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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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.