News items from the 1850s newspapers

1850s Odds and Ends

Some Fire-fighting stories from the 19th century appear on this page

1852 – The Cabmen Nuisance

1853 – Postal arrangements and Ryde Police Court news

1854 – Our season – new building in the town

1854 – A close shave at sea!

1855 – Increase in Business

1855 – Minor improvements

1855 – A catalogue of complaints

1857 – ‘General Routine’ summonsed for Indecency!

1858 – Art of Floating

1858 – The Soup Kitchen

1859 – Completion of the Telegraph to Ryde

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