Old Maps of Rye

Historic Maps of Rye and the local area.

I used to come to Rye regularly in the 1960s, as my father had been stationed in Winchelsea for part of the war. We often made the journey from Surrey on a Bank Holiday, which was always very busy. Little did I dream then that I would actually come to live and work in the town. I was based in Iden and Playden in the 1990s and after (...Read full memory)

My ancestors are the Braziers from Rye and were coal merchants and wool staplers. We often visit the town especially around Landgate where they once lived. Many Braziers are buried in the All Saints and St Mary's Parish Church and I wonder if any Braziers still live in the town?