach was the Chief Superintendant of Police in Hove. With his wife, Carolyn Mary Tindall Schultze, and two sons, Christopher George Robert and Reginald Alfred, the family lived at 14 Osborne St. in Hove, according to the 1881 census. He was named for his father, George Benjamin Breach, born 1812 in Steyning, who was the first Head Office Police in Hove. This George Breach was married to Susannah Hilton. They resided at C 39 Blat Road in Hove. These Breach men are my grandfathers, and although I am able to trace most all the other Breach lines in Sussex (going back to John Breach and Mary Moor), I am really NEEDING HELP linking my branch. Can anyone tie us in to their Breach lines? Through my great-grandparents, we are in possession of an old family Bible, dated 1613, that also includes family history of the Sturton and Ainsworth families (although we are unable to link here yet, either). Any help would be so much appreciated.
red mail Isabard Kingdom Brunell
The young engineering genius was educated in Hove by a Dr. Morell who ran a boarding school in the area of St. Aubyns Hove. This is the 200th anniversary of Brunell and it would be good to find out where Dr. Morell had his boarding house where the young Brunell lived
red mail Tomlinson -Hove
Looking for information on Blanche Tomlinson-Stage Name Blanche Tomlin. Brother Bobby lived at 7 Western Esplanade, Hove, Sussex in 1922. She married Lupino Lane in the twenties.Originally from Barnsley area. My first cousin.
red mail Mark Edwards/Elizabeth Gravett
Looking for information about the above family in Hove around 1901.Had children including Sarah Jane who married Charles Gilbert
red mail Maud Thirza Tear
Looking for information, marriage of Maud thirza tear B 1880 ? married Chatfield, had gardening business
red mail seddon
i would like to find out about my family before 1970's.seddons live in hove but i live in auntie and uncles name is james.
red mail WESKETT, Henry Herbert
Looking for any information on Henry Herbert WESKETT (sometimes known as WES(T)COTT) who was living in Hove, Sussex in the 1901 census. He was my husband's grandfather. Any help will be greatly appreciated. TIA. Rosemary
red mail brookings/chandler from Streatham
I'm looking for my g/gran Ginny(maria Jane)Finch nee Brookings born Witney 1875 Beleived to have moved to hove from Streatham with her cousin Beryl nee Chandler possibly died c1950, also Morphous Brookings about the same time.
red mail Terry (Reg) and Doris James
Searching for the parents of Stephen Christian James, born 7/11/1961 at Portslade Hove. Lost touch over 20 years ago. About to get married, wants to find family. Brother Martin, sister Michele, Uncles Andrew and David and Aunty Vicki. Please help
red mail LANE
John LANE of the Wenlock Brewery, Hoxton, had a second home at 5 St.Aubyns, Hove. John and his family are found there on the 1871 census, shortly before his wife's death in 1872 (Eliza Bevan nee MITCHEL) his own death in 1873, and his son Frederick's death by suicide (Croydon) in 1874
red mail Legg/Sackville Hotel
My grand-father was Samuel Legg who owned the Sackville Hotel at the top of Sackville Road at its junction with Old Shoreham Road. The Legg family also owned the Montpelier Arms, Brighton, a pub in St James' Street and the Hove Lawns Hotel. Does anyone have any information on either the family or the hotels. Thank you
red mail Looking for Family Zeidler
Am doing a Family Tree,husbands grandparents started of in Hove,would be grateful for any info
Gabrielle Wainer
Gabrielle used to live in Hove and worked for Barclays Bank. What became of her ?
Looking for Ruby
Researching family history.I have a Ruby Hewett who married a Frederick T Matthews in 20c does he or she belong in your family tree also?
red mail Smith, Frank
Frank Smith was a grocer in Hove in 1901, according to the census. He was born in South Norwood Surrey and was a grocer there in 1881. Any information would be much appreciated.
red mail Hove
I am keen to find out more information about my grandparents, William and Naomi MacDonald (possibly McDonald) who lived at 8 Lorna Road Hove from around 1904. William was a Scot and worked for Ind Coope brewery; they had two daughters, Florence and Marie.
red mail Nightingale, Hove
I am interestred in any information relating to 'NIGHTINGALE' family in Hove c.1880-1920, paricularly Clara Nightingale and ELIZA JANET NIGHTINGALE. Eliza (frequently known as Janet) was a spinster, born c1843, and about 1900 ran a boarding house inHove. She had an aunt, also Eliza Nightingale, who also ran a boarding house in Hove. Any information however small much appreciated.
Brand Family In Hove
I am researching my Brand family in Hove, where they arrived in 1891 from Richmond in Surrey. My g.grandfather was James Edward Brand, a house decorator who worked for parsons & Sons in Hove. His sister married a Walter Ogle Woods, who was a photographer around 1900. Happy to swap information with anyone with the same interest.
red mail Banks Family In Hove
I am researching my BANKS line in several towns/villages in Sussex they moved to the HOVE/BRIGHTON area in the 1800's and had a florist business in HOVE and there was also a photographers in HOVE I believe

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