John Izod Memorial Service

He Loved Rye and Rye Loved Him

St Mary’s Church was packed for the John Izod Memorial Service at 11 am. today (Wednesday 6 May). ¬†John’s early years were recalled by his younger brother Andrew and recalled John’s life from childhood, wartime years, education, army life and adventures in Canada.

Bonfire Auction John Izod
Bonfire Auction John Izod

Councillor Ian Potter covered John’s time in Rye, the many ¬†friends he made here, the numerous town activities he was involve in, including being a Town Continue reading John Izod Memorial Service

A Rye Childhood – Part 1

 

By Noel C. A. Care.

More Buildings and Games.

There were other buildings which found their way into our games. Brought up, as we were, in a town full of old buildings, we took little notice of them unless they affected us.There were two in Mermaid Street that became, even if only by implication, part of our games. Continue reading A Rye Childhood – Part 1