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

Front of Belmont House George Street

The rear of Belmont House

Inhabitants of Belmont House 91 George Street, Ryde  (It was number 32 in 1910)

1910 Kelly’s Directory

James David Davies L.R.C.P.Edin. M.R.C.S.Eng. Physician & Surgeon

Davies & Wadham, physicians and surgeons


1935 Kelly’s Directory

(Flat 1) Mrs E. M. Colenutts. (Flat 2) Comdr J. K. Brook DSO, RD, RNR

1937 Kelly’s Directory

(Flat 1) R. C. Luff. (Flat 2a) H. Portwood Cocks. (Flat 3) Miss Brandon

1951 Kelly’s Directory

(Flat 1) Mrs. E. M. Colenutt. (Flat 2a) Miss G. Howell. (Flat 2b) Miss A. H. Shelley)

News – The Isle of Wight County Press of Friday 3 October 1997 showed a photograph of IW Council chairman John Bowker, helped by steering committee member Ian Heather, start demolishing number 91 George Street, Ryde, to make way for the new Foyer project.

images source: RSHG Archive Roy Brinton Collection