Archive for December, 2010


ITEMS REFERRING TO THE BUILDING NAMED “HAZELWOOD”, ASHEY-ROAD, RYDE, AND ITS INHABITANTS. 02/06/1894 .. Presentation to Mr. W. JACOBS – We understand that the good work done by Mr. W. JACOBS at Hazelwood was recognised on Wednesday by the presentation to him at Exeter Hall of £300 on his retirement from the management of that […]


THESE ARE JUST A RANDOM SELECTION OF WILLS OF ISLAND PEOPLE, TRANSCRIBED WHILST SEARCHING FOR OTHER PEOPLE. Source: Principal Probate Registry, Islington. 03/11/1858 .. James JOLLIFFE of Shorwell in the Isle of Wight, Yeoman, who died 13th Sept 1858 at Bedford Place in the Parish of Carisbrooke, was proved at the Principal Registry by Ruth JOLLIFFE, […]

School Adm Regs of warders children

THE CHILDREN OF PARKHURST PRISON PERSONEL, EXTRACTED FROM THE SCHOOL ADMISSION REGISTERS.  Details (from left to right) include: Name, date started school, date of birth, name of parent, previous school, leaving details (if any).     NEWPORT NATIONAL SCHOOL 1883-1890 ATTIFIELD Edward.  23/11/1885.  10/10/1879.    Ed.    none. APPLIN Catharine Maria.  31/03/1884.  11/10/1878.  Thomas.  RC Sch. left 30/07/1886 […]