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 Architecture

Date Stone at top of the building

Savoy Tutorial College, formerly the Hotel Victoria. Built in 1872 on the site of the Old Vine Inn

Date Stone 1872 at the top of the building (right)

(photographs left and right taken 1980)

Proprietors at Hotel Victoria, 20 St Thomas Street:

1927 Kelly’s Directory – Ernest Orchard, tel: 54

1935 Kelly’s Directory – Ernest Orchard

1937 Kelly’s Directory – Mrs E. M. Orchard

1951 Kelly’s Directory – Mrs Elgar & A. Willy

Images source: RSHG Archive Roy Brinton Collection