Sad Month for Rye

By Jim Hollands

This job of Editor of “Rye’s Own” has many great moments. I am able to share in the good times enjoyed by Rye and Rye people, support the town when outside forces threaten to change our way of life and enjoy victories and achievements of Ryers young and old. But there are bad times when I have to report the loss of friends and contemporaries, and this is a very sad time. Continue reading Sad Month for Rye

In Memory of Nellie

Ellen Mary Owen (Nellie) Affleck (Bailey).

Older readers will remember ‘Nellie’ Bailey who emigrated to Canada¬†after the War.Ellen passed away on 17 January 2004 aged 89. She leaves a son and daughter¬†grandchildren and great grandchildren. Continue reading In Memory of Nellie