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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There is a lot of evidence of subterranean habitation in Ryde Cemetery at the moment. This occupies a relatively large area in the central southern part, under a broad canopied tree. Foxes are spotted fairly frequently in the cemetery throughout the year but we have not had any reported sightings of badgers. This area has

Ryde Social Heritage Group invite you to carry out your annual RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch at Ryde Cemetery on Saturday 27 January 2018 from 11am to 1pm.

On Saturday 29th April, under gloomy skies and with a sharp breeze, a party of thirteen set off from the Ryde Cemetery Learning Centre at the start of a Bird Walk led by Richard Smout.

Ryde Social Heritage Group will be holding a drop-in day on Saturday 29th April 2017 beginning at 10am. when Mr Richard Smout will lead a Bird Walk around the cemetery.

On Saturday 28 January 18 people met at Ryde Cemetery Heritage and Learning Centre for the RSPB Garden Birdwatch event. Fortunately it was dry and sunny, although rather chilly.

Ryde Social Heritage Group invite you to the annual RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch at Ryde Cemetery on Saturday 28 January 2017 from 11am to 1pm.

The Robin with it’s distinctive bright red breast, adds to the spectacle of winter and we tend to notice them more in our gardens at this time of year.

On Tuesday morning 15th November 2016, under gloomy skies, our latest Fungi Walk took place at Ryde Cemetery under the guidance of Dr Colin Pope of the Isle of Wight Natural History and Archaeological Society.