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  • 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

  • Rhye Song

    The seven seas of Rhye (note different spelling) was an early track by Queen (it was on their 2nd album). The Rhye in that song is merely part of the lyric and has no connection with the town of Rye. … read more

  • Tilling Green

    This year Tilling Green School celebrates it’s 50th anniversary. As part of this a Golden Book is in the Newsagents on the Tilling Green Estate to be signed by as many ex Tilling Green pupils as possible. If anyone reading this once attended the school and will be visiting Rye soon, could they also pop … read more

  • Effects of Tourism

    I am conducting a study and was wondering if anyone had any information on the effects of tourism in Rye such as pollution rates, crime rates etc and any authority that I could contact to discuss such matters? Thanks. … read more

  • Search for Caravan Sites

    I am looking for caravan sites that can accommodate rallies of 40 plus outfits in the Rye area. … 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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  • Rye Bay Scallops

    Saw your email on the Rye website re: scallops. There was a feature on Rye scallops in last Saturday’s Times (1st Feb) in the Weekend Section, page 5, entitled “The Rye road to superb fresh scallops.” It is by Charles Campion, and at the end it mentions Botterells, Fish and Shellfish Merchants, Harbour Road, Rye … read more

  • BBC Radio Kent – Toby Jugs

    I left a message on page 9 of your website, after my husband and I had enjoyed a holiday in Rye. I just thought readers of this site might like to know that I’m going to be on BBC Radio Kent (if you can receive that in Rye and environs?) on Thursday 30th Jan, at … read more

  • Accommodation

    Warning! Tunbridge wells tourist office has reported that a B&B provider had a couple walk out without paying after staying 2 weeks. They did the same thing in Maidstone a month ago. The police are keen to trace them as the man said he was working for the police, and often stayed in the premises … read more

  • Hotel Search

    A number of us (6-8 adults) are looking to spend New Year’s Eve in Rye, and wonered whether any hotels were hosting a New Years Eve dinner / dinner dance? All information would be most welcome. … 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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Jeake's House
Jeake's House

Award winning 17th century town house in medieval cobbled street

Cadborough Cottages
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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