Local Website Links
Eve Designs Limited – accessibility website design specialist and producer of this website
Ann’s page – Ann Barrett has researched IOW Genealogy and set up a very useful database of historical information
Brading Roman Villa – does what it says on the tin…………..
Busy Bee Garden Centre – one of our local sponsors supporting the Ice Well refurbishment.
Cowes Heritage – online shop and contact details
Heritage100 – quirky artefacts around Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and where to see them for yourself.
I Love Ryde – a website for locals and visitors .
Insula Vecta – Kevin Mitchell’s homepage – mainly island pubs and brewers
Island Eye – everything you always wanted to know about what’s happening on the Isle of Wight……….
Isle of WIght County Record Office
Isle of Wight History website – locally run Isle of Wight History website
Isle of Wight Industrial Archaeology Society
Isle of Wight Photographers – a database of IOW Photographers from 1840 to 1940
Isle of Wight Postal Museum – a fantastic private collection of Postal Memorabilia – an obsession of Arthur Reeder!
Isle of Wight Pottery – past and present Island potters
Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra – formed in 1977 it has become an important part of Island life.
Ryde Carnival – website of the oldest carnival in England, which Queen Victoria and her family came to see
Ryde Fire Station
Ryde Social Heritage Group – a website featuring research into the lives of people buried in Ryde Cemetery, and general history of Ryde
Southern Life (UK) – a history of villages of Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
Vernon Square – website of a beautiful Regency and Victorian Garden in the centre of Ryde – an oasis of calm……….
Wootton Bridge Historical
Darwin’s Pigeons – Victorian Pigeon Club website – would have been popular in 19th century Ryde!
Historic Food with Ivan Day – who helped us to identify the usefulness of ‘Jack’, the spit, or bottle jack, recently donated to the Heritage Centre.
National Piers Society – find out all you ever wanted to know about Great British Piers!
Some of our Supporters
The Chocolate Apothecary – yummy…..!
The Orrery – The Donald McGill postcard museum
Smith & Stephenson
International Web sites
The Ryde District Historical Society – Welcome to the web site of the Ryde District Historical Society Inc. and Family History Study Group New South Wales Australia