Brighton (Brighthelmstone), Sussex

Brighton [‘Brighthemston’], Sussex, 1612

Brighton [Brighthelmstone], Sussex, 1793

Census Abstract, 1821

Samuel Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of England, 1845

Brighton, Sussex, 1875

23 January 1845: original letter from Daniel Sharp of Norwich to John Cruso esquire: ‘I beg leave to send for your perusal on behalf of Mr Gaunt Draft Deed of Covenant for production of Deeds of property at Brighton and which are referred to in our Correspondence of the 11th and 13th Octr 1843’


7 April 1879: Deserters from Her Majesty’s Service: A reward of from 5s to 20s is offered for the apprehension of Charles Pickering, [Reg. No:] 1720, 50th Foot; [born:] Brighton; [trade] labourer; [age] 23⅓; [size:] 5[ft] 6[in]; [hair:] brown; [eyes:] hazel; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 14 March 1879 [at] Edinburgh; [marks & remarks: blank];

Richard Ashley, [Reg. No:] 1534, 47th Brig. Dep; [born:] Brighton; [trade] bricklayer; [age] 24½; [size:] 5[ft] 6[in]; [hair:] light brown; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 31 March 1879 [at] Kingston-on-Thames; [marks & remarks:] scar right collar-bone;

Michael Cody, [Reg. No:] 1483, Royal Artillery; [born:] Ballyhaunis, Mayo; [trade] labourer; [age] 22½; [size:] 5[ft] 7[in]; [hair:] light brown; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 14 March 1879 [at] Brighton; [marks & remarks:] scar on left wrist;

George Lee, [Reg. No:] 1319, 11th Foot; [born:] Brighton; [trade] labourer; [age] 32½; [size:] 5[ft] 10½[in]; [hair:] light brown; [eyes:] hazel; [face:] fresh; [coat & trousers:] regimental; [date of desertion:] 25 March 1879 [at] Weedon; [marks & remarks: blank];

Deserter from Her Majesty’s Sea Service — £3 Reward for the apprehension of  William W. Russell, deserter from H.M.S. Pelican 5 January; private, Royal Marines; [age] 23; [size:] 5[ft] 6[in]; [born:] Brighton; [hair:] light brown; [eyes:] grey; [face:] fair; [marks & remarks:] anchor right hand, flag on left arm



9 August 1909: Brighton parish church


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