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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Ann Barrett - Lead Researcher
Ann Barrett - Lead Researcher

In June Ann carried out lots of research into Probate and wills and that forms much of the detail of the month’s additions, but you will also find:

* Report on the death of Mr Harry Allnutt in January 1955, he had served in both world wars and been an employee of J S White’s in Cowes and British Rail at Ryde.

* Report on the death of Mr William Dashwood in March 1887, he was brother of the first Mayor of Ryde and a very successful businessman.

* Report on the death of Mrs Mary Mears in October 1925, she was one of Ryde oldest residents when she died.

* Report on the Golden Wedding of Mr & Mrs Thomas Sandalls in December 1937. Mr Sandalls had worked for HM Customs and had been stationed on Ryde Pier for a time.

For the full list of additions please click on the link below.

If you are able to help with this fascinating aspect of our work and could spend even a short time at the Record Office, please contact Ann Barrett, the leader of our Research Team. You can contact Ann by clicking on the Contact Us button at the top of the page.