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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 438 pictures and 418 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
Monica Edwards
Monica Edwards
Rye Harbour Village Church and SchoolWight Pusher SeaplaneRye Harbour FeteThe White Bridge
High Tide in 1952RX66 DorisChildren at the harbourCan you help identify two of these people?
Outside the Conqueror in the early 1950'sGunnar Mills and Jim HillRye Harbour LighthouseFlorence Doust and Mills family
Latest Comments
The only suggestion I have for the "structure" in the b
I was born in Rye Harbour in 1946. I remember the groyn
The little girl sitting on the steps centre front is my
The cow boy and cow girl, middle front are John and Jea
My dads mother owned ma Tunbridge's cafe house to live
This was our family home in 1960s and 70s Ian Christoph
Hi to you all. I used to work on the Ivy-B in the mid e
My grandparents lived here, and later my parents bought
I was a deckhand on the Doreen B for about 5-6 months,
This post has created some interest about the naming of
Latest Pictures
Monica Edwards
Rye Harbour Village Church and School
Wight Pusher Seaplane
Rye Harbour Fete
The White Bridge
High Tide in 1952
RX66 Doris
Children at the harbour
Can you help identify two of these people?
Outside the Conqueror in the early 1950's
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