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St Leonards in the newspapers, 1829-30

5 November 1829,  Brighton Gazette: ST LEONARD’S NEW TOWN, NEAR HASTINGS OCT. 28. – The sports and pastimes at the opening of the Grand Hotel, in the entirely New Town of St Leonard’s, commenced this morning. Preparatory to the more substantial and elegant pastimes, a pack of hounds, the property of a private gentleman at […]

St Leonards in the newspapers, 1828-29

This is the first of an occasional series, in chronological order, of some mentions of St Leonards in newspapers, as found on the priced British Newspaper Archive. 12 April 1828, Public Ledger and Public Advertiser: Sale on the 25 June 1828 of the freehold estate called Bohemia in the vicinity of Hastings, in five lots. […]

Houses for sale on Maze Hill, 1836

I recently gave a talk on 6 Maze Hill to the Society. In carrying out the research, I searched for “6 Maze Hill” in the newspaper archive on the priced Find My Past database. This gave me lots of hits, but it missed a very relevant hit because it would only be found by searching […]