About Historic Ryde Society

Giving Ryde’s past to the Future

Historic Ryde Society was formed in October, 2009 by a group of people interested in the history of our town. We come from many walks of life and share a wish to see Ryde’s fascinating history on display for locals and visitors.

Mission Statement

Historic Ryde Society is a non-profit making group which aims to raise funds for a permanent heritage centre in Ryde, to help future generations see, understand and appreciate the history of our town.

Founding Members of the Society

Liz Belcher

Robert Bullivant

Wayne Jones

Claire Kay

Erica Manley

Gloria Minghella

Tony Packer

Lynne Phillips

Geoff Scott

Diana Wood