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  • Spring Cresent

    Could anyone tell me if Spring Cresent, Military Road is still in existence. Researching my family history I have my grandfather AG Etherton living at no 11 in 1901. If anyone had a picture or could point me in the right direction it would be appreciated. … read more

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  • MIlitary Road

    Does anyone know of a good B&B on Military Road? I used to live in Rye and it is very important that I stay on Military Road. I have found a place called The Knoll and a place called Little Satcote but are they nice places? I am really looking forward to coming back to … read more

  • Message for Shelley Jebb

    Shelley: Thanks for the reply. I lived at 61 Military Road opposite the Globe Inn and about 200 yds along from us were the houses I regarded as the Workhouses where mostly indigenous families lived. There were about 4 or 6 units in stone. … read more

  • Message for Paddyanne Turner

    Paddyanne Turner: I think there were two such places. The Old Alms Houses (workhouse?) were on Military Road where I lived many years ago. The Rye Hospital is on Rye Hill although I think the original one was on Mermaid Street from what I remember my father told me. Hope this helps.. Try finding a … read more

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  • Pottingfield Estate

    Jane: Hi Jane. I have just receved your email via my other address. I don’t remember many of the people in Pottingfield estate as I was in Loughborough College when my mother, Lottie and my father Les (lie) moved there from Military Road. My Dad was the town baker for many years with Clarkes in … read more

  • Playden Cottage Guesthouse

    Carolyn McMillan: I’ve just seen your message on the Rye website. Last year we stayed at Playden Cottage Guesthouse, Military Road, Rye (phone: [reveal tel] ) which (then) had a 5 diamond guest accommodation rating and an English Tourism Council Silver Award (1999). In their brouchure the owners say that “The cottage’s only claim to … read more

  • Military Rd.

    Can somebody please tell me who was the administrative body for the tollgate on Military Road between 1900-1920?, and if there is a record anywhere of the Keepers? … read more

  • A Wonderful Visit

    Husband and I have just returned from a short break in Rye, which we thoroughly enjoyed. During our 3 day visit we visited two historic houses (Knowle in Kent and Bateman’s in East Sussex) and one garden (Scotney Castle Garden) and enjoyed a walk along the Royal Military Canal about which I knew nothing until … 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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