Memories of Ryde

My name is Peter Smith. I have some wonderful memories of Ryde. The flying boats in East Cowes is one of them. The trams that ran through Ryde, before the underground stock was bought in from London. I remember being severly told off one day for stripping naked and jumping in the boating lake, bear in mind I was only about (...Read full memory)

I went on a youth hostelling trip to the Isle of Wight in 1969 with my young brother Geoff and indulged our interest in trains by walking along the railway track of disused old steam train routes. However one memory that sticks out is the strange but true experience of riding on old London Transport (...Read full memory)

Looking into the Colenutt business in Union Street, Ryde.

The church was the view from my flat balcony in Lind Street 1983 and beyond was the sea.

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