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Although there is evidence of Roman and Saxon occupation of the site, the earliest mention of Brighton (Bristelmeston, Brichelmestone, Brighthelmston) is the Domesday Book record that its three manors belonged to Earl Godwin and were held by William de Warenne.
The municipal borough, incorporated in 1898, includes the parishes of Hove and Aldrington, of which the first is within the parliamentary borough of Brighton, but the second is in the Lewes division of the county.
Glasgow opened its exchange in March 1901, Tunbridge Wells in May 1901, Portsmouth in March 1903, Brighton in October 1903, Swansea in November 1903 and Hull in October 1904.
The Tunbridge Wells and Swansea municipal undertakings were subsequently sold to the National Telephone Company, and the Glasgow and Brighton undertakings to the Post Office.
In those cases in which the company's licence has been extended beyond 1911 (Glasgow to 1913, Swansea to 1926, Brighton to 1926 and Portsmouth to 1926) the Postmaster-General will buy the unexpired licence with allowance for goodwill.Advertisement
The Glasgow system included 11,103 subscribers' lines with 12,964 telephones, and the Brighton system contained 1542 subscribers lines with 1884 telephones.
A remarkably fine cup turned in amber from a bronze-age barrow at Hove is now in the Brighton Museum.
The tendency of the currents in the Channel opposite Brighton is to drive the shingle eastward, and encroachments of the sea were frequent and serious until the erection of a massive sea-wall, begun about 1830, 60 ft.
Brighton refused a charter offered by George, prince of Wales, but was incorporated in 1854.
The great seawall of Brighton continues along the front at Hove, forming a pleasant promenade.Advertisement
At the new Victoria station (London) of the London, Brighton & South Coast railway - which is so long that two trains can stand end to end at the platforms - this system is extended so as to permit a train to start out from the inner end of a platform even though another train is occupying the outer end.
The London, Brighton & South Coast railway has its western terminus at Victoria, and its central terminus at London Bridge, on the south side of the Thames.
Thus the West London Extension line carries local traffic between the North Western and Great Western and the Brighton and South-Western systems, while the Metropolitan Extension through the City connects the Midland and Great Northern with the South-Eastern & Chatham lines.
The watering-places of the Sussex, Kent and Essex coasts, and pre-eminently Brighton, are specially favoured for these brief holidays.
Beaver Falls was first settled in 1801; was laid out as a town and named Brighton in 1806; received its present name a few years later; and in 1868 was incorporated as a borough.Advertisement
Windsor she considered too stately, and the Pavilion at Brighton too uncomfortable.
The principal villages are New Brighton, West New Brighton, Port Richmond, Stapleton, and Tompkinsville on the north coast, and Tottenville (or Bentley Manor) on the south-west coast.
At West New Brighton is a large dyeing establishment, there are also ship-building yards, oyster fisheries, and truck farms, and among the maufactures are linoleum, paper, white lead, linseed oil, brick, and fire-clay products.
At school he made little progress, and left at the age of fifteen for his father's counting-house at Brighton.
He died at Brighton on the 25th of October 1825.Advertisement
He accompanied the family sometimes to Bath, and sometimes to Brighton, once to Wales and once to Paris.
In September 1782 the place at Streatham was from motives of economy let to Lord Shelburne, and Mrs Thrale took a house at Brighton, whither Johnson accompanied her; they remained for six weeks on the old familiar footing.
A statue was erected in St Paul's in 1825, and there are commemorative tablets in Lichfield Cathedral, St Nicholas (Brighton), Uttoxeter, St Clement Danes (London), Gwaynynog and elsewhere.
The massively moulded ormolu stair balustrade of Northumberland House, now at 49 Prince's Gate; the candelabra at Windsor and Buckingham Palace, produced in Birmingham by the firm of Messenger; the cast-iron railings with javelin heads and lictors' fasces, the tripods, Corinthian column standard lamps and candelabra, boat-shaped oil lamps and tent-shaped lustres with classic mountings, are examples of the metal-work of a style which, outside the eccentric Brighton Pavilion and excursions into Gothic and Elizabethan, was universally accepted in the United Kingdom from the days of the Regency until after the accession of Victoria.
