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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 425 pictures and 400 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 can include sound files and scanned documents - use the search box for "audio" or "pdf".

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
Village PillboxesVickers machine gunRye Harbour GarageMr Mills, Olive Kell and son David
Could this be Norman and Elsie Clark ?Looking towards Rye Harbour, July 1933Blockhouse at the Mary Stanford lifeboat houseThe Rye Harbour ferry
Rye Harbour, Martello TowerJim Cutting (1835-1915)Choir and clergy of The Church Of The Holy SpiritWEMAXA
Latest Comments
looking for relatives of George Edward Pope. I believe
The Anne Christiane was owned by my father Roy Philpot
Such a great little story. I love the hut and each tim
Uncle Norman used to take me fishing for eels in the ha
It looks more like my Uncle David Arthur "Gunner " Mill
I have amongst David Arthur (Gunner) Mills paper work a
Julie Mills was my Grandfathers sister her was Alexande
Who has this picture of my Mum Grandad and Brother? Is
This Photo was taken in either 1953 or 1954, David was
This is a photo of my Mother and Brother David with My
Latest Pictures
Village Pillboxes
Vickers machine gun
Rye Harbour Garage
Mr Mills, Olive Kell and son David
Could this be Norman and Elsie Clark ?
Looking towards Rye Harbour, July 1933
Blockhouse at the Mary Stanford lifeboat house
The Rye Harbour ferry
Rye Harbour, Martello Tower
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