Robert Vincent – A True Ryer


No man is more deserving of the title ‘True Ryer’ than Robert Vincent, who died at the Conquest Hospital on Saturday 13 October 2012.

Robert was know to almost every soul who lives in the town. His own particular brand of humour seem to make everyone smile.

He was born in Rye, went to school in Rye, played football for Rye, worked in Rye and lived in Rye for his entire lifetime. The eulogy, read at Robert’s funeral by son Continue reading Robert Vincent – A True Ryer

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

The Riverhaven ‘Bought’ The Drummers

One of the ‘larger’ lots up for sale at the Bonfire Boys Auction of Promises, held recently at The George Hotel was Section Fives’ large band of merry drummers. The promise to play was purchased by the Riverhaven Hotel on The Strand
Quay. Continue reading The Riverhaven ‘Bought’ The Drummers

Miss Rye’s Own Final 1971

 The Miss Rye’s Own 1971 Final

These six young ladies, are the finalists in the 1971 Miss Rye’ s Own’ Competition Continue reading Miss Rye’s Own Final 1971

Down Rye Way – Fred Jordan

Down Rye Way May 1970 Fred'Chippy' Jordan by Maureen Allen
Down Rye Way May 1970 Fred’Chippy’ Jordan by Maureen Allen

Frederick Stanley Jordan. known to nearly every inhabitant of Rye as Chippy is a Ryer in every sense of the word.  Continue reading Down Rye Way – Fred Jordan