More Rye Literary Connections

There are many more writers who lived locally, visited regularly and/or wrote about Rye and the surrounding area than we have told about so far. Here are lists of some of them. How many do you know about?  What names should be added?

More Writers Who Lived In or Near Rye
(e.g. Winchelsea, Fairlight, Pett, Hastings, Romney Marsh)

BURNETT, Francis Hodgson (Great Maytham Hall, Rolvenden

CLARK, Kenneth, art historian (Saltwood, Kent)

CONRAD, Joseph (Winchelsea and Kent)

COWARD, Noel (St Mary in the Marsh, Adlington)

CRANE, Stephen (Brede_ii

FORD, Ford Madox [formerly [Hueffer] (Winchelsea and Kent)

FORESTER< C.S. (Winchelsea)

GREY OWL (Hastings)

NESBIT, Edith (St Mary in the Marsh)

PATMORE, Coventry (Hastings)

RICHARDSON, Henry Handel (Fairlight)

TRESSELL, Robert (Hastings)

Writer Visitors to Rye
Many of whom wrote about Rye

BELLOC, Hilaire

BROOKE, Rupert

BYATT, A.S.

CHESTERTON, G

CHURCH, Richard

COBBETT, William

COLLINS, Wilkie

DEFOE, Daniel

DODGSON, Charles (Lewis Carroll)

ELIOT, T.S.

FIENNES Celia

HUNT, Wray

KAYE, M.M.

KAYE-SMITH, Sheila

KING, Clive

KIPLING, Rudyard

LEAR, Edward

MOORE, Patrick

SILLITOE, Alan

STRACHEY, Lytton

THACKERAY, William

THEROUX, Paul

WARD, Mrs Montgomery

WELLINGTON, Arthur Wellesley , Duke of

WELLS, H G

WHARTON, Edith

 

And finally, a quick list of RYE HISTORIANS

BAGLEY, Geoffrey

CLARK, Henry Pocock

CLARK, Kenneth

COLLARD, John

DICKINSON, Alan

EWART, Cyril

EWART, Peter

HOLLOWAY, William

KIRKHAM, Jo

PALMER, Frank

VIDLER, Leopold

First posted in Literary and Artistic Rye on 4th November 2010
Last updated: 9th October 2013
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