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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Regular bus users on the Ryde-Newport route will no doubt be aware of the hysterical fare.


The world's first commercially produced Christmas card, designed by John Callcott Horsley for Henry Cole in 1843.


George Hatfield joined the Kings Own Rifle Corps in 1855, aged 12, following in his father's footsteps.