Development of North Laine to 1900

Page link: 'The North Laine Book'
'The North Laine Book'
Now available to buy
Page link: A man of property
A man of property
Finding local history in property deeds
Page link: An early guided tour
An early guided tour
From 'A visit to the Iron and Brass Foundery and the Gas Manufactory', 1824
Page link: Brighton libraries
Brighton libraries
Booking in - the early days
Page link: Brighton's own boxing legend
Brighton's own boxing legend
Tom Sayers, 1826-1865
Page link: Drains, sewers, cesspits and slaughterhouses
Drains, sewers, cesspits and slaughterhouses
Health and squalor in the 19th century
Page link: From countryside to town
From countryside to town
Development of North Laine in the 19th century
Page link: Historic images of Foundry Street
Historic images of Foundry Street
The Regent Iron Foundry
Page link: Housing the workers
Housing the workers
Effect of the railway in the 1840s
Page link: Land ownership in the Home Furlong of North Laine in 1792
Land ownership in the Home Furlong of North Laine in 1792
As shown by the Terrier map of 1792
Page link: Last two walks around North Laine for 2015
Last two walks around North Laine for 2015
23rd and 30th August at 11am
Page link: Loo at the library
Loo at the library
Making a book!
Page link: Maria Fitzherbert
Maria Fitzherbert
Brighton's own 'Queen of Hearts'
Page link: Murder at the Church Street Barracks - in 1862
Murder at the Church Street Barracks - in 1862
John Flood killed John O'Dea
Page link: North Laine in 1826
North Laine in 1826
As shown by J Pigot-Smith's map
Page link: North Laine in the 'Brighton Herald'
North Laine in the 'Brighton Herald'
Article on 4th June 1921
Page link: Not wanted!
Not wanted!
Horse abandoned in Trafalgar Street
Page link: Old print of North Laine circa 1850
Old print of North Laine circa 1850
Gloucester Hotel, railway terminus and St Peter's Church
Page link: Pimlico
Pimlico
A local slum
Page link: Schools in North Laine in the 19th century
Schools in North Laine in the 19th century
Some private, some public
Page link: Soapbox 2: The Role of Women
Soapbox 2: The Role of Women
Dr Moon's opinion
Page link: The Bread Street irregulars
The Bread Street irregulars
Brothels and prostitutes abounded
Page link: The early development of North Laine
The early development of North Laine
As shown by maps from the Brighton History Centre
Page link: The laines of Brighthelmston
The laines of Brighthelmston
An open field system
Page link: What life was like for working class folk
What life was like for working class folk
North Laine in the early 1900s
Page link: When Brighthelmston became Brighton
When Brighthelmston became Brighton
How it became a fashionable resort
Page link: When Trafalgar Street had its own cricket field
When Trafalgar Street had its own cricket field
Extract from 'A Peep into the Past' and other memories
Page link: Why North Laine grew the way it did
Why North Laine grew the way it did
Never a tiny fishing village
Page link: Why our streets are where they are
Why our streets are where they are
Laines, furlongs, paul pieces and leak ways