genealogy

Local/Family/House Research

Local/Family/House Research

The Museum is receiving more and more requests from around the world from individuals seeking information about their Rye ancestors, or a house, business or event associated with them.  We have been exploring ways for the Museum,  run entirely by volunteers, to cope more efficiently with these requests and have arrived at two decisions. To … read more …

First posted in Local History Research on 31st October 2012
Last updated: 5th February 2013
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Sexton’s Ledgers 1829-64

Sexton’s Ledgers 1829-64

A Recent Acquisition Rye Castle Museum and St Mary’s Parish Church, Rye were delighted to succeed in their joint auction bid to  secure  four St. Mary’s Ledgers from the 19th Century.  The featured photograph shows Jo Kirkham (Chairman, Rye Museum Association), Sheila Ovens (Church Warden), Canon David Frost (St. Mary’s Team Rector), Shelley Jebb (Church … read more …

First posted in News on 21st October 2011
Last updated: 6th December 2012
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