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.


Ryde Borough – 1870

THE MAYOR – George Fellows Harrington, Esq.
ALDERMEN – Joseph Paul, Geo F Harrington, Edward Thurlow – Until Nov 9, 1871
Thomas Dashwood, James Fairall, James Dashwood – Until Nov 9, 1874
COUNCILLORS – East Ward – Thos Raine Felgate, George Garnett, Thomas Sibley – Until Nov 9, 1870
Thomas White, Joseph Futcher, George Barkham – Until Nov 9, 1871
Edmund Cooper, Edward Marvin, jun, John Bevins – Until Nov 9, 1872
– West Ward – William H Wallis, Charles Dimmick, Francis Carter – Until Nov 9, 1870
James Colenutt, James Golden Gunn, Edmund Hands – Until Nov 9, 1871
Henry Jacobs, Robert G Osborne, William Hansford – Until Nov 9, 1872
Aldermen for taking Poll at Elections:
For the East Ward – Mr James Dashwood
For the West Ward – Mr Edward Thurlow

Town Clerk and Clerk to the Local Board: W H Pullen
Borough Surveyor: Francis Newman CE
Borough Treasurer: T W Eldlridge
Treasurer to the Local Board: C Roberts
Road Surveyor and Inspector of Nuisances: A Sivell
Rate Collector: W F Helyer
Superintendent of Police: John Henry Burt
Superintendent of Cemetery: Henry Mew
Turncock: David Chessel
Town Sergeant and Town Crier – Henry Buckett

This is one of the Ryde Town Sergeant’s uniforms, dating from the 19th century.Perhaps it belonged to Henry Buckett!

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