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  • Rye Bay Trawler Incident

    G’Day from Australia, I am doing my family tree and I have come across my Grandfather Henry George Foord who was lost at sea. My father never spoke of his family and I have to put the peices together. I have traced the Trawler Margaret to the Rye Bay incident in 1916 or 17. Her … read more

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  • Cobblestone

    Can anyone please help. My grandmother told us that she grew up in an area called Cobblestone, England. I am looking for the area and if possible any relatives or friends that may have known the family. My grandmother’s name before marriage was Florence Edith Richardson. she had one brother. The family for awhile came … read more

  • Family History of Harnden

    Leonie Forrest: Hello Leonie – We have a Henry Colin Harnden born in 1855 and married to Mary Jane Thornnton who started a fairly substantial clan here – not sur if it is your Henry Colin as we have no birth or wedding details. I f you have any other info I may be able … read more

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  • Family History of Carder

    Philip Carder: Hello Phillip! I was born and raised in Rye where the Carders lived. As a matter of fact we were playmates. I know that the father and mother died also the daughter, but do not know who else has survived or where they live. My mother still lives in rye and i can … read more

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  • Family History of Cloak / Welfare

    I have traced my grt-grt-great grandparents 1871 census 44, Ship Inn Rye Harbour. Charles Welfare his wife Mary Cloak was born in Rye. Any info would be great. … read more

  • Information on George Burnham

    Does anyone have any information on George Burnham – when he was Mayor of Rye? … read more

  • Family History of Sheather

    Louise Scheidl: Hi Louise, In case you have not come across it, my site is at www.sheather.co.uk and you will find plenty on the Sheather family in England and elsewhere. Hope to hear from you and how you connect to the family. All the best, Michael … read more

  • Family History of Southerden

    Paul Kennedy: Hi Paul, Charles Southerden was my nana’s brother, and she still has siblings alive who may be able to help you… who are you related through? Trying to work out exaclty what a second cousin is!! My email is [reveal email] Pippa Williams … read more

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  • Family History of Monk / Foster

    I’m researching my family tree, and I am looking for anyone who could be related to or knowes anything about the history of the Monk family. or Foster family, particulary Eliza Foster born c1851/2 her father was Edward. the Fosters are being a bit tricky to trace so if anyone can help I’d be grateful. … read more

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  • Family History of Hilder

    John Pelham: I am also interested in discovering the origin of the Hilder of Hilder’s Cliff, Rye, as I was myself a Hilder before I married. There is/was quite a large family of Hilders who nearly all originated in East Sussex, so it is quite likely that the cliff was named after one. But what … read more

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