Rye Photographer Charles Axell

This remarkable photograph was one of the last ever taken by Rye Photographer Charles Henry Axell. It was late Spring 1918, the sheep had not yet
been sheared and the leaves were thick on the trees. The war still raged across the Channel. The Rye & Camber Tram Station was quiet and the shadows from the trees indicate it was still fairly early in the morning. There are tents pitched Continue reading Rye Photographer Charles Axell

Prewar Rye Sports Long Distance Race Winner

The ‘Long Distance Race’ at Rye Sports

Started with two laps of the Track then moved to the road via Peasmarsh & Iden. The distance was nine miles

The recent article in Rye’s Own on the Long Distance Race and Rye Sports ‘Like Grandfather, Like Father, Like Son’ brought back memories for Mary Hall of Continue reading Prewar Rye Sports Long Distance Race Winner