By John Wallbank (New Zealand)
The February edition of Rye’s Own was opened in early March, and the contents eagerly perused. Just perhaps a little later than all the Ryers that take the time to digest the monthly quota of memories and facts from both the distant and not too distant past. Continue reading Smells of Yesteryear
By Miss J Dwyer
There’s a pull here felt. And felt again. Pictures have it. That arrest… This pull is a place. And if you please; a picture. Continue reading A pocket full of Rye
The Rye Town Council of May 2007. Back row left to right : Councillor Ian Potter, Councillor Granville Bantick, Councillor Jonathon Breeds, Councillor Frank Continue reading Rye Town Council 2007
Another Report From June 2007 Issue of “Rye’s Own”
Despite Rye Town Council’s approval of the plans for the new Primary School on ground adjacent to the Thomas Peacocke there are many who think the construction of the £6.5m. building on the proposed site is ill advised and detrimental to the education of Rye children.
Continue reading Row Over Rye Primary
The Primary School team.
Photograph sent in by Keith Fitzhugh.
Most of these lads went on to play football after leaving school.
Terry Lane formed the Reckitt & Coleman team which was later to become
Rye Athletic. Laurence Igglesden played for Athletic before leaving
school and went on to play for Rye United. Continue reading Rye Primary Football Team 1956
Drawings by Paul Vincent
Times were Tough in the 1950’s
Times were tough, it was hard to earn enough cash window cleaning and chimney sweeping to support a family of five in Rye during the early fifties. Continue reading The Television Aerial Erectors