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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Ryde Borough Police 1922
Ryde Borough Police 1922

In November our Research Team, led by Ann Barrett, added biographical detail to 36 records on the website, and also three other people from Ryde who were cremated or interred elsewhere.

Various archives have been searched and in these updates you will find details about:

* Information about the career of Charles Greenstreet who was Chief Constable of Ryde Borough Police from November 1903 until his retirement in March 1922

* Report of the Golden Wedding of Mr Charles Crump and Mrs Ellen Tannock of Haylands on 23 January 1933.

* Report of the death Captain John Henry Jellicoe in September 1914. Capt Jellicoe was the father of Admiral Sir John Jellicoe. He had been connected with the Royal Mail Steamship Company for his entire career.

For the full list of additions in November 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.