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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Ryde Cemetery

Dr William Byam Wilmot

Title: Dr
Forenames: William Byam
Surnames: Wilmot
Date of Death: 08/11/1874
Age at Death Years: 69
Grave Type: Marked
Map Reference Number: RSHG 031 A1/B1
Plot Number: Ryde New Cemetery Section E Plot 1273
Grave Description: Upright Gothic headstone with pointed top and top and bottom shoulders. Gothic window text panel with lead lettering. Leaf motif at top of stone, star motif on top shoulders and quatrefoil motif on bottom shoulders. Surrounding kerbstones with railings and orb topped corner posts.

Grave Condition Description: Grave was completely overgrown with brambles, partially cleared Jan 2018.

William Byam Wilmot Portrait courtesy of state Library Victoria, Australia

Inscription:

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
HARRIET MERRICK WILMOT,
WHO DIED 31ST OCT. 1891,
AGED 84.

ALSO OF
WILLIAM BYAM WILMOT, M.D.,
HUSBAND OF THE ABOVE,
WHO DIED 8TH NOV. 1874,
AGED 69.
INTERRED AT NORWOOD CEMETERY.

"BLESSED ARE THE DEAD WHICH
DIE IN THE LORD." REV. X1V.13.

AND OF
EMMA MERRICK ELDERTON,
SISTER OF HARRIET MERRICK WILMOT,
DIED 30TH NOV. 1899, AT BOSCOMBE, HANTS.
AGED 88.
"SO HE GIVETH HIS BELOVED SLEEP."

Photographs:

Colin Hunt
H & W Wilmot & E Elderton Jan 2018
Photographer: Colin Hunt
Kate MacDonell
H & W Wilmot & E Elderton (2) Jan 2018
Photographer: Kate MacDonell

Related Documents:

PDF file: National Probate Calendar

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