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Lamb House, Henry James and E F Benson

Lamb House, Henry James and E F Benson

Home of Henry James and E F. Benson The Lamb family were the greatest power in Rye for 250 years but their house is probably more famous as the home of the expatriate American writer Henry James and later, the writer E.F. Benson.  It is a modest brick-fronted Georgian house completed by James Lamb in … read more …

First posted in Literary and Artistic Rye, Rye Buildings and Defences on 12th September 2010
Last updated: 14th February 2014
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E.F. Benson / E.F. Benson and Rye

E.F. Benson / E.F. Benson and Rye

The following two articles were contributed by  Allan Downend, Secretary, E.F. Benson Society and former Curator, Rye Museum E.F. BENSON (1867 – 1940) : A Brief Biography E.F.Benson was born at Wellington College on July 24th 1867. Fred, as he was known to his family, was the fifth child born to Edward and Mary Benson. … read more …

First posted in Literary and Artistic Rye, Notable People on 12th May 2010
Last updated: 27th November 2012
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