From this Ruge soon withdrew, and in 1850 went to Brighton, where he supported himself by teaching and writing.Advertisement
There is more than one meaning of Brighton discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.
He died at Brighton on the 4th of October 1806.
It was now decided that Prince, Starkey (whose sister Prince had married as his second wife) and the Rev. Lewis Prince should leave the Church of England and preach their own gospel; Prince opened Adullam Chapel, Brighton, and Starkey established himself at Weymouth.
Some through trains are provided between the North-Western and the London, Brighton & South Coast lines via Willesden Junction, Addison Road and Clapham Junction; and a through connexion by way of Ludgate Hill has been arranged between main line trains of the South-Western and the Great Northern railways, but otherwise passengers travelling through London have generally to make their own way from one terminus to another.
New Brighton was laid out as a town in 1815 and was incorporated as a borough in 1838.Advertisement
Still he remained as sunny and genial as ever, looking from his Cambridge study windows across the Brighton meadows to the Brookline hills, or enjoying the "free wild winds of the Atlantic," and listening to "The Bells of Lynn" in his Nahant home.
After this mental revolution he felt unable to return to Cheltenham, but after doing duty for two months at St Ebbe's, Oxford, he entered in August 1847 on his famous ministry at Trinity Chapel, Brighton.
In 1838 he went into the office of John Urpeth Rastrick, one of the leading railway engineers of the day, where he was employed in designing bridges for the line from London to Brighton, and also in surveying for railways in Lancashire.
The exertions which he made to retrieve his waning influence proved too much for his strength, and in the autumn of 1891 he died suddenly at Brighton.
The original township of Cambridge was very large, and there have been successively detached from it, Newton (1691), Lexington (1713), Brighton (1837) and Arlington (1867).Advertisement
It is served by the London & South-Western and the London, Brighton & South Coast railways, and on the racecourse on the neighbouring Downs there is a station (Tattenham Corner) of the South-Eastern & Chatham railway.
On the 6th of October 1891 he died at Brighton, from the effects of a chill following on overwork and excitement.
Several railway stations give it communication with all parts of the metropolis, the principal railways serving it being the London, Brighton & South Coast and the South-Eastern & Chatham.
There are tramways in the city, and to New Brighton, a seaside suburb, and other residential quarters.
The Arlanda Hotel, Brighton Our newly refurbished bedrooms all have en-suite facilities.Advertisement
Larger zones are planned in cities that, unlike Brighton & Hove, did not miss the funding boat.
Later Brighton had the main convalescent and holiday home for all war-blinded in the south at West House.
A drawing recording the attack by the French fleet on Brighton is preserved in the Hove Museum.
In October 1891, aged forty-five, Parnell died in Brighton, Sussex.
I saw police armed with machine guns last week in Brighton.Advertisement
What happens when open source, freely available linde combination handler products like GNU Radio become... Brighton moves ahead with pre-WiMax network.
St Dunstan's Ovingdean, its National Center in Brighton is a thriving hub of activity.
Both have been with football league clubs - one was a striker at Brighton.
Brighton & Hove celebrated the Golden Jubilee in 2002 with two specially liveried Plaxton President bodied Dennis Tridents.
Crewe's left-sided midfielder David Vaughan looks set to miss the vital six-pointer against Brighton & Hove Albion this coming Saturday.Advertisement
And by now there was a whole new wave of Brighton bands and punk venues, which were bursting at the seams.
Loads of daytime activities including paintball, karting, Brighton Racecourse, hangliding, ballooning and sea fishing trips.
Brian Rix plays a Brighton antique dealer with a talking parrot whom he believes is the reincarnation of his dead partner Ronald Shiner.
Well like the sound recordist Stewart Bruce, he's got his own sound recording business down in Brighton.
