Winchelsea

Winchelsea Corporation and the Court Hall Museum

Winchelsea Corporation and  the Court Hall Museum

Our Sister Town and its Museum Out latest talk (October 14) at the East Street Museum featured our sister town of Winchelsea which, like Rye, became a Head Port within the Cinque Ports Federation toward the end of the 12th century. Unlike every other ‘unreformed’ medieval Municipal Corporation in England, however, Winchelsea’s Corporation has survived. … read more …

First posted in Featured, Past Talks, Surrounding Towns and Villages on 16th October 2014
Last updated: 16th October 2014
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Oct. 14 talk: Winchelsea History

Oct. 14 talk: Winchelsea History

Talk:  Winchelsea Corporation and the Court Hall Museum by Malcolm Pratt Tuesday, 14th October  7:30 p.m. East Street Museum Malcolm Pratt, MBE,  a sometime Winchelsea resident and Clerk of its parish council, is also known for two outstanding books resulting from his extensive research into the history of the town and its Corporation:  Winchelsea: Port … read more …

First posted in Events Diary on 29th September 2014
Last updated: 29th September 2014
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History of Rye’s Harbour

History of Rye’s Harbour

NB: Rye is approximately two miles from the sea, at the confluence of three rivers–the Rother, the Tillingham and the Brede.  In these articles ‘Rye’s harbour’ refers to the waterways immediately surrounding the town and should not be confused with the community of  Rye Harbour established closer to the sea in the early 19th century. … read more …

First posted in Rye's Harbour on 2nd February 2009
Last updated: 7th December 2012
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