Gaslight on Ryde Pier

On February 24, 1872, this report appeared in the Isle of Wight Advertiser and Ventnor Times.

Lighting The Pier with Gas.

The ornamental lamps for lighting the Pier have arrived, and the work of fixing them will at once be proceeded with, so that within a month from this date this fashionable promenade will be lighted with gas from one end to the other.

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