This amazing picture, probably dating from 1914-18 period was taken in Rye but no one has any idea where the men came from. Continue reading Who Are These Men
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The Rye’s Own Website has over 500 stories and 2000 pictures of Rye and local related events from the past. 50 years and beyond. This total is growing daily and is a FREE service sponsored by readers of “Rye’s Own” and the advertisers who appear in our Hard Copy Monthly Magazines and on our Magazine Newsfeeds. Continue reading A Message from Albert
87 years of Steam Railway Heritage set against the backdrop of some of Kent’s most picturesque countryside is what makes a journey on the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway a totally unique experience and is why this Heritage Railway is one of Kent’s Top Visitor Attractions. Continue reading 87 Years of Steam Railway Heritage
Swim wade or paddle, the people of Hythe, Romney Marshes, Rye and Hastings wanted to avoid of these summer pastimes during the bad weather of December and January. The low depression in December that caused a tidal surge that almost topped the defences in many places between Folkestone and Hastings. Continue reading Jimper’s Jottings
1030 – Rye (included in the Manor of Rameslie) given to the Abbots of Fecamp in Normandy
1100 – La Rie – La Rye
1105 – Church: Hospital of St. Bartholomew Continue reading Dateline Rye