Historic Ryde Society

‘Giving Ryde’s Past to the Future’

Historic Ryde Society Quiz Night Thursday 28 September 2023 at Yelf's Hotel, at 7p.m. for 7.30pm.

Lost and Found Office

Isle of Wight Observer August 27, 1864

Coaches and carriages HENRY BUCKETT, Town Crier, begs most respectfully to inform the inhabitants of Ryde and its vicinity that he has OPENED a Lost and Found Office at the Town Hall, Ryde. – Information may also be obtained at the “Observer” Office, Ryde. FOR SALE at CARTER’S COACH FACTORY, UNION STREET, RYDE, an assortment of about 30 CARRIAGES, New and Second-hand, comprising – Broughams, Waggonettes, Park Phaetons, Barouches, four and two wheel Dog Carts, single and double Basket carriages and Albert Phaetons; also a light spring cart. Orders and repairs punctually attended to. TO be SOLD, a Bargain, a Handsome BASKET CARRIAGE, the property of a gentleman; built by Lenny; cost 35 guineas; almost new, and in good repair. Price £25. – Apply to Messrs Wallis, House Agents, Union-street, or to Mr Carter, Carriage Factor, Ryde. The above advertisment dates from 1881 Return to 1860s Odds and Ends page