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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 418 pictures and 385 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
Blockhouse at the Mary Stanford lifeboat house
Blockhouse at the Mary Stanford lifeboat house
The Rye Harbour ferryRye Harbour, Martello TowerJim Cutting (1835-1915)Choir and clergy of The Church Of The Holy Spirit
WEMAXAEva ColemanThe Rye Harbour FerryConnie and Pontie
Rye Harbour WetlandMemorial to Fl/lt. Harry R HamiltonThe Church of the Holy Spirit and Concrete WorksCoastguard Square 1929
Latest Comments
Does anyone know anything about this building and how i
Vic Saunders was born in 1927, Jean in 1929 & Terry in
The little children are Jean Newman nee Saunders and he
Front row left to right my brother Turpin Derek Haffend
It looks like the ferry is returning passengers to Rye
Gunners full name was David Arthur Mills, he was known
I brought the Heinricht Schmidt into Rye 1970 - 1972
Hi Steve, My name is Roy Brook living in New Zealand. M
I lived and grew up in Rye and use to hang out with fri
in the background there appears to be an old Sussex Tru
Latest Pictures
Blockhouse at the Mary Stanford lifeboat house
The Rye Harbour ferry
Rye Harbour, Martello Tower
Jim Cutting (1835-1915)
Choir and clergy of The Church Of The Holy Spirit
WEMAXA
Eva Coleman
The Rye Harbour Ferry
Connie and Pontie
Rye Harbour Wetland
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