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  • Family History of Pain

    Researching family of George and Catherine Pain, both born in Rye circa 1878. Had 9 children. Also, son George who married Elizabeth (Pain) in Rye in 1825. Family were glaziers and plumbers and lived on Red Lion Street. All of the above buried in St Mary’s churchyard. Like to contact other researchers of this family. … read more

  • Rye Surname

    My maiden name is Rye, and I live in Little Rock, Arkansas. Can anyone tell me where Rye, England got its name? Can you direct me to a Website that gives history of Rye? Rye is not a common family name in the United States. Thanks for your info you can provide! … read more

  • Family History of Venner

    I’m searching for any information on Frank Venner I understand he has passed on. He lived at Rye for many years. … read more

  • In Search of Lost Relative

    I am trying to locate my sister and I only have her phone number with no reply which I have found out is for Rye. My sister’s maiden name is Brenda Standen she has a son who will be now about 20 she may have now got married but do not know any more than … read more

  • 1861/91 Census

    The 1891 census showed “Leaside” or “Seaside” as an address in the Broomhill area does anyone recognise this? Also in 1861 I have Rye-Horing by Sea does this mean anything to any local historians? Many thanks Syd Pawley … read more

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  • History of Broomhill

    In the Census of 1861 my ancestors are shown under Broomhill and their place of birth is given as “Horing of Rye” does this mean anything to anybody? Thanks. … read more

  • Burnham / Wood Information

    Can anyone give me information on George Burnham who I understand was a Mayor of Rye also his wife who was a member of the Wood family of Playden. Thank you. … read more

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  • Rothwell History

    I’m looking to trace Roger Rothwell, born in 1911 in Eridge, Rye. He was a secondary school teacher. Subject: French. He is/was married to Daisy, and has two children, Timothy & Gillian. If anyone was taught by him or knows his children, or him, could you please contact me. My father in law was his … read more

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  • Hartshorne History

    I visited Rye a few weeks ago and was interested to see an old house somewhere in the centre of the town called Hartshorne House. As I am researching my family name of Hartshorne, I would be interested to know anything you can tell me of it’s history. … read more

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