Having lived in Brighton 30 years sago he wanted to see if he could locate any of his old haunts.
Private gardens become public tea shops as Brighton residents mingle and admire the sculptures.
Brighton and Hove combine to offer Regency and Georgian grandeur, miles of Victorian seafront and social life opportunities rarely found outside central London.
There was an aquarium here in Victorian times - they used to bring the seawater for the tanks up from Brighton on the train!
Crown Gardens offers stylish luxury self catering accomodation in central Brighton.
It also hosts the only skateboard run in Brighton town center.
I remembered the very strong-minded captain of the two Chinese ladies teams for her appearance in Brighton a few years back.
By Simon Hope Moshi Moshi is Brighton's original conveyor belt sushi bar - not a noodle in sight here!
Local pub the Three Jolly Butchers emerged triumphant with their blazing yellow Albion kit, very kindly donated by the Brighton football club.
Brighton has more pubs than days in the year and an incredibly vibrant world-renowned club scene.
Don't miss a chance to hear this wonderfully soulful, exuberant vocalist & his quartet on a rare outing to Brighton.
We are proposing to construct an 11km long sewer to transfer wastewater from Black Rock in Brighton to our planned new site at Peacehaven.
Situated on the coast Wallasey offers a lovely beach and promenade leading to New Brighton's famous waterfront.
In 1860 William Brighton, who built the famous wherry Albion, worked in the Bungay Staithe area.
Perhaps they should have used local sparkling wine instead from a vineyard nearer to Brighton!
In 1580 commissioners sent to decide disputes between the fishermen and landsmen found that from time immemorial Brighton had been governed by two head boroughs sitting in the borough court, and assisted by a council called the Twelve.
From a fishing town in 1656 it became a fashionable resort in 1756; its popularity increased after the visit of the prince of Wales (see George Iv.) to the duke of Cumberland in 1783, and was ensured by his building the Pavilion in 1784-1787, and his adoption of it as his principal residence; and his association with Mrs Fitzherbert at Brighton was the starting-point of its fashionable repute.
By 1907 altogether 59 local authorities had examined the proposition of establishing telephone systems after 1899, and licences were granted to local authorities at Brighton, Belfast, Chard, Glasgow, Grantham, Huddersfield, Hull, Portsmouth, Swansea, Tunbridge Wells, Oldham, Scarborough and Hartle - pool, but only six municipalities proceeded with the business.
The area of the original Boston was only 783 acres, but by the filling in of tidal flats (since 1804) this was increased to 1829 acres; while the larger corporate Boston of the present day - including the annexed territories of South Boston (1804), Roxbury (1868), Charlestown, Dorchester, Brighton and West Roxbury (1874) - comprehends almost 43 sq.
And so I went home to my bed, and left him to pick his way through the darkness and the mud to Brighton--or Bright-town--which place he would reach some time in the morning.
Well like the sound recordist Stewart Bruce, he 's got his own sound recording business down in Brighton.
What happens when open source, freely available products like GNU Radio become... Brighton moves gum rosin distributor ahead with pre-WiMax network.
There was an aquarium here in Victorian times - they used to bring the seawater for the tanks up from Brighton on the train !
Brighton buzz It would n't be our fair city without a smattering of sex shops.
Last autumn I conducted an anonymous snapshot survey to see how HIV patients in Brighton felt about using their GP.
Brighton food and drink The main gastronomic specialty of Brighton is of course fish and seafood.
By Simon Hope Moshi Moshi is Brighton 's original conveyor belt sushi bar - not a noodle in sight here !
In January 2002, David returned south joining Brighton in a swap deal for Matthew Wicks.
Mick Anson, a 40-year-old town planner from Brighton who received his new kidney in 1987, is the player with the longest-surviving transplant.
Just seen a two-piece set in Brighton, and from the intro in the first song, I knew they would be great.
A unique opportunity to run through the streets of Brighton.
