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Ryde Cemetery

Mr Augustus Frederick Leeds (Major)

Title: Mr
Forenames: Augustus Frederick
Surnames: Leeds
Date of Birth: 11/05/1820
Date of Death: 18/06/1888
Burial Date: 22/06/1888
Age at Death Years: 68
Grave Type: Marked
Military Rank: Major
Map Reference Number: RSHG 002 C2/C3
Plot Number: Ryde Old Parish Cemetery 1 Plots 3532, 3533 & 3534
Grave Description: Very large family plot containing 3 separate graves; two orientated east/west and one orientated north/south. All three graves are surrounded by kerbs with flat crosses on top. There is evidence that the whole plot was once surrounded by iron railings (removed long ago).

Grave Condition: Fair
Grave Condition Description: There is some subsidence to the grave of Augustus Rowley Brooke Leeds.

Other Information: Added burial date, source: Burial records

Old Website Grave ID: 2982

Inscription:

Grave in south west corner of plot
South side
HE SHALL TURN DEATH INTO VICTORY AND THE LORD GOD SHALL WIPE AWAY TEARS ......?..............

North side
IN MEMORY OF ELEANOR WIDOW OF SIR GEORGE WILLIAM LEEDS B. OF CROXTON PARK CAMBRIDGESHIRE
SHE DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON XMAS DAY 1855

Grave in north west corner of plot
East kerb
IN MEMORIAM

South kerb
AUGUSTUS FREDERICK LEEDS BORN MAY 11TH 1820 DIED JUNE 18TH 1888

North kerb
AND HIS WIFE ANNA MARY FRANCES LEEDS DIED SEPT 8TH 1904

West end kerb
UNTIL THE DAY DAWN
II PETER 1.19

Grave at east end of plot
East kerb
AUGUSTUS ROWLEY BROOKE LEEDS BORN MAY 15TH 1852 DIED APRIL 20TH 1922

West kerb
ALSO OF HIS WIFE AIMEE LEEDS BORN OCTOBER 17TH 1855 DIED OCTOBER 9TH 1935

North kerb
FOR SO HE GIVETH HIS BELOVED SLEEP
PSALM CXXV11 2

On cross
R.I.P.

Photographs:

Janette Gregson
Leeds Family plot (April 2007)
Photographer: Janette Gregson
Tim Welstead
Eagle Bible Stand in All Saints' Church (transcript in documents)
Photographer: Tim Welstead

Related Documents:

PDF file: Death; Obituary; Funeral.
''The death notice and obituary from the IW Times, and the death and funeral reports from the IW County Press.''
PDF file: Portrait
PDF file: Transcript of Eagle Bible Stand in All Saints' Church

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