Rye Boys and Old Boys Soccer

Rye Boys School Soccer Team 1931

This photograph of the Rye Boys School (Mermaid Street) soccer team of 1931 was kindly loaned by Frank Igglesden. Continue reading Rye Boys and Old Boys Soccer

The War Years & Beyond

The late John Smith’s account of his time as Rye Town Clerk. Reprinted from “Rye Memories” with thanks to Jo’ Kirkham. The War Years and Beyond

I started work in the Rates Office, then at 107 High Street (now the Easton Rooms) in 1936. Mr. Cyril Powell, Rating and Valuation Officer was my boss and Mr. Ambrose Huxstep my Senior. Mr. Huxstep and I were responsible for writing all Continue reading The War Years & Beyond

Letter from America

Our American correspondent, one time Rye girl Sylvia (Sperring) Hewitt sends this report of American family life from Medford, Oragon:

Dateline Rye’s Own December 2002

Hewitt’s News

Summer is now officially over and winter is just around the corner. We had a very hot, dry one this year, into the 100s quite regularly…… Continue reading Letter from America

Robin Hood Bonfire 2002

Robin Hood Bonfire Society’s November Fifth Celebrations Bring Year of Activity and Success to Colourful Climax

The village of Icklesham, three miles from Rye, must be one of the most active communities in the country. They have always been hot on Soccer and Cricket at Icklesham, running three soccer teams for many of the past 50 seasons and having an active Cricket Club that has proved the equal of many of their peers over the years. Continue reading Robin Hood Bonfire 2002