Do n't miss a chance to hear this wonderfully soulful, exuberant vocalist & his quartet on a rare outing to Brighton.
Situated on the coast Wallasey offers a lovely beach and promenade leading to New Brighton 's famous waterfront.
Perhaps they should have used local sparkling wine instead from a vineyard nearer to Brighton !
Over at New Brighton AH on Saturday the Third Eleven chasing 204 for 6 won by one wicket.
Born Katie Infield in Brighton, England on May 22, 1978, Katie changed her last name to Price when her mother remarried.
Simon Phillip Cowell was born in Brighton, East Sussex, England on October 7, 1959 to Eric Phillip and Julie Brett.
Brighton silver jewelry has a fun, distinctive look that is backed by quality.
Brighton opened its doors in 1991 with a collection of belts.
You may be more familiar with Brighton purses than you are with the company's jewelry line, but the jewelry has just as much to offer as the stylish handbags.
Brighton's logo is recognizable silver heart.
According to the Brighton website, the only sterling silver jewelry available are the rings.
Some of the most popular pieces of Brighton jewelry are those engraved with messages.
Brighton has many jewelry collections and a few are extra special because of the subject matter.
Brighton offers some personalized jewelry charms in the Treasures Collection.
These are just a few example of the silver jewelry collections offered by Brighton Jewelry.
It may surprise you to discover that you can only purchase Brighton products from specialty stores or a Brighton Collectibles store.
While you can't purchase Brighton products directly online through the company website, you can create an online wish list to indicate which pieces you desire for those who may wish to gift you with a piece of Brighton jewelry.
Brighton got its start in 1993 and built its reputation as the accessories company.
For the perfect Brighton south pacific sunglass look, we'll focus on the metal eyewear, plastic eyewear, and rimless looks this company offers.
The Brighton Library has a death index for Livingston County from 1970 to the present, while the 1867 to 1948 Livingston County death index is available through the Memorial Library.
Brighton offers a wide range of handbag designs, from contemporary to traditional.
Brighton handbags remain one of the most popular brands of purses among women of all ages and backgrounds.
To find a Brighton retailer in your area, visit the Store Locator feature on the website and enter your zip code or city for a list of results.
Since Brighton handbags are so popular, there are many replicas floating around.
Brighton bags are made from high quality materials and all feature the Brighton signature heart as an accent or on a part of the bag.
If you have a question whether or not a bag is authentic, get the advice of a Brighton representative at a store near you.
Stylish, yet functional, Brighton handbags are available in a dozens of different designs.
Exquisite detail and careful craftsmanship are at the forefront of each Brighton purse, tote, and bag.
All Brighton bags are crafted to last and made by hand.
Many of Brighton's styles include front pockets or more than one section to keep functional and organized.
Brighton handbags come in styles such as totes, shoulder bags, messenger bags, hobo bags, and satchels.
For those looking for a one-of-a-kind gift, consider a photo bag from Brighton.
How it works is that you bring in a personal photo on CD or disk to one of the Brighton store locations and it will be uploaded and reproduced on the bag.
If you beloved Brighton bag happens to be in need of repair, Brighton makes the process simple.
To schedule a repair, call Brighton at 1-800-235-8748 extension 1402 or visit a store near you.
A division of Leegin Leather Products, the Brighton brand began marketing a designer belt line in 1991.
Brighton uses a unique approach when it comes to marketing.
This approach has proven success and is one of Brighton's key sales strategies.
One of the attractions of Brighton handbags is the ability to coordinate your look with their other pieces as well.
Whether it's casual and playful or professional and smart, the matching Brighton collections allow you to look your best and express your style.
For a touch of intrigue, Brighton offers the Viola straw handbag with a sweeping open scroll keynote design in croco.
Brighton inspired leather wallets are not only beautiful, but affordable as well.
Brighton is known for its wonderful quality handbags, wallets, travel bags, luggage, accessories, and more.
