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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Wishing all Members, Home and Abroad, a Very Happy and Peaceful New Year, from the Committee of the Ryde Social Heritage Group.


On Thursday 7th December 2017 Ryde Social Heritage Group held a Christmas Drop-in event at the Ryde Heritage and Learning Centre.


On 6 November, some of Ryde's past residents travelled to Newport to meet members of the Isle of Wight Family History Society. Instead of the usual talk, we suggested the Character Dramatic Presentation, hearing history first hand.


In October, our busy research team added 30 biographical records to names on the website, including that of Mrs Christabella Mary Williams, who with her husband in 1914, took charge of the  ‘Turks Head Inn’ in Lind Street, and in 1922 moved to the ‘Lake Huron Hotel’