‘Giving Ryde’s Past to the Future’
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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