Ryde Social Heritage Group research the social history of the citizens of Ryde, Isle of Wight. Documenting their lives, businesses and burial transcriptions.
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Images of cemeteries, graves and wreaths, (particularly poppies), are prominent in November and at Ryde Cemetery poppy crosses will be placed on war memorials by families and friends in memory of lost loved ones.


What could be more refreshing than a glass of cold botanic beer?


The wedding between Princess Louise, sixth child of Queen Victoria, and John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, Marquis of Lorne took place on Tuesday 21 March 1871.


The Cemetery Committee stated in their report that they were asked by Mr Chas. Langdon if they would accept from an anonymous donor, a three-light stained glass window for the East-end of the Church of England chapel at the Cemetery, also the alteration of the seating to face East and a lectern.