Archive for January, 2010

Featured Article

FEATURED ARTICLE OF THE MONTH FROM THE IW NEWSPAPERS.JULY/AUGUST ARTICLE 20 Nov 1884:  Miss RAINE‘s Hospitality at Haylands is well-known.  Miss RAINE, has for many years conducted what is generally known as a “Mother’s meeting,”  the members of which assemble at Haylands House one afternoon each week, when they pay their deposits for clothing, which they […]

Ale House license Transfers

THIS IS A LIST OF RYDE ALE HOUSE LICENSE TRANSFERS EXTRACTED FROM THE NEWSPAPERS, OTHERS WILL BE ADDED AS AND WHEN I FIND THEM. abreviations: HT=Hampshire Telegraph, CP=County Press. Obs=Observer, Tms=Times. Adv=Advertiser, Ryde & Ventnor Times. 1860 Apr 21:  Nelson Tavern, from W. GARDNER (L/L 24 yrs) to William JENKINS (Obs) 1863 Aug 29: George BURTON’s beer […]

Coastguard Snippets

TRINITY HOUSE AND COASTGUARD SNIPPETS  These are general snippets of information that I have come across in my searches, which I thought you may find interesting, I will add to them as and when I see more.  For some there are more details, denoted by a succession of dots …… I will be happy to […]