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Memories of Brighton

Brighton College In 1930s

My mother, Olive Mary (Mollie) Feasby was a student at the college in the 1930s. I am looking for information about her future sisters-in-law, Marion and Rene Walker, also students there.

The Good Old Days

Actually, my memories of Brighton go back earlier than 1953 because I was born there in 1933. I do have a memory of being wheeled in my pram over a small area of ridged concrete ...Read full memory

A memory of Brighton by John Starley

Chinese Jazz Club

It was Uncle Bonnie's Chinese Jazz Club which ran all-night sessions on a Friday night, from 11pm to about 6am the next morning. All sorts of jazz was played, including trad ...Read full memory

A memory of Brighton by Dave Wright

Teacher Training College

The building in the corner was Brighton Teacher Training College. The building at right angles in the distance was a hotel. My mother Florence Starkey was studying in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Brighton by Wolstan Dixie

Campsite

My father was building the Power Station at Shoreham in the fifties and we had a tent here for many Summer months. The lads use to dare me to go to the Wardens control tower and say I was ...Read full memory

Camp Warden

In the early 1950s my uncle, William Grosvenor, was warden at this camp site. As a young girl I can remember visiting him and my aunt and helping or hindering with campers arrivals.

Aquarium

The Aquarium was the venue for the 'Chinese Jazz Club' which was run by a man in a straw hat called 'Bonnie'. I was a regular as a student and despite the name all I recall was R&B music ...Read full memory

A memory of Brighton by Neil Colvill

Days Out By The Seaside

We enjoyed summer holidays at Brighton by the sea.

A memory of Brighton

Brighton Jazz Club

Used to visit the Brighton Jazz Club - at the Aquarium, at about the time this photograph was taken

A memory of Brighton by Ian Hunt

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