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Bob Wilcock

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Monday, 21st Mar 2022

Clockmaking Family: Gill

Trace, while it is not impossible for William Gill to have made the tinder lighter – clockmaking does involve whitesmithing … more

Saturday, 7th Sep 2019

Rye Old Bank Neighbours

Can anyone help me identify which properties neighbours to Rye Old Bank lived in in 1820? The bank was on … more

Friday, 25th Jan 2019

Clockmaking Family: Gill

Dennis, your clock sounds interesting, and I would love to see pictures. Not sure about e-mailing on this site, I’ll … more

Monday, 15th Oct 2018

Daniel Gill 1795

Brian, Daniel Gill moved to Rye after Samuel was born & was well established by 1791: “silversmith, clock & watchmaker … more

Monday, 15th Oct 2018

Clockmaking Family: Gill

Brian, As member of BBHS perhaps you have more information on the early history of Rye Bank. The first partners … more

Saturday, 25th Aug 2018

Daniel Gill Clockmaker and Banker Black Plaque

Does anyone know the information on which the black plaque at 101 High St is based: “The House of Gill … more

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The Golden Fleece
The Golden Fleece

Established in 1973, The Golden Fleece is a family run shop stockists of Barbour, Harris & Moon Tweed, Seasalt and … more

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Rye Windmill B&B Enquiry

Hi there, Do you have a single room and a twin room available for one night 1/7/24? If so can … more

Landgate Cottage Enquiry

Is Landgate Cottage available? I am trying to book for January.

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