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23 April 2013
The return to his family of long lost WW1 memorabilia of a Ryde lad killed in the Battle of Fromelle is on the Notice Board page.
26 January 2013
The Office Bearers for 2013 are listed on the Office Bearers page.
18 January 2013
Links to the Prime Minister’s Literary/History Awards and the NSW Premier’s History Awards are on the Competitions and Awards page.
18 October 2012
Links to John Bradfield’s 1916 masterplan for Sydney’s transport has been added to the Useful Links page.
7 October 2012
Origins of the Street Names has been updated.
5 October 2012
A link to the history of the Automatic Totalisator and the heritage listed Automatic Totalisator Limited building in Meadowbank has been added to the Useful Links page.
3 August 2012
A link to the State Library of NSW eresources has been added to the Useful Links page
13 March 2012
The Society has launched a project to identify and collect data about all the men and
women from Ryde who served in World War 1. More information is on the Notice Board
Previous significant additions and updates to the website
15 January 2009
A new section, “Ryde History”, has been added to our website. This is a selection of articles by Members about various aspects of Ryde history.
18 February 2009
A link to the State Library of NSW’s new “Convict research guide” has been added.
8 March 2009
“Origins of the street names of Ryde” added.
14 April 2009
“The History of the Society” has been added.
10 December 2009
A link to the new Dictionary of Sydney, a comprehensive online dictionary of all aspects of Sydney’s history, has been added to the “Useful Links” page.
15 December 2009
The Australian Newspaper Digitisation Program on the “Useful Links” page has been updated.
21 January 2010
A link to a website that has 1650 quality links has been added to the “Useful Links” page.
26 January 2010
Ancestry.com.au have added to their website, (a link is on our “Useful links” page), the criminal records, trial notes, transport details and more of 55,000 convicts transported from Britain to Australia.
18 April 2010
A link to the newly formed Historic Ryde Society on the Isle of Wight in the UK has been added to our “Useful links” page
17 July 2010
New additions to the “findmypast.co.uk” and “ancestry.com.au” web sites on the “Useful Links” page have been noted.
7 October 2010
Seven new books have been added to the “Our published books” page.