My Shipwrecked Ancestor.


Introduced by Eric Streeton

Last month I wrote of my Smuggling Ancestors, this month it’s the turn of my Shipwrecked Ancestor. In my last month’s feature I mentioned George and Elisa Buttenshaw who were at that time living in Winchelsea. Continue reading My Shipwrecked Ancestor.

Down Rye Way


by Elaine Peprell

John Button

John Button was born in Rye 46 years ago. Into those 46 years he has packed more adventures and experiences than any 10 average men put together. He initially attended the Mermaid Street School, but spent some of his later school Continue reading Down Rye Way