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

Mr John Martin (Major)

Title: Mr
Forenames: John
Surnames: Martin
Grave Type: Marked
Military Rank: Major
Map Reference Number: RSHG 005 D1
Plot Number: Ryde Old Parish Cemetery 3 No Plot Number
Grave Description: Ledger stone with hipped top on double step and large stone base. Integral sculpted sceptre along top of stone. Engraved lettering. Post holes remain around stone base.

Grave Condition: Fair
Grave Condition Description: Lettering eroded and very faint and lots of black lichen make text difficult to read. Posts and railings missing. Some cracks in base. Some grass and moss overgrowth.

Inscription:

South side of sloping ledger stone
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
JOHN MARTIN LATE MAJOR ... 99?
WHO DIED AT RYDE ON THE ... JULY 1860
...
AGED 82 YEARS
... illegible

North side of sloping ledger stone
Unable to read any inscription

Photographs:

Kate MacDonell
J Martin November 2017
Photographer: Kate MacDonell
Kate MacDonell
J Martin (2) November 2017
Photographer: Kate MacDonell

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