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
Ann Barrett

In July our Research Team, led by Ann Barrett, added biographical detail to 35 records on the website.

Various archives have been searched and you will find:

* Report of the death of Mr William Beale in July 1905 former head teacher at Binstead School.

* Report of the death of George Kirkpatrick Daly in India in 1886 at 28 years of age. He was the son of Sir Henry Daly.

* Particulars of the Sale of effects of James Dore of Warwick Street, he died in February 1891.

* Report of the the death of a young nurse, Florence McMillan of the IW County Hospital in November 1889. She died from an overdose of Morphia which she took to relieve insomnia.

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 button at the top of the page.