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Rye’s Harbour in the 19th Century

Rye’s Harbour in the 19th Century

Impact of the railway The arrival of the railway captured much sea trade but Rye’s river barge and Kent coast trade were able to continue for some time. The first railway to Rye was a single track line, carrying the Lord Mayor of London on a visit to Rye in May 1850. The railway was … read more …

First posted in Rye Trades and Industries, Rye's Harbour on 10th February 2009
Last updated: 28th November 2012
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