Congratulations George 105 Years Old

Happy Birthday George

On October 28, George Bayntun reached his 105 year Birthday and opened his Birthday and message  Card from The Queen in his own home.

George is still living in his home town of Rye in his own home and getting about in a motorised invalid vehicle doing his shopping, taking trips to the seaside at Rye Harbour and generally terrorising the population on this ‘Devil’s go-cart’. Continue reading Congratulations George 105 Years Old

“Rye’s Own” is 50

“Rodney Booth was still a Boy”

Fifty years ago, when Rodney Booth was still a boy, the very first issue of “Rye’s Own” was delivered to all Rye newsagents.

It was an immediate success and now, fifty years later, “The Little Magazine with the Big Heart” as Cannon John Williams called it, will still be on sale at Rye Newsagents. Continue reading “Rye’s Own” is 50

Golden Day For Bob & Joyce



Saturday 21 June will be a very special day for Bob & Joyce Clayton.

On that day they will be celebrating 50 years of marriage. Quite an achievement in these days of many divorces and non-marital relationships. Continue reading Golden Day For Bob & Joyce

A Golden Day

A Golden Day

Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Hyder of 15 Eagle Road, Rye, celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary on 1st March.

Ernest & Mrs Hyder


They spent the day receiving relatives and opening cards and presents, among which was a fine jug which was presented to them by the members of the ‘Over 65 Club.’ Continue reading A Golden Day