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  • Family History of Hoad

    Wanting information on the Hoad family of Watchbell Street. They were involved in Hoad Shipping in the 1800’s. One of the family I believe was a mayor of the town round about that time.. … read more

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  • Family History of Woolley

    I am trying to trace my ancestors – WOOLLEY – who resided in Rye at the beginning of the 18th century. JESSE WOOLLEY who was a “sailor” had a family of five in the 1830s called Elizabeth Ann, Susan, Jesse, William and Susanah (twins). Their mother was called Sarah Ann Roberts. They all resided in Pump Street … read more

  • Family History of Turk / Dale

    An ancestor of John Turk is buried just inside the door of St Michael’s Church Playden. John had 2 sons Thomas and William by Elisabeth Dale. Both boys were illigitimate but John left them his estate. Unfortunately William died before inheriting. It is believed that Thomas gambled his inheritance away and then ran a pub … read more

  • Cedric Hodgson

    Hi. My Grandfather was a local artist in Rye in early 1900’s and I am trying to trace any of his work. His name was Cedric Hodgson who sometimes signed ‘Baron of Rye’ and later changed the family name to Baron. Also, does anyone remember my father Peter (Hodgson or Baron) Can anyone help please? … read more

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  • Family History

    Greetings from New Zealand. I am researching my family tree, and I am seeking any family of Mrs Annie Norton, formerly Noone, nee Davenport who was living in St Leonards on Sea in 1928. Thank you. … read more

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  • Hilder’s Cliff

    Can anyone tell me: 1. the origin of the name ‘Hilder’s Cliff’ (nr the Landgate in Rye) and 2. whether ‘Hilder’ was ever used as a forename or a surname. Thank you … read more

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  • Arthur Granville Bradley

    I am interested in the author Arthur Granville Bradley, who lived in Rye in the early 1900s in a) Red Cottage and b) West Watch. Would anyone know if these houses still exist, and if so where they may be located? I would also be very grateful for any other information about him. Thanks and … read more

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  • Mr Sims

    There is or was a Mr Sims that lived at the top of Dumbwoman’s Lane Udimore, but at one time he lived in Rye where he was care taker at the school that was in Ferry Road. Can anyone help? … read more

  • Family History of Tiltman

    Is there anyone in Rye who is related to the Tiltman family that lived at 5 Traders Passage in 1901? William Tiltman was the head of the household and was my Great Grandfather – his son Thomas Tiltman aged 8 in 1901 was my Grandfather. Would be grateful to hear from anyone who might have … read more

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  • Family History of Breeds

    Linda Breeds: I hope you contacted my Mum at 26 Udimore Road I’m sure she would get one of the Breeds family to show you around. Sorry I can’t I have lived in Sydney, Australia since 1981. This message will arrive too late to help but I just read your message on the message board. … read more

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