Historic Ryde Society

‘Giving Ryde’s Past to the Future’

Historic Ryde Society Quiz Night Thursday 28 December 2023 at Yelf's Hotel, at 7p.m. for 7.30pm.   The Museum of Ryde will be closed from 24th December 2023 to 4th February 2024. We are opening Monday, 5th February 2024. We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Railway news from the 1870s

1870 – Firing a Gun in a Railway Carriage!

1872 – The Hooter Nuisance

1878 – Railway Fares letter

1878 – County Police Court – Entering a Train in Motion

1878 – The Railway tunnel on Ryde Esplanade

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