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HERE LISTED ARE ITEMS ABOUT A RANDOM SELECTION OF PROPERTIES, MOSTLY IN RYDE AND SURROUNDING AREA 29/03/1934 .. Ryde’s oldest house demolished – The oldest house in Ryde Rodney Cottage, West-street, until recently the residence of Mr. James NORRIS, verger at All Saints’ Church, is in process of demolition by Messrs. C. LANGDON’s.  No one […]


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 […]

Yelfs Hotel

ITEMS THAT REFER TO THE HOTEL IN THE LOCAL NEWSPAPERS. 03/08/1918 .. MUSIC & DANCING LICENCE – An application for a music and dancing licence for Yelf’s Hotel, Union-street, Ryde, came before the Borough Bench on Monday, the magistrates sitting being the Mayor (Alderman John I. BARTON), Messrs. H. H. POLLARD, Percy THELLUSON, and W. […]

Royal Pier Hotel

ITEMS OF INTEREST CONCERNING A RYDE HOTEL EXTRACTED FROM THE NEWSPAPERS. 27/04/1889 .. Fire at the Pier Hotel – On Sunday morning some consternation was caused by a fire at the Pier Hotel.  Flames were first noticed proceeding from the coffee room by one of the local fisherman, named SMITH, who at once gave the alarm.  […]