Streets of Brighton & Hove


Bibliography and sources

This page is under constant revision

Arscott, David: Brighton in the News. Swindon: Sutton Publishing for WHSmith, 2002

Brighton Polytechnic School of Architecture and Interior Design: A Guide to the Buildings of Brighton. Macclesfield: Macmillan Martin for South East Region of the Royal Institute of British Architects, n.d. [July 1987]

Carder, Tim: Encyclopaedia of Brighton. Lewes: East Sussex County Council, 1990.

Dale, Anthony: Fashionable Brighton 1820-1860. 2nd edn, Newcastle upon Tyne: Oriel Press, 1967.

Erredge, John Ackerson: History of Brighthelmston or Brighton as I view it and others knew it. Brighton: E Lewis 'Observer' Office, 1862.

Farrant, Sue: Georgian Brighton 1740-1820. CCE Occasional Paper no 13. Brighton: University of Sussex Centre for Continuing Education, 1980.

Farrant, Sue, K Fossey and A Peasgood: The Growth of Brighton and Hove 1840-1939. Brighton: University of Sussex Centre for Continuing Education, 1981.

Farrant, Sue: The Growth of Brighton and Hove 1840-1939. Hove: Dr S Farrant, 1985, 1981.

Fleet, Charles: Handbook of Brighton and Environs, 1858

Glover, Judith: The Place Names of Sussex. London: Batsford, 1975, paperback, 1986.

Harrison, Frederick and North, James Sharp: Old Brighton, Old Hove, Old Preston. Hassocks: Flare Books/Harvester Press, 1974 (from a 1937 original).

Jones, Lavender & Pollard, Jacqueline: Hilly Laine to Hanover: A Brighton neighbourhood. Brighton: Brighton Books Publishing, n.d. [1999?]

Marquis of Ruvigny and Raineval: The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal. Mortimer-Percy Volume. London, 1911. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2001 (reprint). Accessed at Google Books.

Middleton, Judy: Brunswick Town. Hove: self-published, 2001.

Mawer, A and Stenton, F M: The Place Names of Sussex. English Place Name Society Volume VII. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1930 (reissued 1969).

Rowland, David: Target Brighton. Peacehaven: Finsbury Publishing, 2008.

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Thomas-Stanford, Charles: Wick: A contribution to the history of Hove. Hove: Combridges, 1923

Directories and guide books

Brighton As It Is, 1834. Wallis's Royal Edition, patronized by the Queen. Brighton: The Booksellers.

Cobby, Edward: The Brighthelmston Directory for 1799, 1800. Brighton: compiler.

Pigot & Co: Directory for Sussex. 1823, 1832-34, 1839, 1840.

Post Office Directory of Essex, Herts, Kent, Middlesex, Surrey and Sussex. London: Kelly & Co, 1851, 1855, 1859, 1878.

The Original Brighton and Hove Directory, including Cliftonville. 4th issue. Brighton: W J Taylor (late Leppard), July 1854.

Melville's Directory & Gazetteer of Sussex. London: W H Collingridge, "City Press", 1858.

Folthorp's Court Guide and General Directory for Brighton, Hove and Cliftonville. Corrected to July 1864. Brighton: Thomas Page (late Folthorp), 1864.

Kelly, E R (ed): The Post Office Directory of Sussex. London: Kelly & Co, 1866.

Kelly's Directory 1867.

Deacon's Court Guide, Gazetteer, and County Blue Book. 1st edn. London: C W Deacon & Co, 1881

List of Subscribers. London: South of England Telephone Company, 1885.

Kelly's Directory of Kent, Surrey and Sussex. 3rd edn. London: Kelly's Directories, 1891.

Kelly's Directory of Sussex. London: Kelly's Directories, 1899, 1905, 1915.

The Municipal Yearbook. 1903.

Walford, Edward: County Families of the United Kingdom, or Royal Manual of the Titles and Untitled Aristocracy of England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. 59th edn. London: Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co, 1919

Online sources

Paul K Lyons: Brighton Cross: A straight line walk across Brighton.

General reference

Doyle, Arthur Conan: The Great Boer War. London: Thomas Nelson, 1903 ('final edition')

Dictionary of National Biography.

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