Archive for July, 2009

Obituaries T-V

I HAVE FOUND A FUNERAL, OBITUARY, or INQUEST IN THE LOCAL NEWSPAPER FOR EACH OF THE PERSONS BELOW. The newspapers are IW County Press unless otherwise stated.20/02/1915 – TALBOT Frederick George. 57. of Rosslyn, Pellhurst-road, Ryde. [Times + CP 13/2] 18/10/1879 – TANSOM Charles. 34. Warwick-street, Ryde (Inquest) * 26/11/1949 – TANSOM William. 87. of 5 Bennet-street, […]

Obituaries W-Z

I HAVE FOUND A FUNERAL, OBITUARY, or INQUEST IN THE LOCAL NEWSPAPER FOR EACH OF THE PERSONS BELOW.  The newspapers are IW County Press unless otherwise stated.30/08/1890 – WADE Alice (a girl). Ryde 11/03/1916 – WADHAM William Winter. 73. of Newport. 20/06/1963 – WALKER Jack. 71. of 17 Riboleau-street, Ryde. [Times] 25/06/1949 – WALKER Lilian Hannah (Mrs). […]

Coastguard Cottages

  The old Coastguard Watchtower overlooking Bembridge harbour and St. Helens. photo taken Aug 2004 by my daughter Hazel  and used with her kind permission.     Springvale Coastguard Cottages  Situated on the front facing the Solent just across from the beach. One can see the view right along the southern coast of the mainland from this point. […]

Court & Assizes 1890’s from Newspapers

These are names and transcripts from pages that I have obtained in the search for other things, I have not made a search of any particular year. Where there are a succession of dots……. it means there was more detail.James Arnold, of Cowes, was summoned for assaulting Frederick Hamilton, who stated that on the 24th ult. he was on Shooters-hill […]

Court & Assizes 1880’s from Newspapers

These are names and transcripts from pages that I have obtained in the search for other things, I have not made a search of any particular year. Where there are a succession of dots……. it means there was more detail. IW Advertiser, Ryde & Ventnor Times 00/05/1880 – Borough Petty Sessions James Matthews, blacksmith, Arreton, was summoned for the offence […]

Court & Assizes 1870’s from Newspapers

These are names and transcripts from pages that I have obtained in the search for other things, I have not made a search of any particular year. Where there are a succession of dots……. it means there was more detail. IW Advertiser, Ryde & Ventnor Times 15 Jan 1876 – Petty Sessions James Lane was summoned for an assault on Horace Willett, […]

Court & Assizes 1860’s from Newspapers

These are names and transcripts from pages that I have obtained in the search for other things, I have not made a search of any particular year. Where there are a succession of dots……. it means there was more detail.  IW Observer 05/01/1861 – County Petty Sessions – Saturday Alfred F.Gamblen and Edwin R.Gamblen were charged with violently assaulting their […]

Court & Assizes 1850’s from Newspapers

   These are names and transcripts from pages that I have obtained in the search for other things, I have not made a search of any particular year. Where there are a succession of dots……. it means there was more detail.IW Observer 04/09/1852 – County Bench – Saturday Neighbours but not friends – Hannah Downer of Ventnor, complained against Frances […]

Daisy Barrett (Rail Employee) Photo

 AUNT DAISY DAISY NINA BARRETT, was born in 1894, daughter of Harry Michael & Emily BARRETT.  Her Father,  Grandfather and Uncles worked for the Isle of Wight Railway, so it seemed quite natural, that when women were needed to take on the jobs during WW1, that were previously carried out by men,  Daisy joined the IW Central Railway […]

William Barrett (Rail Employee) Photo

  Born in Oxford 1826, son of William and Sarah Barrett.  He married Rebecca Panting at Oddington and after having two sons at Bicester they came to the Isle of Wight for the start of the building of the IW Railways. William was a coppersmith & brazier, then becoming a whitesmith.   William continued working for […]