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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Forthcoming Baby Show

H.R.H. Princess Beatrice

A baby show will be held in the Eastern Esplanade Gardens on Tuesday, August 7th. It will be under distinguished patronage including the Royal Governor, H.R.H. Princess Beatrice. There will be eight classes, with valuable prizes in each, open to children up to three years of age. The R.M.A. Band has been engaged for the occasion. Mrs. Lewis has kindly undertaken the hon. secretarial duties, and all information can be obtained from her at the War Hospital Supply Depot, 22 Union Street.

Source: 21 July 1917 Isle of Wight Observer

Picture sources: Princess Beatrice by Lazlo, 1912, wikicommons; Eastern Esplanade Gardens by Broderick, Ann Barrett collection