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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Notwithstanding the drenching rain which fell on Wednesday, some hundreds of inhabitants of Ryde who have, or profess to have, tastes for field sports, departed for Gatcombe steeple chases on that day.

OYSTER DREDGING - Quite a fleet of oyster dredging vessels have been beating up and down the Motherbank to bring up thousands of the shell-fish.

The time-honoured custom of ringing the old year out and the new one in, was kept up at St. Marie's Church on the night of the 31st ult.