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RYE HARBOUR, East Sussex, UK... (click here for location)

Click to ViewThe Rye Harbour Image Library will contain images and anecdotes about the area. For now there are 370 pictures and 301 comments on the site for you to browse through. The site is designed so that you can add your comments about the pictures to build up the history of the village. You can even send us your photos to be added.

Images can be viewed by YEAR, by ALBUM, by GROUP, or by CONTRIBUTOR, or you can use the simple SEARCH at the top of this page.

Click to ViewWhen viewing the pictures, PLEASE leave your own comments using the form at the foot of each page. You might know a face, a date or a story about the photo. In this way we hope to build an extensive collection of information, reminiscences and anecdotes about Rye Harbour that is easily accessible to everyone.

Click to ViewYou are also able to make your own album of the images here and make this publicly available if you wish.
If you want to add your pictures please send them to us at barryyates@sussexwt.org.uk.
We are now starting to include sound files and scanned documents - use the search box for "audio" or "pdf". Video will be coming soon.

Click to ViewA BOOKLET is available describing many aspects of the village history through the memories of local people. It was originally published by the Thomas Peacocke School History Group in 1992.
This revised edition was printed in 2006.
Copies are available for £5 + 75p p&p
Click on the image for details.

Click to ViewThis web site is managed by The Rye Harbour Heritage Group, which was established in 2005, around 200 years after the harbour’s first settlement. It aims to record and promote the rich and varied history of Rye Harbour village.

Click on thumbnails to view.

Latest Pictures
Daisy RX90
Daisy RX90
Gladys and ElsieMr HedglerShingle Sorting Plant Holmedene
Cars at Rye HarbourRye Harbour Wedding Firrell  Sisters and FriendsNancy Firrell
Gladys FirrellGreat War MemorialRye Harbour HutAbel Pearcey picks blue boulders
Latest Comments
Lovely to read your comments Bernard - I remember you w
The book Rye Golf Club, the first 90 years by Denis Vid
My mother used to mention Betty Southerden as being one
Hi - surfing through memories here in Victoria, Austral
I think the gentleman on the tiller is my granddad Char
Far left front row is my granddad Fred Smith.
the photo is Hall and Co plant at Castle Water was work
Again I am not sure but the girl in the middle at the b
I am not sure but the girl third from the left looks li
Mrs Head was definitely Lucy Dibley, my great grandmoth
Latest Pictures
Daisy RX90
Gladys and Elsie
Mr Hedgler
Shingle Sorting Plant
Cars at Rye Harbour
Rye Harbour Wedding
Firrell Sisters and Friends
Nancy Firrell
Gladys Firrell
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