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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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

Ann Barrett, leader of our Research Team, wrote this poem for her family of her memories of Christmas as a child.