Features & Stories
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.
Joy McPherson from Australia contributed her research into her great-grandfather, his brother and their families who were all resident in Ryde from around 1891 to 1923.
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.