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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RSHG produce 4 magazines a year, in January, April, July and October, these can be read online.

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In December, our busy research team added 24 biographical records to names on the website, including that of Mr William Coote, trinity pilot, who worked from the "Fox" Trinity Pilot Cutter.


In November, our busy research team added 40 biographical records to names on the website, including that of Mr Edward Kennett Minter, who for many years traded as a butcher in High Street, Ryde.


In October, our busy research team added 33 biographical records to names on the website, including that of Mr Henry John Linington, who for many years was in the employ of Messrs. Chaplin as a boatman.


Following Ryde’s successful application to Historic England’s High Street Heritage Action Zone fund (HSHAZ), the programme is now beginning to get underway.


In September, our busy research team added 42 biographical records to names on the website, including that of Mr Alfred Edwin Macleod-Carey, manager of the National Telephone Co.


In August, our busy research team added 42 biographical records to names on the website, including that of Miss Kate Hollis, who started her career as a pupil teacher.


This is an annual event run by Butterfly Conservation and the aim is to record as many of the commonest species as possible in the course of 15 minutes.