Geoffrey Bagley

The History of Rye Castle Museum

The History of Rye Castle Museum

by Allan Downend, slightly adapted from the booklet An Introduction to Rye Castle Museum ( 1999) with some additional information from Geoffrey S Bagley and from Kenneth M Clark The Story of the Ypres Tower and Rye Museum (1975).  The water colour is by the early 19th century artist W.H.  Borrow. The idea of using … read more …

First posted in Rye Buildings and Defences, Rye Museum Story on 23rd November 2012
Last updated: 12th December 2013
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Edwardian Rye 1901-1910

Edwardian Rye 1901-1910

The Coronation portrait of Edward VII is by Luke Fildes (Wikipedia). This summary of life in Rye 100 years ago is the Introduction to our former Curator’s book on the subject: Edwardian Rye from contemporary photographs by Geoffrey S Bagley (Rye Museum Association 1974). Geoffrey Bagley wrote much else about Rye’s history besides. His Edwardian Rye … read more …

First posted in Rye Town History on 17th November 2009
Last updated: 7th December 2012
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