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Aquarium Inn, 6 Steine Street, Brighton

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The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1878/George Phillips/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/Henry Taylor/Licensed Victualler/47/Brighton, Sussex,/Census ****
1881/Catherine Taylor/Wife/48/London, Middlese/Census
1881/Harry Taylor/Son/13/Brighton, Sussex,/Census
1881/George Taylor/Son/9/Brighton, Sussex,/Census
1881/Charles Taylor/Son/7/Brighton, Sussex,/Census
1881/Susan Holker/Domestic Servant/17/Keymer, Sussex/Census

1890/Mrs Clara Scanlen/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1899/Arthur Howlett/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1901/Robert Leach/Fish Salesman 31/Brighton, Sussex **
1901/Hannah Leach/Wife, Public House Owner/33/Brighton, Sussex
1901/George Leach/Son/12/Brighton, Sussex
1901/Joseph Leach/Son/10/Brighton, Sussex
1901/Harry Leach/Son/8/Brighton, Sussex
1901/John Leach/Son/6/Brighton, Sussex
1901/Florrie Leach/Daughter/5/Brighton, Sussex
1901/Thomas Leach/Son/1/Brighton, Sussex
1901/Elizabeth Foster/Niece, Barmaid/14/Brighton, Sussex

1911/Robert Leach/Fish Salesman, Employer/41/Brighton, Sussex **
1911/Hannah Leach/Wife/43/Brighton, Sussex
1911/Joseph Leach/Son, Barman/20/Brighton, Sussex
1911/Henry Leach/Son, Clerk, Fish Market/18/Brighton, Sussex
1911/John Leach/Son/16/Brighton, Sussex
1911/Florence Leach/Daughter/15/Brighton, Sussex
1911/Thomas Leach/Son/11/Brighton, Sussex
1911/Ernest Leach/Son/7/Brighton, Sussex
1911/Spearmint Leach/Son/4/Brighton, Sussex
1911/Cecil Leach/Son/3/Brighton, Sussex
1911/Irene Leach/Daughter/1/Brighton, Sussex

1913/Robert Leach/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1915/Robert Leach/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1918/Mrs Rosa Amy Hilson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1930/Frank Hilson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1938/Frank Hilson/../../../Post Office Directory ****

I'm really interested in the above named public house, as my grandparents ran this pub in the 1950's , 1960's and 1970's. I spent many happy years with my siblings in Brighton, my grandfather died in approx 1970, and in those days a woman alone could not hold a licence on her own, from what I remember, so my grandmother had to give up her beloved pub.
Their names were Bill and Dorothy Haylock, and my grandmothers niece ran the pub in Madeira Place The St James's, her name was Jean Ward but I cannot remember her husband's name.
In saying that my grandmother had a few sisters in the Brighton area, so I know I have second cousins, but have no clue on names or even if they are in the area still. I do visit Brighton, which I did last week, but the Aqarium Inn was shut, is this long term do you know ? I can remember that the Southdown Coach station was in Steine Street, as I remember walking through to the shops through there, and I can remember seeing the Palace Pier from the window, before they built the block of flats in front of it. *

* Provided By Louisa Crook

** Provided By Gwen O'Sullivan

**** Provided By Kevan

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