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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Our updated website is finally online! It took longer and was much harder work than we expected but it's finally done.


On Tuesday morning, 10 November, 2015, we were delighted that 37 people gathered for the RSHG Fungi Walk at Ryde Cemetery.


St Michael’s and All Angels Church, Swanmore hosted a Heritage Memories Coffee Morning, to encompass a Time to Remember, those who died in WW1, WW2 and the conflicts which have continued.


In October the Research team added biographical detail to 44 of the records, which included that of Robert Heward. He ran a fishmonger's business with his father.


On Saturday 26th September between 11am and 2pm, 40-50 people attended RSHG's Michaelmas Event at Ryde Cemetery. Traditionally Michaelmas celebrates the end of summer and the beginning of autumn.


The celebrated Miss Amy SEDGWICK will commence an engagement at the Theatre, for six nights only on Monday next.