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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The women of the land are responding nobly to the appeal made by the British Red Cross Society, and scores of garments have been received, but hundreds more are required.


Franz Ferdinand was an Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro-Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and of Bohemia, and from 1889 until his death, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne.


...the parson noticed the bridegroom had been imbibing too freely, and declined to proceed...


In September 1918 when all were praying that the Great War would end a Pansy Day was held.