With Bonfire Night looming Rye’s Own has raked through the archives and found these pictures for your enjoyment. Pictures can be enlarged.
By Arthur Woodgate
The sea until 1300 would have washed the north side of Rye with a causeway across to Rye Hill. Wrecks of ships have been found in streets north of the Town wall and of boats where the town ditch was. Continue reading Arthur’s Cinque Ports Street
By Clifford Bloomfield
1940 Fair Meadow, Rye Hill, at that time was like open parkland and a good number of mature oak trees were spread over it. I recall seeing, when on our Sunday afternoon walks, a tented army camp with vehicles and tanks standing under the trees. Continue reading Tanks in Rye
Deans Rag Book Company were toy makers in Rye from the fifties to the seventies. They produced many varieties of soft toys and also their famous Rag Books for children which are famous all over the world. Continue reading Pages from Deans Rag Books