The Changing Strand

By Arthur Woodgate

It was astonishing that anyone should suggest that gas was not madeĀ in Rye, but only stored. IT gave me the thought, however, that theĀ strand in Rye had changed during the 20th Century and was worth recording. Continue reading The Changing Strand

The Boat Builders of Rye Part Two


The Hoad Ship Building Yard in Rye was famous for the first class vessels produced there but it was George Smith and his brother Thomas who are remembered by some senior citizens of this town as ‘the boat builders of Rye’ Continue reading The Boat Builders of Rye Part Two