Ryde Social Heritage Group research the social history of the citizens of Ryde, Isle of Wight. Documenting their lives, businesses and burial transcriptions.
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Next to the delight of being at the seaside during this unusually hot September weather is the pleasure of glancing at pictures of life by the refreshing sea.


After sewing machines, the Americans have now brought out a writing machine, and one of these was on view at the establishment of Mr Gelling, ironmonger, of this town


Extract from the Terrific Register or Record of Crimes, Judgements, Providences and Calamities VOL. II 1825