Rye in East Sussex Town Guide

Kevin Regan

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Friday, 3rd Jan 2020

Family History

Hello Stephen, SHERWOOD William Percy Private 228027, 2/1st Battalion, London Regiment (The Royal Fusiliers). 58th London Division. Killed in action … more

Thursday, 21st Nov 2019

Family History of Sargent

Happy to help Todd. As you mentioned the “Battle” area, do you know where specifically you are researching? Battle and … more

Wednesday, 20th Nov 2019

Cattle Trough in Battle

Ages old, so you may have the answer, but there is a drinking trough halfway up Caldbec Hill which fits … more

Wednesday, 20th Nov 2019

Battle Black Horse Inn Bourner

Can’t help directly, but contact Battle and District History Society who may have records to assist. Don’t know where you … more

Wednesday, 20th Nov 2019

Family History of Sargent

Are you one who visited Ninfield a few years ago also researching the family? Our history society (Ninfield Local History … more

Wednesday, 20th Nov 2019

Veness Family History

Hello – now here’s what may be a weird coincidence. I volunteer at Battle Museum of Local History and we … more

Wednesday, 7th Nov 2018

Whiteman Family

You might want to get “The Brave Remembered – Battle at War 1914-1919 by George Kiloh from bookshops in Battle … more

Wednesday, 31st Jan 2018

SS Abukir 1940

Hi, Laura. I live in Ninfield and have no other connection to the Aboukir disaster. I have contacted Tom Davey … more

Saturday, 14th Oct 2017

The Ashbys

Yes, Sir James retired to Ninfield. This is the info I have for him Ashby, Sir James William Murray RN … more

Friday, 13th Oct 2017

The Ashbys

Hello, our Ninfield Local History Group does have some info, but we could always do with more! Have you seen … more

Tuesday, 22nd Nov 2016

Whiteman Family

It’s rather a broad title and perhaps Admin might consider splitting into the respective main family Names. This is in … more

Tuesday, 9th Feb 2016

Rye Memorial - James Walter Mesher

I haven’t been back here for some time as you can see, but this is the info available from Rye … more

Saturday, 8th Aug 2015

SS Abukir 1940

With reference to enquiries regarding both Albert Percy Whiteman and Victor Davey, I believe I may have some helpful information … more

Monday, 8th Dec 2014

James Osborne

Peter, I hope you get this message but want you to know there is a proposed development on part of … more

Tuesday, 21st Jan 2014

James Burr

Thanks very much! Now I have to find the link between Ponders End and Rye, but it’s a great step … more

Friday, 9th Aug 2013

James Osborne

Peter, noted. You can best contact through Ninfield Local History Group when you have time to visit. Regards, Kevin

Tuesday, 6th Aug 2013

James Osborne

Peter, Good to know you got the message. Could I be cheeky and ask (if any of his work relates … more

Sunday, 4th Aug 2013

Old Books

Pam, It seems the Thomas family moved to Ninfield after the 1891 Census. In 1901 Census they were at Lower … more

Thursday, 1st Aug 2013

James Osborne

Googled this info for you: James Thomas Armour Osborne Born 13 Jan 1907 – died 1979 Thurrock, Essex area. Born … more

Thursday, 1st Aug 2013

The Ashbys

Message in a bottle finally reached shore … Sir James had a son James William Frederick Walter born about 1874, … more

Thursday, 1st Aug 2013

Finding Old School Friends

Hi, Jim. Looks as though you’re now in Canada so the school reunion on 19th October might be hard for … more

Thursday, 1st Aug 2013

William Billenness - Preacher

Hi, a long time ago but you never know, someone might come and read this! William Billinness (that’s how it … more

Thursday, 1st Aug 2013

Ninfield Local History Group

I can see that there are quite a few “Ninfielders” scattered around, so perhaps we might be able to put … more

Thursday, 31st Jan 2013

James Burr

His name is on the Rye Harbour Memorial of WW1 but I cannot find any CWGC casualty of that name … more

Thursday, 31st Jan 2013

Rye Memorial - James Walter Mesher

Alan, It’s so long ago since you posted, but I’d be interested in the details about Walter Mesher and 122nd … more

Sunday, 13th Jan 2013

Family History

I never doubt family lore as having some semblance to the truth. I would have thought that he was part … more

Saturday, 12th Jan 2013

Whiteman Family

Peter, I found some more information regarding the death of Albert Percy Whiteman during the Dunkirk evacuation. I was a … more

Sunday, 30th Dec 2012

Whiteman Family

Pleased to have been of some help! Are any of the Whiteman’s I listed related? HNY, Kevin

Friday, 28th Dec 2012

Rye Bay Trawler Incident

This was 6 years ago, so maybe you have the answer but if not … The details I have are: … more

Friday, 28th Dec 2012

Family History of Foord

Jason, I’ve only just joined this forum and your message was LOOOOONG ago … but since retiring to the country … more

Friday, 28th Dec 2012

Whiteman Family

Hi Peter, The Whiteman family lost another member in Round Two:- WHITEMAN, ALBERT PERCY. Rank: Leading Aircraftman Service No: 334948. … more

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