‘Giving Ryde’s Past to the Future’

Historic Ryde Society Quiz Night Thursday 29th June 2023 at Yelf's Hotel, at 7p.m. for 7.30pm.

Railway News from the 1850s

1852 – Rumours…..

Isle of Wight Observer September 1852 – the rumours begin and Robert Stephenson comes to the island!

1852 – Lord Yarborough objects…

1852 – Opposition and support

1858 – the debate reignites

1858 – Punch magazine enters the debate…

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