Bus operators in the Brighton and Hove area that were taken over by Southdown Motor Services.
1921 White Heather Motor Services, Brighton
1927 Golden Butterfly Motor Coaches, Brighton
1927 Lucille Motor Coaches, Hove
1927 Pullman Services, Brighton
1930 John Poole, Hove
1930 Potts, Brighton
1932 Chapman & Sons (Eastbourne) Ltd
1932 G H Meaby, Brighton
1933 East Grinstead Motor Coaches (East Grinstead–Lewes–Brighton service)
1934 B.R. Roberts, Brighton
1936 H Miller (Southwick & Shoreham)
1937 H K Hart (Brighton/Hove–Hellingly Hospital Service)
1937 H L Pownall, Brighton
1937 East Grinstead Motor Coaches (East Grinstead–Lewes–Brighton service)
1938 L Cherriman (Hassocks–Hurstpierpoint service)
1939 Messrs Bannister & Evans, Ditchling/Hassocks
1939 C R Shorter (Hove–Robertsbridge service, & excursions)
There is a lot more detail of possible interest to local historians, including references to leases on land and property, on the National Archives website.
This is work in progress.
A version of this article first appeared on the My Brighton & Hove website.