Who are these Rye Children?
Is your Mum or Dad or your grandma or grandpa, or even you, in this picture?
Clue : The year was almost certainly 1937 (The last year at Lion Street before the pupils carried their chairs down to the new Primary School in Ferry Road. Continue reading Today’s Teaser
Memories of the Central Garage by Gwynneth Harper
I noticed with interest the plans for a new library on the old Central Garage site.It seems that we shall soon see a new library rising from the space in Cinque Ports Street of the demolishing of what remained of the old Central Garage.I have a particular interest in this venture I do hope I shall last out to see it opened. I was born in the flat above the Garage in 1926, 77 years ago, and lived there until 1938 when we moved to Iden. My father Donald Hughes was the foreman at Central Garage hence our occupation of the flat.
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