Rye in East Sussex Town Guide

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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Landgate Cottage
Landgate Cottage

15th century Landgate cottage is opposite the medieval Landgate arch, in Rye’s pretty centre. Refurbished recently, retaining period features, with … more

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Jeake's House
Jeake's House

Award winning 17th century town house in medieval cobbled street

Cadborough Cottages
Cadborough Cottages

Walking distance from Rye. Ample parking. Peaceful location.

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Men of Sorrows

This message is for Mary Elizabeth Thomas author of Men of Sorrows. I am looking for more information and your … more

Cedric Hodgson Cards Available

We are having a clear out and have found the following if they are off interest to anybody All on … more

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