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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In April, our busy research team added 51 biographical records to names on the website, including that of Mr Alfred Ernest Thompson, a  skilful horticulturist.


This easy fun quiz is about Ryde and surrounds. The answers can be found on the RSHG website. Go on give it a try!


During March and April, our busy research team added 42 biographical records to names on the website, including that of Mrs Patty Walford who was the sister of Rear Admiral Sir Edward Berry, 1st Baronet.


In March, our busy research team added 55 biographical records to names on the website, including that of Robert William Esdaile Richardson, a well-known watercolour artist.


In January, our busy research team added 24 biographical records to names on the website, including that of Mr Alfred George Pocock, a retired seafarer, who had been employed at Warner's St. Clare Holiday Camp.


On Saturday 25th January about 14 amateur ‘Twitchers’ took part in the RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch in Ryde Cemetery, which is now an annual event.