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 William Spearing

Title: Mr
Forenames: William
Surnames: Spearing
Date of Birth: 30/10/1813
Date of Death: 31/10/1865
Burial Date: 03/11/1865
Age at Death Years: 52
Map Reference Number: RSHG 014 A2/B2
Plot Number: Ryde Old Cemetery Section E Plots 501 & 502
Grave Description: The plot consists of 2 graves, one has a headstone and the other a monument on a cubic base. Both are surrounded by stone kerbs and low iron railings.

Grave Condition Description: Both of these graves are very overgrown with ivy which obscures the inscriptions. Unable to read inscription

Other Information: William Spearing's grave is the monument on the cubic base. It was described in the 1960s as an impressive 'Masonic' monument, but in fact William Spearing was a Founder Member of the Oddfellows in Ryde.

Old Website Grave ID: 3964

Photographs:

Janette Gregson
W Spearing (Aug 2007)
Photographer: Janette Gregson
Janette Gregson
W Spearing (Aug 2007)
Photographer: Janette Gregson
Janette Gregson
W Spearing (Aug 2007)
Photographer: Janette Gregson

Related Documents:

PDF file: Obituary from IW Observer of 4th Nov 1865
PDF file: W Spearing Census details

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