Brian Parks refers to both these publications in his Romney Marsh Companion, particularly
in the section on the origins of Old Jim, ferryman of Rye Harbour.
At the moment (Feb 2010) both publications are available to purchase, the first in the remaining copies of the 1988 edition, and the second, Bygone Rye Harbour, in its expanded edition, as described below.
For details of how to obtain copies, see bottom of the page.
The 'Wiliam Cutting' booklet:
First published 1988
Contains four main articles:
Bygone Rye Harbour
First published 1992
Second, enlarged, edition 2006:|
The new edition contains material from 'Rye Harbour Heritage'and an updated History of Rye Harbour by Michael Alford, as well as material from Dr Barry Yates from the Nature Reserve's archives.
100pp; illustrated throughout with line drawings and photographs; laminated cover - with drawing by James Bennett; ISBN 1-870600-25-8
Bygone Rye Harbour the improved, illustrated second edition, is £6 including p&p,
and the booklet containing Recollections of William Cutting is £3 including p&p
Brian mentions both of these in his bibliography.
Please make cheques payable to 'Rye College Local History Group'.
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