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  • Tiltman / Miles

    I am interested in your message on John Harvey and Ann Tiltman. I am connected to the Miles family. Amelia Miles B1830 m Thomas Tiltman B1827. Her parents were James Miles and Sarah? Born circa 1796 and 1792. Amelia is my G G Grandparent Charlott’s sister. I wondered if this was from the same family … read more

  • Rye Harbour Garage

    Hell all, I am interested to know if the Rye Harbour Garage on the nain Road of Rye Harbour is still standing as there were talks of it being demolished. My grandfather James Doust once owned it. Thanks, Jim … read more

  • William Sheppard

    My great-great grandfather lived and died in Rye in 1883. He lived in Fishmarket Place and died in Fishmarket Road. I would be interested in any information regarding the gentleman or the area. … read more

  • Mayor of Rye in WW2

    Hi, I’m coming on holiday to the area for Easter and want to find out if there’s any info on a former mayor. My husband’s grandfather, a Mr Marsden was mayor of Rye during WW2. Are there any plaques to him or the like? Thanks Nicola [reveal email] … read more

  • Longtime Ryer

    To Brian Hatter. Do you remeber My Mother and Father, Charles & Winifred James Who Lived in New Road. They Were Great Friends of your Mother & Father. Derek James. … read more

  • Clockmaking Family: Gill

    Interested in getting in touch with anyone who has info about the Gill family, clockmakers in Rye, esp. Daniel Gill ca 1795 … read more

  • Anyone know a ‘Capps’?

    I’m working on our family’s history and heard that there is someone with my name — Roger Capps — who lives in or near Rye. If someone reading this knows of him, or anyone else with the last name of Capps, could you send me an e-mail at [reveal email] ? We have discovered that … read more

  • Information on Michael Simmons

    I’m still trying to contact any family members of Michael Simmons, the landlord of The Crown in Rye who died in 1988 at Rye. Mick had a daughter, Michelle. I would like to get in touch with. If anyone is out there who can help please get in touch with me, or let Michelle know … read more

  • Message for Vanda Wilshire

    Vanda Wilshire: Hi Vanda Just spotted your listing on the Rye’s Own website. Long time no contact. I hope all is well. How are things over your side of the pond? I see you are still working on the family tree, had much success? Anyway must shoot. Kind regards Kevin Law (Your distant Pope cousin) … read more

  • Message for Denis Wederell

    Denis Wederell: Hello Denis: I tried your email from the Mariners Archive but it doesn’t work. I am the great grandson of William Heatley, Master of the Star of Peace. I would be very interested in learning anything about how the ship was lost. I know through William’s son Thomas, my grandfather, that the “Star” … read more

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Cadborough Cottages
Cadborough Cottages

There are four delightful one bedroom cottages, which have been lovingly renovated from the farm building at Cadborough Farm. One … more

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Jeake's House
Jeake's House

Award winning 17th century town house in medieval cobbled street

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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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