Mermaid Inn

Mermaid Street 1891

Mermaid Street 1891

A poor quarter: This look at Mermaid Street is based on data from the 1891 census. It is known that at this period Mermaid Street was a run-down area, and the fact that it led directly up from the Strand, which was the main port area of the town, suggests it may well have been … read more …

First posted in Rye Streets on 3rd November 2010
Last updated: 20th April 2017
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Rye’s Inns, Tipplings and Alehouses

Rye’s Inns, Tipplings and Alehouses

NB: 12 November 2012: Just published is a comprehensive and illustrated history of Rye pubs which provides insights into other aspects of the town as well:  David Russell, The Pubs of Rye, East Sussex 1750-1950 Rye’s Inns and Alehouses by Frank Palmer Of the earliest Inns and Alehouses little or nothing is known and all … read more …

First posted in Rye Trades and Industries on 20th September 2010
Last updated: 6th May 2013
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