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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For our Members’ meeting on 12 January David Earle took the chair as Janette Gregson was away on holiday in Tobago. David welcomed the thirty-six members and guests and opened the meeting with the good news that Matthew Bell, our Treasurer, and Lucy, had had a baby girl, Henrietta, who was born at 11.48 pm


David Earle, Ryde Social Heritage Group's Membership Secretary and Leader of the Mapping Group, is a man of many talents and a valuable member of our team. He recently impressed us all by making a plaque to adorn the display case we had installed in Ryde Cemetery last year.


Our Researchers were busy again in October and have updated 28 records with information gleaned from a variety of records including census records, directories and death and funeral reports from local newspapers.