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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 sources re my ancestor John Grayling mentioned in your book . Please get in contact. Many thanks … read more

  • Whiteman

    To any of the Whiteman family . I am Henry Whiteman’s granddaughter. My grandad had 18 brothers and sisters. I would like to here from any members of our family. Best wishes Sandra … read more

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  • Parker Butcher worked at Ypres Tower

    My great great Granfather was a policeman at the Ypres Tower, I believe it was a gaol at the time. His daughter Harriet my great grandmother was brought up there. I have a few bits from that time, a picture by Baron of Rye and a scrap book done by her! If anyone has any … read more

  • Cmdr Frank Claret, O.B.E. – memorabilia in Rye

    I am trying to track down several lots of memorabilia about Commander Frank Claret that were sold at auction in Rye in 2001 or 2002. The lots were described in publicity as: “The story of Commander Frank Claret told in photographs, ship reports, newspaper clippings, telegraphs, letters and ships papers reflecting the eventful life of a … read more

  • Our name is Rye!

    My husband’s family are descended from Hubert de Rie, one of William the Conqueror’s men. Are there any other Ryes here? My husband’s most recent (20thC) family originated from Staple, Kent. However, there are Ryes as far afield as the US and fairly scattered around the UK. … read more

  • Samuel Gill of Rye

    Such a Big Story Ref a clock making family. I have a Mahogany Long Case Clock. Signed S Gill Rye. It is a workshop clock dated March 7th 1810. However the works are by Robert Apps of Battle. Possibly Samuels Father = Daniel, had it made for his son. upon taking over the family business. … read more

  • Hill House Hospital

    I had a sister, Janet Mary Sherwin, who passed away aged 16 on the 26th April 1960 at Hill House Hospital. It was thought she may have been buried at a nearby church but the only one I can find is Playden Church but I have no way of verifying this. Can anyone help? … read more

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  • Sherwood Family

    Hi. I am not sure if I posted this before, sometimes it is difficult to get things through from the USA.I am Stephen john sherwood son of the late Stephen Charles Sherwood wh was born in Rye. I have a few memories as a small child of visiting his brother Frank also known as Uncle … read more

  • Tiltman Family Tree

    We are the London / Essex branch of the family. We have just spent a lovely week in Rye, retracing our family footsteps. I am great granddaughter of Cara Tiltman, daughter of Edward Tiltman – born 1858. Ive traced the family tree back to 1520. If anyone has any information or photographs relating to the … read more

  • Catt Family

    Aloha! ISO my grandfather’s family. His parents Alfred Edwin Catt, mother Eliza Bourne. Alfred had a blacksmith shop on Lion St. They emigrated to Denver, Colorado USA late 1800’s. Thanks in advance! … read 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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Men of Sorrows

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