Features & Stories
ST PATRICK'S DAY BALL - We would draw special attention to the Grand Fancy Dress Ball to be held in the Town Hall on Monday night (St Patrick's Day). It is a Peace Ball and will be one of the most notable events of the season.
Images of cemeteries, graves and wreaths, (particularly poppies), are prominent in November and at Ryde Cemetery poppy crosses will be placed on war memorials by families and friends in memory of lost loved ones.
Joy McPherson from Australia contributed her research into her great-grandfather, his brother and their families who were all resident in Ryde from around 1891 to 1923.