News items from the 1870s newspapers

1870s Odds and Ends

1870 – Borough of Ryde officials

1870 – Robbery at Mr Osborne’s, Union Street

1870 – Rare find during destruction of Old Manor House

1870 – Fire in Union Road

1870 – Singular accident in a wash-tub

Ryde Ventilator 1871

1871 – Bullocks on the beach!

1873 – The new Gas Lamps at the Town Hall

1875 – Sir William Hutt’s improvements at Appley

1875 – Riotous Excursionists

1876 – Ryde man patents new sealed envelope and costs of the Portsmouth station forts

1876 – First typewriter in Ryde

1877 – Artist’s impression of the New Boating Lake

1878 – Well in St Thomas’-square

1878 – Ryde Borough Police Court

1879 – Cookery lectures not very popular!

1879 – Licensed businesses in Ryde

1879 – Explosion of gas in the High-street

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