Although Brighton handbags and wallets are in a fairly affordable class as far as designer handbags go, those with limited budgets may desire an alternative.
Brighton is also known for its functional designs.
One of the first places you can check for a Brighton inspired leather wallet is your local Wal-Mart or Target store.
The non-designer names that these stores carry often look to popular designers like Brighton when creating their handbags and wallets.
Check out the types of leather wallets Brighton carries, (you can visit Brighton.com for current designs) and then visit the stores to see how the styles compare -- you might be surprised at your findings.
Ecrater online marketplace may have exactly what you're looking for, like this gorgeous black leather Brighton inspired organizer wallet.
The Powder Puff online store has a good selection of Brighton inspired accessories.
East Coast Handbags has a good selection of fun checkbook style wallets inspired by Brighton for under twenty dollars.
Fraction Price offers some wallets inspired from Brighton's designs, including a sweet two-toned tan and black genuine leather wallet.
Just as with handbags and other wallets, leather wallets that are similar to Brighton's styles will vary in price.
Brighton handbags and women's wallets come in a variety of looks that allow choices for women's different styles.
Brighton's signature look is a savvy femininity, with their logo hearts used in many of their handbag and wallet styles.
A successful women's handbag and accessory designer, Brighton also boasts luggage, fragrances, bath and body products, home accessories and gifts, eyewear, footwear, belts, watches, and men's and western accessories collections.
The functional capacity of the Brighton wallets organizer, along with their high-quality and great designs, makes them very popular.
In addition to their organizer wallets and organizer pouches, Brighton also makes large, medium, small and checkbook wallets in a broad array of styles and materials.
Many of the Brighton organizer wallets are larger than standard wallets.
Although many of their styles have classic elements and timeless designs, Brighton also prides itself on offering fresh, new styles seasonally.
For the latest Brighton organizer wallet designer, visit Brighton.com and click on the wallets tab to view options and the current gallery.
Following are some of the highlights from the Brighton Wallets Organizer collection.
Two-tone hardware, with the signature Brighton heart on the main panel, and chocolate and jet croc leather make this a classically contemporary piece.
Most Brighton wallets organizers are available between one hundred and two hundred dollars, depending on the style and size.
Brick and mortar handbags and gifts stores are also increasingly carrying Brighton wallets and handbags, so browse the stores at your local mall.
For less expensive Brighton wallet knock-offs, read LoveToKnow's article on Brighton Inspired Wallets.
Brighton luggage is known for its high quality and exquisite heart details.
Read on for a comprehensive look at what you can expect from the Brighton name.
Employing a strategy dubbed "Girlfriend Marketing", Brighton has built a name and a reputation that is based on high quality construction.
If you love to shop and live to travel, you're going to love these different Brighton luggage pieces.
Beyond their luggage, Brighton also offers a number of products, all coordinated, to help you project an image of pulled-together confidence.
This way, you won't have to save your Brighton look just for travel!
There, you'll find Brighton's Business Computer Case.
Beyond the Business Case, you'll also find Brighton's Garment Carrier.
You'll be tickled pink over Brighton's new "Pink" collection.
You should purchase luggage from this collection if you love the sumptuous look of a pink and brown color scheme, like to get noticed for your fine style, and have a true love for the Brighton name.
The Ordinary Boys are a four-piece indie-ska band from Brighton who were mainly resigned to the alternative music press, until lead singer Preston's appearance on Celebrity Big Brother in January 2006.
They played tour dates supporting Stellastarr and the Thrills, and also appeared on BBC Radio 1's 'Live in Brighton' show.
Simon Cowell was born in Brighton, East Sussex, England, on October 7, 1959.
Christina - 5'6", 206 lbs. Christina is a 23 year old student from Brighton, Michigan.
Educational establishments are numerous, and include Brighton College, which ranks high among English public schools.
The total number of subscribers to the Post Office provincial exchanges on the 31st of March 1907 (excluding those in Glasgow and Brighton) was 10,010, and the number of telephones rented was 12,006.