November is the month we remember those that fell in two World Wars and other Wars and Conflicts
The Great Sacrifice of a Rye Family
By Roland Jempson
In the June 2003 edition of Rye’s Own. There was an article entitled “The Tiltman’s of Rye”, about the sacrifice of nine members of the “Tiltman” family, by Jo’ Kirkham, also a Further article by Eric Streeton about a Memorial Plaque for Walter Thomas Tiltman. All this prompted me to find out more about my families relations that I had vaguely heard of in my childhood. Continue reading The Great Sacrifice of a Rye Family
It’s that time of year again. The Bonfire Boys Flag flies over The Landgate and preparations are being made for the annual invasion of the streets of Rye by pirates, witches, Kings and Queens, skeletons, wenches, Cavaliers and Roundheads. Continue reading Bonfire Magic
A strong and dedicated team of 16 boxers from Rye Town Amateur Boxing Club will be heading off to Wales on Friday 8th March 2013 to take on their biggest challenge to date. The challenge named Operation Lion Heart will see Rye’s Boxing Team led by coaches Dean Turner and Carl Turner, engage in combat with two local Welsh Boxing Clubs, one after the other, immediately followed by a 3,560ft climb to the summit of the highest mountain in England and Wales, Mount Snowdon. Continue reading Boxing Club
I wonder if anyone could kindly help me to find out what happened to the Craft Club founded in April 1991 possibly at Rye Golf Club. Founded members included Major General Duke, Rear Admiral Robertson and Air Vice Marshal Seabrook The one time Hon. Treasurer T. Mc Millan, would like information. Continue reading Pen & Ink
“In 1859”, wrote H. P. Clarke in his “Guide and History of Rye”, printed in 1861, “the houses were numbered and the names of the street were foolishly altered; as events in history often give names to streets. Continue reading Street Names of Rye
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