Brighton, Sussex
Brighton, in Sussex, is Britain's premier South Coast resort - always fun to visit, with lots to do.
It has a population approaching half a million and receives about eight million visitors a year !
Old postcard - Brighton, Aquarium and Palace Pier
A super postcard of the Aquarium and Palace Pier, posted in 1909.    
Brighton, Royal Albion and Adelphi
This one was mailed in 1953 and shows the "Royal Albion" and the
"Adelphi" - we stayed at the "Adelphi" a couple of times in  the 1950s.
Brighton, Palace Pier
Brighton Railway Station
Brighton - West Street
Brighton - Royal Pavilion
Brighton - West Pier
Brighton - West Pier
A 1929 postcard. "A splendid entrance leads to this fine pier. At the
sea-end is a large Concert Pavilion, to seat 1400 and at the shore-end
another hall. On the Beach in summer may be seen multitudes of
men, women and children all in full enjoyment of sea, sky and (at low
tide) sand."
Brighton - Madeira Walk
Brighton - Fish Market
The Fish Market on Brighton Beach in the early years of the 20th
Brighton - Bedford Hotel
The Palace Pier opened about 1902. This postcard must have been
produced soon after the opening.  
A great postcard of Brighton Station in the early 1900s. This is an "LL"
card (the LL stands I believe for Louis Levy ) which are very much
sought after by postcard collectors.  
                Two LL postcards from the early 1900s, West Street on the left and the Royal Pavilion on the right.                   
A splendid view of the West Pier from 1904.   
Madeira Walk with the Palace Pier in the background.    
The West Pier at night - (this isn't a joke, it's really there !!)
This postcard of Brighton Seafront was mailed in 1907.
Brighton Beach
Brighton Volk's Railway
An undated postcard showing the Volk's Electric Railway.
Brighton, Kings Road
King's Road in the early 1900s.
Hove, Queens gardens
Queen's Gardens, Hove.    
Brighton, Black Rock
A postcard of Black Rock mailed in 1934.
Madeira Parade in 1912.
No date for this card which shows the Metropole Hotel.
Brighton, Metropole
An undated postcard of the Palace Pier.
Brighton, Bathing Machines
No date for this one - but look at the Bathing Machines !
A couple of views of the Palace Pier, neither of which is dated.
Brighton, Hotel Metropole
Another view of the West Pier.     
A busy day on the beach.
Another undated view of Brighton Beach.
The Metropole.
Did You Know.... that Chesney Allen, of the comedy duo Flanagan
and Allen, was born in Brighton in 1893 ?
Did You Know.... that Aubrey Beardsley the artist was born in
Brighton in 1872 ?
And Did You Also Know.... that Max Miller the comedian (the
Cheeky Chappie) was born in the town in 1894 ?
Did You Know.... that Maurice Tate, the Sussex and England
fast bowler, was born in Brighton in 1895 ?
And Did You Know.... that John Wisden, founder of Wisden
Cricketers' Almanack, was born at 15 Hampden Place,
Brighton, in 1826 ?

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