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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The new water cart which the council has purchased spreads the water extremely well in the broad streets of the town.

All children love an outing, especially if it is during school-time.  The IW Observer newspaper reported on one such treat in their issue of 2 July 1910.

People should be careful as to the figures in which they cut the plants in their gardens.

From the time of their arrival on the Isle of Wight, which was on the 3rd July, 1874, the Crown Prince and Princess of Germany had very kindly shown a readiness to assist by their presence and patronage any institution which had for its object the good of others.

Humber Limited the well-known cycle company advertised this little book in 1901.

Mrs. Rosita Forbes told the story of her adventurous journey entitled “Kufra, The Secret of the Sahara,”

Mr and Mrs W H Eedle of Binstead have received a letter from their 12 year old son Donald who is on his way to Australia with 500 other evacuee children.