Historic Ryde Society

‘Giving Ryde’s Past to the Future’

Historic Ryde Society Quiz Night Thursday 30 November 2023 at Yelf's Hotel, at 7p.m. for 7.30pm.

Isle of Wight Observer January 29, 1876

ROYAL PATRONAGE – Last week the Princess Beatrice patronised Mr Thurlow’s establishment, in Union-street, and selected a beautiful marble and malachite clock as a present to the Queen. On Monday Mr Thurlow had the honour of submitting to Her Majesty a costly selection of jewellery, and Her Majesty made several selections.

The following engraving, made before the arcade facade was changed in October, 1858, was used for advertising purposes by Mr Edward Thurlow, Union Street

Edward Thurlow's advertisement
Edward Thurlow’s advertisement

Return to Royals visits 1860s & 1870s